Rex specializes in the design and repair of masonry structures, historic preservation, and nondestructive testing he performs forensic field and laboratory investigations, façade and building envelope investigations, structural inspection/analysis and design, architectural retrofit and repair, roofing and waterproofing investigations, and development of design documents, and repair. The journal of facade design and engineering presents new research results and new proven practice of the field of facade design and engineering the goal is to improve building technologies, as well as process management and architectural design. Michael is an associate principal and the facade leader at arup singapore he has 15 years of experience, 11 of which are with arup michael leads one of the biggest facade engineering teams in this region, which have become known for its total building envelope approach design expertise. The world’s leading conference on façade design & engineering the conference will discuss the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and will showcase the latest technological solutions visit wwwfacadesmelbourne for details of the previous events speakers and panelists.
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