Better buildings through better skins

FTI is a non-profit member organization for the AECO industry and a research and education institution focused on healthy buildings and livable urban habitat. The Institute’s mission is to accelerate transformative change in the built environment toward common goals of resilience and sustainability. FTI members share recognition of the building facade as the lynchpin of this endeavor.

Upcoming Events

Facade Tectonics 2022 World Congress


The Facade Tectonics Institute's biennial World Congress, hosted October 12-13, 2022 in Los Angeles, gathers the built environment’s most influential players to discuss advancements revolutionizing the design and delivery of the building skin.

Popular Now

Articles

Archive of featured original articles from the SKINS newsletter.

Papers

A searchable database of research papers with a focus on building facade technology.

SKINS Podcast

Together with invited industry thought leaders, we take on all things building skin!

Changes to FTI Staff & Leadership

The Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI) announces upcoming changes to our staff and leadership team. On July 2, 2021, Katie Gould will leave her position as FTI’s Program Director to pursue other endeavors.

Read More