E-News Archives

May 21, 2014
- Going Full Tilt
- TODAY’S BLOG: Resiliency and Sustainable Buildings
- Five Guardian Glass Projects Win Architectural Design Award
- Utah Architect Uses Dome Design to Create Safe School Buildings

May 7, 2014
- A Nice Glass of Wine
- USGBC Ranks Canada as Top Country for LEED Outside U.S.

January 22, 2014
- A Snake in the Glass
- NFRC Promotes User-Friendly Building Energy Codes

January 8, 2014
- Hitting a Homerun

December 18, 2013
- Smooth Like Silk
- TODAY’S BLOG: It’s All Up To You

December 4, 2013
- A Wise Sage
- LEED v4 Launched at 2013 Greenbuild Show
- Ohio Senators Propose LEED Ban on State Building Codes
- Glass Buildings Kill Birds – Architects Must Act!

October 16, 2013
- It’s All About the Benjamin’s Glazing
- TODAY’S BLOG: Cathedrals of Glass
- TODAY’S BLOG: A New Venture
- Hope’s Retrofit Office Project Earns AIA Chicago Award
- “Designing Recovery” Competition Award Recipients Selected

October 2, 2013
- Neural Response
- Onyx Solar Completes PV Skylight for Multinational Novartis

September 18, 2013
- Glass-way to Heaven
- Commercial Opportunities Abound

September 4, 2013
- One Flavor Shy of Dr. Pepper
- TODAY’S BLOG: Through the Glass Darkly …

August 21, 2013
- Presidential Glazing
- TODAY’S BLOG: It’s That Time of Year
- SOM’s Keith Boswell Releases Building Enclosure Book

August 7, 2013
- Snap, Crackle, Pop
- TODAY’S BLOG: What Did You Learn Today?

July 24, 2013
-The Way the Cookie Crumbles
-TODAY’S BLOG: Chapter One

July 10, 2013
Picture This: Etched Glass Gives one Denver Resident a Special View
-TODAY’S BLOG: Sometimes, They Get it Right

June 26, 2013
Watch the June Newscast from the 2013 AIA Show    
-TODAY’S BLOG: The NFRC Non-Residential Program

June 12, 2013
A Light From Within: Los Gatos Library
-TODAY’S BLOG -  Where Do You Go For Interior Glass?

March 20, 2013
Architects’ Forum 2013 Offers Learning Opportunities    
-Architects’ Forum Attendees Gain Glass Knowledge During 2013 Event
-TODAY’S BLOG: The Number  
-TODAY’S BLOG:  Part 2: Specifying Anodized Finishes    

March 6, 2013
Hoisting the Flag: Chevron Flagship Gas Station Gets New Look
-TODAY’S BLOG: Part 1, Anodizing 101    

February 20, 2013
Dynamic Glazing Helping Hearts at Children’s Hospital Colorado

February 6, 2013
Glassy Glebe Road Project Wins Office Building of the Year Award

January 23, 2013
Glazing Offers Protection for Federal Buildings in Puerto Rico

January 9, 2013
-Glass Helps Nashville Project Earn Gold

December 11, 2012
-Total Transformation
-Architects’ Forum 2013 Schedule Offers Learning Opportunities

November 28, 2012
Glass Takes a Bird’s Eye View
-Attend Architects’ Forum 2013 and Get Free Admission to GENE
TODAY’S BLOG: The Benefits of Natural Daylighting

November 14, 2012
Greenbuild 2012 Opens Today
-Architects’ Forum 2013 Opens in Less than Four Months

October 31, 2012
-glasstec 2012 Takes a Look at New Glazing Technologies and Trends
-TODAY’S BLOG: Attention Grabbers
AIA to Aid in Hurricane Sandy Aftermath and Recovery

October 17, 2012
-Art Meets Architecture
Guardian Signs on as Gold Sponsor for Architects’ Forum 2013
-TODAY’S BLOG:How the IgCC Will Impact Building Design

October 3, 2012
-Glazing Products Offer Style and Performance Benefits
-TODAY’S BLOG: Designing with Success

September 19, 2012
-Glass Companies Feature New Products for Architectural Designs
-Shedding Light on Photovoltaics

September 5, 2012
-Glazing Takes the Stage in Kimmel Center Renovations
-YKK AP Signs on as Platinum Sponsor for Architects’ Forum 2013
A New Way to Communicate Progress

August 22, 2012
-Curves Ahead for One of Amsterdam’s Newest Glass Structures
-AGG Magazine Announces JEB as First Sponsor for Architects’ Forum 2013
-TODAY’S BLOG: LEED Guidelines and Fenestration Design – Part 2

August 8, 2012
-glasstec 2012 to Feature Architecturally Focused Programs and Sessions
-TODAY’S BLOG: From Olympics to Glass

July 25, 2012
-London Architecture Soars to New Heights
-TODAY’S BLOG: LEED Guidelines and Fenestration Design

July 11, 2012
-Full Circle Green Living
-Register Today for Architects’ Forum 2013
-TODAY’S BLOG: Bathroom Banter

June 27, 2012
-New  Olympics Aquatics Center Makes a Splash in London
-TODAY’S BLOG: Controlling Storefront and Curtainwall Water Infiltration
-TODAY’S BLOG: glasstec und Me

June 13, 2012
-NASA Langley Headquarters Reaches New Heights
-TODAY’S BLOG: Seeing Red

