Mic Paterson, President at Facades Tectonics Institute, discusses the massive innovation throughout the building process and facade design that is required to transform buildings and urban habitat to ensure true resilience and sustainable performance as the keynote speaker of this year’s ACAW event.
Mic has concentrated his professional and academic career on advanced façade technology and sustainable building practices. He has a long career in façade design and delivery with companies including Enclos, where he was involved in the startup of the Advanced Technology Studio, and Schüco, where he was involved in the startup of the Virtual Construction Lab. He also founded the Façade Tectonics Institute where he currently sits on the board of directors. Patterson holds a PhD in Architecture from the University of Southern California. He has taught, written, and lectured internationally on diverse aspects of advanced façade technology. He is the author of Structural Glass Facades and Enclosures.