This program will discuss thin brick manufacturing, sustainability and unique brick detailing when thin clay brick is employed in building design.
We will provide an overview of the history of energy generation and how electricity rapidly changed how buildings function. We will explore how architects can prepare for the continuing changes in the industry. We will also discuss the concept of electrification and how utility companies are planning for its future use in their delivery of power with the goal of carbon reduction.
This session explores how health care codes, regulations, and design guidelines impact the acoustical comfort of patients, their families, and building occupants. Participants will learn how acoustics has a positive impact on the design of healthcare facilities including hospitals and trauma centers, laboratories, and assistive living facilities.
Leading a design firm offers a variety of unique challenges and opportunities. An unpredictable business environment and quickening pace of change requires firm owners to adapt, but how can firm owners proactively prepare for growth in uncertain times? We will explore strategies for business planning and effective management within an environment of unpredictability, including case studies illustrating best practices.