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POLL: Which market do you expect to recover fastest from the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic?

May 13th, 2020

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Poll: How familiar are you with Vacuum Insulated Glass (VIG)?

Feb 12th, 2019

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Land of the Three?: The State of Triple Glazing in the United States

Apr 20th, 2016

Triple glazing is commonplace in Europe, particularly in colder climates and due to the region’s more stringent energy codes. But the technology has taken a bit longer to find traction in the United States.

Academic Achievement: Project Collaboration Takes Harvard Art Museums to New Heights

Mar 30th, 2016

“Here’s the design: Now go for it.” … That’s precisely how things didn’t go on the elaborate, intricate and extremely technical renovation and expansion of the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, Mass. The recently completed project, which expanded the museum’s gallery space by more than 40 percent, boasts a 31,000- plus-square-foot façade consisting of various construction types—and lots of glass on top.

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. […]

AIA Show Exhibitors Feature Glazing Innovations

May 18th, 2011

The glass and glazing industry was well represented during the AIA National Convention, which took place last week in New Orleans. Exhibitors were showcasing a range of new products, many of which were developed in response to architectural trends companies are seeing. Several companies spoke to the Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal about their […]

Architects’ Educational Forum

Jul 7th, 2010

BHMA Offers Free Download of Standard for Hardware Materials and Finishes

Jul 7th, 2010

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) is offering a free download of ANSI/BHMA A156.18 – 2006, the American National Standard for Materials and Finishes, available through July 31, 2010. This standard can be used when specifying for a wide range of project applications and the different levels of use for the hardware. The BHMA says […]

Good Design Worth Traveling For

Jan 28th, 2009

I don’t generally find articles such as 44 Places to Go in 2009, which appeared recently in The New York Times Travel section, interesting. Do I really need 44 suggestions for places to go around the globe this year?   However, one thing that caught my attention in this article was that part of the […]

Educating Architects

Dec 11th, 2008

Much of my time in the past few weeks has been spent organizing the Architects’ Educational Program which the Architects Guide to Glass and Metal sponsored on December 9 in Schaumburg, Ill., with Edgetech IG and J.E. Berkowitz. More information on this event is included in the current issue of our newsletter.   In talking […]

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