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AIA Exhibitors Focus on Partnerships and Solutions

Jul 13th, 2022

If there was a theme among exhibitors at this year’s American Institute of Architects National Conference on Architecture, it might be “solutions.” Several companies focused on ways to not only provide a product for their customers but to work with them to provide a package of systems and solutions to meet their needs for specific […]

Gotham Gets Glassy

Jun 29th, 2018

From the rooftop bars to the sidewalks below, you look up, down and all around in New York and you’ll see glass. Glass towers are on the rise, making the Big Apple the perfect spot for the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Conference on Architecture. The annual expo took place last week at the Javits […]

June Newscast

Jun 28th, 2018

AIA 2018 wraps up with a focus on education, products and new glass developments. Youtube Link

The Way the Cookie Crumbles

Jul 24th, 2013

From the former shell of a Nabisco bakery in Pittsburgh, architecture firm Astorino designed Historic Bakery Square, home to a variety of retail stores and offices for a number of companies, including Google, in the city’s East End. The project, which features PPG’s Solarban 60 glass, recently achieved Platinum LEED certification for the Core and […]

A Light From Within: Los Gatos Library

Jun 12th, 2013

Inspired by a glowing lantern, the new 30,000-square-foot Los Gatos Library in Los Gatos, Calif., designed by Noll & Tam architects based in Berkeley, Calif., takes full advantage of all that glass can offer. As project architect Abraham Jayson explains, the library, which was completed in February 2012, wanted the structure to be a light […]

Ready, Admiral? Chicago Retirement Facility Makes Waves

May 1st, 2013

Imagine living in lakefront property just minutes from a big city and surrounded by people your own age. You have access to learning, social activities, opportunities to volunteer, exercise or get out and about in the community. Sounds like the perfect place to go to college, right? Or retire, actually. Those are some of the […]

Glass Helps Nashville Project Earn Gold

Jan 9th, 2013

Located in Nashville, Tenn., the Piedmont Natural Gas Operations Center, designed by Charlotte, N.C.-based C design Inc., features high-performance glazing that helped the project earn LEED Gold certification. PPG Industries supplied Solarban z50 solar control, low-E glass, which was fabricated by Trulite. Alexander Metals Inc., also based in Nashville, was the contract glazier. According to […]

Lindsay-Flanigan Courthouse in Denver On Track for LEED Gold Certification

Dec 15th, 2010

The Lindsay-Flanigan Courthouse in Denver is on track to receive LEED gold certification with the help of a Kawneer curtainwall. The Kawneer 1600 SS Unitwall™ curtainwall helped the building reach maximum daylighting and recycled materials used also boosted the LEED certification. The architects, klipp Architecture Planning Interiors, chose the use of glass and a curtainwall […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Get LEED Gold Arena

Sep 29th, 2010

The Consol Energy Center, the new home of the Pittsburgh Penguins, is the first NHL arena to achieve LEED Gold certification. The arena earned 42 LEED points, nine of which were for indoor environmental quality and seven for materials and resources. The 735,000-square-foot structure features a Kawneer Company Inc. curtainwall, among other products, and was […]

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