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31 October 2017

Matt Breidenthal to Present Optimization of Structural Facades at CTBUH Conference


Matt Breidenthal, regional leader of engineering based in Atlanta, will present “Optimization of Integrated Structural Facade Across Multiple Building Shapes and Locations” at the CTBUH 2017 International Convention: Connecting the City on October 31 at 11:15 a.m.

The presentation will demonstrate the immense possibilities of applying architectural, facade and structural optimization with evolutionary algorithms to the concept of facade as structural skin. While previous projects have integrated the facade as a structural element for control of wind as part of a hybrid structural frame and enclosure, recent advances in design technology allow us to evaluate such a system in hundreds or thousands of geometries and locations, not just on a case-by-case basis.

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