Mic Patterson

Enclos Corp., Vice President of Strategic Development | Los Angeles, United States

About

Mic Patterson is a designer, researcher, educator, futurist, author, photographer and entrepreneur.

He has concentrated his professional and academic career on advanced facade technology, structural glass facades, and sustainable building practices. He pioneered the introduction of structural glass facade technology in the United States in the 1990s, contributing into the new millennium with the implementation of a diverse body of novel applications, including cable trusses, cable nets and grid shells. Patterson participated in the establishment of the Advanced Technology Studio of Enclos where he works as the Vice President of Strategic Development, dividing his time between the Los Angeles and New York City Studios. Enclos is a leading national specialty facade contractor, and the Studio is its dedicated think-tank with the mission of anticipating and realizing the future of the building skin.

See more

CTBUH Roles

CTBUH Initiatives

Skin New York

Skin New York

27 August 2015

Skin NY

Skin NY

27 August 2015

Videos

18 September 2014

Mic Patterson of Enclos is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower.

Research

26 October 2015

Andrea Martinez, Karen M. Kensek & Douglas Noble, University of Southern California; Mic Patterson, Enclos Corp.

Much of the existing tall building stock is burdened with aging and underperforming façades, resulting in opportunities to substantially improve building performance through façade retrofit....

Research

16 September 2014

Mic Patterson, Ben Silverman & James Casper, Enclos; Karen Kensek, University of Southern California

Durability is an often-overlooked consideration of materials, components, assemblies, buildings, and cities, and a fundamental attribute of sustainability. The concept of differential service life recognizes...