Tile of Spain Hosts a Free Seminar

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Tile of Spain Hosts a Free Seminar

Architectural Event at The SCIN Gallery, Morelands, 27 Old Street, London, UK

24 Sep 2015

Tile of Spain hosts a free Seminar on Facades for architects

Ceramic facades: New possibilities, new finishes, new technologies

Leading international facades specialist and Associate Director at ARUP Madrid Ignacio Fernández Solla will offer technical insight on the expanding world of ceramic solutions for building envelopes

22 October 2015 (With tapas lunch from 12:30 – 2:30 pm, presentation 1 -2pm)
The SCIN Gallery, Morelands, 27 Old Street, London, EC1V 9HL

Architects and specifiers are invited to register for free by emailing: eve@scin.co.uk

Tile of Spain, the voice of the Spanish tile industry, is hosting a lunchtime seminar on advanced ceramic solutions for façade design on October 22nd at the SCIN Gallery in Clerkenwell. This free event will feature a presentation by technical expert Ignacio Fernández Solla of ARUP Madrid, followed by an informal Q&A and networking session.

Tile of Spain Hosts a Free Seminar
Bespoke advanced porcelain facade by Natucer with UV resistant glazing for a Children’s Centre in Valencia

Ignacio Fernández 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 embedding in precast, to completely bespoke solutions. The presentation will also look at the latest high-performance innovations from Spanish manufacturers, such as bio active finishes and ultrathin, large-format technical porcelain.

Tile of Spain Hosts a Free Seminar
Tempio ventilated facade systems and advanced extruded porcelain tiles by Ceramica Mayor clad this mixed-use London building by Squire and Partners

The event will be moderated by materials specialist and founder of the SCIN Gallery, Annabelle Filer, and will include a curated product showcase demonstrating the variety of ceramics solutions for facades from Tile of Spain members.

The format of the event will include welcome drinks and a Spanish-flavoured buffet lunch in the product gallery from 12:30, the presentation at 1pm, followed by further refreshments and an opportunity to ask questions and network. All attendants will receive a complimentary certificate of completion.

Ignacio Fernández Solla,
Leader of the Facade Team and Associate Director at ARUP
Ignacio Fernández is a recognised expert in facade design and construction with more than 25 years of experience in the field. He joined ARUP Madrid in 2004, where he is a consultant to world renowned architectural practices such as Herzog & de Meuron, Zaha Hadid, Foster and Partners, Richard Rogers, Luis Vidal and Juan Herreros. Ignacio’s expertise spans the design, specification and the supervision of construction for facades and his work is at the leading edge of innovation in envelopes design. As Ignacio says on his blog – Facades Confidential: “I breathe facades: they are my professional, research and favourite debating topic.” He also 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.

About Tile of Spain
Tile of Spain is the voice of the Spanish tile industry, encompassing more than 100 tile manufacturers. Renowned worldwide for an inspiring blend of aesthetic and technical innovation, Spanish tiles draw on a rich heritage of skill and creativity, while remaining at the cutting edge of design. Manufactured in Spain and widely available in the UK, these products embody the spirit of an industry that prides itself on proposing beautiful, meaningful and high-performance solutions to flooring, wall coverings, furnishing, external paving and cladding.

Championing innovation and educating the next generation of architects about ceramics is a longstanding commitment for Tile of Spain. Since 2004, Tile of Spain has set up and continuously supports ceramic studies programmes at leading schools of architecture – University of Darmstadt, The Harvard University, The University of Liverpool, as well as top architecture schools in Barcelona, Alicante, Valencia, Madrid and Castellon. The association has a tradition of hosting professional seminars for the architectural community in the UK and around the world and each year the prestigious Tile of Spain Awards honour the creative use of ceramics in architecture, interior design and student work.
Website: About Tile of Spain

Tile of Spain Hosts a Free Seminar
Levantina’s TECHLAM® NEU slim profile 1x3m porcelain panels clad the Arena Corinthians World Cup Stadium in Brazil

About The SCIN Gallery
SCIN is based in a four-storey complex in Clerkenwell, London which serves as an inspired materials resource for architects, designers and the design-savvy consumer. Founder Annabelle Filer is also a renowned commentator and writer. The SCIN Gallery hosts public exhibitions to showcase the spectrum of material possibilities from the outlandish to the everyday and practical.
Website: http://scin.co.uk – The SCIN Gallery

Free professional seminar for architects presented by Tile of Spain
22 October 2015, 12.30 – 2pm (presentation form 1-2pm)
The SCIN Gallery, Morelands, 27 Old Street, London, EC1V 9HL

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