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FTI Announces New SKINS Podcast

FTI’s Mic Patterson will be interviewing industry thought leaders on wide-ranging topics relating to buildings and their skins. Upcoming episodes will feature conversations on Passive House, tall buildings and the work the DOE is doing with windows and facades.

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  • The Facade Tectonics Institute announces Facades Week: LA!

    Amidst a groundswell of both criticism and concern over the performance of the built environment the FTI has announced Facades Week: LA!, a weeklong series of events in Los Angeles celebrating the building skin as the lynchpin of resilience and sustainability in buildings and urban habitat.

  • Call for Posters: Facade Tectonics 2020 World Congress

    We are pleased to announce that for the first time, the Facade Tectonics Institute will include a poster presentation at their 2020 World Congress. The poster presentation will serve as a graphic representation of each poster author's research and findings.

  • Paper Reviewers Needed for the 2020 World Congress

    Want to get more involved in Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI)? We are looking for volunteers to serve as paper reviewers for Facade Tectonics 2020 World Congress. If you would like to be a paper reviewer, please continue reading the instructions below.

  • FTI Inducts New Special Advisory Council to Drive Growth and Engagement

    The Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI) is pleased to announce its new Special Advisory Council (SAC). The Council is comprised of 27 individuals selected through a competitive application process and embody the disciplinary and geographic demographics of the Institute’s membership...