Tag: Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal

  • AGG and USGlass Win Five ASBPE Awards—Sweeps Cover Design Category

    The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) presented its Azbee awards on April 8 in Washington, D.C. USGlass and its sister publication the Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal emerged big winners. Editor Ellen Rogers took home the gold in the technical article category for her article, “Less than Zero,” which reports on the industry’s opportunity to drive…

  • Excellence in Architectural Glass

    Wherever you are in the world, you can probably find yourself in the nearby vicinity of some great architecture. I know that I like to look for unique details on buildings, especially older buildings. It’s often these features that make the building stand out. Speaking on a personal note, whenever glass is involved that makes…

  • Freeze Frame

    Remember cameras? Not digital cameras, but old-school film cameras? Better yet, remember waiting a week—even two—to get your pictures back, only to find that half the roll was over-exposed or of some random rock or foot or something that somehow made its way into a picture? I still have a roll or two shoved in…

  • It Could Happen to You

    I was in college in Raleigh, N.C., when Hurricane Fran, a category 3 hurricane struck in 1996. We knew the storm was coming, but perhaps, being so far inland, didn’t think we’d see the devastation that we did. But boy, did we ever. Fran was the worst storm to strike southeastern North Carolina since Hurricane…

  • Quanex Building Products Signs on as Platinum Sponsor for Architects’ Forum™ 2016

    For the first time in its history, Architects’ Forum™ is bringing glass industry education to the Pacific Northwest. Quanex Building Products will serve as a Platinum Sponsor for the upcoming Architects’ Forum™ 2016, taking place June 2 in Bellevue, Wash. (suburban Seattle) at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. The event is sponsored and organized by the…

  • Architects: Want to Attend Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™ for Free?

    As an Architects’ Forum™ 2016 attendee, you can! The benefits are endless for architects who wish to join their fellow peers for this one day, fast-track educational event. The 2016 Architects’ Forum will be held June 2 and co-located with Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™ (GEPN) ’16 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in suburban Seattle. Sponsored…

  • Register Now for the First-Ever Seattle Architects’ Forum™

    Online registration is now available for Architects’ Forum ™ 2016. Sponsored and organized by Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal magazine, Architects’ Forum is heading to the Pacific Northwest for the first time ever. The 2016 event offers architects the opportunity to speak with industry suppliers on the latest developments from the glass and glazing…

  • Short and Sweet

    These are busy days around these parts –and by these parts I mean USGlass magazine. The past week has been hectic and quick, given the Labor Day holiday. I have been working diligently to complete my week’s to-do list before I head off to the show in Atlanta next week. I’m sure many of you…

  • PPG Coatings Used in Five of AIA’s 2013 Top 10 “Green” Buildings

    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) honored the top 10 “green” building projects for 2013 at the AIA National Convention and Design Exposition, June 20-22 in Denver, and at least five of the projects were constructed with glass or coatings made by PPG Industries. The following buildings were recognized. Charles…

  • It Is Easy … Being Green

    As I write this, the Friday night before I depart for a week of vacation with the family, it strikes me that the first five months of 2013 are days from being over. For the kids, it means summer vacation is just around the bend. For someone like me it means we’re only weeks away…