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Treating Glass as a Canvas

In the world of fine art, a master painter begins with canvas selection. A linen canvas is nearly always selected over cotton because nothing delivers the artist’s authentic vision quite like linen. Similarly, with glass.


Glass and Glazing

True Clarity for Ambitious Design

Clear glass is extremely common and is popular for a variety of architectural design applications, including vision glass, spandrel glass, storefronts, entryways and other exterior uses. It is specified repeatedly due to its versatility and ability to serve as a substrate for solar control, low-emissivity (low-E) coatings. However, when specifying glass to achieve a desired aesthetic, design professionals know that clear glass isn’t completely clear.


Lighting

Legrand Wattstopper Strengthens Digital Lighting Management Products with ioXt Alliance Security Certification

Legrand, a global leader in electrical and network infrastructure solutions, is pleased to announce that the Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM) product family of networked lighting control systems is now certified through the ioXt Alliance Certification Program. As the most comprehensive cybersecurity certification available, the evaluation positions the Wattstopper DLM networked lighting control solution to meet DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Networked Lighting Control System Technical Requirements (Version 5), also known as NLC5. 


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Products and Materials | Dec 11, 2017

Trim-Tex expansion products in the hospitality industry

Trim-Tex expansion protection products have been used in such high-profile projects as the JW Marriott and the Kohler Lodge in Green Bay.

Products and Materials | Nov 10, 2017

Product roundup: 12 flooring tech products

The Grain Collection from Walker Zanger, Chateau Reserve from Marazzi, and Merit from American Olean are just three of the flooring products included in BD+C's November product roundup.

Products and Materials | Nov 10, 2017

Metal fabric optimizes solar control without jeopardizing views

As the sun rises higher in the sky, the stacking effects of the horizontal metal rods shade the building façade.

Walls and Partitions | Nov 9, 2017

Skullcandy HQ becomes one with the Utah mountains, thanks to operable glass walls

The environmentally friendly structure is integrated into the landscape and maximizes its striking views of the Uinta and Wasatch Mountains.

Flooring | Nov 6, 2017

Rubber flooring ready for traffic at Calgary airport

More than 400,000 sf of norament grano and noraplan sentica cover portions of the international terminal and Connections Corridor. 

Lighting | Nov 6, 2017

LEDs accentuate the architecture at a renovated public library

Design elements such as colored-glass room dividers and distinctive curvatures in the carpet, ceiling panels, and light fixtures create definition between zones in the library.

Products and Materials | Oct 25, 2017

Intentionally designed corner protection at the Chicago Marriott Marquis Hotel

Good interior finishing adds beauty to the space while also ensuring the construction’s durability. 

| Oct 24, 2017

Tornado resistant door hardware solutions

Keep your building secure and those within it safe from tornadoes and severe weather with certified…
Walls and Partitions | Oct 16, 2017

Vertically folding walls save space while opening up rooms

Vista Air is available in several mounting options and cladding materials, including metal, wood, and glass.

Glass and Glazing | Oct 13, 2017

Toronto’s CN Tower improves views with floor-to-ceiling dynamic glass windows

The glass darkens in proportion to the sun’s intensity to produce a reduction of heat and glare inside the building.

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