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Extreme Sports

Feb 14th, 2018

Whether it’s summer or winter, watching the Olympic Games is one of my favorite things to do. No matter the sport, you have to admire the hard work, dedication and determination of these athletes. I’m nothing short of amazed by their talents—extreme talents in some cases. So, it was no surprise that I sat there […]

Architects’ Forum Gives Designers an Education

Jun 2nd, 2016

Architects in the Pacific Northwest region were treated to a series of architectural glass-related seminars at Architects’ Forum Thursday. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue, Wash., in conjunction with Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™. Attendees gained valuable knowledge on a range of glass and glazing topics and were able to earn […]

Earn Up To Five AIA Learning Units in One Day!

Mar 16th, 2016

Continuing education is coming to Seattle (Bellevue) June 2 by way of Architects’ Forum™ 2016, a day-long event filled with informative sessions and presentations. Plus, all are AIA-accredited courses for which the architects in attendance can receive up to five learning units. For the first time ever, Architects’ Forum will be held in the Pacific […]

Spring is in Session

Apr 30th, 2015

Now that the fierce, winter weather is finally (knock on wood) behind us, it’s time to think warm, spring thoughts: sunny days, pleasant temps, open windows. Personally, I like to think about spring as the perfect time for new beginnings and learning opportunities … let’s call it your “spring resolutions.” Some northeastern architects resolved to […]

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 […]

Glass-way to Heaven

Sep 17th, 2013

Looking for absolution? Designing the glass for a campus ministry may be the way to go. Guy Kemper, a commissioned artist who recently worked on the decorative interior and exterior glazing for the Sykes Center for Faith and Values at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Fla., says the architecture served as a spiritual guide […]

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 […]

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