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  • Carbon-Neutral High-Rise Envelope Nexus

    The pathway to carbon-neutrality, as urged during the COP 21 in Paris, and the repeated goal for resilient buildings and urban habitats, winds right …

  • Optimized Green Wall

    A Catmull-Clark algorithm (used in 3D computer graphics for smoothing polygon surfaces) was used to create a unique design for an over 208ft by 30ft …

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    Facade Resilience Evaluation Framework

    Resiliency is the capacity of a building (or building component in the case of the facade) to support building functionalities during extreme events …

  • Façade Resilience Evaluation Framework

    This paper discusses façade resilience and presents a novel qualitative evaluation framework that assesses potential risks associated with façade design and suggests way of reducing such design risk in a climate change scenario. Authors Fabio Favoino, Adèle Chalumeau, and Audrey Aquaronne.

  • 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.

  • The Monash Woodside Building

    Today’s environmental challenges highlight the necessity of a holistic approach to façade design and construction, key to achieve the ambitious 2030 …

  • Process of Repair Evaluation

    As the building stock ages around the country and the consequences of design and/or construction that are deficient or lack resiliency become apparen…

  • Environmentally Responsible Wood Cladding

    This case study focuses on the solutions provided for the Bell Museum at the University of Minnesota. Our design team worked with the client to creat…

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    HydroSKIN

    Building envelopes cover a considerable part of the urban exterior surfaces, and to therefore have a significant leverage effect on the climate resil…

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    Facade Expansion Joint Systems

    As awareness around the seismic performance of buildings grows, it is becoming increasingly necessary to integrate seismic expansion joint cover syst…

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    Growing Myceliated Facades

    Today's sustainability in architecture takes into consideration the complete life cycle of buildings and their components, from resource harvesting a…

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    Detailing For Distance

    Quickly exceeding new facade service life expectations for tall buildings imposed by increasing environmental, economic, and social pressures have cr…