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The Design Track is tailored to provide in-depth education specifically for those designing and engineering tilt-up projects.


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Engineering Tilt-Up

October 5, 2020 from 8:00am to 10:00am

Timothy Mays, PhD, PE

Based on Engineering Tilt-Up by Timothy W. Mays, Ph.D., P.E. and Joseph J. Steinbicker, P.E., S.E., this robust series of talks cover basic engineering principles and code interpretation as well as in depth analysis of a tilt-up structure and its components. The talks are presented by author Timo...

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Welded Bar Mats – Not Your Grandmother’s WWF

October 6, 2020 from 9:30am to 10:30am

Welded wire or bar reinforcing has been around for a long time, but in many design professionals’ minds, it has limited roles in construction. This course will provide a short synopsis of the history of the product, and then educate on the ways and locations where it can be used effectively...

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Play in the Box: Leveraging the Strength of Tilt-Up Concrete Construction to Achieve Playful Architecture

October 6, 2020 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Sean Chen

Tilt-up concrete construction has unique properties that can be integrated into architectural design. This presentation will discuss techniques and methods used to achieve sustainable, functional and playful design at UCSD Spanos Athletic Performance Center.

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Poking Holes in the Box: Case Study from an Architect’s Perspective

October 7, 2020 from 10:00am to 10:30am

Bart Shaw, AIA

Completed in 2017, Fort Worth Camera has become an instant icon in Fort Worth. The site-cast concrete panels dominate the buildings facade with an unedited, natural concrete finish. 175 conical holes were cast into a 53 foot long, 16 foot high wall, placed just a few feet from the street giv...

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Design and Construction of The UCLA Margo Leavin Graduate Art Studios

October 7, 2020 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Lindsay Erickson

The UCLA Margo Leavin Graduate Art Studios completed in September 2019, focuses on the renovation and expansion of an existing 21,200 sq ft bowstring warehouse. Located in the industrial Hayden Tract of Culver City since 1986, the facility needed a cohesive renovation and additional space to i...

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Mastering the Mockup

October 7, 2020 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Ben Revelle, RA, LEED AP

Amy Luchun, AIA, LEED AP

Successfully managing expectations is often at the core of any desired outcome. In construction, with real time, space, money and people involved, managing expectations means considering the full context within which the project is to be constructed, and setting expectations in alignment with tha...

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Tilt-Up and Floors with Extended Joint Spacings

October 8, 2020 from 9:30am to 10:30am

Dirk Van Cauteren

When it comes to joint free or limited joint slabs there are multiple approaches available for design and construction teams to consider. Historically, these techniques have required some environmental control during the construction process limiting their use for tilt-up structures. Does the til...

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Case Study: Exploring a Historic Native Vernacular

October 8, 2020 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Eric Sterner

Paul Sierpina

Designed to meet a longstanding commitment by a Community College built on Salt River Pima - Maricopa Indian Community land, the design of the Scottsdale Community College Business School and Indigenous Cultural Center utilized saguaro ribs imbedded into tilt panels to create not only a defining ...

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Track highlightUCLA Margo Leavin Graduate Art Studios by Johnston Marklee. Photo by Iwan Baan.