Glass and Glazing
Products that give an elevated energy to their environment are important for builders and designe...read more
By blocking sunlight on hot days, the electrochromic glass will help reduce energy demand in the...read more
Upson Hall, a 1950s-era engineering building on the campus of Cornell University, was completely made over to bring the building up to the school's current pedagogical needs. The remake included “strategic” replacement of the building's facade, which is cantilevered at the corner. Image: Michael Moran Photography
Early AE collaboration played a major role in moving this project forward efficiently.
The glass darkens in proportion to the sun’s intensity to produce a reduction of heat and glare i...read more
The art was inspired by NASA satellite imagery.
The system uses the largest tested and listed individual glass panels for two-hour fire-resistive...read more
VUE-30 not only transformed the drab 40-year-old Emerald Hills office building into a modern marv...read more
The GPX FireFloor System has the largest tested and listed individual glass panel sizes for fully-supported and butt-glazed 1-2 hour fire resistive glass floor applications. Photo credit: Mike Schwartz Photography
SAFTI FIRST supplied a single glass unit comprised of non-slip rated Starphire tempered...read more
The ASTM E-119 test is the most stringent and most difficult test to pass for all fire rated glaz...read more
Located in Wilmington, Delaware, Nemours/duPont hospital has undergone a series of expansions sin...read more
GPX Hurricane with FL Product Approval was used in the new VA Medical Center in Orlando, FL. Architect: RLF Architects. Glazier: Harmon Inc. Photo Credit: SAFTI FIRST
It may look like a regular window, but these advanced fire resistive glazing systems are recogniz...read more
ASTM E-119 rated fire resistive glass and framing in this 2-hour stairwell adds vision, transparency and a connection to the outdoors while meeting code requirements.
To preserve the building’s open design and to extend natural light further in the building, the a...read more
At first glance, it might seem like a barn—but a closer look reveals towering windows, rooftop so...read more
Our mission is to produce appealing architectural products that protect people while providing ou...read more
Among the best glass+glazing products included in BD+C's inaugural Top 101 Products report are Gu...read more
Fireframes® Curtainwall Series replaces drywall.
The space, which the firm hoped to use as a gathering place for employees and clients, had no acc...read more
SuperLite II-XLM is a fire resistive multi-laminate glass product that meets ASTM E-119/UL 263/NF...read more
The University of Chicago Hospital Group reached out to Bill Zientarski of Hi-Performance Glazing...read more
Photo: Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann
With 9 exhibition halls showcasing over 1,235 exhibitors from 52 countries and with over 40,000 v...read more
Tianmen Mountain cable cars and Tongtian Avenue. Photo: Huangdan2060, Wikimedia Public Domain.
Acrophobics beware: China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park just got a little bit (or a lot) mor...read more
For federal courthouses, embassies, government facilities and other high profile buildings, build...read more
Code limitations do not match manufacturer’s tested listings
The Kazakhstan Pavilion, designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, shows the wind-turbine cutout at the top of the sphere. Rendering courtesy AS+GG.
Creating a 25-story energy-generating globe for Expo 2017 in Kazakhstan put Adrian Smith + Gordon...read more
Increased demand for fire resistive glazing in combination with ballistic or physical attack protection led to the development of USA-made SuperSecure II-XLS by SAFTI FIRST, now used in prisons and other secure facilities nationwide.
After a strong 2015, demand for fire resistive glass continues to grow
The Boulevard Club is a century old structure in Toronto which needed an expansion. The windows f...read more
10-year old Eliyana, a patient at the Burn Center, playing with one of the Starlight® Fun Center® mobile entertainment units donated by SAFTI FIRST to provide entertainment to children receiving treatment at the Community Medical Center in Fresno, CA
The holiday season is generally a time when individuals and companies ramp up their charitable gi...read more