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Modern Luxury Hotel Features Tubelite Systems, Inside and Out

Missouri's Loews Kansas City Hotel is the first full-service luxury hotel to open in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, in more than 30 years. Rising 24 stories and encompassing 800 rooms, its crisp, modern, minimalist look was designed by Cooper Carry and brought to life with Tubelite Inc.'s curtain…

Vitro’s Solarban 67 Glass Adds Sustainability, Views to New Portland Civic Center

As Oregon’s first project to pursue LEED certification at the Platinum level, the Meyer Memorial Trust in the heart of Portland’s urban community combines investments in social equity and sustainability through building elements that include a saw-toothed photovoltaic (PV) roof, textured metal…

Kentucky History Museum Features Trex Railings and Systems

Since 2004, the Frazier History Museum in Louisville has educated patrons about world, U.S. and Kentucky history through its three floors of exhibits .Surrounding the museum building are more than 140 linear feet of Trex Commercial Products’ railing.

Swisspacer Air Provides Pressure-equalized IG for Denver’s Humboldt Project

The “Humboldt Project” was recently completed in the Whittier neighborhood of Denver. The modern residential complex of three single-family homes mainly inspires with its cubic architecture and large windows. Not least because of the enormous differences in height along the transport route from the…

Los Angeles’s Lumen West Innovates in Glazing, Construction Management

Under two of the many cranes lining the L.A. skyline, the existing Trident Center Building is undergoing an extensive renovation and reimagination as Lumen West, a new experiential office concept designed by Gensler. The project also features a very unique project management strategy for its…

Trex Commercial Products Equips New Stadium, Inside and Out

TQL Stadium brings distinctive design elements and inclusive viewing experiences to one of the Midwest’s rising cities, just in time for the 2021 Major League Soccer season. Known as “The Crown Jewel of Cincinnati,” this stadium boasts nearly 20,000 linear feet of custom engineered railing from…

California Middle School Showcases Indoor/Outdoor Learning Spaces with Extech's Skylight System

The Spring Hill School's new campus in southern Sonoma County, Petaluma, California, welcomed its first middle school class for the 2019-20 academic year. Exterior Technologies Inc.'s skylight systems expand the school's learning spaces beyond the building's walls, making the most of the fresh air…

Pulp Studio Helps Caesars Palace Update for a Post-COVID World

Caesars Bacchanal Buffet, located in Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, underwent a multimillion dollar renovation for a post-COVID world.

LEED Gold University Sciences Building Uses Modern Glass to Blend with MCM Campus

The $92-million University of San Diego Tata Hall for the Sciences is a new building surrounded by Midcentury Modern architecture.

Metal Systems Help to Unify College Campus

The Lone Star College system, with multiple campuses in the Houston metropolitan area, has its own onsite technical high school named the East Aldine Satellite Center. The 64,000-square-foot facility features a contemporary design with a restrained palette of façade materials, including eye-…

FG Glass Uses Tecglass Technology to Bring Creative Façade to Life

FG Glass is one of the largest glass fabrication companies in India, producing glass for architectural use. With products including DigitectureTM―a digital-printing product line with unlimited design options―in partnership with Spain’s Tecglass, there was no doubt that printed glass was the right…

Gamco Supplies Fenestration for New Commercial Property in Queens, NY

Gamco Corp., one of New York’s leading fenestration and architectural metal fabricators, supplied the recently opened commercial development at 251-73 Jericho Turnpike, Queens, New York. Located on the Queens-Nassau County border, the 84,000-square-foot 4-story building features ground floor retail…

Case Study: Palumbo Glass Chooses Forel Machinery

Palumbo Glass is an insulating glass manufacturer in southern Italy. Founded by siblings Prisco and Carolina Palumbo, the company has been in business for more than 20 years. The plant's 32,291-square-foot manufacturing space includes two Forel “Residential” insulating glass lines, which enable…

Trex Commercial Products Helps Set the Stage for Olympic Track Trials

Trex Commercial Products is about to become part of Olympic history, thanks to its involvement in the recent renovation of Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The renowned University of Oregon facility is set to host this month’s Olympic Track and Field Trials.

