Monday, February 24, 2020

2020 Building Performance Symposium:

THE FUTURE OF ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIES

Friday, March 27

1:00 – 5:00 PM

Plym Auditorium, Temple Buell Hall

Reception to follow in Blicharski Atrium, Temple Buell Hall

Organized by the Building Performance Program at the Illinois School of Architecture, this symposium brings together a stellar group of guest speakers who are leaders in architecture, engineering, construction, and research to discuss the questions:

What are the issues, challenges, and opportunities that will define the role of technology in architectural design and construction in the future?

What does the future of building technology look like to you?  How will these developments impact what we design and how we design it?

Please join us for an informative and provocative discussion of the future of architectural technologies.

Guest Speakers:

Ajla Aksamija

Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst;

Building Technology Researcher/Associate, Perkins & Will

Sara Beardsley

Technical Director

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Hilda Espinal

Chief Technology Officer

Cannon Design

Mani Golparvar-Fard

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Computer Science, & Technology Entrepreneurship, University of Illinois;

Co-founder, Reconstruct

Jennifer Suerth

Vice President of Technical Services

Pepper Construction Company

Lucas Tryggestad

Technical Director

SOM