General Information

* 1. Age

* 2. Experience

* 3. Gender

* 4. What is your main field, occupation or company?

* 5. What size is your company or Institution?

* 6. What is your position in the company or institution?

* 7. How many years have you been in your current position?

* 8. What State and Country are you from?

* 9. What is your assessment of the need in the industry for...

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A Master’s Program in Facade Design and Technology
Specialized Training or Courses for Staff in Facade Design and Technology

* 10. How important are the following aspects of a graduate program in Facade Design and Technology

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Full time program for students (1 year)
Part-time Program for students (2-3 years)
Evening courses
Group of courses that form certificate

* 11. Would you consider pursuing a Master’s degree in Facade Design and Technology?

* 12. Thinking about your firm' s future personnel needs, please estimate the number of facade project staff your firm expects to hire with the following degrees in the next year.

  0-2 3-5 6-10
Graduate degree in Facade Design and Technology (M.S Architecture, FDT)
Graduate degree in Architecture (M.S. Architecture, not specified)
Graduate degree in Engineering
Graduate degree in Business (M.B.A.)

* 13. Thinking about your firm' s future personnel needs, please indicate the likelihood that your firm will hire staff with the following degrees over the next five years.

  Very Likely Somewhat Likely Not Likely
Graduate degree in Facade Design and Technology (M.S Architecture, FDT)
Graduate degree in Architecture
(M.S. Architecture, not specified)
Graduate degree in Engineering
Graduate degree in Business (M.B.A.)

* 14. Facade Design and Technology
The following aspects facade design are important to me

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Visual Design / Appearance
Innovative, New Materials
Corporate Design / Public Impact
Natural Ventilation Through Openings
Effective Sun Control
Sustainable Materials
Energy Modeling and Performance
Weather Resistance/ Durability
High Quality Products/ Branded Products
Commissioning / Maintenance

* 15. How often do you rely on the following people for getting information for facade design and specification?

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Facade companies and fabricators
Sales represenatatives
Architects
Structural engineers
Building Services engineers
Industry associations/ Institutes

* 16. Choose one that describes your character the best.

* 17. How do you consider the impact of facade design on the well-being of the user?

* 18. How important is the knowledge in the following areas for facade performance?

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Simulation tools
Material processing
Quantities and take offs
Building Information Modelling
National Standards, Guidelines and Codes
International Standards, Guidelines and Codes
Information and Automation Technologies
Fabricator/ Installer qualifications

* 19. Facade Construction
How important are the following working methods in your daily work?

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Use of Databases
Use of Existing Plan Material
Combination of Different Digital Tools
Building Information Modelling
Individual Concentrated Work
Bilateral Communication within the Company
Bilateral Communication with External partners
Teamwork within the Company
Teamwork with External Partners

* 20. How important are the following areas in your daily work?

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Costs and Cost Estimating
Scheduling
Digital Data Management
Building Information Modelling
National Standards, Guidelines and Codes
International Standards, Guidelines and Codes

* 21. Education and Training
What kind of action is needed regarding the education of architects and engineers?

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New Research and Development
Increase of Competence in Technology
Increase of Application Orientation
Increase of Research Funding For Facade Materials
Creation of Spin-Offs
Communication Competences
Ability to work in Teams
Sustainable Construction Knowledge
Increased Awareness of Details and Constructability

* 22. What kind of action is needed regarding the education of construction workers and installers?

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Increase of Employees
Increase of Competence in Technology
Increase of Practical Training
Increase of Theoretical Knowledge
Increase of Computational Training
Communication Competences
Ability to work in Teams
Sustainable Construction Knowledge
Competency Based Qualifications/ Certifications

* 23. What kind of action is needed regarding the education of public authorities and Institutions?

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Increase of Competence in Technology
Increase of Practical Training
Increase of Theoretical Knowledge
Increase of Computational Training
Communication Competences
Sustainable Construction Knowledge

* 24. How important are the following qualities and competencies for somebody graduating from a facade program?

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Technical Knowledge
Material Knowledge
Construction and Assembly Knowledge
Communication Competences
Drawing and Visualisation Skills
Presentation Techniques
Ability to work in Teams
Sustainable Construction Knowledge

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