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  • Paper Reviewers Needed for the 2020 World Congress

    Want to get more involved in Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI)? We are looking for volunteers to serve as paper reviewers for Facade Tectonics 2020 World Congress. If you would like to be a paper reviewer, please continue reading the instructions below.

  • 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.

  • 2019 Year in Review

    As the new year approaches and we look back on 2019, we are grateful for the growth and accomplishments of the past year, all made possible by the unwavering support of our members, event attendees, sponsors and industry peers. As we head into 2020, we take a moment to thank you and look back...

  • 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.

  • 2020 World Congress FAQ

    The 2020 World Congress will take place virtually: each Wednesday in August, we will present plenaries and peer-reviewed papers; educational workshops will be held on Thursdays. Access to the poster gallery, networking, and the vExpo will be open throughout both days.

  • Renewing Historic Facades

    As the first phase of a $4 billion dollar, 180-acre, 60 building government preservation project in Washington DC, this case study reviews the envelo…

  • Hybrid Timber

    This case study provides an overview of building hybrid curtain wall system and future opportunities for the use of timber. It will also review the b…

  • Systems Thinking

    This paper surveys facade design education in accredited Bachelor and Master of Architecture (B.Arch and M.Arch) programs in the United States. A rev…

  • 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.

  • Top Glass Conference & Exhibits 2021

    Hosted by Glass Canada magazine, Top Glass brings glazing contractors, curtain wall manufacturers, storefront fabricators, architects and building engineers together for a day of education, networking and review of the latest technology.

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    In Factory Commissioning

    Factory inspection visits are vital, yet they unfortunately have a habit of being overlooked. The factory inspection process during the Building Enve…

  • ANFA 2021: QUANTIFIED BUILDINGS, QUANTIFIED SELF

    The ANFA Conference will explore, from a scientific basis, the range of human experiences that occur in context with elements of architecture, both exterior and interior.

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    Managing Solar Reflections from the Building Envelope

    Understanding how a building will reflect sunlight has gone from a rare requirement to a key consideration during the planning permission process in …

  • 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 …