Glass and Glazing

Fire-rated glass floor system study area. Photo: courtesy TGP
| May 03, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

In implementing Northwestern University’s Engineering Life Sciences infill design, Flad Architect...

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| April 23, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST This is sponsored content

For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, I...

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The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation trick...

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Channel glass creates a curving faade. Photo: Technical Glass Products
| March 30, 2014 | Technical Glass Products This is sponsored content

The new Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Centre features a 1,400-sf serpentine channel glass wal...

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March 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 58-story DC Tower 1 is the first of two high-rises designed by Dominique Perrault Architectur...

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Photo: Iwan Baan - / Courtesy Emerson College
March 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The $85 million, 10-story vertical campus takes the shape of a massive, shimmering aircraft hanga...

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February 27, 2014 | PPG Glass Education Center

Glass is heat-treated for two reasons: the first is to increase its strength to resist external s...

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February 27, 2014 | PPG Industries

PPG Industries’ flat glass business has received $312,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE...

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Hudson Spire
February 25, 2014 | MJM + A Architects

Design architect MJM + A has released an updated design scheme for the planned 1,800-foot-tall, s...

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February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Rupp Arena will get a 40-foot high glass façade and a new concourse, but will retain many of its...

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February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requi...

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The centerpiece of the school is the 11-story Lakeside building, which was built
February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Formerly occupied by IBM, the 11-story Lakeside building is the new home for North Atlanta High S...

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February 05, 2014 | PPG Industries

PPG Industries announced that it has created a new library of  building information and modeling...

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| January 30, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST

When the Cincinnati Art Museum embarked on an $11 million renovation, the architects wanted the e...

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Kingdom Tower, set to become the worlds next-tallest building at 1,000 meters,
January 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff and CTBUH

Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction fore...

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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.


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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


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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 

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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