July 6, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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photo: Cotera + Reed Architects


Austin Center for Architecture
801 W. 12th Street
78701 Austin , TX

Brick on Buildings:  E Pluribus Unum

Case study of St Edwards University's Residence Hall designed by Pritzker Prize winner Alejandro Aravena and developed by Cotera+Reed Architects, concentrating on the uses of brick in the design.

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Learning Objectives: 
1) This course will create awareness of alternative methods of using brick as a veneer.
2) THis course will create awareness of alternative sources for bricks.
3) Participants will learn durable brick flashing details.
4) Participants will learn strategies for designing control joints, expansion joints, and veneer anchors to promote durability and performance of the wall assemblies.

$10.00 - AIA Members requiring continuing education (purchase below)

$20.00 - Non-Members requiring continuing education (purchase below)

FREE - If you do not require continuing education, but would like to attend, you must RSVP here


BEC: Austin is an interdisciplinary organization that promotes the exchange of information on building enclosures and related science specific to the climate of Central Texas.

  • Interdisciplinary:  architects, engineers, contractors, building owners, consultants, facility managers, code officials, educators, manufacturers, and those with a stake in building enclosure performance
  • Exchange of information:  discussion, training, education, outreach, and awareness
  • Building enclosures and related science:  energy-efficiency, moisture control, indoor air quality, longevity, and durability