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  • Facade Tectonics Forum: Simulation vs. Reality

    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.

  • Facade Tectonics Forum: HOUSTON

    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.

  • Facade Tectonics Forum: TORONTO

    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.

  • Facade Tectonics Forum: MIAMI

    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.

  • Facade Tectonics Forum: NYC

    .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.

  • Facade Tectonics Forum: SEATTLE

    FTI's celebrated Forum in Seattle explored the "facade effect" on buildings and urban habitat with industry and academic thought leaders.

  • TSI Corporations

    TSI specializes in contract glazing, offering high level project management practices and installation of curtain wall and architectural window systems.

  • Optimized Adaptive Re-Use

    Contemporary building practice represents a disconnect between traditional manufacturing techniques, that favor straight runs and orthogonal geometri…

  • The Glass Failure Prediction Model

    ASTM E 1300 Standard Practice for Determining Load Resistance (LR) of Glass in Buildings defines the load resistance of a glass construction as being…

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    Glazing Design By ASTM E 1300

    ASTM E 1300 “Standard Practice for Determining Load Resistance of Glass in Buildings” defines the load resistance of a glass construction as being th…

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    Reduce, Reuse, Reclad

    Kintsukuroi, the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with powdered precious metal, is a practice of celebrating the life and history of an objec…

  • CTBUH 2021 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference

    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 2021 ON-LINE

    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.

  • The Graduate Building Science program at USC is outstanding. Join us!

    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.

  • Thermal Stress Analysis in Glass

    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…