Windows and Doors

The Toronto York Recreation Centre serves three communities that participated in a number of design sessions with the project's Building Team. Image: Tom Arban Photography

July 17, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Community engagement impacts its design and programming.

Pella windows enabled the architects to stay true to the Neo-Romanesque design of the building.

| June 05, 2017 | Pella

The design team made the most of the structure’s strengths — like the alignment and shape of the...

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May 05, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Multiglide doors from Andersen Windows, SL73 from NanaWall Systems, and EpicVue from Jeld-Wen are...

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The complete package of windows and doors

| April 05, 2017 | Pella

Combining product flexibility with outstanding performance, tall fiberglass windows and weather-f...

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| July 11, 2016 | PELLA EFCO COMMERCIAL SOLUTIONS

With 60-year-old windows and high energy usage, the University of New Mexico building was in need...

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Aldana Ferrer Garcia Hopper Niche concept. The window is part of the More Sky system. Images and video courtesy Aldana Ferrer Garcia

November 03, 2015 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Windows in the More Sky system jut out the side of the building and fan out like an accordion....

2015 IECC Code recognizes benefits of high-speed doors

High-speed doors demonstrate superior overall energy efficiency. Photo: O'Brien Installations Limited/Creative Commons.

October 12, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New code includes maximum air leakage requirement.

 

Newly formed group challenges Florida building code

Tampa's T. C. Taliaferro House. Photo: Ebyabe/Wikimedia Commons

August 28, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Window, door companies oppose provisions that raise costs

A company is developing spray-on solar panels for windows

Researchers view the Colorado Rocky Mountains through an electricity-generating SolarWindow module. Photo courtesy SolarWindow Technologies

June 08, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Made primarily out of hydrogen and carbon, the coating can turn see-through surfaces into solar p...

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Windows, doors, and storefronts: Optimizing safety, durability, and client satisfaction [AIA course]

The use of monumental automatic sliding doors is being tested with projects like the new flagship Apple Store in San Francisco’s Union Square, where Foster + Partners has detailed 23-foot-wide and 44-foot-tall glass doors. Rendering courtesy NABCO Entrances

March 23, 2015 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

In nonresidential construction, Building Teams are finding that product and system selection is b...

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Fulton Center Transit Hub Relies on Matched Fire-Rated and Non-Fire-Rated Curtain Wall Systems from TGP for a Light-flooded Space
| March 03, 2015 | Technical Glass Products

Fire-rated curtain wall systems filled this subterranean hub with natural light.

November 03, 2014 | ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has signed on as a platinum sponsor of S...

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October 14, 2014 | Erin L. Aichler & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This course provides step-by-step prescriptive advice to architects, engineers, and contractors o...

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September 23, 2014 | Kawneer

Kawneer Company introduces its new AA™5450 Series Window. Now available in a horizontal sliding c...

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Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects
July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Chicago architect Jeanne Gang has designed a 40-story residential building in San Francisco that...

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June 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Roof window manufacturer Fakro offers a skylight window system that quickly converts into an open...

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Photo: sixninepixels via FreeDigitalPhotos.net
May 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The City of Vancouver’s ban on doorknobs in all new buildings, which went into effect last month,...

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For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.)
April 16, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Building Teams must focus on a number of key decisions in order to arrive at the optimal solution...

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The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation trick...

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Photo: Dorma
March 12, 2014 | BD+C Editors

From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C edit...

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March 05, 2014 | Tile of Spain

Beveled, geometric, and high-tech patterns are among the hot ceramic tile trends, say tile design...

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February 27, 2014 | Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors

Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors continues to lead in the Remodel & Replace market wit...

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nbbj, computational design
January 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff 

In an ideal world, every office employee would have a beautiful view from his or her desk. While...

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January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Newer developments include windows made with nano-crystals that control intense heat penetration...

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December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WDMA's National Architectural Door Council has initiated a project to create ISO-compliant Produc...

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December 20, 2013 | Panda Windows & Doors

Panda Windows & Doors, a Las Vegas based manufacturing company that specializes in innovative...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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Tower Pinkster Titus Architects specified a silicone-glazed curtain wall for ene
December 10, 2013 | BY C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When it comes to selecting fenestration systems—particularly glass facades and door systems—a num...

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November 15, 2013 | Nanawall Systems

Renowned maker of operable glass walls unveils powerful and mobile-friendly website

October 16, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

Architects and fenestration experts are looking for windows and doors for their projects that emp...

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