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Fenestration and Glazing

Vitro Architectural Glass releases guide on decontaminating glass surfaces

Photo courtesy Vitro Architectural Glass

   

May 08, 2020 | Vitro Architectural Glass

The five-page technical document offers methods for cleaning and sanitizing glass surfaces. ...

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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.

 

| February 14, 2020 | SAFTI FIRST
101 Top Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...

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Top Glass and Glazing Products for 2019 101 Top Products Building Design+Construction
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

SageGlass's Harmony dynamic glass and Vitro Architectural Glass's Acuity low-iron glass are among...

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Shadow box design: To vent or not to vent

Photo courtesy Perkins+Will

   

July 08, 2019 | Mark Walsh, AIA, CDT, LEED AP, Principal, Technical Director, Perkins+Will

A curtain wall shadow box is a spandrel assembly consisting of vision glass at the building exter...

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Watch all 19 Accelerate Live! talks on demand

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

June 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)...

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In this 10-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), SageGlass CEO... read more
| May 24, 2018 |
In this 10-minute sponsor talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), Tim Na... read more
June 13, 2017 |
SageGlass CEO Dr. Alan McLenaghan reviews how biophilic design and new technologies, such as dynamic... read more
Curved glass curtains will give Washington, D.C., office building more views and floor space

The 2050 M Street building will have panels of curved glass covering its exterior. Renderings courtesy REX, via Architizer

November 04, 2015 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Around 900 fluted glass panes will cover 2050 M Street, which will contain television studios for...

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AAMA releases new comparison of condensation ratings systems for fenestration

Condensation on a window. Photo: Arron T. Williams/DeviantArt

September 04, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Document compares three ratings systems.

| August 17, 2015 |

Tempered glass is an excellent choice for large expanses of glass that maximize clear views while...

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AAMA updates methods for testing of exterior walls

Photo: Tim1965/Creative Commons

August 06, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The standard specifies test methods, specifications, and field checks to evaluate structural adeq...

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Transparent fire-rated entry evokes openness at Johnson & Wales University. Phot
| December 30, 2014 | Technical Glass Products

As more students enter the school system each year, designing for fire safety in educational faci...

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Uptown Bay City transforms a former industrial crane-manufacturing site into vib
| December 30, 2014 | Dow Corning

When developers of Uptown Bay City (Bay City, Mich.) began transforming the former industrial sit...

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For Gelsons Market in Los Angeles (pictured above), the architect was able to p
| December 11, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST

When it comes to designing parking garages, providing vision and transparency might not be the pr...

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Effective, fun fire-rated egress stairwell. Photo: TGP
| October 16, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

Among the building elements contributing to the success of the elementary school’s public learnin...

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Photo: SAFTI FIRST
October 14, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST

SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, recently...

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Steel curtain wall entry with heat-mirror glass. Image: TGP
| September 04, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

In this the new facility, middle school and high school classroom wings flank either side of the...

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Pilkington Profilit wave with TGP ProColor in bronze metallic
September 03, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

For design professionals seeking glazing with a durable and colorfast appearance, Technical Glass...

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Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system
| August 17, 2014 | Technical Glass Products Sponsored Content

The precision engineering of TGP’s Fireframes Aluminum Series creates narrow profiles and crisp s...

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SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballisti
| August 08, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST  

When the designers at L. R. Kimball looked for an all-in-one clear, wire-free glazing solution th...

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Renderings courtesy of Forster + Partners
July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The London-based firm unveiled plans for the Russian Copper Company's headquarters in Yekaterinbu...

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Glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can all i
July 07, 2014 | PPG Glass Education Center

The glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can impact an IGU’s ri...

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Channel glass exterior faade. Photo: Technical Glass Products/NBBJ
| July 07, 2014 | Technical Glass Products

The University of San Francisco’s new John Lo Schiavo Center for Science and Innovation brings sc...

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For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire res
| June 27, 2014 | SAFTI FIRST

For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire resistive w...

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All renderings: courtesy Kohn Pedersen Fox
May 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The two-building headquarters for Turkey’s largest and oldest financial institution, Ziraat Bank,...

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May 20, 2014 | Arup

The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consu...

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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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