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  • Facade Maintenance Access

    Facades are an architectural feature and an integral part of the building enclosure. To ensure that the facades continue their function, they must be

  • Case Study: Renovation of Fountain Place featured image

    Case Study: Renovation of Fountain Place

    <p>Fountain Place is a project that exemplifies the latest technology and applications in building skin design and jumbo structural glass…

  • Pioneering the Structural Terracotta Mullion Façade featured image

    Pioneering the Structural Terracotta Mullion Façade

    <p>Architects today must explore alternative enclosure materials to meet evolving energy codes and embodied carbon regulations. Terra cotta has been…

  • The Craft of Building Enclosures

    This paper will provide case studies of two high-performance building envelopes in the San Francisco Bay Area where the fabrication of bespoke façade

  • Inside the Box

    The trend towards modular and unitized facades continues to grow in popularity due largely in part to the efficiencies gained in terms of cost and

  • Air Spaces Changed Everything

    This abstract proposes that architectural facade design over the last 60 years has convulsed in light of two disruptions: air spaces which create

  • Performance-based Facade Framework featured image

    Performance-based Facade Framework

    <p>Buildings have a considerable impact on the environment, and it is crucial to consider environmental and energy performance in building design.…