Elegant and energy-efficient projects
The glazing on the $236 million University of Colorado's Research Complex Phase 2 (R2) won the Project of the Year award for more than $3 million projects from the Colorado Glazing Contractors Association.
The Tampa Bay (Fla.) History Center, a $52-million, 60,000-square-foot museum, stands as a glass jewel overlooking the Hillsborough River and is part of the Tampa Riverwalk, a 2.2-mile stretch that will contain seven parks, 11 bridges and five museums when the project is completed.
The California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, features a protective coating on the glass doorways at the front and back entrances to reduce cleaning maintenance and the use of chemicals for cleaning.
The new headquarters of Burke Hogue Mills Inc., or BHM Architecture, has become the first architectural office in Florida to earn Leadership in Energy and environmental Design Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Lofts at 655 6th Ave. is a 106 unit mixed use development in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp quarter. The structure is cast in place concrete with energy-efficient infill glazing.
To mark its 100th anniversary, Canadian-based PCL created the PCL Centennial Learning Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, a building that would serve as the new training and development hub for its companies, embrace sustainable design and reduce environmental impact.
The six-story, 515,000 square-foot Gateway Medical Center opened several months ahead of schedule meeting the needs of fast-growing Clarksville, Tenn., and replacing a 54-year-old structure with a modern, larger facility.
The 405,560-square-foot, 19-story Rosewood Court is a luxury office development in Dallas that houses high-end office space, retail space, an on-site restaurant and a fitness center, and features low-emissivity glass.
The renovations and newly constructed buildings at Manheim Township (Pa.) High School are expected to earn a silver designation from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program.
The four-story, 122,000-square-foot Medical Information Technology Inc. building in Fall River, Mass., features a sustainable high-performance façade with sunscreen systems that automatically respond to exterior solar conditions and are integrated into the versatile curtain wall.
The Burbank (Calif.) Community Services Building puts high-performance glazing to the test. The building is certified by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program from the U.S. Green Building Council, and features ample high-performance glass, highlighted most prominently in the light-filled atrium.
During a tight eight-month timeline, glaziers from Trainor Glass Co. successfully completed the installation on the 34-story Omni Fort Worth in Fort Worth, Texas. The building features a silver metallic custom unitized curtain wall with bluish-green reflective glass.
The Pearl Avenue Branch Library in San Jose features a permanent public art display that combines art glass and photovoltaics. The San Jose Public Art Program commissioned the piece, Solar Illumination I: Evolution of Language.
Manitoba Hydro's signature office building in Winnipeg, Manitoba Hydro Place, meets Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design requirements, allows ample natural daylighting to promote worker productivity, and reduces the reliance on artificial lighting systems.
Perched at one of the highest vantage points above Shelton, Conn.'s rapidly developing historical riverfront, the $25-million, 17-story Renaissance offers waterfront views through high-performing window systems.
The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, the jewel in the Virginia Beach Town Center, touts a nautical feel and features a tower that shines bright in the evening.
The 30,000-square-foot renovation of the Discovery Center of Springfield (Mo.) earned a Gold rating from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program from the U.S. Green Building Council thanks in part to its high-performance glass and windows.
David Shuldiner Inc. commissioned Sans Soucie Art Glass Studios to create specialty glass for the Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park, New York, scheduled to be fully completed by year’s end.