Glass and Glazing
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....
Fire-rated stairwell features custom angles
Fire-rated glazing can help turn a frequently traversed fire-rated stairwell into a central desig...read more
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.
Researchers view the Colorado Rocky Mountains through an electricity-generating SolarWindow module. Photo courtesy SolarWindow Technologies
Made primarily out of hydrogen and carbon, the coating can turn see-through surfaces into solar p...read more
Designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan, the white bridge is meant to look as if it is “disappearing into the clouds.” Renderings: Haim Dotan
Designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan, the white bridge is meant to look as if it is “disappea...read more
As more students enter the school system each year, designing for fire safety in educational faci...read more
When developers of Uptown Bay City (Bay City, Mich.) began transforming the former industrial sit...read more
When it comes to designing parking garages, providing vision and transparency might not be the pr...read more
Among the building elements contributing to the success of the elementary school’s public learnin...read more
SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, recently...read more
Kawneer Company introduces its new AA™5450 Series Window. Now available in a horizontal sliding c...read more
In this the new facility, middle school and high school classroom wings flank either side of the...read more
For design professionals seeking glazing with a durable and colorfast appearance, Technical Glass...read more
The precision engineering of TGP’s Fireframes Aluminum Series creates narrow profiles and crisp s...read more
When the designers at L. R. Kimball looked for an all-in-one clear, wire-free glazing solution th...read more
The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...read more
The London-based firm unveiled plans for the Russian Copper Company's headquarters in Yekaterinbu...read more
The glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can impact an IGU’s ri...read more