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Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop 2021
ACAW2021 is presented by Boston Valley Terra Cotta, CMU School of Architecture, and the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning.

The Architecture Ceramic Assemblies Workshop (ACAW) brings together professionals from the architectural industry and academia, offering participants the opportunity to explore innovative building solutions and further their understanding of architectural terra cotta for large-scale assemblies. Now in its 6th year, research and experimentation at past ACAWorkshops have culminated into real-world projects currently in development.

Aug 19, 2021 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Tod Williams and Billie Tsien founded their New York City based firm Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners in 1986. Their practice is committed to reflecting the values of non-profit, cultural and academic institutions toward an architecture of enduring vision. At the heart of their designs is a sense of place defined by light, texture, detail and above all, experience. Some of their notable projects include the Asia Society Hong Kong, Lefrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park, Brooklyn and the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia. Their current work includes the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City, the renovation of David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, New York City and the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park, Chicago.
Ambassador of Innovation & Collaboration, Façade Tectonics Institute
Mic Patterson has concentrated his professional and academic career on advanced façade technology and sustainable building practices. He has a long career in façade design and delivery with companies including Enclos, where he was involved in the startup of the Advanced Technology Studio, and Schüco, where he was involved in the startup of the Virtual Construction Lab. He also founded the Façade Tectonics Institute where he currently sits on the board of directors. Patterson holds a PhD in Architecture from the University of Southern California. He has taught, written, and lectured internationally on diverse aspects of advanced façade technology. He is the author of Structural Glass Facades and Enclosures.