SKINS Facade Tectonics Newsletter 02/18

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///SKINS Newsletter February 2018, Highlights.


Facade Futures 2018: Considering long-term trends in curtainwall technology

SKIN’s own Mic Patterson unpacks his crystal ball and looks ahead to the forces that will shape buildings over upcoming decades. “Expect some surprises down the road,” he warns.

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Facade Tectonics 2018 World Congress – Now AIA Approved

Facade Tectonics ventures beyond the dialogue with its upcoming 2-day conference, themed Skins on campus: Bridging industry and academia in pursuit of better buildings and urban habitat. March 12-13, 2018 on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles attendees will earn 10.5 AIA LU/HSW credits. Join!

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VR Experience at the Facade Tectonics 2018 World Congress

A small team of digital designers at the Virtual Construction Lab of Schüco (VCL) in NYC is developing a new way for clients to experience and evaluate facade products. The VCL will be demonstrating the technology at the conference in Los Angeles on March 12-13.

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99% Invisible treats us to a cool dive into THERMAL COMFORT

Podcast subscriber? Try this one! New to podcasts? This is a great intro. Includes a compelling history of air-conditioning and covers passive cooling, comfort standards, thermal monotony, adaptive comfort, and even discusses the heated/cooled chair by the Center for the Built Environment. Enjoy!

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BuildingsNY is coming to NYC, Javits Center, May 8-9

BuildingsNY connects building owners and property managers with industry professionals, service and product providers, and market thought-leaders. It provides a meeting place for owners, managers, developers, contactors, architects, and engineers, and combines an exhibition, free accredited education, workshops, and networking events.

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