A'19: Advanced Enclosure Detailing Workshop

When:  Jun 5, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PT)
Associated with  Building Performance


Check out the many sessions and workshops at the A'19 Conference on Architecture.  Many like this one have Building Performance as their focus.


Exterior envelope detailing is one of the most complex design challenges architects regularly face. Coupled with this technical complexity are the myriad performance requirements envelopes must meet. 
Join this interactive, hands-on workshop for emerging professionals and experts alike to develop high-performing exterior enclosure details. Group discussion will focus on fundamental detailing principles followed by case study examples of how those principles are employed. 

Seize the opportunity to apply your knowledge right away by reimagining details from notable mid-century modern buildings. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify key detailing strategies for opaque assemblies that include water management, thermal management, and air and vapor management.
  2. Understand key detailing strategies for glazed assemblies, which include water and condensation management, and ways to increase system u-value performance.
  3. Develop strategies for resolving enclosures with complex geometry, especially when one system transitions into another.
  4. Apply these techniques into your project work with the practical skills you'll learn.


Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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