Cladding and Facade Systems

April 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Analysis of daylighting control systems in 20 office and public spaces shows that while the autom...

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April 03, 2013 | BASF

It is hard to talk about restoration without talking about sustainability. This two-hour interact...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace

Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replaces a branch library building formerly located on the site. Its net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design scheme was crucial to getting the $5.5 million, 9,500-sf replacement project approved by the city board.

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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March 27, 2013 | Kawneer

Kawneer Company, Inc., an Alcoa business and the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum p...

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SAFTI FIRST supplied SuperLite II-XL 60 insulated with Solarban 70XL in SAFTIfir

SAFTI FIRST supplied SuperLite II-XL 60 insulated with Solarban 70XL in SAFTIfire CW Framing (middle) in a continuous span from the 7th to the 10th floor, with a segmented portion at the center per the architects design. It also matched the non-rated systems seamlessly.

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 24, 2013 | CertainTeed

CertainTeed Corporation has reached an important milestone in its quality management efforts — ac...

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Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at Californias West Valley College were replaced with aluminum-framed, thermally broken windows from NanaWall in a bronze finish that emulates the look of the original building. Photo: NanaWall Systems Inc.

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 06, 2013 | CENTRIA

CENTRIA President Mark Sherwin has announced his retirement beginning April 1, 2013. Sherwin has...

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Algae "farms" sandwiched between glass faade panels.

Algae "farms" sandwiched between glass faade panels.

March 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Exterior of carbon-neutral demonstration building consists of hollow glass panels containing micr...

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Parex USA, Inc., the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex,

Parex USA, Inc., the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex, Teifs, LaHabra, El Rey, and Merkrete, unveils tw

February 28, 2013 | Parex

Parex USA, Inc., the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex, Teifs, LaHabra, E...

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This suburban Seattle Starbucks was built with shipping containers.

Opened in 2012, this suburban Seattle Starbucks was built with shipping containers.

February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Coffee giant Starbucks is rolling out mini-stores with maximum local flavor, as part of an intern...

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BIM: Not Just for New Buildings

When deciding where to position a donor recognition sign, Ohio State University Medical Center was able to create several render

October 25, 2012 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

Ohio State University Medical Center is converting 55 Medical Center buildings from AutoCAD to BI...

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Exterior metal wall panels help create a dramatic and influential aesthetic.

Exterior metal wall panels help create a dramatic and influential aesthetic without sacrificing performance.

October 24, 2012

Designers for the building aimed to create a positive environment for patients and visitors, and...

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October 23, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Single-skin metal panels, metal composite panels, and insulated metal panels can add both aesthet...

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October 22, 2012

Nichiha USA, a manufacturer of fiber cement siding and cladding, will launch its new corporate id...

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October 09, 2012 | Nichiha

Community rowing club chooses sustainable cladding for its modern rowing house

October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a therm

The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a thermal blanket in winter, reducing the need for mech

September 17, 2012 | By Charles Young

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

The $40 million, 80,000 sf medical office building includes more than 7,000 sf of architectural flat insulated metal wall panel

September 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The $40 million, 80,000 sf medical office building includes more than 7,000 sf of architectural f...

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The Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion marks the famous bridge's 75 years.

The Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion marks the famous bridge's 75 years and utilizes Nichiha USA's Illumination Series panels.

June 22, 2012

With features such as Nichiha's Illumination series panels, super-insulating glass units, and LED...

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Kris Yates

Kris Yates

June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Yates is responsible for the start up, launch and ongoing sales and marketing of Allsteel’s new B...

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

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

June 01, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The full report contains participating firm demographics, energy reduction initiatives undertaken...

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May 31, 2012 | By Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Curing agents; commercial faucets; wall-cladding systems.

AIA Rainscreens BD+C DEcember 2011

Rainscreen system installed at the west building expansion of the University of Arizonas Meinel Optical Sciences Center in Tucs

May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Rainscreen system installed at the west building expansion of the University of Arizona’s Meinel...

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With attention to moisture and air infiltration, more envelopes are using air barriers over water-resistant sheathing (above). S

May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and passing the online exam.

April 30, 2012

Insulated metal panels, or IMPs, have been a popular exterior wall cladding choice for more than...

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Strongwells products were used by Plas-Tech Ltd., a Hawaiian fabricator, for an

Strongwells products were used by Plas-Tech Ltd., a Hawaiian fabricator, for an architectural trellis overlooking Waikiki, Hono

March 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

MGA Architecture plans to add five more trellis systems on the neighboring building. 

OPN Architects knew using copper as a building material for the Moline Public Li

OPN Architects knew using copper as a building material for the Moline Public Library presented two significant challenges: cost

March 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Architects incorporate decorative copper panels to create the look of a heavy plate copper shingl...

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March 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Company expanding into the Texas market with a new office in Dallas and a satellite facility in A...

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