The Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI) will hold its College of Fellows ceremony to induct twenty-four individuals at the conclusion of the World Congress in Los Angeles this coming October 12-13th.
On October 26th and 27th, the Facade Tectonics Institute assembled a world-class lineup of building facade specialists at the CTBUH 2015 International Conference in New York City. The host room, titled Skinning the Tall Building: Framing the Future of Building Facade Technology, featured a series of
There is history to this new enterprise. Facade Tectonics started as a series of invited roundtable discussions at the University of Southern California School of Architecture in 2007 as a strategic response to the escalating importance and complexity of building facade technology. These roundtable
Los Angeles, CA – July 16, 2015 - While most of the green building dialog focuses on new construction, many have recognized that the fastest and most effective way to improve energy efficiency of the building sector is by remedying our existing building stock.
FacadeRetrofit.org is an online resource for the AEC community, from architects to academic researchers. At the heart of this resource is a database of large commercial and multifamily buildings that have, or are currently undergoing, building facade retrofits.