SGA designs a tree-inspired glass facade to connect two historic buildings

Brought to you by: Architect SGA Architecture Location Nashville, Tennessee Completion Date August, 2020 Architect of Record Centric Architecture Client Vanderbilt University Construction Manager Messer Structural Engineer Structural Design Group Civil Engineer Barge Cauthen & Associates Glass AGC Glass North America A renovation of a pair of brick buildings at Peabody College at Vanderbilt University

7 West 57th features an oblique glass facade

Brought to you by: Architect Hill West Architects Location New York, New York Completion Date April, 2022 Interiors Tsao & McKown Client Solow Building Company Window Wall Glass VRE 24-54 by Viracon Channel Glass TP26/60/7 Lamberts Linit Channel Glass Solar texture w/ custom Sandblast by Bendheim Shading System Lutron Exterior Wall Consultant  Vidaris Lighting Consultant

Steel and glass define a public-facing greenhouse that pushes the scale of urban agriculture

Brought to you by: Architect META architectuurbureau and van Bergen Kolpa Architecten Location Roeselare, Belgium Completion Date September 2021 Diffuse Glass Vetrasol Greenhouse Roof BOAL Screens Phormium Stability and Technical Studies Tractebel Cultivation Techniques Studies Wageningen University & Research, BU Greenhouse Horticulture Greenhouse Studies Smiemans Projects Built atop an existing concrete office building, the Agrotopia

North Glass

North Glass is the industry’s strongest and largest glass deep-processing equipment R & D and manufacturing enterprises. Its leading flat glass production products have ranked first in the world for 14 consecutive years. Its independent development of the Low-E coating production line has become a global leader in the coating industry.

W&W Glass expands with its own Glass Engineered Solutions

W&W Glass is expanding their market by offering their own Glass Engineered Solutions. Following the closing of Pilkington Architectural’s Planar™ system production in the United Kingdom at the end of 2021, W&W will be expanding their portfolio in order to offer “larger structurally glazed solutions with greater flexibility.” W&W will honor Pilkington’s warranty on existing

425 Park Avenue telescopes skyward with diagrid glass

Some may know of 425 Park Avenue as the Manhattan address of a buzzy new restaurant location from Eleven Madison Park Michelin-star owners, but it is also the site of the (partially) new 47-story office building designed by Foster + Partners for L&L Holding Company. Almost nine years after a winner of the invitation-only design

a monument rendered in etched glass slabs

These crafty interventions blend in and stand out thanks to high-performance glass

Hurricane Maria Memorial, New York, New York Architect: Segundo Cardona Artist: Antonio Martorell Designer: Pulp Studio Product: Pulp Studio Custom Printed Glass My Cry into the World, a new art installation at the Hurricane Maria Memorial in Battery Park City, honors the victims of the Category 5 hurricane that struck Puerto Rico in 2017. Designed

Advances in float glass are enabling ever more flexible, ethereal facade expressions

Up until the mid-20th century, the incorporation of glazing into any project was an exorbitantly expensive decision and potentially fraught with error due to the irregularity of manufacturing processes. The development of float glass through the Pilkington process, which can be roughly described as rolling molten glass over a tin bath, has enabled continually growing

Glasswerks

At Glasswerks, we offer full-service custom glass fabrication services, producing a comprehensive range of architectural and other custom glass products. Our custom glass fabrication capabilities include a wide range of edge beveling, tempered glass cutting, sandblasting, grooving, and much more. We have all of the world-class machinery and highly-experienced custom glass fabricators needed to create

Exterior of the menokin house, a historic brick building partially rebuilt with structural glass

The historic Menokin House gets a novel rewrapping in structural glass

  Historic preservation in the United States has often been cast in absolute terms: Structures and monuments are either subject to campaigns of complete restoration (which may entail partial reconstruction) or maintained as sublime ruins stabilized to withstand the ravages of time. A novel conservation scheme for an 18th-century plantation house on Virginia’s Northern Neck

GMC

Glass & Metal Craft

Established in 1964, G+MC is the experienced leader in the engineering and fabrication of complex architectural systems including point-supported glass canopies, vestibules, entrance systems, structural walls, windscreens, guardrails, glass flooring and decorative glass walls. Based in Michigan, G+MC supports projects across North America with US sourced and fabricated materials.

W&W Glass

W&W Glass is one of New York’s largest architectural glass and metal subcontractors, specializing in unitized curtain walls, storefronts, and interior glass and glazing. W&W is the North American distributor of the Pilkington PlanarTM structural glass system. Pilkington is renowned worldwide for its high-quality glass fabrication and fully tested warrantied systems.

image of the building at sunset, the Hans Rosling Center, clad in glass fins

The Hans Rosling Center’s glass and aluminum fins embody the university’s health initiative

ArchitectThe Miller Hull Partnership Facade ManufacturerElicc Group Facade InstallerElicc Group Civil and Structural EngineerKPFF Consulting Engineers General ContractorLease Crutcher Lewis LocationSeattle DateOctober 2020 System36″ Glass fins and 8″ aluminum fins on unitized curtain wall system ProductsCurtainwall and exterior shading by Elicc Group, precast concrete by Northwest Precast, stonework by J&S Masonry, Inc. Located between the University

The national aquarium in baltimore, with a jutting triangular glass topper

Baltimore’s National Aquarium will make its iconic glass pyramid bird safe

In keeping with its conservation mission, the National Aquarium in Baltimore has announced plans to make all of the glass in its buildings “bird safe.” The institution is planning to replace all 684 panes in the glass pyramid that covers its Upland Tropical Rain Forest exhibit after several panes shattered, indicating the existing glass is reaching the end of its expected