Binswanger Installs New High-Performance Façade for International Company’s US HQ

Binswanger's commercial installed the high-performance glazing façade system at the corporate headquarters for Dhollandia US, in Bessemer City, North Carolina. The company manufactures liftgate technology.

New Chicago Luxury Tower Features Harmon Curtain Wall

Wolf Point East’s façade features 341,000 square feet of Harmon’s UCW8000 curtain wall system, with a combination of multi-lite units with zero siteline vents, horizontal feature panels and vertical aluminum fins in 3-inch, 6-inch and 9-inch depth configurations.

Student Center Features Pleated Curtain Wall

Iowa State University's Student Innovation Center, located in Ames, Iowa, aims to inspire students to innovate through experimentation and collaboration.

Giroux Glass Contributes Complex Glass, Problem-Solving to UC Greenhouse Project

In 2020, Giroux Glass completed installation of the Plant Growth Environments Facility, a scientific research building on the campus of University of California, Riverside, equipped with a 14,500 square- foot, state-of-the-art greenhouse.

Egan/Interclad Enclose Complex Hotel Exterior in Metal and Glass

The Omni Viking Lakes Hotel in Eagan, Minn. is a new 320,000-square-foot, 320-room hotel that's part of the Viking Lakes mixed-use development project that includes the Twin Cities Orthopedic Performance Center for the Minnesota Vikings.

New Aquarium Expansion Features Specialty Glass Systems

The new $80-million Clearwater Marine Aquarium will have five times the space for guests with new retail, food court, and most importantly, a new 1.5-million-gallon dolphin habitat. The expansion was designed by Fisher and Associates LLC, and the general contractor was Creative Contractors.

New Toronto Office Building Features Diamond Facade

The new CIBC Square features of 545,300 square feet of glass and more than 8,000 frames of custom unitized curtain wall, which comprise the unique, diamond-like exterior of this office building, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Artistic Glass Exhibit Illustrates Women Breaking Glass Ceilings

The Fearless Girl is a custom bronze sculpture and a representation of female empowerment worldwide. A single-day exhibit added 250 simulated glass "shards" that signify the ceilings, barriers and obstacles that women continue to shatter on a daily basis. 

New School Interior Features Variety of Glass

Whittle School & Studios boasts a newly renovated look, thanks to fabricated glass provided by Kensington Glass Arts and Trulte Glass & Aluminum.

Tecnoglass Supplies High-Performance Glass for Residential Tower

Hub50House, a new residential tower in Boston designed by Gensler, features over-size, energy-efficient glass fabricated by Tecnoglass.

AGNORA Provides Custom Fabrication for Brand New Office Space

The new and modern office building, One Young Street, located in Kitchener Ontario Canada, features 16,000-square-feet of custom insulating glass units, fabricated by AGNORA, with 8,050 square feet featuring custom printing by Dip-Tech.

GGI Helps Bring Public Art Display to LIfe at New Moynihan Train Hall

As of January 2021, Moynihan Train Hall, located in New York City's Penn Station, is complete and ready to accommodate New Yorkers. This ambitious project comes with a revival of classic architecture alongside a helping of modern art, which General Glass International, GGI, brought to life with its…

Medical Campus Glass Staircase Features Glasshape Bent Glass

Lee Health―Coconut Point is a $140 million medical campus featuring a 24-hour emergency room, surgery center, imaging services, and advanced rehabilitation technology.

Award-Winning Library Features Striking Facade

Calgary Central Library in Alberta, Canada opened as one of Architectural Digest’s most anticipated buildings of 2018. Since then, it has earned multiple awards, thanks in large part to its glass-and-metal façade featuring Solarban 60, Solarban 72 and Starphire Ultra-Clear glasses by Vitro…

Swisspacer Warm Edge Spacer Bars Ensure Insulation at Nobu Hotel Warsaw

A new design hotel in the Polish capital is making its mark with extraordinary architecture that combines the Art Deco style of the 1920s with the modern era: the Nobu Hotel Warsaw. The design includes triple glazing that features warm edge spacer bars from Swisspacer,

Vitro Glass Donates Starphire Low-Iron Glass to Fallingwater Window Restoration Project

Vitro Architectural Glass donated Starphire Ultra-Clear glass to replace multiple windows at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater in Mill Run, Pennsylvania.

