Tag: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope

  • AIA Exhibitors Focus on Partnerships and Solutions

    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…

  • Going for Gold

    In less than a month the world will come together, as we all gather around our TVs to cheer for our countries’ Olympians. Yes, nothing can unite us like sports. I love the Olympics, especially the summer games–gymnastics, swimming, track and field … who will be the best and bring home the gold? If you’re…

  • PROJECT: The Baker Center in Minneapolis

    PROJECT: The Baker Center in Minneapolis

    Located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, the renovated 90-year-old Baker Center showcases a prominent new building entry featuring Tubelite curtainwall and storefront systems. At the corner of Marquette Avenue and Eighth Street, the main entry provides a unified façade for the four buildings that comprise the complex.

  • Glass Key Contributor to Awarded School Project in Charleston

    The design of a new school in historic Charleston on the South Carolina coast earned Stubbs Muldrow Herin architects (SMHa) multiple awards—thanks in part to the project’s glass.

  • A New Hotspot for A New Generation

    A New Hotspot for A New Generation

    Haute Living magazine dubbed it one of five new hotels that will change the Las Vegas strip–and the SLS Hotel & Casino is working to do just that. The SLS recently opened its doors and brings “a contemporary twist on the classic, ‘Old Vegas’ feel.” The former Rat Pack-era Sahara Hotel was renovated into an…

  • A Light From Within: Los Gatos Library

    A Light From Within: Los Gatos Library

    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…

  • The Number

    We all have one—that three-digit number. The number that only we know … and probably our doctors … but we never, ever tell anyone else. Your number is yours and yours alone. Most people put forth diligent efforts to bring that number down. They are prayerful and optimistic that all of their hard work will…

  • Architects’ Forum Attendees Gain Glass Knowledge During 2013 Event

    Architects’ Forum Attendees Gain Glass Knowledge During 2013 Event

    Despite ongoing snow storms, nearly 100 architects traveled to Hauppauge (Long Island), N.Y., on March 7 to further their knowledge of glass products. They attended the Architects’ Forum 2013, which took place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Hotel & Golf Club. The day-long event, organized by Architects’ Guide to Glass &…

  • Architects’ Forum 2013 Opens Thursday

    After more than six months in the making, Architects’ forum 2013, sponsored by the Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal magazine, opens tomorrow at the Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Hotel & Golf Club in Hauppauge (Long Island), N.Y. The day-long program, designed specifically with the educational needs of architects in mind, offers…

  • Architects’ Forum 2013 Seminars Offer Glazing Education; On-Site Registration Available

    Architects’ Forum™ 2013, taking place March 7 in Hauppauge (Long Island), N.Y., will provide a day-long program of glass and glazing educational sessions, all designed specifically with the architect in mind. The event will take place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Hotel & Golf Club and is sponsored by the Architects’…