Recent trends inspiring structural design of contemporary building envelopes
Date & Time

21 July 2020
12:30 - 13:45 BST

Price
Members - £45.50 + VAT
Standard - £70 + VAT
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Recent trends inspiring structural design of contemporary building envelopes

Webinar
Date & Time

21 July 2020
12:30 - 13:45 BST

Price
Members - £45.50 + VAT
Standard - £70 + VAT

Availability Places available

Discover the design principles, performance, and material selection in contemporary building envelopes.

The webinar, featuring practical project examples throughout, will:
  • Highlight the differences between primary structural engineering practice and facade engineering
  • Discuss design workflows, design strategies, envelope performance and procurement which might influence aspects of structural design of building envelope
  • Introduce some typical materials (glass, metal alloys, ceramics, stone, precast etc.) followed by discussion and guidance
  • Focus on future materials and new trends in contemporary building envelopes, considering climate emergency, digital design and manufacturing advances
 

Learning outcomes

Gain an understanding of:
  • Design principles, performance criteria with references to relevant guidance
  • Material palette used in contemporary facades
  • Structural principles and behaviour of façade systems and components
 

Intended for

Structural Engineers and designers looking to broaden their expertise


The live webinar includes an interactive Q&A session with our expert speakers.

Bookings will close 24 hours prior to the webinar.
 

Speaker

Peter Lenk

Associate, Structural Leader at Arup Façade Engineering. Peter is a highly qualified and creative structural engineer, with a broad knowledge of innovative approaches for structural glass, façade systems, and long span roofs. Peter developed his engineering and management skills on a wide range of challenging and architecturally driven projects worldwide.

Contact

Email - [email protected]

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