Glass and Glazing
Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass has been used for glass replacement projects at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater for the past several decades.
Photography courtesy of Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
For Calgary Central Library, Snøhetta architects studied how daylight affects interiors, eventually specifying triple-pane insulating glass units (IGUs) witha variety of
Starphire® and Solarban® glasses by Vitro Architectural Glass.
Photography by Michael Grimm
Buildings are places which should promote the health, welfare and productivity of the people wh...read more
SuperClear 45-HS-LI offers superior optical clarity, performance & safety at a fraction of the price of ceramics.
"Revolutional, affordable, USA made Fire Rated Glazing for all fire protective areas makes cera...read more
A glass-enclosed bridge featuring ultra-transparent Solarban® 72 Starphire® glass provides access to 6,000 square-feet of lounge, meeting and student-activity space.
At UCSD Jacobs Medical Center, a point-fixed structural glass façade—fabricated with Solarban® 70 glass on Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass by Vitro Glass—reinforces patient-centered care.
Jacobs Medical Center is distinguished by a gleaming, point-fixed structural glass façade.
Photo courtesy Vitro Architectural Glass
The five-page technical document offers methods for cleaning and sanitizing glass surfaces. ...
Using clear, 2-hour, ASTM E-119 rated fire resistive butt-glazed walls allow Ortega’s mural, located in an exit stairwell, to be enjoyed by visitors and patrons on multiple floors.
Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...read more
SageGlass's Harmony dynamic glass and Vitro Architectural Glass's Acuity low-iron glass are among...read more
181 Fremont was engineered for performance, including a unitized curtainwall featuring Solarb...read more
Photo courtesy Perkins+Will
A curtain wall shadow box is a spandrel assembly consisting of vision glass at the building exter...read more
Wanderwall is one of the largest public art pieces in North Carolina. Designed by Marc Fornes/Theverymany, it reimagines an exterior wall of the Stonewell Station parking garage along Interstate 277 in Charlotte (more below). Photo: NAARO
9 projects that push the limits of architectural design, space planning, and material innovation....
Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina included dynamic glass when it expanded its Terminal A. Image: Courtesy of View
This sector accounts for one-fifth of View Glass’ portfolio.
We’ve all seen it. A dead bird laying on the sidewalk next to a building. Or, maybe we’ve heard...read more
SuperClear 45-HS and SuperClear 45-HS-LI can be used in 45 minute doors up to a maximum clear view area of 3,288 sq. in. (33 in. x 99-5/8 in.) and in 45 minute sidelites, transoms and openings up to a maximum clear view area of 3,880 sq. in. (42-3/4 in. x 90-3/4 in.).
SAFTI FIRST’s new SuperClear 45-HS and SuperClear 45-HS-LI are approved for glazing in all 45 min...read more
©Stéphane Brügger Photography
A new Montreal icon features glass in contrasting shades for optimal aesthetic appeal.
Tinted glass helps to regulate a building’s temperature as it is designed to absorb energy from t...read more
Store frontage is integral to showcasing what’s inside and, more importantly, who is inside.
SAFTI FIRST management and R&D team after successful testing of a revolutionary new product earlier this year.
I refused to believe that wire glass, which has been used in the US for over 100 years, was the o...read more
A 'patient first' approach was the inspiration for the hospital’s design.
It is crucial to consider how glass, as beautiful as it may be, will improve the energy efficienc...read more
AAMA publication describes proper guidelines and glazing procedures for structural glazing.
A product like LUXCLEAR® Protect, an anti-corrosion glass from AGC Glass North America,...read more
In her talk at Accelerate Live! 2018, micro-buildings design expert Aeron Hodges, AIA, Senior Designer/Manager Stantec Architecture, explored the key drivers of the micro-buildings movement, and how the trend is spreading into a wide variety of building typologies. Photo: BD+C
BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)...read more
Photo: Olivia Nass
University of Wisconsin School of Business Grainger Hall’s east and west wings are now linked by...read more
An audacious residential structure in New York City preserves spectacular outdoor views while min...read more