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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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  • Facade Tectonics Institute Announces Second World Congress

    The Facade Tectonics Institute will convene its second World Congress on March 12-13, 2018, in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California. The theme of this year’s conference, “Skins on Campus: Bridging Industry and Academia in Pursuit of Better Buildings and Urban Habitat,” focuses on the

  • Facade Tectonics Institute Call for Abstracts

    The Institute has announced its Annual Conference 2018, mid March in Los Angeles on the USC campus, and published a Call for Abstracts for papers to be presented at the conference program.

  • Facade Tectonics Forum: CHICAGO

    The Facade Tectonics Institute will make its debut in Chicago on May 23, 2017. The half day forum event will be held at the Illinois Institute of Technology campus.

  • Blind Peer Review Underway for 2016 World Congress

    “We received hundreds of abstract submissions addressing a remarkable range of building facade topics. We anticipate a truly extraordinary conference.” The two-day summit will include speaking and poster presentations, panel discussions, exhibitors and workshops.