Designing with Architectural Precast Concrete

Designing with Architectural Precast Concrete
Many architects, engineers, designers, and contractors have heard of precast concrete but still haven’t experienced it firsthand in projects. An often-overlooked building material, precast is steadily increasing in popularity, offering a wide range of benefits to design and construction professionals in versatility, efficiency, and resiliency in a variety of building applications. Topics such as architectural precast aesthetics, economy, detailing, and sustainability will be covered in this two-part webinar.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, noon CST AND Thursday, April 22, 2021, noon CST

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AIA 3.0 HSW LU or 3.0 PDH. Participants MUST ATTEND BOTH LIVE SESSIONS to receive the FULL continuing education credits.

Learning Objectives:
• Discuss the variety of framing systems and building types made possible with architectural precast concrete.
• Review the aesthetic options available with architectural precast including concrete mix design concepts, cladding and finishing techniques. 
• Evaluate panel design strategies and tolerances in order to properly detail panel connections.

Speakers: Presenter: Paul Todd, Principal, Todd Architecture.
Paul Todd holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and a Master of Architecture degrees from the University of Illinois. He has thirty-six years of experience in residential, governmental, and commercial projects involving both new construction and rehabilitation of historic structures, including:
• over four million square feet of total precast concrete structures
• the first LEED™-certified office building in Colorado
• the first total-precast concrete LEED™-certified structure in the country
He is a licensed architect and LEED™-accredited professional

4/20/2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM