Presentations will be given by Spanish architect Ángela García de Paredes and Beyer Blinder Belle architects Richard Southwick and Charles Kramer on the use of high-performance durable materials that add character to urban environments. The speakers will discuss the importance of using materials that reflect the context of local environments and offer sustainable solutions.
Following the formal presentations, a panel discussion led by Susan S. Szenazy, Editor-in-Chief of Metropolis, will explore the use of natural materials in our cities. The speakers will be joined by ceramic tile consultant Patti Fasan and Ignacio Fernandez Solla, architect and leader of the facade team at the Spanish firm Arup.
This program is approved for CEU credits. While sampling Spanish wine and tapas, guests can also peruse displays of new products from Spain from manufacturers Azulev, Ceramica Elias, Inalco, Keraben, Natucer, Pamesa, Porcelanosa, Roca and Saloni.