Glass and Glazing
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
Photo: Olivia Nass
University of Wisconsin School of Business Grainger Hall’s east and west wings are now linked by...read more
An audacious residential structure in New York City preserves spectacular outdoor views while min...read more
The GPX FireFloor System is listed and labeled by Intertek and UL up to 2 hours and offers the largest tested and listed individual panels for fully supported and butt-glazed glass floor applications.
USA-made GPX FireFloor System receives U.S. Patent 9,926,709 from the United States Patent and Tr...read more
Pictured: The 71Above restaurant in the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles, which features SageGlass electrochromic glass.
Among the best glass + glazing products included in BD+C's Top 101 Products report are Guardian I...read more
With 23 interconnected standard clinic modules, the center is designed for ease of movement for p...read more
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The substantial use of glass on the interior of Apple Park has caused headaches for some employee...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
Located in Wilmington, Delaware, Nemours/duPont hospital has undergone a series of expansions sin...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
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
The University of Chicago Hospital Group reached out to Bill Zientarski of Hi-Performance Glazing...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
The Leo F. Cain University Library Addition at California State University Dominguez Hills. The dramatic glass façade harvests natural light from the north, while controlling glare and solar heat gain. Photo: Costea Photography, courtesy Carrier Johnson + CULTURE.
The picture is clear: Building with glass now requires more careful strategizing and product choi...read more
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