Glass and Glazing

February 29, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The report analyzes the opportunities for BIPV glass products using c-Si, thin-film and OPV/DSC m...

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February 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new headquarters will total 20,455 sq. ft. and feature a loft-style space with exposed masonr...

read more features a number of comprehensive resources including a Faade Design Tool an interactive, online tool

February 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Resource aims at reducing commercial operating costs and energy consumption.

The proximity of the newly constructed common area to Hutchins Hall posed a unique challenge to the building team. Because these

February 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

When the University embarked on its first major addition since the opening of Hutchins Hall in 19...

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Nearly 400 traditionally styled, high-performance, low-maintenance windows with double-pane insulating glass were installed in t

February 01, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Replacement or retrofit can help keep energy costs from going out the window.

535 Madison Avenue LEED Gold

535 Madison Avenue has met LEED standards through the integration of many of the latest sustainable building materials and syste

January 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Class-A commercial building meets sustainability requirements of LEED Program.

HDR was selected to design Humber Rivers new 1.7-million-sf hospital in Toronto

The design of the hospital takes inspiration from the architecture of Toronto, following clean rectilinear lines and using prima

January 04, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Humber River  is the first hospital in North America to fully integrate and automate all of its p...

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Aragon Construction 568 Broadway Foursquare

Aragon is constructing the top two floors of space in partnership with Echo Design + Architecture.

December 20, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The modern, minimalist build-out will have elements of the foursquare “badges” in different aspec...

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Great Solutions BD+C December 2011

In Orlando, sculpture can be found in unexpected places.

December 10, 2011 | By Leslie Streicher, Associate Editor, and Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The editors of Building Design+Construction present 10 “Great Solutions” that highlight innovativ...

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Glass balconies BD+C December 2011

When the glazing system windows are open, horizontal twin ball-bearing runner carriages with a high load-bearing capacity keep s

December 10, 2011 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Operable glass balcony glazing systems provide solution to increase usable space in residential a...

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Summit Design+Build Chicago's Esquire Theatre

To maintain the Oak Street streetscape, boutique retail will be included on the ground floor and floors will be raised to match

December 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The 33,000 square foot building will undergo an extensive structural remodel and core & shell...

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Fraser Brown MacKenna Green Gown Award GE Fogg Building

Once uneconomic to heat and suffering from extreme solar glare, the concrete structure of the building was corroded and the wind

December 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Working closely with staff at Queen Mary University of London, MEP Engineers Mott MacDonald, Cost...

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Jones Lang LaSalle Uniglo Manhattan 5th avenue

Jones Lang LaSalles Project and Development Services group was tapped by Uniqlo to serve as project manager for the constructio

November 22, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Firm creates new global design standard serving as project manager for Uniglo’s 89,000-sf flagshi...

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Centre for Interactive Research LEED Platinum CIRS

CIRS is a state-of-the-art living- lab in which researchers from leading academic institutions worldwide can conduct interacti

November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Designed to exceed LEED Platinum, the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) is...

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Skanska USA and Moss & Associates wer awarded an $80 million contract to expand and renovate the Greenville-Spartanburg Internat

November 10, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The multi-phase terminal improvement program consists of an overall expansion to the airport’s fo...

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Kolbe's Ultra Series Beveled Direct Set windows include LoE-270 insulating glass with argon gas.

October 24, 2011 | By BD+C

Beveled Direct Set SketchUp and Revit Models available.

Dow Corning 758 Sealant was highlighted in Building Design+Constructions (BD+C) GreenZone Modular High-Performance Medical Fac

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Modular Design Architecture >Dow Corning 758 sealant used in GreenZone modular high-performanc...

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Insulation value is not just at the center of the window but reflects the insulation value of the entire curtain-wall system.

October 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Low insulation value reflects value of entire curtain-wall system. 

Blue-green tint was also applied to the glass as a decorative element.

September 23, 2011

Fire and hurricane assemblies meet design and code requirements.

Bertschi School was the first completed building in Washington State to meet the Living Building Challenge criteria.

September 12, 2011 | By Edward Keegan, Contributing Editor

Modular Architecture > You’ve done a LEED Gold or two, maybe even a LEED Platinum. But are you...

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From Wired Glass to Clear Solutions: Designing with Fire Rated Glass Today

July 22, 2011 | Presented by SAFTI First Fire Rated Glazing Solutions

This white paper provides readers with a solid understanding of fire rated glass (FRG) based on t...

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Floor-to-ceiling aluminum-clad wood windows at the Lakeside Nature Center in Kansas City, Mo., bring the outdoors inside.

July 22, 2011 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Learning objectives After reading this article, you should be able to: Understand issues of therm...

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May 25, 2011

SAFTI FIRST is hosting the Architectural Summit on Thursday, June 2 at the W Hotel in New York Ci...

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May 24, 2011

Guardian Industries expands interiors offering as exclusive manufacturer and distributor of signa...

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May 05, 2011 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

Window and door systems need to perform. Respondents to our annual window and door survey overwhe...

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April 26, 2011

As tornado season escalates and increased tornado activity has devastated parts of the Midwest an...

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April 12, 2011

A $13 million gift from the Otis Booth Foundation is funding a new entrance pavilion at the Natur...

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April 11, 2011

This white paper provides readers with a solid understanding of fire rated glass based on the two...

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