The Beck Group to Present “Transforming Mid-20th Century Buildings for 21st Century Campuses” at COAA 2012 Fall Conference
ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Beck Group, along with Lord, Aeck & Sargent and the Georgia Institute of Technology, will present “Transforming Mid-20th Century Buildings for 21st Century Campuses Utilizing Advanced BIM Technology” at this year’s Construction Owners Association of America (COAA) Fall Owners Leadership Conference. The presentation will explore two topics of increasing relevance to today’s college campuses: how to respond to a diverse legacy of mid-20th century buildings; and how to employ rapidly evolving design technology to optimize the preservation and adaptive reuse of structures meriting “a second or third career.” Prominently featured will be the sustainable rehabilitation of a 1939 Georgia Tech high bay mechanical engineering lab into an exciting new studio environment for the university’s College of Architecture.
PRESENTER: Jeff Landefeld, Director of Preconstruction at The Beck Group, along with speakers from Lord, Aeck & Sargent and Georgia Tech
TOPIC: Presentation: “Transforming Mid-20th Century Buildings for 21st Century Campuses Utilizing Advanced BIM Technology”
WHEN: Thursday, November 1, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. until noon
VENUE: COAA 2012 Fall Owners Leadership Conference, Orlando, Fla.
About The Beck Group
Founded in 1912, The Beck Group offers a full spectrum of commercial professional services including development, planning, architecture, interior design, construction and sustainability consulting. The company is headquartered in Dallas and maintains a national team of over 500 employees, who work among a network of offices in Atlanta, Austin, Denver, Fort Worth, Mexico City, San Antonio and Tampa. The firm’s notable projects in recent years have included the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia; Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, Texas; Michael W. Krzyzewski Center for Athletic Excellence in Durham, North Carolina; Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, California; and the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) in Tampa, Florida. For more information, visit www.beckgroup.com.
SOURCE The Beck Group