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Philadelphia’s Asplundh Cancer Pavilion Features Biophilic Design

Dec 13th, 2018

The recently opened Asplundh Cancer Pavilion’s 86,000-square-foot outpatient center in the suburbs of Philadelphia combines cancer-fighting science with a serene healing environment. Its biophilic design by EwingCole includes an exterior architectural aluminum system finished by Linetec to resemble the look and texture of natural wood. “Our design team did an incredible job bringing the outdoors […]

June Newscast

Jun 28th, 2018

AIA 2018 wraps up with a focus on education, products and new glass developments. Youtube Link

Day One at AIA ’18

Jun 28th, 2018

This year’s AIA Conference on Architecture Opened today at the Javits Center in New York. We talked to several exhibitors about the latest trends and developments shaping up in the glass industry. Youtube Link

PROJECT: Thompson Hotel in Nashville

Mar 22nd, 2018

The new Thompson Hotel in Nashville is a curved skyscraper featuring 60,000 square feet of high-performing solar control low-E glass from AGC Glass North America. Designed by Nashville’s Hastings Architecture, the luxury hotel boats floor-to-ceiling windows with glazing fabricated by Insulite Glass and installed by Pitman Glass. The Thompson Hotel utilizes AGC’s Energy Select 28 in […]

Architecture Billings Continue to Hold Positive in 2018

Mar 21st, 2018

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is reporting an increase in architecture firm billings for February from its Architecture Billings Index (ABI), with several key segments showing an encouraging outlook for 2018. “We remain optimistic about the trends we’re seeing at architecture firms this year with the ABI continuing to show growth in February,” says […]

PROJECT: New College House

Feb 26th, 2018

New College House on the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) campus in Philadelphia is the first new student residence constructed at Penn since 1972. The seven-story building features 43,000 square feet of Vitro Architectural Glass fabricated by J.E. Berkowitz (JEB). 

PROJECT: 804 Carnegie Center West

Feb 12th, 2018

 804 Carnegie Center West, the latest office building on the Carnegie Center Campus in Princeton, N.J., features more than 46,000 square feet of glass fabricated by J.E. Berkowitz (JEB). The recently completed facility was awarded LEED certification at the Platinum level—the highest level of distinction awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council.

PROJECT: The Baker Center in Minneapolis

Feb 7th, 2018

Located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, the renovated 90-year-old Baker Center showcases a prominent new building entry featuring Tubelite curtainwall and storefront systems. At the corner of Marquette Avenue and Eighth Street, the main entry provides a unified façade for the four buildings that comprise the complex.

Glass Boot Camp Gives Architecture Students Glazing Insight

Dec 8th, 2017

Architects create a building’s concept, but glaziers are among the workers who bring a design to life. To bridge the gap between design and construction, the Southern California Glass Management Association (SCGMA), Local Union 636 and the Southern California Glaziers Apprenticeship have collaborated to host Glazing Boot Camps since 2015. USC architecture students and apprentice […]

Study Finds Green Home Building Continues to Gain Traction

Oct 10th, 2017

Green homes, including multifamily construction projects, are continuing to gain market share. According to “The Green Multifamily and Single Family Homes 2017 SmartMarket Brief,” the latest in a series of studies conducted by Dodge Data & Analytics in partnership with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), green construction is rapidly gaining traction among both single family and multifamily home builders.

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