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Adaptive Facade Survey

I would like to invite you to take part in a survey designed within Cost Action 1403 Adaptive Facades Network (http://tu1403.eu/).



The aim of the survey is o create a public database of building adaptive envelope solutions including materials, components or buildings able to adapt to the changing environmental…

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Added by JOSEMI RICO MARTINEZ on December 2, 2016 at 11:59 — No Comments

Structural / Facade Engineer based at Newtecnic Cambridge Office, linked to the Glass and Facade Technology Group at Cambridge University Engineering Department.

Description of the company:

Newtecnic is a multidisciplinary building engineering firm based in London and Cambridge with an established and continuously growing international presence. Working on large schemes with complex geometries, the team works on some of the most exciting and ambitious architect-led projects and provides highly resolved, coordinated, and innovative design solutions using emerging technologies. The company works closely with the Glass and Facade Technology Research…

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Added by Mauro Overend on November 24, 2016 at 2:47 — No Comments

Revising the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive: Tapping the potential of windows

For the first time, the building glass façade and window industry represented by European Aluminium, EuroWindoor, European Solar Shading Organization and Glass for Europe come together to call for a modernised EPBD to unleash the energy savings potential of high performing windows.

http://www.es-so.com/new/321-joint-position-paper-epbd

Added by JOSEMI RICO MARTINEZ on November 16, 2016 at 10:04 — No Comments

Facade Engineer

Façade Engineering

‘Facades have become complicated beyond the skills of architects, structural and mechanical engineers. Facades require a dedicated engineer with a particular range of skills and experience, who understands their behavior and can undertake their design, manufacture and installation better, more efficiently and more comprehensively than can a traditional architect,…

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Added by Dasun Siriwardena on November 14, 2016 at 2:30 — No Comments

Retrospective about the Light Facade Master by Xavi Ferrés in his blog

On the occasion of the new launch of the Light Facade Master in Madrid, driven by Benito Lauret, Xavier Ferres writes a retrospective about the previous history of this master in his blog:

http://facfacade.blogspot.com.es/

Added by JOSEMI RICO MARTINEZ on November 10, 2016 at 6:24 — No Comments

glasstec 2016: Workshop and Symposium for new master students

From September 20th to 23rd the European Facade Network (efn) in cooperation with the Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture (HS OWL) and the TU Delft have hosted the workshop 'Form Finding Fabrication' and the Symposium 'Digital Methods' at the glasstec 2016 trade fair in Düsseldorf. Workshop and symposium have been the semester kick-off for Detmold's new master students and have been led by Prof.i.V. Hans Sachs and Dipl.-Ing. David Lemberski.…

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Added by Susann Kreplin on October 4, 2016 at 21:55 — No Comments

Where to study a Facade Master ?

Hello.

My name is Pablo Ochoa. I have being working in the glass and fenestration industry for more than 5 years, I have a bachelor degree on civil engineering. im looking forward to study a master in facade, fenestration or glass, the only university by the moment that has a MS Facade is Lippe in DETMOLD Germany, could anyone recommend if there is some other option or if the MS Facade is worth it, any comments will help.

Added by Pablo Ochoa Camberos on July 7, 2016 at 22:00 — 4 Comments

Vacancy @ VK Architects & Engineers in Belgium

To extend our Facade Engineerings team, we are searching for a FACADE DESIGN ENGINEER for our offices in Brussels, Ghent or Charleroi:

Check our vacancy:

http://www.vkgroup.be/en/career/facade-design-engineer-mf/

Added by Maaike Berckmoes on June 29, 2016 at 11:03 — No Comments

PhD Studentship Computational analysis and optimization of innovative solar shading concepts. Eindhoven Univ.

PhD Studentship Computational analysis and optimization of innovative solar shading concepts

Eindhoven University of Technology is looking for an excellent and highly motivated PhD candidate – Computational analysis and optimization of innovative solar shading concepts and automation strategies.

Effective daylight utilization and smart use of passive solar gains are essential for achieving low-energy buildings with comfortable indoor conditions. There is…

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Added by JOSEMI RICO MARTINEZ on February 16, 2016 at 9:49 — No Comments

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer positions at the University of Sydney. Closing 01 March 2016

Dear all,

I thought you might wish to know of some positions that are being advertised in sustainable design and architectural design technologies in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney.

 

AD POSTING - 2396/1115 - Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Design

Link - http://bit.ly/1Pw0J36

Closing date: 2 March 2016

AD POSTING –

 

2398/1115 -…

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Added by Daniel Ryan on February 15, 2016 at 4:48 — No Comments

EFN Workshop in Detmold

EFNmobile Workshop in Detmold

Where? Campus Emilie in Detmold _ When? November 23th – 26th in 2015

 

Facadetronics…

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Added by Susann Kreplin on November 22, 2015 at 23:46 — No Comments

New job offer in Nobatek

We just published a new job offer in our Career Opportunities section. Go to News (you need to sing in or sing up).

Added by JOSEMI RICO MARTINEZ on July 28, 2015 at 6:46 — No Comments

New job offer

There is a new job offer for Facade specialists in Toulouse (France) just published in our Career Opportunities section (go to "news" in the main menu). 

Added by JOSEMI RICO MARTINEZ on July 27, 2015 at 13:58 — 1 Comment

EFN Workshop in San Sebastian

3.3 Documentation: EFN Workshop in San Sebastian

 

8 mock-ups were presented at the International Conference of Architectural Envelopes ICAE in San Sebastian.

 

Low carbon – high architecture…

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Added by Susann Kreplin on July 21, 2015 at 14:00 — No Comments

EFN Workshop in San Sebastian

3.2 Documentation: EFN Workshop in San Sebastian

 

…On the end of the first day the ideas were finalized and the preparation started.

Low carbon – high architecture…

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Added by Susann Kreplin on July 21, 2015 at 13:50 — No Comments

EFN Workshop in San Sebastian

3.1 Documentation: EFN Workshop in San Sebastian

 

45 students from 12 nations participated the EFN workshop in San Sebastian.

 

Low carbon – high architecture Workshop area / tent…

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Added by Susann Kreplin on July 21, 2015 at 13:35 — No Comments

Workshop ThinkingSkins!

The EFNmobile – “ThinkingSkins” workshop started on Monday, June 15th at the TU Delft. After an

introduction by Susanne Gosztonyi about the background ofadaptive façades and by Jens Böke about the

specific topic of ThinkingSkins, we started the ideation of future adaptive façade concepts related to

individual functions of the façade.…



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Added by Mina Sahabi on June 17, 2015 at 18:00 — No Comments

Less than a month before Future Envelope 9: “Unobtainium” /Conference on Building Envelopes June 18th 2015 in Delft

Less than a month before Future Envelope 9: “Unobtainium”.  Check the website for programme, speakers and registration online

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Added by THALEIA KONSTANTINOU on May 21, 2015 at 13:42 — No Comments

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