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  • 2020 World Congress FAQ

    The 2020 World Congress will take place virtually: each Wednesday in August, we will present plenaries and peer-reviewed papers; educational workshops will be held on Thursdays. Access to the poster gallery, networking, and the vExpo will be open throughout both days.

  • Facade Tectonics 2020 World Congress

    This year's World Congress was presented online through a virtual platform providing a unique forum for a diverse cross section of the design and real estate communities to discuss the innovations and advancements revolutionizing the design and delivery of the building skin.

  • Paper Reviewers Needed for the 2020 World Congress

    Want to get more involved in Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI)? We are looking for volunteers to serve as paper reviewers for Facade Tectonics 2020 World Congress. If you would like to be a paper reviewer, please continue reading the instructions below.

  • Call for Posters: Facade Tectonics 2020 World Congress

    We are pleased to announce that for the first time, the Facade Tectonics Institute will include a poster presentation at their 2020 World Congress. The poster presentation will serve as a graphic representation of each poster author's research and findings.

  • 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

  • Explore the top papers from the 2020 World Congress

    Each week leading up to the 2020 World Congress, we will announce one of the four winning authors, selected from the 118 papers to be presented at the virtual event, and releasing an interview with them on our SKINS Podcast.

  • 2020 Educational Workshop Program

    Get inspired at FTI's Educational Workshop Series, presented virtually as part of the 2020 World Congress. Choose from nine workshops presented across three sessions to learn about the latest advancements and trends in facades from experts in the industry.

  • 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

  • World Congress 2020: A Home Run!

    Facades Month and the World Congress, long delayed and virtually conducted, is now in the rear-view mirror with some of us still recovering from the experience. It was an intensive undertaking. And I tell you this, my friends: it was stupendous!

  • FTI World Congress Postponed Until August 5-6, 2020

    Due to the increasing concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Los Angeles area, the Facade Tectonics Institute has made the very difficult decision to postpone Facades Week: LA! until August 3-7, 2020 with the World Congress to be held August 5-6.

  • Virtual World Congress? Bah, humbug!

    I’ve heard a little of this from some people and it bugs me! We are going to have the best World Congress event in the history of mankind! The prospect of taking FTI’s signature World Congress event to a digital platform is nothing but opportunity for the Institute. Let me tell you why

  • Going Viral: Engaging in the age of C-19

    As March rolled in, we were steamrolling toward Facades Week: LA! and our 3rd World Congress. We were excited; registrations and sponsorship were running far ahead of past events and we were expecting record-breaking participation. Then C-19 raised its ugly head and we all know the rest.

  • Call for Abstracts: Facade Tectonics 2022 World Congress

    The Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI) announces a call for abstracts for our 2022 World Congress (2022WC) to be convened in Los Angeles on October 12-13. When it comes to the building facade there is much to talk about. And the Institute is aggressively inclusive, with the mission of bringing all...

  • 2021 Vitruvian Honors & Awards Ceremony

    FTI is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Vitruvian Honors & Awards and invites you to submit a project or project team for consideration. The deadline to submit is Monday, October 4, 2021. More details about the awards ceremony will be announced soon.