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  • Fenestration Challenges

    The May SKINS newsletter focuses on fenestration, that is – windows, curtainwall, storefront, glazed doors and skylights. There are very few structures that are built without these elements, not just because they are so crucial for occupant health and well-being.

  • Embodied Carbon

    Welcome to this edition of the SKINS newsletter, which is all about carbon! As guest editor this month, I am representing FTI’s embodied carbon (EC) working group. This issue highlights several important topics relative to embodied and the trade-offs with operational carbon.

  • Bridging the Gap Between the Facade Industry and Diversity

    This newsletter is different from what you usually expect from SKINS. We are talking about human connection, communication, language, and broadening our understanding of how we move through the world and evolve with the new information we receive. How do these aspects relate to the AECO Industry?

  • Exploring Heritage: Building on the Past

    Welcome to this edition of the SKINS newsletter, which is all about carbon! As guest editor this month, I am representing FTI’s embodied carbon (EC) working group. This issue highlights several important topics relative to embodied and the trade-offs with operational carbon.

  • Welcoming FTI's Newest Leadership

    The Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI) is pleased to announce recent changes to its Board of Directors and Special Advisory Council.

  • Changes to FTI Staff & Leadership

    The Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI) announces upcoming changes to our staff and leadership team. On July 2, 2021, Katie Gould will leave her position as FTI’s Program Director to pursue other endeavors.

  • Facade Design + Construction in the Southeast

    The American Southeast is home to a thriving architecture and engineering industry; shaping one of the fastest growing regions in the country. The online conference, co-chaired by Perkins&Will, will highlight exemplary case studies and emerging trends across the region.

  • TimberCon

    TimberCon 2021, hosted in partnership with the Mass Timber Institute will foreground exemplary timber projects across North America; identify best-case practices for their assembly; and spotlight emerging technologies within this exciting field.

  • Enclosure Innovations on the West Coast

    From Southern California to the Puget Sound, the American West Coast is home to some of the nation’s leading architects, engineers, and designers. The impact of their work is not only felt across the country, but throughout the four corners of the world.

  • Facades+ NYC

    Facades+ bring together some of the world’s most productive building professionals. Be inspired and learn how to innovate all steps of facade implementation, from systems and materials to designs and delivery strategies.

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    Nested Density

    Projecting imagery onto building facades is not only becoming a marketing necessity for successful urban spectacles but is also altering social urban…

  • 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.