Glass and Glazing
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
The Boulevard Club is a century old structure in Toronto which needed an expansion. The windows f...read more
For the iconic building to maintain its dramatic presence in the Kansas City skyline, it was crit...read more
The 2050 M Street building will have panels of curved glass covering its exterior. Renderings courtesy REX, via Architizer
Around 900 fluted glass panes will cover 2050 M Street, which will contain television studios for...read more
Buildings could install glass that doubles as solar panels, if a Michigan State research group's innovation catches on.
The transparent luminescent solar concentrator device could be used on buildings or mobile device...
Being the first fully vertically-integrated fire rated glazing USA-manufacturer enables Safti Fir...read more
New York's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Photo: Jim Henderson/Wikimedia Commons
Manufacturers are frantically restarting plants they mothballed during the economic downturn....
Condensation on a window. Photo: Arron T. Williams/DeviantArt
Document compares three ratings systems.
The machine in action, up close. Photo screenshot from Mediated Matter via Fast Company Design
The machine uses molten glass as its “ink,” contained in a “kiln cartridge” that heats up at 1,90...read more
Photo: Tim1965/Creative Commons
The standard specifies test methods, specifications, and field checks to evaluate structural adeq...read more
Photo: Bin im Garten, Wikimedia Commons
The sphere would more than double the size of the current record holder.