May 30, 2012
-SUNY Campus Get a Glassy Expansion
-TODAY’S BLOG: So Many Choices

May 15, 2012
-AIA Convention Opens Tomorrow in Washington,D.C.
-D.C. Hot Spots
-TODAY’S BLOG: What to Expect in Thermal Performance at AIA 2012

May 2, 2012
-Hess Tower Earns Platinum with Help from High-Performance Glazing
-TODAY’S BLOG:  Social Agenda

April 18, 2012
-Custom Home Steps Up with Stylish Treads
-TODAY’S BLOG: Glazing and Energy Codes

April 4, 2012
-Forming a Successful Architect-Contract Glazier Relationship
-TODAY’S BLOG: Taking Glass for Granted

March 21, 2012
-Colors All Around
-TODAY’S BLOG: Discussing Thermal Barriers
-TODAY’S BLOG: Great Architects

March 7, 2012
-The House that Glass Built—Literally
-TODAY’S BLOG:  The Channel Glass Blues
-GUEST BLOG:  And the Survey Said

February 15, 2012
-IBS Offers Something for Architects, Too
-Today’s Blog: First-Hand Views
-Today’s Blog: Lessons in U-Factors

April 6, 2011

- New York Architect Kevin Kennon Designs Sustainable Landmark for Eco-City China
- Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects Chosen to Design PetroVietnam Headquarters
- Zeidler Uses Glass Features in Designing Mohawk College’s Fennell Campus
- Nadel-Designed Building Earns LEED Core Shell Gold Rating
- Ontario Association of Architects Plans Upgrade, Repair of Toronto Head Office

March 16, 2011

- New Tribeca Townhouse Benefits from Abundant Natural Light
- Glazing Shines on New York Condo Tower
- San Jose McEnery Convention Centre Renovation Project to Get Approval
- Economist Says Construction Continues to Slowly Show Signs of Improvement
- Ennead Architects Recognized with Three AIANY Design Awards for Architectural Excellence

March 2, 2011

- Glazing Highlights LEED-Certified Children’s Hospital
- New L.A. LIVE Tower Features Façade of Glass Cabling System
- Architectural Metal Shines on New Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
- U.S. Patent Awarded to LightWild® for Innovative Facade Lighting Applications
- Cohen, Pelli Top Out 400,000-Square-Foot Red Building

February 16, 2011

- Glass Flooring Takes the Stage for Brooklyn Art Museum Renovation
- Glazing Helps New Luxury Rental Rise Above High Line Park
- César E. Chávez Memorial Building Modernization to Cut Carbon Footprint in Downtown Denver
- Rainscreen Helps Protect Milwaukee Hospital Exterior from the Elements
- Model Architecture

February 2, 2011

- Air National Guard’s New Readiness Center Building Meets BRAC and LEED Criteria
- SJP Properties’ Eleven Times Square Achieves LEED Gold Certification From USGBC
- GSA Recognizes the Best in Public Architecture
- Glazing and LEED: What to Consider with Energy Modeling

January 19, 2011

- L.A. Natural History Museum’s North Campus to Get New Glass Entry
- Glazing Details Stand Out on MIT Media Lab
- Frank Gehry’s New Building Looks Like Five Scrunched-up Brown Bags
- John Hancock Tower to Receive AIA Twenty-Five Year Award
- Architecture Billings Index Continues Positive Momentum

January 5, 2011

- High-Performance Glazing Featured in New Wing of Adams County Justice Center
- Key Glass Awarded Brandon Regional Hospital
- The Sky’s the Limit for Tower Developers
- SOM San Francisco Receives Five Awards at AIA California Council Award Ceremony
- Architecture Billings Index Reaches Highest Score Since 2007
- The Best Architecture for 2011

December 15, 2010

- Lindsay-Flanigan Courthouse in Denver On Track for LEED Gold Certification
- Architectural Drawings Reveal Apple’s $1.7M Berkeley, Calif., Store
- Court Square Annex Attains Memphis’ First Gold-Level LEED Certification
- PPG Industries SOLARBAN R100 Glass Approved for Laminated Applications
- Shard London Bridge Skyscraper Splinters Opinion

December 1, 2010

- Ferrari World Opens New Facility
- Association of Licensed Architects (ALA) Names Design Award Winners
- Industry Exhibits at Build Boston; Audience Has Great Interest in Industry Products
- City Splits Over Rooftop Glass Solarium Planned for Delray Restaurant
- Look Up: Historic Hallidie Building Crumbling
- One Green Design Fits All

November 17, 2010

- Kawneer Products Score on Renovated Michigan Stadium
- Crawford Tracey Awarded Glazing Contract for St. Anthony’s
- LEED-Certified McCormick Place Hosting Greenbuild Conference
- Chicago Fieldhouse Hits a Home Run for Green Design
- Architecture Billings Index Drops Almost Two Points from September
- National Award for Public Architecture Awarded to Melbourne’s MCEC
- Bayer MaterialScience LLC Offers Course for Architects
- SOM Unveils Glass-Clad Rolex Tower in Dubai

November 3, 2010
- Golden Colored Glass Featured as Part of Hollywood & Vine Metro Plaza
- Energy-Efficient Windows Key to University of Wisconsin at Stout’s Hovlid Hall Expansion and Renovation
- Playhouse Built by McCarthy Building Companies and CHOC Children’s Features Innovative Glazing; Helps Raise Money for HomeAid Orange County Project
- From 2010 and Beyond, AIA Economist Gives Reasons for Optimism
- Architecture Billings Index is Positive for First Time in over Two Years
- Class-Action Suit Against USGBC Alleges Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising and Anti-Trust in Promoting LEED® Program
- Milwaukee Art Museum Celebrates Architecture in 2011
- CHINA – Sculpted Buildings

