New Board Members

We are pleased to welcome three Board members to the Façade Tectonics Institute’s Board of Directors. They are Keith Boswell, Technical Partner at SOM’s San Francisco office, Chris DeHaven, Project Director at McCarthy Building Companies, and Jon Kimberlain, Technical Services and Development Senior Scientist at Dow. The Façade Tectonics Institute in a non-profit member-based organization whose mission is to accelerate transformative change in the built environment toward common goals of resilience and sustainability. The Institute hosts a biannual World Congress and the Vitruvian Honors and Awards competition to support its mission.

Chris DeHaven, McCarthy Building Companies

Jon Kimberlain, Dow

Keith Boswell, SOM


About Facade Tectonics Institute

The Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI) is the premier member organization for building industry and professionals as well as academic, government, and nonprofit organizations and institutions focused on healthy and livable communities. The Institute’s primary objective is to fuel discussion and collaborative research that bridges fragmented market segments of the building industry, pairing government, academia, ownership, and industry professionals. Integral to this mission is the dissemination of historical, theoretical, and practical information derived from this research to the building marketplace, thereby acting as a conduit and facilitator for both learning and further collaborative research pursuits.


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