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Architects’ Guide to Glass and Metal

Education and Resources Spring/Summer 2022

Jun 28th, 2022

Into the VitroSphere Vitro Architectural Glass has launched VitroSphere™ Digital Glass Simulator, a new virtual tool for visualizing architectural glass. Developed for architects, the tool is designed to allow users to explore, visualize and compare the company’s Solarban® solar control low-E glass products across a range of building types. The company says the simulator enables […]

Event Outlook Spring/Summer 2022

Jun 28th, 2022

2022 June 23-25 – Live Event American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture Sponsored by AIA McCormick Place, Chicago September 14-16 – Live Event International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ Sponsored by Window Film magazine Henry B. González Convention Center San Antonio September 20-23 – Live Event glasstec 2022 Sponsored by Messe […]

In the Know Spring/Summer 2022

Jun 28th, 2022

A Year Like No Other: 2022 Celebrates the Importance of all Things Glass In 2022 the world is celebrating glass—from architecture to sustainability, technology, communications and beyond. The United Nations designated 2022 as the International Year of Glass, a recognition stemming from the efforts of the International Commission on Glass, the Community of Glass Associations […]

Field Notes Spring/Summer 2022

Jun 28th, 2022

When Less (as in Smaller Joints) Can be More Trouble By Chuck Knickerbocker You might know that Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was one of a handful of modernist architects coming to the fore in the years after World War I. He is famous for coining the expression “less is more,” which he actually picked […]

See What’s New

Jun 28th, 2022

The Latest Developments in Architectural Glass and Glazing Products From trendy decorative glass to advanced glazing, this year’s New Products Guide is filled with some of the biggest developments that can help architects create a stunning, high-performance façade. As you read through this year’s Guide, you’ll see we’ve highlighted some of the products you can […]

Spring/Summer 2022

Jun 28th, 2022

Features Made You Look Architects around the world are making statements with unique and unparalleled use of glass. Here’s a look at just a few projects that feature head-turning glass façades. See What’s New Take a look at some of the latest developments in architectural glass and glazing products, including highlights from the upcoming AIA […]

Made You Look

Jun 28th, 2022

Highlighting Architectural Façade Trends The right aesthetic will turn heads and we’re not just talking fashion. Architects around the world are making statements with unique and unparalleled use of glass. Though the work started long before 2022 was officially named the International Year of Glass, the Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal is taking a […]

Growth Forecast for Nonresidential Building Starts in 2022

Jun 2nd, 2022

The Southern region has seen an influx of residents in the past two years and many states are on the road to recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, labor shortages continue to plague much of the region and could continue to affect recovery in the months to come. Still, experts say the […]

Non-Residential Construction Starts Increase as Projects Enter Backlog

Jun 2nd, 2022

Construction starts are forecast to rise 9% in 2022, prompting Richard Branch, chief economist with Dodge Construction Network, to say he feels “reasonably positive” about the industry’s trajectory. But with many projects just now entering backlogs, some sectors may have to wait years to see solid recovery. According to the Dodge Construction Network 2022 Mid-Year […]

Colorful Display

May 23rd, 2022

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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