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For glass openings, how big is too big?

Advances in glazing materials and glass building systems offer a seemingly unlimited horizon for not only glass performance, but also for the size and extent of these light, transparent forms. Both for enclosures and for indoor environments, novel products and assemblies allow for more glass and less opaque structure—often in places that previously limited their use.




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1.0 AIA LU/HSW BD+C University Course | May 3, 2022

For glass openings, how big is too big?

Advances in glazing materials and glass building systems offer a seemingly unlimited horizon for not only glass performance, but also for the size and extent of these light, transparent forms. Both for enclosures and for indoor environments, novel products and assemblies allow for more glass and less opaque structure—often in places that previously limited their use.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | Apr 27, 2022

New Univ. of Texas Moody Center houses men’s and women’s basketball, other events

The recently completed 530,000 sf University of Texas Moody Center is the new home for men’s and women’s basketball at the Austin campus.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | Apr 25, 2022

Iowa's Field of Dreams to get boutique hotel, new baseball fields

A decade ago, Go the Distance Baseball formed to preserve the Iowa farm site where the 1989 movie Field of Dreams was filmed. 

Projects | Apr 5, 2022

San Francisco Giants open new training facility in Phoenix

The new San Francisco Giants Player Development Center at Papago Park in Phoenix, Ariz., includes a first-of-its-kind space for Major League Baseball training facilities: an indoor half field.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | Feb 3, 2022

Populous designs two new venues for Birmingham

Global design firm Populous collaborated with the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center to open two new venues in Birmingham, Alabama this past Fall. Both venues are located in Birmingham’s downtown area, and are a part of the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC). 

Arena | Dec 13, 2021

Nokia Arena, Finland’s first multipurpose arena, completes

Studio Libeskind designed the project.

Arena | Oct 27, 2021

World’s first net zero carbon arena opens in Seattle

Populous designed the project.

Arena | Sep 20, 2021

LA Clippers unveil $1.8 billion Intuit Dome

AECOM is the lead designer for the project.

Giants 400 | Aug 30, 2021

2021 Giants 400 Report: Ranking the largest architecture, engineering, and construction firms in the U.S.

The 2021 Giants 400 Report includes more than 130 rankings across 25 building sectors and specialty categories.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | Aug 25, 2021

The rise of entertainment districts and the inside-out stadium

Fiserv Forum, home to the 2021 NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks, proved that the design of the space outside a stadium is just as important as inside.

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