New Garden Room at National Aviary Opens with Bird-Safe Glass

The National Aviary in Pittsburgh completed the installation of glass windows and doors at The Garden Room, a new glass-enclosed venue for weddings, special events, and educational programs that also will serve as a showcase for energy-efficient, bird-safe glass.

Trex Commercial Products Systems Enhance Fan Experience at New Chase Center

The Chase Center is a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose arena for sports and entertainment located in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood. Home to the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, the new complex is the city’s largest indoor venue, featuring an 18,064-seat arena, 100,000 square feet of mixed-use…

Salt Lake City's Net-Zero-Energy Fire Station Earns LEED Gold with Tubelite's Curtain Wall

In April 2020, Salt Lake City's Fire Station No. 14 earned LEED Gold certification through the U.S. Green Building Council for its energy-efficient, environmentally responsible design and construction.

Winco Windows Helps to Transform Car Dealership into Luxury Apartments

Once a bustling car dealership in the 1950s, a five-story dealership and its parking garage has been transformed into upscale apartments and condos, the Garage apartments in New Orleans. Two fully automated, class-B freight elevators allow residents to self-park next to their residence.

Crystal Windows Breathes New Life into Warehouse-to-Office Building Conversion

Crystal Window & Door Systems played a key role in the recent restoration and conversion of a major Brooklyn property. Located at 341 39th Street, Sunset Yards is a newly renovated 200,000-square-foot, 10-story structure that converted a 1920s vintage warehouse, and attached seven-story…

Solarban R100/Bronze Glass Helps Charlotte’s Capitol Towers Earn LEED Gold

Inspired by classical pavilion architecture, using Doric Order and monumental half-round column design, Capitol Towers in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a new office building combining old-world Roman influence with high-performance glazing and modern energy efficiency. The façade, designed by LS3P…

University of Florida’s $65M New Ballpark Completed

The 2021 Gator baseball program will have a new home. The new $65 million ballpark will feature several notable amenities, including a mixture of seating options, a 360-degree concourse, shade structures, modern team facilities and much more. Greco Aluminum Railings designed, fabricated and…

Gamco Supplies New Rochelle Hospital Fenestration

Gamco Corp. played a key role in recent renovation work at New Rochelle Montefiore Hospital in Westchester County, New York. Gamco fenestration and façade products were used in two simultaneous major renovation projects in separate areas of the hospital campus.

Winco Windows Help Create Virus-Resistant Spaces in Healthcare Settings, Schools

Controlling viruses in healthcare facilities is now a top priority for architects and facility managers. Transira Prime Window Solutions, from Winco Window Co., resolves several common problems faced by hospitals and clinics, say company officials.

Miami’s Iconic Office Tower Completes $7M Renovation

One Biscayne Tower, a 39-story concrete structure built in 1972, was Miami’s tallest building for 44 years. This iconic office building, at 2 S. Biscayne Boulevard, recently completed a $7 million renovation that modernized the main entrance and lobby. The original entrance system was pre-Hurricane…

Extech Products Refresh Railway’s Locomotive Facility

Through the decades of technological advancements, Norfolk Southern Railway Co.'s Juniata shop has modernized, but its many building structures were showing signs of age and wear. Pennsylvania-based Extech/Exterior Technologies Inc. played a key role in improving the appearance, performance,…

Crawford-Tracey Provides Curtain Wall for Transportation Center

The new $57 million Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center at LaVille, located in Jacksonville, Florida, opened for business.

