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SOM’s Keith Boswell Releases Building Enclosure Book

Aug 21st, 2013

C. Keith Boswell, technical director of the San Francisco office of architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), recently released a new book called “Exterior Building Enclosures: Design Process and Composition for Innovative Facades.” Released in June, the book was written to serve as a resource for architects, engineers, facade consultants, and green design consultants […]

It’s That Time of Year

Aug 21st, 2013

Summer sets as the autumn tradeshow season dawns. GlassBuild America, September 10-12 in Atlanta, and CSI Construct, September 25-27 in Nashville, bring that bittersweet reminder that we have entered the third quarter. This year’s expos are expected to showcase new fenestration products to meet commercial buildings’ increasingly stringent performance and code requirements. Last October, Hurricane […]

The Way the Cookie Crumbles

Jul 24th, 2013

From the former shell of a Nabisco bakery in Pittsburgh, architecture firm Astorino designed Historic Bakery Square, home to a variety of retail stores and offices for a number of companies, including Google, in the city’s East End. The project, which features PPG’s Solarban 60 glass, recently achieved Platinum LEED certification for the Core and […]

On Display

May 29th, 2013

Image is everything, they say, and there’s no better example of that than in retail. It’s particularly important when a company opens an entire store based on its brand that the products are displayed to their best advantage. That was the case for Coach, the designer accessories company, and its new flagship store in Tokyo. […]

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