Say you buy a piece of land in Montana and plan to build your dream house on it. There are a lot of questions to answer first: How is it going to be designed? Which architect and contractor to hire? Where to get the...
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Judson University in Elgin, Ill., recently experienced some enviable challenges: continuous growth in its fledging architectural and design program had led to less classroom, meeting and office space, and the university had...
Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system
Project: Johnson & Wales University Center for Physician Assistant Studies Location: Providence, RI Architect: DBVW Architects Glazing Contractor: Cherry Hill Glass Co. Product: Fireframes® Aluminum Series frames and...
SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballisti
Project Name: Plaquemines Parish Detention Center in Davant, La. Architect: L.R. Kimball General Contractor: The Lemoine Company Glazier: Glass, Inc. Products used: SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2...
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Many architecture firms struggled after the economic downturn hit the design and construction industry hard in 2008. However, Foreman Seeley Fountain Architecture, a small Atlanta firm with 14 employees, managed to survive...
New metal buildings have helped boost productivity at Perrault Farms in Yakima V
Each year, when the calendar strikes August 25, the operations of Perrault Farms kick into high gear.  For the next 35 days, the Toppenish, Wash., facilities operate around the clock to harvest, dry, bale and chill the...
Channel glass exterior façade. Photo: Technical Glass Products/NBBJ
Project: University of San Francisco, John Lo Schiavo, S.J. Center for Science and Innovation Location: San Francisco Architect: NBBJ Glass: Pilkington Profilit™ translucent channel glass system with Lumira® aerogel...