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    Colorful Display

    Colorful laminated glass is a prominent design feature in the Omaha VA Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Designed by LEO A DALY, the project uses colorful bars as inspiration for the western elevation of the Ambulatory Care Center on the campus. According to the architects, “a kaleidoscope of colored light throughout the main corridor evokes […]

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Lite Notes

By Ellen Rogers
Good to be Back
As I See It by Ellen Rogers

After a three-year delay, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Conference on Architecture finally returned. The event took place in Chicago (what a great city for architecture) and you could feel how happy and excited people were as they headed into the expo hall. While there were fewer glass and glazing industry companies compared […]

Insights and Inspirations

by Helen Sanders

Carbon Offsets: A Valid Strategy or an Excuse to Keep on Emitting? Part 2

Insights and Inspirations by Helen SandersAfter reviewing the case for using carbon offsets on the path to net-zero in June’s blog, this month we dive into the details of the voluntary carbon markets to demystify carbon credits, and answer the question that Mic Patterson of the Façade Tectonics Institute recently posed: “Are they are a valid strategy or just a

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