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.
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
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
The 2050 M Street building will have panels of curved glass covering its exterior. Renderings courtesy REX, via Architizer
Around 900 fluted glass panes will cover 2050 M Street, which will contain television studios for...read more
Buildings could install glass that doubles as solar panels, if a Michigan State research group's innovation catches on.
The transparent luminescent solar concentrator device could be used on buildings or mobile device...
The machine in action, up close. Photo screenshot from Mediated Matter via Fast Company Design
The machine uses molten glass as its “ink,” contained in a “kiln cartridge” that heats up at 1,90...read more
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The standard specifies test methods, specifications, and field checks to evaluate structural adeq...read more
Photo: Bin im Garten, Wikimedia Commons
The sphere would more than double the size of the current record holder.
Researchers view the Colorado Rocky Mountains through an electricity-generating SolarWindow module. Photo courtesy SolarWindow Technologies
Made primarily out of hydrogen and carbon, the coating can turn see-through surfaces into solar p...read more
Designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan, the white bridge is meant to look as if it is “disappearing into the clouds.” Renderings: Haim Dotan
Designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan, the white bridge is meant to look as if it is “disappea...read more
As more students enter the school system each year, designing for fire safety in educational faci...read more
When developers of Uptown Bay City (Bay City, Mich.) began transforming the former industrial sit...read more
When it comes to designing parking garages, providing vision and transparency might not be the pr...read more
Among the building elements contributing to the success of the elementary school’s public learnin...read more
SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, recently...read more
In this the new facility, middle school and high school classroom wings flank either side of the...read more
For design professionals seeking glazing with a durable and colorfast appearance, Technical Glass...read more
The precision engineering of TGP’s Fireframes Aluminum Series creates narrow profiles and crisp s...read more
When the designers at L. R. Kimball looked for an all-in-one clear, wire-free glazing solution th...read more
The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...read more
The glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can impact an IGU’s ri...read more
The University of San Francisco’s new John Lo Schiavo Center for Science and Innovation brings sc...read more
For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire resistive w...read more
The Seventh Heaven complex features a stepped form that will offer stunning views of the Dubai sk...read more