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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 Issues 2016 World Congress Call for Papers

    The Facade Tectonics Institute has issued a call for papers for its 2016 Annual Conference and inaugural World Congress on October 10th-11th in Los Angeles. The two-day summit will feature speaking and poster presentations, panel discussions, workshops and exhibitors.

  • Call for Papers: Facade Tectonics 2016 World Congress

    The Facade Tectonics Institute has issued a call for papers for its 2016 Annual Conference and inaugural World Congress, which will include speaking and poster presentations, panel discussions, workshops and exhibitors.

  • Face Time: Introducing the Facade Tectonics Institute

    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

  • Introducing FacadeRetrofit.org

    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.