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Mr. William Babbington

Studio NYL

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Studio NYL

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Biography

Will Babbington is the National Chair for the Building Enclosure Council and member of NIBS and BETEC.  He is employed as a Principal and the Facade Design Director at Studio NYL Structural Engineers and Enclosure Designers.  He is both an architect and engineer who has designed and realized award-winning local, national, and regional facade projects that merge high performance, high design, and constructability.  Will's holistic approach to enclosure design is entirely holistic leveraging both the analog and the digital, traditional and advanced construction, and employing a palette of materials that is appropriate to the means and goals of the project.  

Will is also a board member on the Special Advisory Council for the Facade Tectonics Institute.  He is also very active in the AIA as a representative for AIA National on the ASHRAE 90.1 Envelope Subcommittee, a contributor on the AIA Building Performance Definitions Project, and has made contributions to the likes of AIA National committees including Code and Standards and Construction Documents.  Will is also on the ASTM Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings and is a developer and trainer for ASTM’s and NIBS’ new Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) certificate program.  Will has presented at local and national venues, including exterior enclosure detailing workshops..