This course provides an in depth look at the design of the curtainwall systems for the PDX Next Main Terminal Expansion at the Portland International Airport. It will cover the background for the project, including project and design goals, seismic resilient design aspects of the curtainwall system, and also cover the use of oversized glass and performance mockup testing.
Glen Justice is a principal and project architect at ZGF Architects and a member of the Portland Building Enclosure Council Board. With more than 25 years of professional practice, Glen's experience includes educational, civic, transportation, commercial, office, residential, retail, and medical projects. He has been responsible for master planning, schematic design and design development, preparation of construction documents, and administration of the construction phase, with a focus on façade and building enclosure design. As a project architect with ZGF, Glen has a responsibility for technical design and managing documents, with responsibilities for developing the details on numerous project types. Glen is currently working on the PDX Next Main Terminal Expansion project as the lead for the vertical envelope and his recent projects include the Nike World Headquarters Expansion, Sebastian Coe Building, the GSA Federal Center South Building Complex and the Twelve | West Mixed-Use Building.