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  • Call for Posters: Facade Tectonics 2020 World Congress

    We are pleased to announce that for the first time, the Facade Tectonics Institute will include a poster presentation at their 2020 World Congress. The poster presentation will serve as a graphic representation of each poster author's research and findings.

  • Imagining Future Innovative Facades

    This workshop will focus on innovations in facade systems, particularly addressing materials, technologies, and innovative design methods.

  • Call for Papers: Facade Tectonics 2016 World Congress

    The Facade Tectonics Institute has issued a call for papers for its 2016 Annual Conference and inaugural World Congress, which will include speaking and poster presentations, panel discussions, workshops and exhibitors.

  • Facade Tectonics 2020 World Congress

    This year's World Congress was presented online through a virtual platform providing a unique forum for a diverse cross section of the design and real estate communities to discuss the innovations and advancements revolutionizing the design and delivery of the building skin.

  • Recap – Facade Tectonics Forum: CHICAGO

    Attendee survey results are in for the recent Facade Tectonics Forum: Chicago! with 100% reporting they will attend another event and recommend FTI events to others, and 96% reporting that speakers and presentations met or exceeded expectations.

  • The Circadian Curtain Wall by John Neary

    Reviewing John Neary's Circadian Curtain Wall, one is confronted with an insistent question: why hasn't anyone started construction on this intriguing building design yet? John has provided FTI with a presentation to explain the thinking behind the Circadian Curtain Wall in greater detail.

  • Blind Peer Review Underway for 2016 World Congress

    “We received hundreds of abstract submissions addressing a remarkable range of building facade topics. We anticipate a truly extraordinary conference.” The two-day summit will include speaking and poster presentations, panel discussions, exhibitors and workshops.

  • 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.

  • Facade Tectonics Forum: MINNEAPOLIS

    FTI touched down in Minneapolis to confront themes central to the ever-evolving facade: energy-efficiency and sustainability, digital technology, kinetic and dynamic components, and material evolution.

  • Facade Tectonics Institute Issues 2016 World Congress Call for Papers

    The Facade Tectonics Institute has issued a call for papers for its 2016 Annual Conference and inaugural World Congress on October 10th-11th in Los Angeles. The two-day summit will feature speaking and poster presentations, panel discussions, workshops and exhibitors.

  • 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: 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.

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    Translation from Concept to Construction

    Fidelity between the built enclosure and early visualizations is rarely, if ever, an accident. When achieved, it comes as the result of persistent ef…

  • 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…

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    Slipping through the Cracks

    We construct building enclosures to keep the elements out, but sometimes air and water infiltrate the building envelope, causing several problems for…

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    Active and Energy Autonomous Window

    Reducing GHG emissions related to energy use in buildings is a prominent obligation given their impact in terms of climate change. In this light, ene…

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    Saving Face

    In 1871, a fourth level Architecture course was offered in New York City that instructed on topics such as heating, ventilation and circulation of wa…