Monash University Student Residence Receives Passivhaus Certification

Gillies Hall: the student residence, located on the Peninsula Campus of Monash University in the Melbourne suburb of Frankston, has six storys and a gross floor area of 6,500 square metres, making it currently the biggest Passivhaus-certified building constructed from cross-laminated timber panels…

Kovach Helps to Grow Nashville Skyline

222 2nd Ave. is a striking, mixed-use tower overlooking the Cumberland. Providing over 360,000 square feet of Class A office space, 222 2nd Ave. is a new addition to Nashville’s growing skyline. Kovach supplied glass and metal systems to the project, as well as design assist.

Historic Stadium Gets New Breathable Glass Skin by Bendheim

Bendheim’s ventilated glass cladding and rainscreen system is featured in the latest renovation of the iconic Kinnick Stadium at the University of Iowa.

Renovated Chapel Features Windows by Hope’s Windows

Founded in 1859, Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana, is a small, private institution of higher learning and home to one of the largest collegiate chapels in the world. The Chapel of the Resurrection rises above the highest point on the 350-acre campus. Used for both religious and secular…

The Vessel Becomes an Iconic Part of Manhattan’s Hudson Yards

The Vessel is a landmark built as part of the Hudson Yards redevelopment project in Manhattan.

University's Aquatics Center Achieves LEED Gold with Tubelite Systems

Southern Methodist University's new Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr-McMillion Natatorium stands as a gateway for the growing east campus and builds on a legacy of proud Olympians, world records and 155 national titles. Earning LEED Gold certification through the U.S. Green Building…

Crystal Windows Offer Views for Cedarbrook Residents

Crystal Window & Door Systems’ Chicago production facility is providing views for the newly constructed senior residence Cedarbrook at Rochester with 1,341 new Crystal commercial aluminum windows and terrace doors. The new independent, assisted, and memory care facility is located in Rochester…

JW Marriot Nashville Part II: High-End Hotel Features High-performance Glass Courtesy of Viracon

The JW Marriott Nashville, which hosted the 24th annual Building Envelope Contractors Conference, boasts a glass-clad exterior courtesy of the high-performance glass supplied by Viracon.

Glass-clad BEC Host Hotel, JW Marriott Nashville, Features High-Performance Window Wall System

The 24th annual Building Envelope Contractors Conference will be held March 1-3 at the JW Marriott Nashville. The 33-story building’s bold appearance and high performance was achieved with YKK AP America’s YWW 50T Window Wall MegaTherm aluminum framing system featuring Technoform’s polyamide…

NBA Experience at Disney Springs Showcases Bent Glass Circular Staircase

The NBA Experience is a new attraction at Disney Springs, which opened in August of 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

New Dodge, Jeep and Ram Dealership Showcases Vehicles Behind Slimpact

The new multimillion-dollar, state-of-the art Dodge dealership in Tampa, Florida, features glass cubes seemingly soaring into the air, with glass fabricated by Faour Glass Technology.

Newly Renovated Premier Medical Plaza Features Diamon-Fusion Protected Glass

Diamon-Fusion’s protective coating was applied, pre-installation, to the newly renovated Premier Medical Plaza in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Plaza will provide new medical, clinical and surgery facilities for several medical groups in 100,000 square feet of space.

Philadelphia Office Renovation Showcases Linetec Wood Grain Finishes

Originally constructed in the early 1920s as a four-story Hudson Motor Car Company fabrication plant, Philadelphia's 2400 Market Street property was adaptively reused as an office building. Previously known as the Marketplace Design Center, it was reimagined and vertically expanded into a nine-…

New Corporate HQ to Feature Crawford-Tracey Curtain Wall

Medical device manufacturer Arthrex Inc.’s new corporate headquarters is on the cusp of completion after two years of development, say officials at Crawford-Tracey Corp; the company provided its high-performance Pro-Tech glazing systems for the entire Arthrex expansion project.

New Dallas Residential Tower Will Have Greco Railings

Greco Aluminum Railings has been awarded the railing package for one of Dallas’ most anticipated arrivals, The Victor.

Every Building Tells a Story

In our industry, it is easy to get bogged down in the details, and with good reason. The right cuts, sealants used and installation processes can make or break a job. We live in a world where every detail and measurement is critical to the success of a project. But if we take the time to step back…