Posts Tagged ‘ Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal ’

Excellence in Architectural Glass

May 24th, 2019

Wherever you are in the world, you can probably find yourself in the nearby vicinity of some great architecture. I know that I like to look for unique details on buildings, especially older buildings. It’s often these features that make the building stand out. Speaking on a personal note, whenever glass is involved that makes […]

Freeze Frame

Dec 7th, 2018

Remember cameras? Not digital cameras, but old-school film cameras? Better yet, remember waiting a week—even two—to get your pictures back, only to find that half the roll was over-exposed or of some random rock or foot or something that somehow made its way into a picture? I still have a roll or two shoved in […]

It Could Happen to You

Apr 29th, 2016

I was in college in Raleigh, N.C., when Hurricane Fran, a category 3 hurricane struck in 1996. We knew the storm was coming, but perhaps, being so far inland, didn’t think we’d see the devastation that we did. But boy, did we ever. Fran was the worst storm to strike southeastern North Carolina since Hurricane […]

Quanex Building Products Signs on as Platinum Sponsor for Architects’ Forum™ 2016

Mar 16th, 2016

For the first time in its history, Architects’ Forum™ is bringing glass industry education to the Pacific Northwest. Quanex Building Products will serve as a Platinum Sponsor for the upcoming Architects’ Forum™ 2016, taking place June 2 in Bellevue, Wash. (suburban Seattle) at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. The event is sponsored and organized by the […]

Architects: Want to Attend Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™ for Free?

Mar 16th, 2016

As an Architects’ Forum™ 2016 attendee, you can! The benefits are endless for architects who wish to join their fellow peers for this one day, fast-track educational event. The 2016 Architects’ Forum will be held June 2 and co-located with Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™ (GEPN) ’16 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in suburban Seattle. Sponsored […]

Register Now for the First-Ever Seattle Architects’ Forum™

Feb 29th, 2016

Online registration is now available for Architects’ Forum ™ 2016. Sponsored and organized by Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal magazine, Architects’ Forum is heading to the Pacific Northwest for the first time ever. The 2016 event offers architects the opportunity to speak with industry suppliers on the latest developments from the glass and glazing […]

Short and Sweet

Sep 6th, 2013

These are busy days around these parts –and by these parts I mean USGlass magazine. The past week has been hectic and quick, given the Labor Day holiday. I have been working diligently to complete my week’s to-do list before I head off to the show in Atlanta next week. I’m sure many of you […]

PPG Coatings Used in Five of AIA’s 2013 Top 10 “Green” Buildings

Aug 9th, 2013

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) honored the top 10 “green” building projects for 2013 at the AIA National Convention and Design Exposition, June 20-22 in Denver, and at least five of the projects were constructed with glass or coatings made by PPG Industries. The following buildings were recognized. Charles […]

It Is Easy … Being Green

May 24th, 2013

As I write this, the Friday night before I depart for a week of vacation with the family, it strikes me that the first five months of 2013 are days from being over. For the kids, it means summer vacation is just around the bend. For someone like me it means we’re only weeks away […]

Register Today for Architects’ Forum 2013

Jul 11th, 2012

Online registration for Architects’ Forum, a day-long educational event designed specifically for architects, is now open. Sponsored by the Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal and in co-operation with Glass Expo Northeast™, the educational event is scheduled to take place March 7, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Hotel & Golf […]

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