October 20, 2010
- Low-E Glass Helps Toledo’s Huntington Center Earn LEED Gold Certification
- Grace Bay Club Unveils Ultra Modern Glass-Edge Infinity Pool
- Jinso-Pavilion Wins Dutch National Steel Prize 2010
- 2010 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize Awarded to Bierman Henket Architecten and Wessel De Jonge Architecten
- Building New Skins
- Green Building Ordinance Released by Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School

October 6, 2010
- Vdara’s Reflective, Curved Glass Façade Brings Intense Sunlight to Pool Area
- Distinctive Glazing Included in 2010 Olympic Curling Facility Conversion
- Award-Winning Architects Use BIM to Wed Nature and Urban Living
- Stimulus Base Realignment, Other Federal Programs Drive Total Construction Spending Up in August
- McGraw-Hill Construction Study Compares BIM in Western Europe and North America
- Critics Say LEED Program Doesn’t Fulfill Promises

September 29. 2010
- Pittsburgh Penguins Get LEED Gold Arena
- Diller Scofidio + Renfro Use Glass in Design of New Restaurant at Lincoln Center
- Pro Portfolio: Steel and Glass in a Covina Family Home
- SINGAPORE – The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore Opens
- Hot Architecture: Vegas ‘Death Ray’ Singes Tourists
- AIA Reports Modest Improvement in Architecture Billings Index
- DOE Funding Provides for Free Downloads of IECC
- First Annual Green Conference Hosted by New Jersey Chapter of AIA
- PPG Publishes Comprehensive Architectural Glass Catalog [Sponsored Link]

September 15, 2010
- SOM Celebrates Grand Opening of China World Trade Tower in Beijing
- Smith Hall at Rockefeller University Restoration Includes New Window Replacements
- High-Performance Windows Used in Historic, Hurricane-Resistant, Green-Designed Library
- Allied Health Facility at San Diego Mesa College Awarded LEED Gold Certification
- GGA Announces New Associate Principals and Associates

September 1, 2010
- Glass Details Featured in New Williams Selyem Winery
- New York Office Building Earns Energy Star® Designation
- Miami’s 1450 Brickell Earns LEED Gold
- NEW ZEALAND – The New Newmarket Railway Station was a Unique Project that Demanded an Innovative Approach
- YKK AP Launches Video Contest to Encourage Innovation within the Green Building Industry
- Growth in Green Building Use Expected to Drive Use of BIM Tools, Says McGraw-Hill Construction Study
- Joseph A. Wilkes Dies; Architect was Early Advocate of Green Building Practices

August 18, 2010
- Glass Pool Walls See Increasing Popularity in Australia
- New 90 K Street Building Features High-Performance Glass
- Construction Begins for Transbay Transit Center
- New Sarasota Police Headquarters Designed for Safety and Sustainability
- University of Minnesota’s Fairview Riverside Undergoes Window Renovation for Privacy, Security and Aesthetics

- TORONTO – Waterfront Arena Approved, Now We Need the Cash
- Still Showing Weakness, Architecture Billings Index Increases Slightly
- Zurich’s North America Commercial Construction Introduces Liability Coverage for Architects and Engineers

August 4, 2010
- 7 More London Tower Earns Top International Rating
- New $260 Million LEED-Designed Rady Children’s Hospital Acute Care Pavilion Completed in San Diego
- NBBJ Releases Imagery of Qingdao’s New Exhibition Center
- National Enclosure Company and MERO Structures Announce a Strategic Business Alliance and First Joint Project in the U.S.
- Crawford Tracey Corporation Offers New AIA CES Course

July 21, 2010
- Veer Tower Unveiled at CityCenter
- Random Acts of Architecture
- FRANCE – Glass Elements Help Define New Library and Auditorium at Amiens University
- Altoon+Porter Architects LLP receives ICSC’s “Best-of-the-Best” Global Design & Development Award
- AIA Says Nonresidential Construction Recovery Possible by Latter Part of 2011; Expects Sharp Declines for the Rest of 2010

July 7, 2010
- Serero Architects Designs New Cultural Center of Meudon-la-Forêt
- David Chipperfield and Paul Cocksedge to Create Installations for the London Design Festival
- Department of Energy Finishes Largest Zero-Energy Building in US
- Polshek Partnership Announces New Name: Ennead Architects
- Teeple Architects and Kasian Architecture receive Prairie Design Award of Excellence
- BHMA Offers Free Download of Standard for Hardware Materials and Finishes

June 16, 2010
- AIA Convention Comes to a Close
- Architecture that Sparkles: The Opening of Sparkling Hill Resort
- LITE’s Glass Globe Shines in Louisiana
- COTE Award Winning Project Connects the Indoors to the Outside
- ‘Masterpieces’ on Hold, Waiting for Better Times
- Philip Johnson’s Right-Sized Booth House on Market for $2 Million

June 2, 2010
- JEB Serves as Glass Supplier for Philadelphia Convention Center Expansion
- Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park is First Commercial Skyscraper in U.S. to Achieve LEED Platinum
- Digital Printing Featured on English Office Building
- SageGlass Selected for Chabot College’s Community and Student Services Center
- Young Architects Buy Detroit Home for $500, Turn It into Design Lab

