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‘Glass & Glazing in the 21st Century’ to focus on developments


December 31, 2009
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Dec. 31, 2009 – Glass & Glazing in the 21st Century: Design & Preservation of Contemporary & Historic Architecture is an intensive two-day conference that will be held on Saturday, March 20-Sunday, March 21, 2010 on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Dec. 31, 2009 – Glass & Glazing in the 21st Century: Design &
Preservation of Contemporary & Historic Architecture is an
intensive two-day conference that will be held on Saturday, March
20-Sunday, March 21, 2010 on the MIT campus in Cambridge,
Massachusetts.

This conference/training program is being presented by Technology & Conservation, the MIT Department of Architecture's Building Technology Program, and the Boston Society of Architects/AIA's Historic Resources Committee and is the latest in the series of materials-based meetings begun in the 1990s.

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"Glass & Glazing in the 21st Century" will focus on developments in architectural glasses for structural, energy saving, and decorative uses in new building facades/building envelopes and monuments, as well as their application in the restoration and upgrading of existing structures.

The conference will be followed followed on March 22, 2010 by an optional stained glass program, offered at no additional cost to conference attendees.

This glass and glazing conference and stained glass program should be of much interest to the readers of "Glass Canada," and we would appreciate your alerting them to this important symposium.

Information on the conference, including conference schedule, speakers, continuing education credits, and the registration form, are on-line at the Boston Society of Architects' HRC website –

http://committees.architects.org/hrc/hrc_news.htm

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registration closes on January 30, 2010.

If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact Susan Schur at 617-623-4488 or via e-mail to ses_tec_con@msn.com.


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