Bigger windows, more glass: Efficient, safe, and inspiring [AIA course]

More than ever, openness and copious daylight remain among the most desirable characteristics for end-users in a range of building types. This means applying bigger openings, jumbo sizes, and more glass everywhere—including in ways that help improve energy performance, life safety and wellness, and overall quality of experience.




Glass and Glazing | Aug 20, 2021

Bigger windows, more glass: Efficient, safe, and inspiring [AIA course]

More than ever, openness and copious daylight remain among the most desirable characteristics for end-users in a range of building types. This means applying bigger openings, jumbo sizes, and more glass everywhere—including in ways that help improve energy performance, life safety and wellness, and overall quality of experience.

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…
Glass and Glazing | May 26, 2020

Amazon’s Spheres blend extraordinary forms, conservatory function

The Spheres—the crown jewel of Amazon’s Seattle campus—went beyond the bounds of typical planning to achieve a stunning glass dome triumvirate. SPONSORED CONTENT

Glass and Glazing | May 8, 2020

Vitro Architectural Glass releases guide on decontaminating glass surfaces

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

| Feb 14, 2020

Chicago Starbucks Reserve Turns Stair-Climbing Into Unforgettable Experience Using Fire Rated Glass

The Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Chicago’s Magnificent Mile first opened in November 2019,…
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.

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. 

Design Innovation Report | Jun 25, 2019

2019 Design Innovation Report: Super labs, dream cabins, office boardwalks, façades as art

9 projects that push the limits of architectural design, space planning, and material innovation.

Glass Technology | Jun 13, 2019

Dynamic glass catches on at major airports

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


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