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Welcome to facadetectonics.org! We ask that you review our Terms of Use, which are a binding license agreement that covers your use of this site ("Agreement"). If you remain at this site or return thereafter, you agree to be bound by this Agreement in exchange for access to the free content provided by us at this site. If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement after you have read it, please leave the site.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Law Restrictions

Except for public domain material, the content provided by facadetectonics.org, except for public domain material or as otherwise noted, is copyrighted © 2020 Facade Tectonics Institute, Inc. All materials contained on facadetectonics.org, including all text and images, are protected worldwide by applicable copyright laws and treaty provisions. They may not be published, reproduced, copied, modified, uploaded, transmitted, posted, or distributed in any way, without Facade Tectonics Institute’s prior written consent or as expressly permitted by the limited license set forth in these Terms of Use.

Limited License

You are hereby granted a non-exclusive license to use the material at this site while connected to this site. You are also granted a limited license to print copies of any material contained within this site, but only for your personal use. All other rights are reserved. You may not electronically reproduce, adapt, distribute, perform, or display the material at this site except as necessary to review such material while connected to this site. You may not make changes to any materials found within facadetectonics.org or delete author attribution or copyright notices, and may not commercially use any materials from facadetectonics.org. The use of any of our trademarks as metatags on other web sites is also strictly prohibited. You may, however, establish ordinary links to our site without our written permission.


We may provide links from our site as a convenience to our visitors. We have no control over linked sites and make no representations about any content or material available at these locations. Links are not intended to imply sponsorship, affiliation or endorsement with the linked site. If you believe that we have provided a link to a site that contains infringing or illegal content or that makes available cracker tools or other circumvention devices, we ask that you notify us so that we may evaluate whether (in our sole discretion) to disable it.

The materials on facadetectonics.org are provided by Facade Tectonics Institute for informational purposes only. The projects, materials, and details presented on facadetectonics.org may represent isolated features of complex, custom facade systems. Reuse of such features, in addition to being legally prohibited by applicable law and these Terms of Use, is hazardous without prior professional evaluation of applicable design considerations, building codes, structural engineering requirements, contiguous building systems, and assembly and installation capabilities and constraints. Therefore, with respect to the details, features, materials, and/or products depicted within facadetectonics.org, Facade Tectonics Institute makes no warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or otherwise. Under the laws applicable to this agreement, neither we nor any other person or entity providing content via this site shall be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages.

Modifications / Termination

Our employees are not authorized to vary the terms of this Agreement. You agree that we may modify the terms of this Agreement (or discontinue this site) in our sole discretion, without advance notice, and that your right to access this site is conditioned on an ongoing basis with your compliance with the then-current version of these Terms of Use.


The Terms of Use shall be governed in accordance with the laws of the state of California, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of laws provisions. We reserve the right to add, delete, or modify any or all terms of use at any time with or without notice.