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  • Technoform North America

    The Technoform Group, established in 1970 in Kassel, Germany, is a global leader in system design and extrusion of specialized thermoplastic composite materials and systems.

  • Novel Techniques for Facade Optimization

    Complex freeform architectural enclosures are becoming increasingly popular and easy to model and design with the help of modern computational tools.…

  • Multilayer Design Technique in the Metal Facades

    Multilayer design technique in metal facades is introduced in this paper. Generally, in this technique, a metal facade is designed in the fourth laye…

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    Hurricane-acoustic Glazing Barriers Using New Interlayer Technology

    In the last twenty years we have seen the development of polymer interlayers for laminated glass where the resin compositions have been optimized for…

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  • Contextual Envelopes

    Aesthetic and technical capabilities of facade design have become seemingly endless as building technologies progress. While the capacity to address …

  • Architectural Glass Institute

    The Architectural Glass Institute (AGI) serves the construction industry by providing a wide range of the highest quality contractors combined with a large professional workforce, and supports the market with one source for technical, educational, training, safety data and expertise.

  • Bridging the Gap Between Industry and Academia

    Fundamentals of Facade Technology: Jeff Vaglio, a proud Facade Geek and lifelong learning proponent, reports on a hands-on industry/academic collaboration at USC. Education is a core mission of the Facade Tectonics Institute, serving both academia and the building profession.

  • Imagining Future Innovative Facades

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

  • Kreysler & Associates

    Kreysler & Associates has been leading the way in the use of composite materials in construction since its establishment in 1982. Born out of the high performance boat industry, the company was founded to bring proven marine materials and techniques to the construction industry.

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    Generative Design Tool

    The piezoelectric facade as a self-sustained technology can generate a considerable amount of energy by converting swaying motions (actuated by the w…

  • Fire Safety in Facade Design

    During the last century together with growing construction technology and modern architectural trends, the number of high rise buildings and dimensio…

  • Optimized Adaptive Re-Use

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