The Specifier Newsletter
Luncheon Meeting Notice
Thursday, January 9th, 2020
The Roles and Responsibilities for Designers in Provding Building Envolope Solutions to Minimize Risk
Presented by Taymaz Rastin & Stephanie John
Taymaz Rastin is a lawyer at Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP in Vancouver, BC, with a practice concentrated in commercial, construction, and regulatory dispute resolution. He also regularly advises Engineers and Geoscientists BC on its professional practice guidelines. Taymaz has represented clients in all levels of court in British Columbia and before various administrative tribunals. He has been retained by businesses, individuals, and public bodies in disputes involving contracts, real estate, construction, professional standards, economic torts, corporate governance, partnerships, and civil fraud.
This presentation will explore the role and responsibilities of the various types of consultants in a restoration project as well as new construction and what each could do to minimize his/her risk and potential liability.
- Understand the role architects play in designing building envelope enclosures.
- Understand the role the suppliers/manufacturers play in the building envelope enclosures.
- Understand the role building envelope engineers play in the design of building envelope enclosures.
- How each key role can mitigate their potential risk.
AIBC Members will receive 1 Core LU (Learning Unit) for attending this event.
LOCATION: Sandman Hotel, 180 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Enter Moxie’s Classic Grill escalator entrance. The ballroom is located straight through the restaurant at the back of Moxie’s.
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Luncheon (buffet)
12:15 - 12:30 pm Chapter Business
12:30 - 1:30 pm Guest Speaker Presentation
$38.00 + GST for pre-registered CSC members / Association Executive Directors
$48.00 + GST for non-members
Sandman Hotel Parking: Enter off Cambie Street, pass the Sandman Hotel Breezeway, underground parking to the left, press buzzer to access parkade and take elevator to restaurant level. Cost is $1.25 per 15 minutes.
Easy Park: Across the street on the corner of Georgia and Cambie Streets. Cost is $1.50 per 30 minutes.
Exit at Stadium-Chinatown Station. Walk 2 minutes.
2019 - 2020 Program Schedule
- July 18, 2019
Spec Golf 2019
- August 2019
Site Tour TBD
- September 12, 2019
BC Building Codes Luncheon
- October 22, 2019
Octoberfest Trade Fair
- November 14, 2019
Wind-Resistant Roofs Luncheon
- December 12, 2019
Understanding the Fire Safety Requirements for Exterior Walls
- January 9, 2020
Roles & Responsibilities of Consultants and How to mitigate Liability
- February 13, 2020
Lightweight Insulating Concrete in Relation to Sustainable Building
- March 12, 2020
Importance of Air and Vapour Barriers in Specific Interior Conditions: Observations from the Field
- April 9, 2020
To Be Announced
- May 14, 2020
Building Tour - TBA
- May 20-24, 2020
2020 National Conference