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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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  • FTI Extends Abstract Submission Deadline: Topics are Unconstrained!

    The Facade Tectonics Institute announces an extension to the abstract submission period for the call for papers for its 2020 World Congress (FTI WC2020) to be convened in Los Angeles on March 25-26. A significant number of inquiries indicated a perception that paper topics were limited to those

  • Call for Papers: Facade Tectonics 2020 World Congress

    We are at a critical moment in the evolution of the built environment. In the face of multiple challenges confronting civilization, the transition to sustainable buildings and urban habitat is happening far too slowly and inefficiently. Central to achieving this transition is the facade system

  • 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.