May 19, 2010
- Lots of Glass and a Lot Less Stuff Make Way for Art and Views
- Trinity to Break Ground on Building
- New Sick Kids Tower Designed to Make Research More Visible
- GANA Sponsors Presentation at NeoCon
- Solutia Announces World of Color Awards Program
- Architecture Billings Index Reaches Highest Mark in More Than Two Year
- Construction Forecast: Then Versus Now and What to Expect in the Future

May 5, 2010
- Miami’s 1450 Brickell Set to Weather Any Storm
- The Segerstrom Science Center Features Lamberts Channel Glass
- Expert Forecasts What to Expect from the Construction Market in Coming Months
- Bill Baker of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP: Tall Buildings and the Burj Khalifa
- Green monastery is heavenly for Benedictine sisters

April 21, 2010
- Designing the Cancer Center of Sacred Heart Hospital
- Triangular Skylight Helps RTP Headquarters Earn LEED Certification
- Condom Architecture
- Modernfold Collaborates with Joel Berman Glass Studios
- Presentations Shed Some Light on the Daylighting Design Process
- Twitter Facebook LinkedIn

April 7, 2010
- Building the ARIA Tower at CityCenter Proved a First for Many Involved
- Windows Provide George Washington University’s first LEED-registered Residence Hall with Daylight, Views and Ventilation
- JW Marriott Indianapolis Reaches Two Major Milestones
- A Glass Act
- Japanese Team Wins Pritzker Architecture Prize

March 24, 2010

- Architects Gather in Suburban Chicago for Glass Educational Forum
- Dallas Opera House Named Best Construction Project of 2009 by AGC
- Architect Frank Gehry Says he Likes What he Sees in New Stainless Steel Las Vegas Building
- Unilever Headquarters in Hamburg’s HafenCity Features Sustainable Glazing
- Oppenheim Unveils Exoskeletal LEED Campus Center for Miami Dade

March 10, 2010

- Georgetown University’s New Business Scholl Building Wins Craftsmanship Awards
- AIAS and Kawneer Announce Fourth Annual National Student Design Competition Winners
- McCarthy Building Companies Inc. Breaks Ground on Midland Memorial Hospital Expansion and Renovation
- The Empire State Building to Undergo a Unique Window Retrofit Approach to Sustainability
- Furman University Building was First in the State to Receive Gold Ranking
- Lessons in Building Information Modeling Adoption

February 24, 2010

- United States Announces Winner of New London Embassy Design Competition
- Emporis Selects Chicago’s Aqua Tower as 2009 Skyscraper of the Year
- James Dixon Architect PC Wins Top Honors
- Design and Construction Complete for Dove Street Office Building
- Significant Drop in Architecture Billings Index
- Earn AIA Learning Units During Upcoming Educational Forum

February 10, 2010

- New Vancouver Convention Center Designed with an Eye Toward Sustainability
- Key Construction Completes 204,000 S.F. Silver LEED Project for CIGNA
- Work Underway to Construct New Condo Tower in India
- Shanghai’s Himalayas Center Design Unveiled
- Economist Discusses Non-Residential Construction Business Conditions and When to Expect Improvement
- PGC International Announces February Webinar on Ballistics Resistance and Forced Entry Mitigation
- New Metal Initiatives Website Features Case Studies and More

January 27, 2010

- Silver Glass Curtainwall to Shine on New Trump® Hotel

- Wave Effect
- Construction Underway on Caspi International’s New Oceanfront Condo Tower
- A New Perspective
- Glass and Glazing Details Featured in Plans for Museum Extension
- Bank of America Tower at 450 B Street Receives TOBY Award
- Register Now! Architect’s Educational Forum Seats Going Quickly
- The Pro Expo™ Presents a Chance to Earn CECs While Helping Those in Need
- Cities Setting Good Examples of Reuse

January 13, 2010

- San Pedro Waterfront Tower Designed to Maximize Views
- Environment-friendly Design Gains Green Rating for New Research Building
- Palo Alto will be Prototype for Revised Apple Store Design
- Glass Used Extensively in the Recently Unveiled ‘Burj Khalifa’
- Old Sacramento’s the Orleans Renovated to Match Original Architecture
- AIA Forecast Shows Another Steep Decline in Nonresidential Construction Activity for 2010
- Welcome to the New Decade
- Who’s the Tallest Now?

December 16, 2009

- Extensive Glass Details Featured in New Marine Mammal Center
- Garibaldi Glass Caps Off New Upgrade to Robson Rink in Time for 2010 Olympics
- Additions Help Dallas’ New Business Park Receive LEED® Silver Certification
- RMJM-Designed Athenaeum Opens at Goucher College
- Telus Shores up City Core
- Industry Companies Collaborate to Replace Windows in Fallingwater
- In Search of Net Zero
- 72-Passenger-a-Day Airport Gets $7.5M for Terminal

- CHINA – Grand Hyatt Shenzhen Opens in Southern China
- PARIS – Landmark At The Louvre: The Pyramid Turns 20
- PGC International Announces January Webinar on Fire-Rated Glazing
- After Some Encouraging Signs, Architecture Billings Index Drops Substantially
- Glass of the Future (video)
- Size Does Matter
- Looking Back
- Recession Makes It Way To South Texas

