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Designing + Detailing Masonry Rain Screen Wall Systems (1.5 HSWs)
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 Export to Your Calendar 11/8/2017
When: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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AIA East Bay
1405 Clay Street
Oakland, California  94612
United States

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Among the most popular building enclosure choices are rain screen walls and systems. This program investigates the building science and evolution of wall theory from mass walls to drainage and cavity walls finally to both pressurized and non-pressurized rain screen systems. The attendee then learns specific details of common terra cotta, porcelain and composite panel systems operating as a rain screen.



  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Registration & Networking
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Program & Lunch


About the Presenter

David Sovinski
National Director of Technical Services, International Masonry Institute

David began his masonry career over thirty years ago, and has held positions in project management, estimating and field supervision. He managed masonry projects in New York City, Houston, Dallas and Chicago before moving to the International Masonry Institute (IMI). A graduate of Purdue University in Construction Management, David also served as Secretary/Treasurer of the Indiana Mason Contractors Association and taught structures and materials at Purdue University’s School of Architectural Technology.



While the seminar and lunch are free, registration (at the following link) is required: While the seminar and lunch are free, registration (at the following link) is required:
Space is limited, please REGISTER in advance.