Tag: Interpane

  • A City So Nice, They Named it Twice

    “New York, New York. City so nice they named it twice. Manhattan is the other name.” If you’re a fan of NBC’s The Office, you might recall that quote goes to none other than “World’s Greatest Boss” Michael Scott. I loved that show and could watch it over and over; and yes, sometimes (I’m not…

  • New York State of Mind

    You’d be hard pressed to find anyone who would disagree that New York is one of the best cities for architecture. Just look at some of the impressive buildings—from the classic art deco designs of the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building to the modern aesthetics of the Hearst Tower’s diagrid façade and the…

  • Trees Company: One One One Eagle Street Channels Nature

    Trees Company: One One One Eagle Street Channels Nature

    While designing with nature in mind is not a new concept—architects and designers have been “bringing the outside in” for years now—few buildings have been inspired by, or been designed to reflect on, nature and other surroundings the way 111 Eagle Street in Brisbane, Australia has. The 52-story tower has 44 office levels with a…

  • glasstec 2012 Takes a Look at New Glazing Technologies and Trends

    glasstec 2012 Takes a Look at New Glazing Technologies and Trends

    From new coatings to new interlayers, glasstec 2012, which took place last week in Dusseldorf, Germany, offered attendees a number of developments for architectural glazing. About 43,000 trade visitors, including international architects, took to the halls of glasstec where they visited with 1,162 exhibitors, all focused on the latest technologies for the glass industry. While…

  • Curves Ahead for One of Amsterdam’s Newest Glass Structures

    Curves Ahead for One of Amsterdam’s Newest Glass Structures

    It takes more than just standard-sized glass panels to bring an asymmetrical building to life. Such was the case for the Curve, an office building in Amsterdam that features 5,000 square meters of triple-glazed units fabricated by Interpane. Located along the old NDSM (Dutch Dock and Shipbuilding Company) docks, the Curve is a highly transparent…

  • London Architecture Soars to New Heights

    Olympians will soon reach for new heights in London, as they sprint, swim and flip for gold, silver and bronze. At the same time, the event’s host city has also reached new heights. Standing 1,017.06 feet, the recently constructed Shard is the first skyscraper in Western Europe to both reach and exceed 1,000 feet in…