Facades+ Los Angeles
RIOS is honored to co-chair Facades+ Los Angeles, a two-day event that includes a symposium and workshops focused on exploring the design and performance of next-generation façades.
Join us on November 9 and 10 for informative sessions covering various topics including biophilic façade design, façade preservation, and the latest technologies and sustainable practices in building envelope excellence.
Day 1 - November 9: Symposium Schedule of RIOS Events
New Materials: Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Lightweight Façades
9:45 – 10:30 AM
Technical Director Stan Su moderates this discussion spotlighting the state-of-the-art technology and complex systems surrounding the spaceship-esque design of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.
Living Walls: Biophilic Façade Design
10:30 – 11:00 AM
RIOS Partners and Creative Directors Katherine Harvey and Sebastian Salvadó and Technical Director Stan Su will speak with The Architect’s Newspaper Executive Editor Jack Murphy about our projects that push the boundaries of living façade design, including the IAC Living Billboard and the horticulturally rich mixed-use development One Beverly Hills.
The Barker: Façade Preservation and Material Specification
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Senior Architect Naseema Asif moderates a panel discussion exploring the renovation process of the Barkers Brothers Building, one of the oldest structures in Los Angeles’ historic Broadway Theater District.
Fabrication Futures: Advances in Materials for Building Envelope Excellence
12:00 – 12:30 PM
Senior Architect Naseema Asif leads this discussion with building materials manufacturers exploring the advanced materials available for next-generation façade design.
Build Better: Improving Building Skins through Advanced Technology
2:30 – 3:00 PM
Studio Director Sabina Cheng moderates a panel discussion on the advanced building envelope technologies that are transforming the AEC industry with sustainable building solutions.
1811 Sacramento: Passive Cooling and Strategic Shading
3:30 – 4:15 PM
Senior Project Director Richard Peterson moderates a conversation about the passive cooling and shading strategies implemented in the design of 1811 Sacramento, a mixed-use, sustainability-driven development in Los Angeles’ Arts District.
Circular Economies: Transforming the Supply Chain
4:15 – 5:00 PM
Technical Director Stan Su facilitates a roundtable discussion highlighting the trajectory of construction and fabrication, including new trends in technology, sustainability, and circularity.