Jamie Unkefer, AIA LEED AP w/ DIGSAU (2:45 – 3:45 pm)
Building Walls: Meaning and Mass
Jamie will present the history and contemporary practices of constructing exterior wall assemblies. Case studies illustrate strategies to challenge limitations of the construction industry, engage craftspeople, utilize salvaged materials, and respond to context.
Architect Jamie Unkefer is a principal at DIGSAU, an award-winning firm in Philadelphia, that received the Philadelphia AIA firm award in 2017 recognizing the firm’s consistency in producing distinguished architecture. Their work reflects their valued effort in connecting to their environment and allowing their design to be informed by its rich context and history.
Prior to founding DIGSAU, he was an Associate at KieranTimberlake in Philadelphia. He has extensive experience in the management of large-scale projects, from inception through close-out. Some of his recent key projects include Discovery Center, Global Learning Center and Library, Matchbox Fitness and Wellness Center, and the Masterplan for Delaware College of Art and Design.