Precast Case Studies in Institutional Buildings - RAMSA

Precast Case Studies in Institutional Buildings - RAMSA
Alternative options to building enclosure are evaluated on every project. Often architectural precast is selected for its aesthetic versatility, our ability to collaborate with precast producers to find optimal and creative solutions, and due to accelerated construction benefits.   This webinar will review three different projects that illustrate how architectural precast concrete helped our firm achieve client project and program goals.

Thursday, June 17, 2021, noon CST

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Learning Objectives:
After attending this course, attendees will be able to:

  1. Discuss alternative building enclosure options and why precast can be the best solution for institutional projects.
  2. Explain the versatility benefits of working with precast as a hybrid or all-precast project solution.
  3. Describe the working relationship with precast producers and expectations regarding technology interfaces and shop drawing preparation.
  4. Review how to treat joints and connection details for the best aesthetic and project outcomes.

Presenter: Anthony McConnell is an associate at Robert A.M. Stern Architects. A classically trained architect, Tony’s work at the firm has focused on academic and institutional projects including a presidential library and several buildings for Marist College, most recently a natural science classroom building and a new home for the fashion, art, and digital media programs within a renovated industrial building. He also served as project manager for a performing arts center at Villanova University. Tony is currently working on the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art, the anchor for a new arts district at his alma mater, the University of Notre Dame.

Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP (RAMSA), is a 265-person firm of architects, interior designers, and supporting staff. Over its fifty-year history, the firm has established an international reputation as a leading design firm with wide experience in residential, commercial, and institutional work. The firm maintains an attention to detail and commitment to design quality which has earned international recognition, numerous awards.

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6/17/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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