CHAPTER MEETING Annual Business Meeting
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When: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
5:00 - 6:30 PM
United States
Contact: Chris Burnham

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Join us for an in-depth discussion of how one well-known local tech company pushed the limits of campus design and opened the door for others in the industry to build from.


This presentation will demonstrate the project’s ability to connect its occupants with the natural environment via views and operable façade systems.  Gain understanding of the process of large glass fabrication, how the logistics impacted the designers, manufacturers and equipment required for the installers. It includes discussion of the projects commitment and strategies to achieve zero carbon emissions. It includes an overview of the project goals and achieving natural lighting and natural ventilation through the façade and vertical lightwell chimneys. Additionally, the presentation will explain the projects life safety systems that protect the building and its occupants, including the seismic base isolation and mist fire sprinkler system developed for this project.


Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the process of large glass fabrication and the logistics to the designers, manufacturers, and equipment required for the installers.
  • Understanding of large scale precast concrete fabrication, finishing, storing, transporting, and installation.
  • Gain knowledge regarding large scale project tolerances and thermal dynamics.
  • Introduction to large building seismic base isolation and building to building separation joint.


Grab your favorite libation and join us after for a half hour of virtual networking. We’re going to mix it up a bit and spin everyone off into Zoom Rooms so members can see some familiar faces and virtually visit.



$10 for non-members |  Free for AIA Silicon Valley members (be sure to sign in first)
If you are in the position to make a $10 donation, your support will be appreciated. 

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