You must have JavaScript enabled to view the full contents of this site.

Thornton Tomasetti's Mark E. Dannettel to Host Building Skin Elements Seminar at Facade Tectonics 8 Conference

June 27, 2012
Mark E. Dannettel

Mark E. Dannettel

What: Thornton Tomasetti’s Mark E. Dannettel, LEED AP is a featured speaker at the upcoming Façade Tectonics 8 Conference in Los Angeles, Calif. Dannettel will lead the discussion “Engineering of Structural Silicone: Composite and Load-Sharing Elements for Building Skins.”

When/Where: Friday, June 29, 2012 at 8:15 a.m. at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. To register for the conference or for more information, visit:

Who: Mark E. Dannettel, a vice president in Thornton Tomasetti’s Los Angeles office and Building Skin practice leader for the West U.S. and Pacific Rim regions, has 25 years of experience in architecture, engineering, façade design and building technology. Dannettel’s façade consulting work includes numerous high-rise towers, civic and institutional structures, hospitals, airports, hotels and residential buildings.

Why: Façade Tectonics is a research focus group of the doctoral program in the School of Architecture at the University of Southern California that examines the issues related to the “outside six feet” of a building. Academic and professional interest in Façade Tectonics has led to successful conferences and workshops geared toward those involved in the design, delivery, maintenance and use of the building envelope.

About Thornton Tomasetti (
Thornton Tomasetti is a leader in engineering design, investigation and analysis serving clients worldwide on projects of all sizes and complexity. With practices in building structure, building skin, building performance, construction support services, property loss consulting and building sustainability, Thornton Tomasetti addresses the full life cycle of a structure. We have supported clients working in more than 40 countries, with projects that include the tallest buildings and longest spans to the restoration of prized historic properties. Founded in 1956, today Thornton Tomasetti is a 600-person organization of engineers and architects collaborating from offices across the United States and in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.

Follow us on:

Great Ink Communications – 212.741.2977
Eric Gerard/Alyson Grala

Thornton Tomasetti – 917.661.7800
James M. Kent,