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Architects’ Guide to Glass and Metal

Education and Resources Fall 2021

Sep 17th, 2021

Continuing Education Course: The Art of Metal Wall Panels Provider: Petersen/Carlisle Learning Units: 1 AIA LU/HSW This course will examine the key starting points for designers in selecting, designing and detailing metal wall panels—both corrugated and concealed attachment systems. It will also examine the field examples of these wall panel systems, “dos and don’ts” of […]

Event Outlook Fall 2021

Sep 17th, 2021

2021 September 13-16 – Live Event GlassBuild America Sponsored by NGA/GANA Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta ­ October  5-8 – Live Event Vitrum 2021 Sponsored by GIMAV Fiera Milano, Italy October 6-8 – Live Event Metalcon Sponsored by Metal Construction Association Tampa Convention Center Tampa, Fla. 2022 January 6- 7 – Live Event […]

Project Spotlight Fall 2021

Sep 17th, 2021

Ready to Rock: Guitar-Shaped, Glass-Clad Hotel & Casino Take the Stage By Ellen Rogers In 1993 John Hiatt lamented those famous words about rock stars smashing a perfectly good guitar. It broke his heart, he sang. Those rockers may have carelessly smashed their guitars for show and excitement, but there’s at least one they won’t […]

New Product Focus Fall 2021

Sep 17th, 2021

Glass Sealed and Delivered The Ascent Insulating Glass Unit (IGU) from AGNORA pre-pressurizes the IGU to its final altitude. This results in a flat glass installation without the need to “cap” capillary tubes, or wait out equalization since the unit comes fully sealed. Oversized glass up to 130 by 300 inches can be used in […]

In the Know Fall 2021

Sep 17th, 2021

Dos and Don’ts for Structural Glass By Rebecca J. Barnabi Designing is all about timing, and the timing is perfect for structural glass. These applications most commonly involve projects in which the glass itself acts as the support structure, and the use of structural glass has increased in popularity, as it offers a clean, crisp, […]

Field Notes Fall 2021

Sep 17th, 2021

A Tough Act… By Chuck Knickerbocker When doors and the hardware that makes them work come up, it takes a herculean effort on everyone’s part to integrate them into a successful ending. But you don’t think about that when you pass through one. When you grab the knob or the handle (special hardware designed specifically […]

Glass on Display

Sep 17th, 2021

See What’s New in the Glass and Glazing Industry in Atlanta Offering a look at some of the newest architectural glass and glazing projects, GlassBuild America returns to Atlanta September 13-15. The event will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center, where exhibitors plan to showcase some of their newest products. Here’s a look […]

Going Global

Sep 17th, 2021

What’s Trending From super-sized glass, bright, open spaces and an increasing emphasis on energy performance, trends in architectural glazing take shape in projects around the world. Architects are continuing to find ways to use glass and glazing in even more eye-catching ways. In this issue of the Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal, we’re looking […]

Fall 2021

Sep 17th, 2021

Features Going Global From jumbo sized glass to an increasing focus on energy performance, take a look at how architectural glazing trends are showing up on projects around the world. GlassBuild Preview Take a look at some of the latest glass and metal products that will be on display at the GlassBuild America Show in […]

Education and Resources Summer 2021

Jul 29th, 2021

Websites Vitro Architectural Glass Redesigns Starphire Ultra-Clear Website Developed for interior designers and architects, the newly designed Starphire UltraClear glass website from Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) showcases the unique possibilities of the company’s low-iron glass as a canvas for a range of distinctive treatments and fabrication processes. The site includes a homepage highlight […]

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