December 2, 2009

- Van Andel Institute Phase II Expansion Project Prepares for Grand Opening
- Sustainability is Key Design Feature in California Court
- Exterior Plans Finalized for Silver Spring Library
- Cepezed Designs New Headquarters for Environment Brussels
- Contemporary Curtain Wall Architecture
- National Building Code Measure Being Considered

November 18, 2009

- Abu Dhabi’s Capital Gate Tower Tops Out at 525 Feet
- “World’s Greenest Building” Still Slated as Greenest Under LEED-NC v3.0
- LEED Pilot Credit Library Presents Opportunities for Fenestration Materials
- Universal Window and Door Products Used in Historic Replica Windows
- PPG Releases New White Paper to Assist in Specifying ‘Green’ Building Products
- Glass Rules our Cities, for Better and Worse
- PGC International to Host Webinar on the Uses of Modern Steel Windows

October 21, 2009

- AIA 2009 Cote Top Ten Award Winner Features Kawneer Products
- San Francisco’s Millennium Tower Earns Two Recognitions
- Brookfield Properties’ 1225 Connecticut Ave. in Washington, DC Earns LEED® Platinum Certification
- SOM Proposal Submitted
- AIA Report Shows Firms Practicing Green Design Nearly Doubled Since ’05

October 7, 2009

- Structural Silicone Glazed Guardrails Re-Define the University of Tennessee’s Basketball Arena
- Bank of America: Lessons in Glass from the Past
- Tiffany Unveils Plans for its New Las Vegas Store
- RMJM Designed Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore Officially Opens
- AIA Encouraged by White House Directive on Green Federal Buildings
- SRS Energy Develops AIA-Certified Continuing Education Program

September 16, 2009

- New York’s 40 Bond Earns National Design Award
- Olive 8 Condominiums and Hyatt at Olive 8 Awarded LEED® Silver Certification
- Expedia Tower Gets LEED® Gold Certified
- Miami Condo Tower Designed for Impact Certification
- Korea’s ‘Worst Building in the History of Mankind’ Reflects on its Status… with New Glass Facade
- PGC International Announces September Webinar on Protecting Against Electronic Surveillance
- Pella Introduces BIM for Doors and Windows

September 2, 2009

- Sustainable and Digital Media Technology Used to Create New Curtainwall Façade in China
- Glass Used to Create the Apperance of Water for New Spanish Expo Center
- HL23 Almost Ready to Show Off its Big Glass
- As Glass Floors and Stairs Increase in Popularity, so Does Design and Safety Awareness
- Architecture Billings Index Bounces Back After Substantial Dip

August 19, 2009

- A Glass Box Defies the Spanish Sun
- MetFab Metals Constructs Curtainwall Mock-Up of 4 WTC
- RMJM Designs First Green Development in Turkey’s Financial District
- Glass and Glazing Used in Constructing Atlanta’s New Eco Office
- Unique Design Earns Award for Manitoba Hydro Place Tower
- Texas Adopts BIM for State Design and Construction Projects
- PPG Launches Online Glass Specification Tool for Architects

August 5, 2009

- Glass Installation Continues on Abu Dhabi’s Spiraling Capital Gate Tower
- U.S. Green Building Council Announces LEED Platinum Certification of New Headquarters
- Kalpataru Square Development Receives Platinum LEED Certification
- New Study Shows Energy-Efficient Construction is Key to Green Building Growth
- AIA Reports a Drop in June’s Architecture Billings Index

July 15, 2009

- Glazing Helps Transform the Facade of a Washington, D.C., Building
- AIA Announces Top Ten Green Buildings; Four Feature PPG Glass
- Mansion in the Making Showcases Architect Rene Gonzalez’s Style
- Wisconsin DSF Now Requires the Use of BIM on Certain Projects
- Significant Downturn in Nonresidential Construction Activity Projected through 2010

July 1, 2009

- Climate Change Legislation Calls for Energy Use Reduction in Commercial Buildings
- BEECN Campaigns to Strengthen Building Codes for Energy Use Reductions
- Buildings Seeking LEED to Provide Performance Data
- AAMA Discusses Green Building Survey Results; Continues R&D for Green Fenestration Certification Program
- ABI Shows No Significant Improvement in Business Condition
- The Ledge, Chicago’s Newest Attraction, Offers Thrill Seekers a Glassy Experience

June 17, 2009

- Glass and Building Designers Gather for GPD
- PPG Introduces Three AIA-Approved Continuing Education Courses
- Construction Employment Declines in Most Metropolitan Areas Over the Past Year
- GANA Webinar by Dow Corning Corporation Now Available Online
- PGC International Announces June Webinar on ISC Security Design
- Guardian Showcased New Solar Glass Products at Solar Technology Summit in Abu Dhabi
- GlasWeld Glass Restoration Team Saves Windows in a California Public High School

June 3, 2009

- Glass Helps Create a Blue “Jewel” at Miami’s Fontainebleau
- Goettsch Partners Tapped for New Saudi Arabia Hotel
- AAMA Forms BIM Task Group
- ASTM International to Publish New Laminated Glass Standard Specification
- Code Council, ASHRAE Guidelines Aid Energy-Efficient Construction, Help Governments Secure Federal Funds
- PPG Corporate Sustainability Report Highlights Green Building Products and Manufacturing

