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Cathedrals of Glass

Oct 16th, 2013

The Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, Calif., designed by Phillip Johnson in 1980, remains one of the most iconic buildings in the world. Vertical and horizontal glass attached to space frames creates a dynamic experience both interior and exterior. I can easily believe the story of Johnson taking Dr. Robert Schuller’s experience in starting the […]

“Designing Recovery” Competition Award Recipients Selected

Oct 16th, 2013

The American Institute of Architects (AIA), in partnership with Make It Right, St. Bernard Project, Architecture for Humanity and Dow Building Solutions recently concluded “Designing Recovery,” an ideas competition it says was created to aid in the rebuilding of sustainable and resilient communities. The competition was designed to help survivors of recent natural disasters in […]

Commercial Opportunities Abound

Sep 17th, 2013

A theme that emerged from last week’s GlassBuild America show was an array of commercial products offering viable solutions to the industry. Even more encouraging was reports from two CEOs who predict growth in this market. “We are focused on growing profitably—both top and bottom,” says Bill Griffiths, Quanex CEO. “In fact, if you ask […]

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