What do contractors and manufacturers want architects to know when designing glass facades? Join AIA Chicago’s Technical Issues Knowledge Community for a discussion with industry experts to discuss the design, fabrication, and installation of glass facades. Experts in the field include a design architect, a façade consultant, and a contractor. Participants will learn about their respective successes and challenges with glass facades to provide a greater appreciation of the multitude of perspectives.
- Discover considerations when designing with glass.
- Identify constraints with replacing and maintaining glazing on existing facades.
- Share challenges with design drawings and specifications from a contractor’s point of view.
- Discuss challenges with the procurement, fabrication, and installation of glass.
Brandon Hall, AIA
Aleksandr Barmas, AIA
PE Senior Associate, Socotec
CEO, Glass Solutions, Inc.
AIA Members: Free