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  • 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.

  • International Facade Education

    Globalization in the construction industry has brought about new demands for buildings and construction projects, new demands that still need to take…

  • Facade Technology in Educational Methodology

    With facades becoming increasingly more complex, and performance a key objective, expertise becomes an important component of successful design proje…

  • Mixed Reality in Facade Education

    Developments in performative computational analysis, mass customization, and complex form manipulation revolutionized building envelope design proces…

  • ACSA 109th Annual Meeting

    This year’s ACSA 109th Annual Meeting will be held virtually from March 24 – 26, 2021. The virtual conference is designed for educators, practitioners, researchers, and students to explore and discuss the latest research, ideas, and practices in architecture, education, and allied disciplines.

  • Systems Thinking

    This paper surveys facade design education in accredited Bachelor and Master of Architecture (B.Arch and M.Arch) programs in the United States. A rev…

  • New Challenges – New Facades!

    Being part of the European Façade Network efn, an association of ten research and education entities throughout Europe, I would like to share my experiences of last year’s conferences and research activities with this brief contribution.

  • 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.

  • BuildingNY 2021

    High Performance Façades: Delivering Better Thermal, Safety, and Acoustical Performance, Presented by the Facade Tectonics Institute

  • Catalytic Conversion

    Nowadays, the power of images is seductive. Bold and complex facades often have an innovative appearance but superficial tectonic depth; experiential…

  • Call for Board Nominations

    We invite members to submit nominations for a vacancy opening on our Board of Directors — we will consider applications for individuals working in material supplier, education, public interest, general contracting, building ownership/development, or fabrication spaces.

  • Laminated Security Glazing

    Glass is an essential component for any type of building. Its transparency enhances daylighting and provides occupants a view to the outside. Whether…

  • Bridging the Gap Between Industry and Academia

    Fundamentals of Facade Technology: Jeff Vaglio, a proud Facade Geek and lifelong learning proponent, reports on a hands-on industry/academic collaboration at USC. Education is a core mission of the Facade Tectonics Institute, serving both academia and the building profession.

  • Top Glass Conference & Exhibits 2021

    Hosted by Glass Canada magazine, Top Glass brings glazing contractors, curtain wall manufacturers, storefront fabricators, architects and building engineers together for a day of education, networking and review of the latest technology.

  • Net Zero Tower

    John Neary describes a collaborative Advanced design Studio at City Tech that involved Permasteelisa, Skanska and Onyx Solar, with links to the published student works.

  • 3rd Annual ACAW Ceramic Workshop 2018 Recap

    2018 teams included; Morphosis, SHoP Architects, Sasaki/Studio NYL, University at Buffalo, AECOM, and Radical Matter. The ACAWorkshop is an outstanding model of industry-academia partnership aimed at the ongoing education of students and practitioners alike.