Posts Tagged ‘ Façade Tectonics Institute ’

Excellence in Architectural Glass

May 24th, 2019

Wherever you are in the world, you can probably find yourself in the nearby vicinity of some great architecture. I know that I like to look for unique details on buildings, especially older buildings. It’s often these features that make the building stand out. Speaking on a personal note, whenever glass is involved that makes […]

FTI to Host Building Envelope Seminar

May 15th, 2017

Facade Tectonics Institute will present a half-day seminar on May 23 focused on the building envelope. The program, titled “Windy City Skins,” will address the impact of fenestration on thermal performance, digital workflows integrating façade design and delivery, and wind effects on tall buildings and urban habitats. It will be held, in conjunction with the […]

A Call to Action

Jul 15th, 2016

Education—or lack thereof—for glass, glazing and facades is something the industry has talked about for years. Little, though, has changed. I’ve sat through many meetings and conferences where the subject is discussed … Architects get little to no education on glass; where’s the glass-specific training for those wanting to enter this field? We need to […]

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