Case studies

The “new” Gaillard Center gets a standing ovation for its exterior cladding

In synch with Charleston's heralded architectural history, the new cladding was made to aesthetically resemble stucco, a material that has been used in the city since the 19th century.

October 27, 2015

One of the focal points of this signature project was the selection of cladding.

The biofilter provides the majority of the building's fresh air intake to substantially reduce energy usage.

The biofilter provides the majority of the building's fresh air intake to substantially reduce energy usage.

October 22, 2015

The green plant wall provides a striking contrast to the glass and steel structure.

Apartment takes progressive turn in architecturally traditional D.C.

Lyric 440, Washington D.C., Alpolic/fr in MFS Mica Silver, SBP Dragonfly Prismatic, BNT Bone White Solid Finishes

October 15, 2015

ALPOLIC's finish is notable in a huge “fin” that gives the Lyric 440K building its focal point

Fire rated glass brings whimsical and reliable protection at children’s hospital

2-hour stairwell re-imagined as a tree house using SuperLite II-XL 120 with digital printed glass in GPX Architectural Series Framing by SAFTI FIRST.

October 13, 2015

Today, stairwells are becoming a prominent design feature and its use is encouraged more and more for the health benefits that stair climbing provides

Porsche Luxury Meets Viega Innovations

Viega ProPress used in the Porsche Design Tower

October 09, 2015

The mechanical engineering firm, Steven Feller P.E., PL in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., knew that Viega was the right way to go for a building of this caliber

Park Metro Apartments in Bellevue, Wash.

September 30, 2015

Nichiha’s PlymouthBrick fiber cement panels provide the warmth of brick along with an affordable, easy-to-handle format with less weight.

Reynobond composite panels were used for the soffit

September 28, 2015

The building, a Walgreens made with metal and composite material from Petersen Aluminum Corp., includes enough sustainable features to attempt to earn LEED Platinum status.

Solar flash forward

 Panasonic’s Sustainable Smart Town in Japan

September 11, 2015

Looking to integrate solar into your building? Here’s what you need to know

Fire-rated stairwell features custom angles

September 09, 2015

Fire-rated glazing can help turn a frequently traversed fire-rated stairwell into a central design element.

Solatube Daylighting Systems and fabric lanterns add brightness and flair

Solatube Daylighting Systems and fabric lanterns add brightness and flair

September 04, 2015

Dark and gloomy, the student center at Waukesha County Technical College was unpopular with students. The school sought to renovate the existing space, transforming it into a bright and cheerful space where students would want to eat, study and socialize.

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