Credits: 1 AIA LU; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 IACET CEU
May qualify for learning hours through most Canadian architectural associations
This webinar is part of the Masonry Academy, and will explore the innovative masonry design strategies used in two recent U.S. design projects: Museum at Prairiefire and the Glen Ellyn Police Department. These projects epitomize the aesthetic and structural performance benefits of a variety of masonry materials and techniques being used in contemporary structures.
Brian Meade, Principal AIA, LEED AP, serves as Dewberry’s national public safety facilities market leader and design director for the Elgin, Illinois, office. He has more than 20 years of experience as an innovative designer and planner for more than 40 award-winning civic and public safety projects. Meade holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in architecture from the University of Illinois.
Jonathan Kharfen, Principal AIA, LEED AP, native Bostonian, Jonathan studied classical piano before turning to architecture at age 22. After receiving his Bachelor of Science at MIT and Master of Architecture at Harvard, he has worked most of his career at Verner Johnson. Jonathan’s recent projects include the Museum at Prairiefire in Overland Park, Kansas, and the Monroe Science Center in Monroe, North Carolina.
Jonathan Tallman, Associate AIA, GGP, GPCP, a senior project manager in the Elgin, Illinois, office and Dewberry’s Midwest regional public safety director. He has 16 years of experience designing municipal and health-care projects, with specialized focus on the planning and design of public safety facilities, including police, 911 communication, and fire stations. Tallman holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kansas.
Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the implementation of building design strategies using natural and man-made masonry materials, including limestone, brick, and manufactured stone, employed in the two featured projects.
- Define the aesthetic, environmental, structural, and safety benefits of a variety of masonry materials and techniques in contemporary building design.
- Explain the basic focus of the overall design and construction process behind the highlighted projects.
- Discuss specific goals, challenges, and solutions employed in the design of two featured U.S. projects