May 20, 2009

- Glass Plays a Key Role in Architect Christopher V. Ward’s Award-Winning School Remodel
- Miami’s 1450 Brickell Office Tower Installs Nation’s Most Wind-Resistant Glass Curtain Wall
- Architecture Billings Index Points to Possible Economic Improvement
- Architects are Using Autodesk Inventor in BIM workflows to Achieve an Engineering Level of Detail
- PPG Debuts New Web-Based BIM Module for Architects
- GANA Announces Free Webinar by Dow Corning Corporation

May 6, 2009

- Architects Find New Glass Developments and Much More at AIA Expo 2009
- Construction Spending Shows Slight Increase; Economist Still Expects Declining Conditions
- ICC to Initiate Green Code Development Project
- Oldcastle Glass® takes a Leadership Position in Building Information Modeling
- Arch Aluminum & Glass and Konarka Technologies to Develop Semi-Transparent Solar Glass Products

April 22, 2009

- Webinar Teaches Architects About Benefits of High-Performance Fenestration
- Green with Glass
- Architecture Billings Index Shows Early Signs of Improving Business Conditions
- Forecasters Share Insights on What to Expect from the Construction Market This Year and Next
- Peter Zumthor Becomes the 2009 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate
- Three Promotions Announced at Israel Berger & Associates LLC
- South Park’s Glass Tower Stirs, Heads to Downtown Meeting Tonight

April 8, 2009

- Minnesota Bill Would Allow Federal Funds to be Used Toward Energy-Efficient Windows in Certain Applications
- Big Share of GSA Project Funding to Stay in City
- Code Council Presents Free 2009 I-Code Overview Webinars
- Harmon’s Minneapolis Glass Services’ “Green Team” Endorses BOMA 7-Point Challenge
- Once Sacred, Now Their Showcase

March 25, 2009

- Day and Night, Glass Helps Illuminate Oakland’s New Cathedral
- Changing Skyline: Brick City Accepts Glass
- Architecture Billings Index Continues to Point to Difficult Conditions
- GPD 2009 to Feature Form Specially Geared for Architects; Reduced Registration Fees Available Before March 31
- ABA Construction Industry Forum to Focus on Green Building Challenges
- AAMA Announces New Door Course

March 11, 2009

- New Green Building Standard Could Help Encourage Low-E Glass in Residential Structure
- Structures so Green They Give Back to the Environment
- Real Estate Woes Seep into Malls, Office Towers
- Moshe Safdie to Present Keynote Address During AIAS Spring Quad Conference
- Holzman Moss Architecture Designs Multi-Use Performing Arts Center For Francis Marion University

February 25, 2009

- Will the Economic-Recovery Package Save the Construction Industry?
- Another Historic Low for Architecture Billings Index
- GENE Architectural Seminar Track Includes Discussion on Low-E Glazing
- PGC International Announces February Webinar
- Glass Buildings: The Energy Challenge
- U.S. Taste Police Nix D.C. Glass Library
- LONDON – £28bn Shard of Glass to Start its Ascent

February 11, 2009

- A Look at How Glass Wall Systems are Making their Way into Mainstream Usage
- Edgetech I.G. and Dow Corning Collaborate to Educate Dubai Architects on Structural Silicone and Silicone Foam Spacer
- GICC Announces New Energy Webinar for the Industry
- Innovative Glass Completes World’s Largest State-of-the-Art SPD-SmartGlass Project at Indiana University

January 14, 2009

- Nonresidential Construction to Dip Further
- AAMA Releases 503-08: Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of Newly Installed Storefronts, Curtain Walls and Sloped Glazing Systems
- Bonnell Switches to Acid Etch Anodizing
- Architects Head to Latin America to Weather the Economic Storm
- House by Eero Saarinen Donated to Art Museum

December 12, 2008

- Architects Get Industry Education
- Guardian Introduces Five Performance and Appearance Glass Options
- Traco Introduces Casement Window Line

November 26, 2008

- Earn AIA LUs December 9 in the Chicago Area
- Chicago’s Parkview West’s Copper-Colored Cladding Won’t Patina
- REI Earns Green with LEED for Retail Prototype Store
- Goldray USA Holds Open House
- Guardian Meeting the Glass Needs of the Gulf Region of the World
- Industry Contributes to High School Design
- Guardian Website Supports SunGuard Program
- New IG Product Introduced
- AAMA Releases Commercial Installation Practice for Windows and Doors
- Archi-Trivia: How’s It Leaning?

November 13, 2008

- Earn AIA LUs December 9 in the Chicago Area
- Trump Tower Las Vegas Goes for the Gold
- Competitions Highlight Work of Young Architects
- Edgetech I.G. Launches Enhanced Web Site
- Arch Debuts Aluminum Website Section
- Online Daylighting Design Course Available
- Wausau Introduces New Curtainwall
- YKK AP Expands Thermashade Line
- AAMA Releases Commercial Installation Practice for Doors and Windows
- Archi-Trivia: How Bad Are Things?

