Glass Cladding

All images  Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun
January 23, 2014 | Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior des...

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At 1,166 feet, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 2 was the tallest build
January 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Last year was the second-busiest ever in terms of 200-meter-plus building completions, with 73 to...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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October 16, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

Architects and fenestration experts are looking for windows and doors for their projects that emp...

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October 07, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

The Hallidie Building's glass-and-steel skin is generally recognized as the forerunner of today’s...

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Architectural glazing has quantifiable positive effects on users. Photo: David M
September 26, 2013 | Guardian Industries Corp.

Th...

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September 19, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Phase-change materials, electrochromic glass, and building-integrated PVs are among the breakthro...

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11 pairs of SuperLite II-XL 45 IGU in HM Door Framing was used in the buildings
August 23, 2013 | SAFTI FIRST

The newly-opened Exploratorium has brought energy and excitement to the city’s bustling waterfron...

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August 22, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

This course discuses the latest technological advances in glazing, which make possible ever more...

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Fire-rated glass doubles, providing visibility
July 23, 2013 | Technical Glass Products

Design...

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July 12, 2013 | Vetrotech
The Statue of Liberty National Monument reopened to the public featuring two new fire stairwell...
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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

St. Joseph Patient Care Center, Orange, Calif. Photo: Tom Kessler
May 15, 2013 | PPG Glass Education Center

Low-emissivity glasses are critical to making today’s buildings brighter, more energy-efficient,...

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May 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In many cases, curtain wall failures are caused by fairly simple errors that occur during the fab...

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May 08, 2013 | Guardian Industries

Scott Thomsen, president of Guardian Industries Global Flat Glass Group, will engage the global g...

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For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho
April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...

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April 08, 2013 | Oldcastle

Oldcastle® Architectural has acquired Expocrete Concrete Products Ltd., giving North America’s la...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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SAFTI FIRST supplied SuperLite II-XL 60 insulated with Solarban 70XL in SAFTIfir
March 24, 2013 | SAFTI FIRST

The majority of fire rated glazing applications occur inside the building in order to allow occup...

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March 20, 2013 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at California’s West Valley College were replaced...

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March 14, 2013 | PPG

PPG Industries announced that Bryan Iams has been named vice president, corporate communications...

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Safti First's two-hour fire rated GPX Framing achieves Level 8 Ballistic Rating
March 06, 2013 | Safti First

Safti First announced that in addition to meeting ASTM E-119/NFPA 251/UL263 with hose stream for...

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The project used Guardian UltraWhite low-iron glass produced at Guardians Carle
February 14, 2013 | Guardian Industries

Guardian Industries DiamondGuard glass was recently installed on the 102nd story of the Empire St...

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The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a therm
September 17, 2012 | By Charles Young

An aged federal building gets wrapped in a new double wall glass skin.

June 29, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Online tool allows designers to explore the possibilities of glass.

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

The buildings feature fenestration that shades the external glass skin with copp
April 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

LEO A DALY, in collaboration with Local Design Institute WDCE, wins competition to design Phase 2...

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The complex includes 560 private patient rooms, 33 state-of-the-art operating ro
April 18, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center and the Sheikh Zayed Tower create transformative pat...

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