Tag: APG International

  • No Lite Job: Massive Glass Panels, Transparent Structures Revive Historic Philly Landmark

    No Lite Job: Massive Glass Panels, Transparent Structures Revive Historic Philly Landmark

    “From the beginning, the idea was always to set up a front door for city hall.” That’s how KieranTimberlake principal Richard Maimon describes the thought process behind the design of the newly renovated—check that, completely overhauled—Philadelphia Dilworth Plaza, now known simply as Dilworth Park. The park, which opened earlier this fall, sits in front of…

  • It’s All About the Benjamin’s Glazing

    It’s All About the Benjamin’s Glazing

    “Glass, china and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended.” While the latter two may be true, Benjamin Franklin may consider taking back the first part of that statement if he could see the glazing used in the newly renovated Benjamin Franklin Museum in Philadelphia. The museum was reopened recently to the public following…

  • Glazing Takes the Stage in Kimmel Center Renovations

    Glazing Takes the Stage in Kimmel Center Renovations

    After a year of renovations that included glass as one of the show-stopping design elements, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia reopened the Dorrance H. Hamilton rooftop garden to the public yesterday. Designed by BLT Architects, the project incorporates a 4,200-square-foot, point-supported, insulating glass structural wall, custom designed point-supported fittings and 2,200…