October 22, 2008

- Going Green with Glass in Arkansas
- San Francisco Project Soars with Solar Panels
- Fire-Rated Glazing Update
- New Hardware Offers Versatility
- New Architectural Aluminum Finishes Available
- Kolbe Offers Architects Window Design Assistance
- PGC International Unveils Industry Speaker’s Bureau
- Archi-Trivia: Standing Tall in Dusseldorf

October 8, 2008

- Earn AIA LUs December 9 in the Chicago Area
- Glass Plays Central Role in Boston Airport 9/11 Memorial
- LEED Platinum Office Building Opens in Nation’s Capital Area
- Green Home Showcases Protected Shower Glass
- New Entrant in Northeast Architectural Glass Market
- Windows Using Electricity Subject of a Segment on ElectricTV.net
- Viracon Expands Viraspan Standard Silk-Screen Pattern Offering
- Green Section Added to Wausau Website
- Archi-Trivia: Neighbors
- GANA Announces New Energy Committee

September 24, 2008

- MAD about Glass on Columbus Circle
- Glasstec to Feature Cold-Bent Glass Bridge
- Arch Aluminum & Glass Improves Solar Mirrors for Renewable Energy Industry
- Saflex Introduces New Interlayer Configuration for Essential Facilities
- New Double-Action Hinge Offers Modern Design
- CRL Introduces Frameless Vertical Post System for Shower and Bath Enclosures
- Archi-Trivia: What Is An Interlayer?

September 10, 2008

- Up-to-Date in Kansas City
- Green and Health-y
- Open Skies in Calgary
- Is a Glass Shortage Coming?
- Viracon Announces New Sample Box Design
- Global TV Audience Gained OptiView of the Olympics
- PPG Introduces Glass Tints with Second-Surface MSVD low-E Coatings
- DuPont Expands SentryGlas Offerings for Hurricane-Resistant Windows and Doors
- Kawneer Introduces Unitized Product
- Storefront Product Line Introduced
- GANA Releases New GIB Manual
- Document Addresses Test Method to Determine Chemical Compatibility of Sealants and Flashings
- Archi-Trivia: For Your Own Safety

August 27, 2008

- Shopping Gets Greener
- BEMA Announces 2007-2008 Design Awards Winners
- Kawneer Puts the Spotlight on Sustainability
- UGC Launches New Corporate Website
- Archi-Trivia: The Glass Rolls Off the Line
- Dorma
- Offers Exit Hardware for Glass Doors
- Grip Available for Glass Panel Railings
- GANA Announces New Ball Drop Specification
- AAMA Releases Two Documents Addressing Testing of Fenestration Products

August 8, 2008

- Sustainability Key in New Nissan Headquarters
- Getty Center Earns LEED Silver without Modifying Existing Curtainwall
- Building Integrated Photovoltaics Market Poised for Big Growth
- Glasstec Program Offers Look into the Future
- Structural Glass Hardware Systems Provide Aesthetic Solution
- Silicone Sealants Help Global Architectural Projects Reach Unprecedented Heights
- Vistamatic Vision Panels Made of 100 Percent Recycled Material
- GANA Announces New AIA-Accredited Presentation on Glass Coatings
- AAMA Continues to Validate Stringent Testing Protocols for Rating Severe Wind-Driven Rain Resistance

July 25, 2008

- Arquitectonica Reshapes Miami Skyline with Completion of Marquis
- First LEED Platinum Structure in Oklahoma
- U.S. Green Building Council to Modify LEED Standards
- White Paper Focuses on Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
- Glasstec 2008 Shaping Up as a Really Big Show
- Archi-Trivia: Until the Late 18th Century, Cast Plate Glass Had Been Made Only in One Country. Which One?
- Industry Suppliers Announce New Offerings
- Installations Show Capabilities of Silicone Sealants
- AAMA Offers New Courses for Architects

July 11, 2008

- College Anchors Major Redevelopment Project
- Beijing Gets LED Curtainwall
- Glasstec 2008 to Focus on Photovoltaics and Solar Thermal Energy
- Two Industry Companies Introduce Online Fire-rated Glazing Courses
- New Guardian Case Study Demonstrates the Importance of Specifying the Right Glass
- Neoporte Introduces Glass Sliding Door
- Vetrotech Saint-Gobain Offering Bigger Sizes
- PPG Web Tool Compares Energy, Environmental Costs of Architectural Glazings
- GANA Announces 2008 Edition of the Engineering Standards Manual
- Archi-Trivia: When was heat-absorbing glass introduced?

June 26, 2008

- Company Celebrates Anniversary with Green Building
- Green in Greensburg
- AIAS and Kawneer Announce 2008 National Student Design Competition
- Guardian Expands ShowerGuard Availability
- Arch Adds Solar Division
- New Brochure Promotes PPG Architectural Glass
- Schott Unveils Moodglass Decorative Product
- Silicones Sealants Designed to Protect Buildings During Hurricanes
- GANA Releases Glass Informational Bulletin
- Archi-Trivia: If you were in Boston for the AIA show last month, did you see the John Hancock building? This glass and metal skyscraper became notorious in the 1980s. Why?

June 12, 2008

- CityCenter Expanding Las Vegas Skyline
- New Green Building at Yale Makes the Grade
- Construct 2008 Held in Las Vegas
- Kawneer Signs on as Sponsor of Architecture Festival
- Edgetech I.G. Launches Green Campaign
- BIM Library Available from Kawneer
- Energy Efficient Wall System Introduced
- Schott Introduces Products at AIA Show
- AAMA Florida Code Extension
- Archi-Trivia: What Do You Know about the Sears Tower?

