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FTI’s World Congress Returns with a Look at Façade Developments, Innovations

The Façade Tectonics Institute (FTI) 2022 World Congress in Los Angeles kicked off on Wednesday, Oct. 12, offering a broad spectrum of information for attendees. From energy requirements to emerging trends and technologies, presenters are packing the meeting halls with … Continue reading

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USC Expands Architecture Program with Focus on Facades

The University of Southern California (USC) is doing its part to educate architecture students about facades. The school recently added a building facade art, science and technology certificate program to its curriculum. The program is designed to offer students an … Continue reading

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Registration Open for the Facade Tectonics Institute’s 2022 World Congress

Attendees can now register for the Facade Tectonics Institute’s biennial World Congress taking place October 12-13, 2022 in Los Angeles. The event will bring together influential players in the built environment to discuss advancements in the design and delivery of … Continue reading

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Pushing Change: Minimizing Noise Through Glass Innovations

A year into a pandemic that shifted life from being “anywhere but home” to “nowhere but home,” it’s hard to remember just how active and loud society was. The world for the past year has been quiet, but life is … Continue reading

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Jumbo Glass Requires Innovative Seismic Solutions

Modern structural glass facades are incorporating larger glass panels and less hardware than ever before. While the aesthetic creates maximum transparency, it does present a design challenge when it comes to accommodating for seismic drift. Richard Kaire and David Dunham, … Continue reading

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