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For glass openings, how big is too big?

Advances in glazing materials and glass building systems offer a seemingly unlimited horizon for not only glass performance, but also for the size and extent of these light, transparent forms. Both for enclosures and for indoor environments, novel products and assemblies allow for more glass and less opaque structure—often in places that previously limited their use.

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Glass and Glazing | Sep 29, 2020

Glass helps Calgary Central Library convey collective and community

When it opened in 2018, the Calgary Central Library in Alberta, Canada, already was being…
Glass and Glazing | Sep 14, 2020

Is there really a glass box paradox?

Buildings are places which should promote the health, welfare and productivity of the people who work and live in them.

Glass and Glazing | Bill O'Keeffe Jul 16, 2020


"Revolutional, affordable, USA made Fire Rated Glazing for all fire protective areas makes ceramic glazing obsolete". Check out SuperClear 45-HS and SuperClear 45-HS-LI to understand why!

Glass and Glazing | Jul 14, 2020

Glass catalyzes transparency, connectivity and identity at University of Kansas Medical Center

By night, the University of Kansas (KU) Medical Center Health Education Building (HEB)…
Glass and Glazing | Jun 9, 2020

Glass provides patients with clear, scenic views to create a healing, relaxing environment

Jacobs Medical Center is distinguished by a gleaming, point-fixed structural glass façade.

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. 

Credits Glass and Glazing | Mar 2, 2020

Restoration and Replacement of Glazed Curtain Wall Assemblies

Announcing the OneNYC 2050 initiative on Earth Day 2019, New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio touted…
| 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.

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