May 22, 2008

- At the AIA Show It Was Stamina, Sustainability and Substance
- It’s All About Education
- Find Out About Fire-Rated Glass
- AIA Award-Winning West Virginia Projects Emphasize Green
- Viracon Builds Australian Portfolio Over 20 Years
- Kawneer’s Updated LEED Planning Tool Designed to Affirm Commitment to Sustainable Building Practices
- Florida Legislature Passes Building Code Standards Bill
- SAFTI Introduces DVD about Fire-Rated Glass and Safety Issues
- CRL Releases Architectural Metals Catalog
- Dow Structural Silicone Sealant Designed for Protective Applications
- GANA Re-Approves Informational Bulletins
- AAMA Updates Document Addressing the Acoustical Rating of Doors, Windows and Glazed Wall Sections
- Mike Turner Named YKK AP American Marketing VP

May 8, 2008

- SO(HO) Chic
- Green Design Goals, Southwest Style
- Classy Blues
- Kawneer Gears Up for the AIA Show
- Solutia, Shwinco Joint Forces to Meet Demand for Hurricane Products
- Arch’s Glass Entrances Now Available Nationally with C.R. Laurence Hardware
- EFCO Launches New Thermal Sliding Glass Door
- Guardian Adds Six New Glass Colors to Its SunGuard Product Line
- Pilkington Marketing Thin Vacuum Sealed IG
- Glass Association of North America Releases New Information Tool
- AAMA Updates Document Addressing Impact and Cycle Testing
- Fuhr Joins Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates

April 24, 2008

- Green in Alaska
- Sealing a High Desert Tower
- Viracon Puts Its Projects on the Map
- Walker Glass, PPG Form Marketing Alliance for Acid-Etched Decorative Glass
- Photovoltaic Technology Set to Become Economical for Building Facades
- Glass Craft USA Donates Etched Tempered Glass Art
- Von Duprin Celebrating a Century of Service
- Guardian Introduces High-Performance Float Glass with New Color Option for Architects
- Curtainwall Expands Design Flexibility with Back Mullion Profiles
- Decorative Glass Agreement Signed
- Special-Lite to Market Hurricane-Resistant Door in Coastal States
- AAMA Continues Discussions with DOE, Proposes Revisions to ENERGY STAR Program Requirements
- Linetec Offers “Introduction to Coatings” Online, On-Demand as an AIA/CES Program
- AIA Course Available for Evaluating Exterior Doors

April 10, 2008

- Armstrong Earns LEED Platinum with Existing Curtainwall, in Place for 10 years
- Architect Deborah Berke’s Distinctive Vision at Home in Downtown New York City
- Heated Windows Solve Chill Problem at Durango Restaurant
- Carlson Wins Award for Glass Design
- Firms Combine for Unitized Curtainwall Joint Venture
- AIA Billing Index Falls
- Glass Companies Announce Price Hikes
- Guardian Offering New Colors
- CRL Offers Online Quote Requests for Transaction Windows and Security Hardware
- Bendheim Introduces New Colors for Its Color-Coated Glasses
- AAMA Introduces New Glass Course
- Wausau Names Steve Gille Architectural Services Manager

March 27, 2008

- Glass Plays a Role in AIA Winners
- First Florida Medical Center Wins LEED Silver
- UC Irvine Humanities Building Daylighting Delight
- Glazing Consultants International Opens Office in Atlanta
- The Glass in Heathrow’s New Terminal 5
- Glass Structure Provokes Controversy in London
- Glass Experience Exhibition Opens In Chicago
- PGC International Spring Meeting Generates Committee Excitement
- FMI Releases Construction Outlook: First-Quarter 2008 Report
- Hologram Glass Introduced

March 13, 2008

- Cowboys’ New Home Features Gleaming Exterior
- Glass Prominent in Resort Redesign
- Special Glass Applications in the InterContinental in Düsseldorf
- Fire-Rated Glazing Labeling Remains Unchanged for Now
- Structural Code Committee Votes to Amend Deflection Limits for Aluminum Used in Skylights and Sunrooms
- Arch to Add Heat-Soak Capability
- IBA Launches New Division
- Viracon Earns United Kingdom’s Kitemark Certification for Insulated Glazing
- NIBS’ BETEC, Cosponsors Launch Building Enclosure Conferences
- GANA Design in Glass Awards 2007 Winners Announced
- Hydroslide Frameless Shower Door Kits Introduced
- YKK AP Earns Cradle to Cradle Certification for Architectural Product

February 29, 2008

- Bringing a “Green” Hospital to Life
- DOE Announces Revised List of Elements for Inclusion in New Energy Star Criteria
- AAMA Responds to Proposed Energy Star Program Changes
- Guardian Launches Campaign for Commercial Glass Program
- Guardian Carries Out Planned Float Line Closure
- Kawneer Launches 2008 Sustainability Campaign
- Arch Website Green Resource
- Motto of Glasstec 2008: Glass and Energy
- GANA’s Laminating Division to Review ASTM C 1172 Standard Specification for Laminated Architectural Glass
- Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies Wins AIA 2008 Continuing Education System Award for Excellence
- White Paper Compares Benefits of Transparent Low-E Glasses
- New Airolite Louvers Certified for Use in Hurricane Zone

January 25, 2008

- Welcome
- Nonresidential Construction Activity Expected to Soften in 2008
- TGP Opens Canada Office, Hires Canadian Sales Manager
- GANA Videos Now Available on DVD
- Soaring in Miami
- Design Considerations for Laminated Glazing Applications
- Metal Matters: Why Color Variations Can Occur
- CRL Introduces Hand Rails Online Web-Based Design and Quoting Program
- EFCO Introduces New Energy Efficient, Impact-Resistant Storefront
- Fire-Rated Glass Walls Available with Integrated Blinds