Welcome to the RCI Foundation
We exist to support research, education, and the dissemination of information for issues important to the building industry. With your help, we can make a difference for the building envelope. Our website furthers our mission by providing ways for you to learn more about the RCI Foundation and to get involved. Thanks for visiting. Your support is appreciated.
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Photography Contest Winners
RCI Foundation's photography contest recieved over 45 photographs for consideration. The winners of the 2013 photography contest are:
Bill Waterston and Tom Wegner
Visit the Photo Gallery to view our winner's photographs.
Thank you to everyone who entered the contest!
News & Announcements
- Posted by Ann Hess on 02/26/2014
The RCI Foundation is very pleased to welcome Gayle Cypher and Laura Levaque as the RCI Foundation U.S. and RCI Foundation Canada 2014 auction chairwomen. This year's auction is filled with great items, including electronics from Carlisle Construction Materials; thanks to Roberts Consulting a Royal Albert tea set from across the pond, Jimmy Buffet and Michael Buble autographed guitars courtesy of Siplast and a super surprise from Firestone Building Products (still top secret)!
- Posted by Ann Hess on 02/05/2014
The RCI Foundation offers its congratulations to our board member, Ralph M. Paroli, Ph.D., who has been elected as vice chairman to ASTM International's board of directors. He currently serves as chairman of ASTM Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing and works on Committees D11 on Rubber and E60 on Sustainability. A member of ASTM International since 1994, Paroli has received various awards for his service and also serves as director of building envelope and structure for the Institute for Research in Construction at National Research Council of Canada.
- Posted by Ann Hess on 12/10/2013
A special shout-out and thank you to renowned Architect Frank Gehry for his autographed book, "Conversations with Frank Gehry", by Barbara Isenberg. The RCI Foundation is excited to offer this book at its Auction 2014. This richly illustrated book is a compilation of intimate interviews with Gehry on topics ranging from his childhood, to his personal influences, and more. As one of the world’s most influential architects, Gehry’s buildings include the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles, the Dancing House in Prague and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. Learn more about this amazing man by clicking on the title link.