Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Bondi has extensive experience in building enclosure design and specializes in building science and numerical analysis. He consults on both new construction and historic renovation projects, from conceptual design through construction administration, applying his specific expertise in curtain wall and custom glazing systems. In addition, Bondi is experienced in providing forensic engineering services and expert witness support for both building enclosure and mechanical systems. Bondi is an adjunct professor at The Cooper Union, where he has lectured and developed courses in finite element techniques, computational fluid dynamics, and solid mechanics since 2007.
Director of Korea Operations, Associate Principal,
Chung leads Beck’s architectural efforts in Korea, where he manages multiple projects while maintaining client relationships and developing new business. He helps clients reach their vision and goals, while creating forms and spaces that are enjoyable for the building’s users. With Beck for over a decade, Chung developed his management skills on our first Korean project, Iri Shinkwang Church. Since then, he’s taken a leadership role for all Korean projects, providing design services to a mix of private sector clients and particularly to the faith-based market.
Chief Operating Officer,
Air Barrier Association of America
Dalgleish has been involved in the building envelope and building performance areas of construction in both the commercial and residential sectors for over 20 years. Much of his time is spent on technology transfer, organizational excellence, and education. He has been a trainer, facilitator, and performed a number of management roles. Dalgleish is actively involved in research and development of training curriculum. He is a frequent presenter at technical events dealing with the building envelope to various building associations and enclosure councils across Canada and the US, city departments, as well as AIA and CSI.
Chief Design Officer,
As the Managing Director of Design for Beck, del Monte leads a team of over 150 architects working on a wide range of projects including corporate headquarters, healthcare, higher education, and religious facilities. He has designed many significant projects including Hunt Headquarters and First Baptist in Dallas, TX, Harim Headquarters and Sarang Church in Seoul, Korea, and NS HomeShopping Mixed Use in Pangyo, Korea. Before joining Beck, del Monte was an Associate Design Partner at Kohn Pedersen Fox in New York.
Managing Principal, Senior Building Science Specialist,
RDH Building Science
Hubbs has over 25 years’ experience as a consultant practicing exclusively in the field of facade engineering and building science. He has a unique blend of theoretical and hands-on knowledge gained from completing hundreds of building enclosure investigations and rehabilitation projects as well as from facade engineering and construction review of building enclosures for new buildings. Hubbs’ experience includes work on a variety of building types in virtually all climatic regions across Canada and the US. He has extensive experience designing, testing and constructing unique high-rise building facades with unitized curtain wall, skylights, and window-wall systems manufactured offshore in Asia and Europe.
Designer & Researcher,
Inocente is involved in computational research and the development of design methodologies that lead to meaningful interdisciplinary exchanges. He has worked with design, science and engineering establishments, leading him to continuously seek out approaches to problem solving which challenge the role of technology in Architecture. Prior to HKS|LINE, Inocente worked for both Gehry Partners and Gehry Technologies on projects including the Guggenheim in Abu Dhabi, and Battersea Development in London. He is focused on parametric modeling, analysis, technologies research and geometric rationalization methods for facade systems.
Director of Strategic Accounts,
Lacroix is recognized throughout the design community and construction industry for his firestop expertise, especially in terms curtain wall perimeter fire barrier systems where he is considered the “Industry Specialist.” He has over 20 years experience serving as an invaluable resource on many of the largest, most complex high profile projects around the world. He works closely with inspectors, glazing contractors, and curtain wall consultants as a trusted advisor during the design, fabrication, construction, and installation of a wide range of curtain wall projects. Lacroix’s knowledge and experience ensures the project stays on budget and gets done right the first time. He adds value throughout the process, from conception to construction, to close out.
Associate Vice President ,
La Roche, from CallisonRTKL’s LA office, is a leader for the firm’s Performance-Driven Design(tm) initiatives, focusing on sustainable design. His expansive portfolio includes sustainable buildings all over the world designed with state-of-the-art tools. A tenured professor of architecture at Cal Poly Pomona University, La Roche is also an accomplished author; he has written more than 130 technical papers for journals and conferences, and his book “Carbon Neutral Architectural Design” placed in the top five in Amazon’s Energy and Buildings category. He recently chaired the Passive Low Energy Architecture “PLEA 2016” conference in LA.
Mehlomakulu is a design principal working at the boundary between architecture, engineering, and sustainability to deliver a balanced, efficient, and meaningful services to customers and clients. His passion for sustainable building design and operation made him an expert in passive strategies including natural ventilation, day lighting harvesting, plug load reductions, and solar control and the application of energy efficient technologies, including radiant floors, displacement ventilation, and chilled beams.
Senior Staff II,
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Patel has experience in the investigation, rehabilitation, and design of many building enclosure systems, and specializes in roofing and waterproofing. He has designed and reviewed new building enclosure systems and has significant experience in the field monitoring new construction and repairs, and investigating failures. His work experience includes residential and commercial buildings, parking structures, plazas, schools, hospitals, and many other structures in both public and private sectors.
North American Codes, Standards and Fire Safety Manager,
As North American Codes and Standards Manager for Roxul, Roos brings together expertise in fire, acoustics, and building science as an authority on mineral wool performance. He proactively represents the interests of life safety and responsible building practices at many different levels including I Codes, ASTM, the International Firestop Council, Fire Safe North America, and other organizations.
Division 7 Solutions
Schauffele is an internationally published author and speaker in the field of energy conservation and sustainable building envelopes including insulation, roofing & waterproofing, green roofing, water conservation, air barriers, cool roofing and the urban heat island effect all with an eye towards people (jobs), profit (reinvestment), and planet. He founded Division 7 Solutions, a leading and widely recognized multi-state Architectural Representative firm in1987 and STS Coatings in 2003 which is a Certified HUB Manufacturer in Texas developing energy saving and environmentally acceptable products.
VDC Technical Specialist,
A. Zahner Company
Watson is currently the VDC Technical Specialist for Zahner where he is responsible for developing and supporting VDC capabilities for Zahner’s engineering team and VDC customers. For the past several years, Watson has worked as a Project Engineer at Zahner, specializing in projects requiring advanced modeling, automation, and programming. Prior to Zahner, he worked at Dimensional Innovations as a Design Engineer, where he created Solidworks models for direct-to-manufacture parts and assemblies. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
Associate Computational Designer,
Warton has developed a specialized concentration in high-resolution additive processes and is focused on complex metal structures and heterogeneous composition alloys. His Ph.D. work is centered primarily within the laboratory, and his role at HKS|LINE demonstrates proactive engagement with practice leading to the implementation of additively manufactured building-scale assemblies. These efforts represent a cumulative contribution to the professional and academic discourse surrounding computational design and digital fabrication, as well as serve to further application and advancement in real-world construction scenarios while expanding the field’s awareness of emerging technologies.