Glass and Glazing

Watch all 19 Accelerate Live! talks on demand

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

June 12, 2018 | BD+C Staff

BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)...

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Photo: Olivia Nass

| June 07, 2018 | Safti First

University of Wisconsin School of Business Grainger Hall’s east and west wings are now linked by...

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| May 29, 2018 |
In this 10-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), SageGlass CEO... read more
| May 29, 2018 | Vitro

An audacious residential structure in New York City preserves spectacular outdoor views while min...

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| May 24, 2018 |
In this 10-minute sponsor talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), Tim Na... read more
SAFTI FIRST receives U.S. Patent for fire resistive glass floor system up to 2 hours

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.

   

April 27, 2018 | SAFTI FIRST

USA-made GPX FireFloor System receives U.S. Patent 9,926,709 from the United States Patent and Tr...

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The 71Above restaurant in the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles, which features SageGlass electrochromic glass.

Pictured: The 71Above restaurant in the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles, which features SageGlass electrochromic glass.

March 22, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Among the best glass + glazing products included in BD+C's Top 101 Products report are Guardian I...

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| March 20, 2018 | Vitro

With 23 interconnected standard clinic modules, the center is designed for ease of movement for p...

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March 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The substantial use of glass on the interior of Apple Park has caused headaches for some employee...

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| January 31, 2018 |
A teacher and class at Bowie State University

Courtesy SageGlass

November 20, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

By blocking sunlight on hot days, the electrochromic glass will help reduce energy demand in the...

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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

November 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Early AE collaboration played a major role in moving this project forward efficiently. 

Looking out the CN Tower's new glass
October 13, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

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

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Decorative Vitro glass installation in O'Hare airports Terminal 5 expansion
October 12, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The art was inspired by NASA satellite imagery.

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October 10, 2017 |
The GPX FireFloor system
August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The system uses the largest tested and listed individual glass panels for two-hour fire-resistive...

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| June 21, 2017 | Viracon

VUE-30 not only transformed the drab 40-year-old Emerald Hills office building into a modern marv...

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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

| June 13, 2017 | SaftiFirst

SAFTI FIRST supplied a single glass unit comprised of non-slip rated Starphire tempered...

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June 13, 2017 |
SageGlass CEO Dr. Alan McLenaghan reviews how biophilic design and new technologies, such as dynamic... read more
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June 13, 2017 |
Architect and materials guru Blaine Brownell reveals emerging trends and applications that are trans... read more
| April 14, 2017 | Vitro Glass

Located in Wilmington, Delaware, Nemours/duPont hospital has undergone a series of expansions sin...

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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. 

| March 16, 2017 | SaftiFirst

To preserve the building’s open design and to extend natural light further in the building, the a...

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| February 15, 2017 | Vitro

At first glance, it might seem like a barn—but a closer look reveals towering windows, rooftop so...

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December 12, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Among the best glass+glazing products included in BD+C's inaugural Top 101 Products report are Gu...

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Fireframes® Curtainwall Series replaces drywall.

| November 10, 2016 | Technical Glass Products

The space, which the firm hoped to use as a gathering place for employees and clients, had no acc...

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| November 03, 2016 | SaftiFirst

The University of Chicago Hospital Group reached out to Bill Zientarski of Hi-Performance Glazing...

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Tianmen Mountain cable cars and Tongtian Avenue. Photo: Huangdan2060, Wikimedia Public Domain.

August 22, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Acrophobics beware: China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park just got a little bit (or a lot) mor...

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| June 20, 2016 | SaftiFirst

For federal courthouses, embassies, government facilities and other high profile buildings, build...

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Beef up the glazing to meet today’s tough codes [AIA course]

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.

March 23, 2016 | C.C. Sullivan and Alex Abarbanel-Grossman, Contributing Editors

The picture is clear: Building with glass now requires more careful strategizing and product choi...

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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.

February 18, 2016 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Creating a 25-story energy-generating globe for Expo 2017 in Kazakhstan put Adrian Smith + Gordon...

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