Glass and Glazing
Sustainability and energy efficiency depend not only on the overall design but also on the buildi...read more
Sectioning off large open spaces without making everything feel closed off was the challenge face...read more
1-hour fire resistive wall with SuperLite II-XL 60 in GPX Framing. Architect: GSBS. Glazier: LCG Facades
One of the most exciting new buildings to open its doors this year is the Salt Lake City Public S...read more
One of the many fire resistive and blast-rated exterior wall openings by SAFTI FIRST at the VA Primary Care Annex in Tampa, Fla. Photo: SAFTI FIRST
Security, safety and transparency don’t have to be mutually exclusive thanks to new glazing techn...read more
SuperLite III-XL in a butt-glazed assembly
Innovation is the engine of business success. Whether it’s the development of a brand-new product...read more
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Engineers from SSR offer advice and guidelines on implementing building enclosure mockups on any...read more
SuperLite II-XL 60 with Decorative Art Glass in Stainless Steel GPX Framing work together to make this 1-hour stairwell visually appealing and inviting. Architect: RRTL. Glazier: InterClad. Project: St. Cloud University ISELF Building in St. Cloud, Minn.
Within the architectural community, a movement called "active design" seeks to convert barren and...read more
Plaquemines Parish (La.) Detention Center, designed by L.R. Kimball. Glazier: Glass, Inc.; products used: SuperSecure II-XLS in SAFTIfire GPX Framing. Photo: courtesy SAFTI FIRST
Like it or not, the number of incarcerated people in the U.S. continues to rise. With that, incre...read more
1 hour fire resistive wall meeting ASTM E-119 requirements with SuperLite II-XL 60 in GPX Framing. Architect: HDR. Glazing Contractor: Charlotte Glass
Openness and transparency were high priorities in the design of the Joint School of Nanoscience...read more
Unsafe wired glass application. This was later replaced with clear fire and CPSC Category II safety rated glazing to prevent injuries. Photo: SAFTI FIRST
The Kensington, Boston. Photo: SAFTI FIRST
SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of fire rated glass and faming systems, is proud to announc...read more
Maximizing daylighting strategies on Federal Office Building 8, the exterior renovations entail replacing a large portion of the existing limestone faade with expanses of glazing.
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Migratory birds were flying into the windows and falling, dead or injured, to the foot of the LEE...read more