Ceramic Facades: New possibilities, new finishes, new technologies 22 October 2015, 12.30 – 2:30pm (presentation from 1-2pm) The SCIN Gallery, Morelands, 27 Old Street, London, EC1V 9HL To register please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tile of Spain is hosting a free lunchtime seminar on advanced ceramic solutions for facades on October 22nd at the SCIN Gallery in Clerkenwell, featuring a presentation by leading facades expert Ignacio Fernández Solla of ARUP Madrid. Solla will explore what makes ceramic tile a forward-thinking specification for building envelopes and will give a technical overview of the various installations methods – from rain-screen facades to completely bespoke solutions. He will also look at the latest innovations from Spanish manufacturers, such as bio active finishes and ultrathin, large-format technical porcelain.
The event will also include a curated product showcase demonstrating the variety of ceramics solutions from Spanish manufacturers for facades applications.
Ignacio Fernández Solla is a recognised expert in facade design with more than 25 years of experience spanning the design, specification and the supervision of construction for facades. Solla has consulted for world renowned architectural practices such as Herzog & de Meuron, Zaha Hadid, Foster and Partners, Richard Rogers, Luis Vidal and Juan Herreros He teaches building envelopes at the School of Architecture, Princeton University, and at the Universidad Europea de Madrid and is an active consultant, writer and lecturer.
Tile of Spain is the voice of the Spanish tile industry, encompassing more than 100 tile manufacturers. Championing both innovation and education is a longstanding commitment for the association and each year the prestigious Tile of Spain Awards honour the creative use of ceramics in architecture, interior design and student work. www.tileofspain.com