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Member Social and Tour of Forest History Society


Member Social and Tour of Forest History Society

AIA Triangle Member Social and Tour of the Forest History Society
2925 Academy Road | Durham, NC

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm:
Tour of the Forest History Society
Separate registration required
1.5 continuing education credit pending approval

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm:
AIA Triangle Member Social
Separate registration required
Open to AIA Members, students/new grads, annual partners, allied organizations, invited guests of AIA member, and member social event sponsors ONLY

Tour of Forest History Society ONLY
AIA member: $15
Associate AIA member: $10
AIA Triangle Partners (Sponsors): $15
Allied Organization Members: $15
Guest of AIA member: $20
Students/Recent Grads: $10

Member Social ONLY
AIA/Associate AIA member: $15
Associate AIA member: $10
AIA Triangle Partners (Sponsors): $15
Allied Organization Members: $15
Guest of AIA member: $20
Associate AIA/Students/Recent Grads: $10

BOTH Tour of Forest History Society and Member Social
AIA member: $25
Associate AIA member: $15
AIA Triangle Partners (Sponsors): $25
Allied Organization Members: $25
Guest of AIA member: $35
Students/New Grads: $15

Presentation on the new headquarters building headquarters followed by a building tour. The presentation will focus on the use and source of wood products used in the building. The attached JPG files show the part of the presentation that focuses on the types of wood species, where the suppliers are located and how the wood products were used in the building construction. The files also have information on the sustainable design impact such as carbon storage with the use of the wood products. The presentation will also contain information on the special fire suppression systems for the Archives storage and library parts of the facility. A guided tour of the entire facility will be held after the presentation.

1. Participants will discover where different wood species and products come from that are used in building construction.
2. Participants will observe the sustainable design impact of wood products including carbon storage calculator
3. Participants will evaluate the energy efficient design features of the building design, including High Seer VRF HVAC system, continuous insulation and rain screen exterior envelope, daylighting and controlled lighting systems
4. Participants will identify the specialty fire suppression systems including chemical system used in the Archives and pre action fire sprinkler system for the library.

Robert Sotolongo, AIA
Robert Sotolongo AIA is the principal architect and president for DTW Architects in Durham, NC. In this role, he is responsible for all facets of design including construction administration, design team coordination, shop drawing review and approval, conducting and recording facility punch lists, coordination of as-built drawings and final project manuals until certificates of occupancy are delivered. He is the Architect of record for the FHS facilitythat is the subject of this presentation and tour. Robert has received various awards and citations including: NCAIA – Tower Award, Hayti Heritage Center, 1993•Multiple Golden Leaf Merit Awards for: Temple Building – 2005, City Center – 2006, Carrington Middle School – 2006, General Services Building, City of Durham – 2007, Durham Arts Council – 2007, General Services 2008, Montesorri Farm School 2018, Latino Credit Union•NC CEFPI Honor Award – Duke School Lower and Middle Schools and 4 Sustainable Design Awards in the last 3 years. Robert Sotolongo is a registered architect and holds a Master of Architecture from Clemson University and Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia. He is a member of AIA and various professional societies and has been a LEED 2.0 Accredited Professional since 2003 and has been the LEED AP on 5 LEED projects. Mr. Sotolongo has been a presenter for several AIA continuing credit seminars.

Map Forest History Society, 2925 Academy Rd., Durham, North Carolina 27705, Durham, United States
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