Why join the Facade Tectonics Institute?

The Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI) is committed to providing individuals and organizations optimal value for their participation as members. Benefits include:

  • Inspiration: Building facade technology and application is the most exciting field in the building arts and sciences today, and FTI leads the field. Our events and publications are designed to inspire.
  • Influence & Involvement: Membership brings your voice to the broad based initiatives the Institute manages as a research organization. FTI is shaping the evolution of façade technology. Your involvement puts you at the forefront of this exciting evolution.
  • Networking: Complimentary and discounted registration to FTI events, including the World Congress, the annual international conference, regional Facade Tectonics Forums, the FAB (Facade Awards Banquet), and other business, education and networking events. Mix, mingle and work with facade thought leaders and practitioners from the profession, industry, academia and building owners.
  • Promotion: We understand marketing, and leverage our high media profile to place you and your company at the forefront of industry events and publications.
  • Information: Keep pace with the latest technical developments in facade technology, including digital design and fabrication process, new material and process developments, new conceptual solutions, the most recent built works, and the latest in resilient and sustainable practices.
  • Books & Publications: Complimentary and discounted media produced by FTI, including the Facade Tectonics Journal.
  • Engagement: Opportunities for involvement and industry recognition through committees and work groups.
  • News & Features: Follow the latest facade developments and applications in SkinTec, our monthly newsletter, with a technical focus that delivers far more than just news.
  • Continuing Education: Most of our events qualify for AIA:CES and GBCI credit.
  • Online Tools & Resources: FTI is developing powerful online resources, including the recently launched facaderetrofit.org and a soon-to-be launched building facades database.

If you have a strong interest in the building facade, you have found a home. Visit the FTI membership page now!