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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.

  • Mixed Reality in Facade Education

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

  • Architectural Glass Institute

    The Architectural Glass Institute (AGI) serves the construction industry by providing a wide range of the highest quality contractors combined with a large professional workforce, and supports the market with one source for technical, educational, training, safety data and expertise.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Facade Tectonics 2020 World Congress

    FTI's 2020 World Congress will take place virtually, gathering the built environment’s most influential players for blind, peer reviewed paper presentations, expert-led group discussions, highly curated content, poster presentations, a dedicated vExpo and exclusive networking opportunities.

  • 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.

  • GlassCon Global VE-Glass Virtual-EX

    GlassCon Global® and USGlass magazine have joined together to produce a new ground-breaking virtual event servicing the architectural glass, metal and fenestration industries, GlassCon Global VE-Glass Virtual-EX.

  • Build Test Iterate Repeat

    The global increase in atmospheric temperature rise combined with the rapid growth of previously underdeveloped climate zones presents a growing need…

  • Architectural Ceramic Assemblies

    This paper documents a six year academia/industry collaboration between researchers at the Department of Architecture, University at Buffalo (SUNY) a…

  • European Facade Networks

    The European climate and energy targets for 2020 demand significant improvement of the energy performance of buildings since one third of the end-use…

  • Net Zero 2020 Conference

    Don't just wait for the future, build it. NZ20, the world's largest net zero conference, is building a #NetZeroFuture for all. Learn more & register at www.NetZeroConference.com

  • PLEA 2020 Online

    PLEA stands for “Passive and Low Energy Architecture”, a commitment to the development, documentation and diffusion of the principles of bioclimatic design and the application of natural and innovative techniques for sustainable architecture and urban design.

  • Greenbuild International Conference and Expo

    Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the largest annual event for green building professionals worldwide to learn and source cutting edge solutions to improve resilience, sustainability, and quality of life in our buildings, cities, and communities.

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    Historical Evolution of Responsive Facades

    Responsive façade system is considered a major component of high-performance building envelope that is capable of responding to environmental stimuli…