Facades+ AM

Architects Newspaper brought their Facades+ AM conference to Miami on October 4, 2018. Allan Shulman was co-chair for the event with the newspaper and organized three panels of speakers.

 “Tropical architecture has constantly tested and expanded the limits of traditional thinking about architecture. The power of rain, sun, wind, and humidity are determinative. Beyond objective criteria, the question of identity in the tropical world has inspired countless iterations of adaptive architecture. The idea of tropical architecture seems relevant once again. Shedding Skin: new approaches to making facades in the tropical world will examine how practices in this dynamic area are changing and engaging new paradigms.”

“Tropical architecture has constantly tested and expanded the limits of traditional thinking about architecture. The power of rain, sun, wind, and humidity are determinative. Beyond objective criteria, the question of identity in the tropical world has inspired countless iterations of adaptive architecture. The idea of tropical architecture seems relevant once again. Shedding Skin: new approaches to making facades in the tropical world will examine how practices in this dynamic area are changing and engaging new paradigms.”