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The archive of featured original articles from the SKINS newsletter.
John Neary describes a collaborative Advanced design Studio at City Tech that involved Permasteelisa, Skanska and Onyx Solar, with links to the published student works.
Ajla Aksamija, the chair of FTI’s education committee, reports on a virtual education experience bringing students and professionals together. The outcome exceeded all expectations and points to a new model for facades education.
I’ve heard a little of this from some people and it bugs me! We are going to have the best World Congress event in the history of mankind! The prospect of taking FTI’s signature World Congress event to a digital platform is nothing but opportunity for the Institute. Let me tell you why
Here’s the thing about the building SKIN: It is utterly unique in the built environment in separating the interior and exterior environments, balancing attributes of both appearance and performance in the process. It’s the gateway to resilience and sustainability goals in urban habitats.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral’s Lady Chapel glass wall and the Trinity Church glazed canopy demonstrate that structural glass can be a great solution to improve the functionality of a historic building without competing with its original fabric.
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