Rising complexity in project design and sustainability goals has catapulted digital tools to the forefront of the AEC industry.
Awareness of embodied carbon impacts is surging like hurricane-driven floodwaters and altering the landscape of everything in its path. What are the implications for buildings, the facade system and urban habitat? FTI is taking this on with its 2019 Forum series.
Today the design professions still struggle to understand the nature of research in our work. There is a systemic lack of clarity in defining research in design and developing metrics to evaluate the value behind design interventions and applications
The gap between simulated and actual energy performance has hobbled progress towards important carbon reduction goals in buildings and urban habitat. This summit advocates the need for improved energy modeling and the development of best practices, with emphasis on the building façade.
FTI's celebrated Forum in Houston brought together thought leaders to explore the amplified threats of climate change in the unique urban context of Houston.
The sold out 2019 Toronto Forum brought together AECO industry thought leaders to confront themes central to ever-evolving facade technology, themes engaging facade design, delivery, renewal, materiality, sustainability and resilience.
FTI held its celebrated Forum in Miami with thought leaders to explore the amplified threats of climate change in the unique urban context of Miami.
.FTI's 2019 NYC Forum was an intimate, provocative and forward-looking dialogue with thought leaders from all sectors of the building industry; owners, architects, consultants, contractors and more.
FTI's celebrated Forum in Seattle explored the "facade effect" on buildings and urban habitat with industry and academic thought leaders.
TSI specializes in contract glazing, offering high level project management practices and installation of curtain wall and architectural window systems.
Contemporary building practice represents a disconnect between traditional manufacturing techniques, that favor straight runs and orthogonal geometri…
ASTM E 1300 Standard Practice for Determining Load Resistance (LR) of Glass in Buildings defines the load resistance of a glass construction as being…
ASTM E 1300 “Standard Practice for Determining Load Resistance of Glass in Buildings” defines the load resistance of a glass construction as being th…
Kintsukuroi, the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with powdered precious metal, is a practice of celebrating the life and history of an objec…
This conference explores and celebrates the very best in innovative tall buildings, urban spaces, building technologies, and construction practices from around the world. Incorporating what was previously known as the CTBUH Annual Awards Event, this conference will see the owner/developers and...
BAU is the World's Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems. It has proven itself as an efficient international contact and business platform for the construction industry.
Performance attributes are gradually eclipsing those of appearance as people-centric and zero-impact design comes to dominate practices of buildings and urban habitat. Doug Noble has a message for those interested in preparing for a leadership role in the emerging future of the built environment.
The use of glass in windows and curtain walls in residential as well as in commercial buildings needs to be designed very carefully. In addition to t…
The Passive House Standard has driven a global shift in the performance expectations of what a fenestration system can and should provide, and as demand grows is transforming fenestration manufacturing from Ireland to China.
Special guests Graham Finch, Senior Building Science Specialist at RDH Building Science, and Vincent Davenport from EllisDon's Construction Sciences Group join us to explore the relevance, issues and developments of modular prefabrication and offsite construction practices.