Building Envelope Building Enclosure Systems | Aug 10, 2021

Façade design for cost, performance, and delivery

The façade is one of the most important factors in shaping the overall aesthetics and performance…
Curtain Wall | Jan 13, 2020

YKK AP Launches Collaborative Research into Construction Technology with Carnegie Mellon University

Explores the use of robotics and technologies in fenestration products installation to help address global labor and construction challenges.

75 Top Products | Dec 16, 2019

101 Top Products for 2019

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for the past 12 months in the fourth-annual 101 Top Products report.

75 Top Products | Dec 16, 2019

Top Glass and Glazing Products for 2019

SageGlass's Harmony dynamic glass and Vitro Architectural Glass's Acuity low-iron glass are among the nine new glass and glazing products to make Building Design+Construction's 2019 101 Top Products report.

75 Top Products | Dec 12, 2019

Top Building Envelope Products for 2019

Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier are among the 28 new building envelope products to make Building Design+Construction's 2019 101 Top Products report. 

BD+C University Course | Jul 8, 2019

Shadow box design: To vent or not to vent [AIA course]

A curtain wall shadow box is a spandrel assembly consisting of vision glass at the building exterior and an opaque infill at the interior side of the curtain wall system. This course is worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW. 

Glass Technology | Jun 13, 2019

Dynamic glass catches on at major airports

This sector accounts for one-fifth of View Glass’ portfolio.

Fire and Life Safety | Jun 22, 2017

After testing, seven tower blocks found to have similar cladding as Grenfell Tower

These blocks will undergo further testing to determine if they are safe.

Curtain Wall | Apr 11, 2017

Masters of geometry

Three firms that specialize in façades that curve, twist, and turn see themselves as artisans of the unthinkable.

Curtain Wall | Apr 25, 2016

Constructing an energy-efficient and secure global defense building

EFCO was approached during a search for highly durable and aesthetically appealing curtain wall and storefront products and used 3-D software technology to design the framing system and determine the size, radius and angle of the project building’s curved glass


Magazine Subscription
Subscribe

Get our Newsletters

Each day, our editors assemble the latest breaking industry news, hottest trends, and most relevant research, delivered to your inbox.

Subscribe

Follow BD+C: