(P)ReClad: Exploring Iconic 20th Century Facades Through 21st C. Prefab and Reclad Strategies

05 April 2024  ·  2:45 PM–4:45 PM EST


Friday, April 05, 2024  ·  2:45 PM–4:45 PM EST


185 W Broadway New York, NY 10013

Hosted By

Facades Plus


Walter P Moore Panelists:

Erik Verboon

Katherine Chan

Additional Panelists:

Craig Copeland Partner Pelli Clarke & Partners
Allison Drda Senior Associate Pelli Clarke & Partners
Shantal Chahin Associate Pelli Clarke & Partners
Pedja Bilinac Senior Associate Pelli Clarke & Partners
Enzo Figueres Senior Associate Pelli Clarke & Partners


Attendees of the workshop will work in teams of 4 or 5, guided by instructors from Pelli Clarke & Partners and Walter P Moore, to recalibrate key components of an iconic 20th Century building in New York. To facilitate the activity, printed drawings, tracing paper, and individual Rhino models for the structures will be available during the workshop. The teams will identify and adjust key façade elements of the original designs to accommodate contemporary energy standards and reduce embodied carbon,  increase natural ventilation, while easing assembly and installation, amongst other topics.