Lecture and Panel Discussion under the umbrella of the 4-year design/built research project Breaking Even “CARBON-NEUTRAL HIGH-RISE ENVELOPE DESIGN AND ENGINEERING FOR EXTREME TROPICAL CLIMATE IMPACTS” showing scenarios from 2019 to 2100 at the University of Miami with the LA Facade Tectonics Conference about Material Matters -Emerging Strategies and Design Practices for Facade Systems, Buildings & Urban Habitats. Break Even Moderator and Presenter: Thomas Spiegelhalter, Studio Thomas Spiegelhalter + Associates, Miami-Berlin;  Kevin T. Greiner, MUP, JD, Sr. Fellow, FIU Metropolitan Center, Principal, Urban Centric Analytics, Presentation: Finding Opportunity in the Face of Extinction – The Future of Miami’s Building Technology Economy; Angel Suarez, RA, LEED AP BD+C, Presentation about Sustainable Perkins+Will Miami Projects; Host: Facade Tectonics Institute Los Angeles, Director: Mic Patterson PhD LEED AP+, Ambassador of Innovation & Collaboration, Founder, Immediate Past President. March 22, 2021.