5G Studio brightens up a mid-century bank with a ceramic tile recladding

Downtowns across the United States are littered with mid-century concrete office buildings reaching the end of their lifespans; the question facing cities is how to repurpose these aging assets while enlivening their public-facing street walls. Located in the center of Dallas, 5G Studio Collaborative’s 1217 Main Street breathes new life into a former bank with a

Bemo USA

Bemo USA Bemo USA is an international manufacturer of structural standing seam metal roofing. While based in Mesa Arizona, Bemo USA has full sales and operations in Europe, The Middle East and Southeast Asia. Bemo is typically used on long span and complex curved installations with continuous run and low slope applications. WEBSITE http://bemousa.com/ ADDRESS:

Bendheim

Bendheim Glass rainscreens, ventilated glass facades, and specialty glass wall systems. Founded in New York City in 1927, Bendheim is a fourth-generation family-owned company, offering a virtually unlimited range of in-stock and custom architectural glass and systems. WEBSITE www.bendheim.com/pro ADDRESS: 82 Totowa Rd. Wayne, NJ 07470 Showroom: 200 Lexington Ave., Suite 1602 New York, NY

These rock-like Norwegian cabins keep hikers warm under timber panels

In 2015, the Norwegian Trekking Association announced a decision to construct two warming huts along the mountains that ring the town of Hammerfest to encourage hiking for both residents and tourists. The project brief called for a straightforward structure with a working wood-burning stove, an excellent view of the surrounding landscape, and suitability for the mountainous terrain. Norwegian-based practice

Deborah Berke Partners splits this dormitory with a zinc-and-stone facade

College dormitories are sometimes drab affairs, utilitarian in their design and timid in their expression. But Deborah Berke Partners’s (DBP) Dickinson College High Street Residence, completed in September 2018, uses a limestone masonry and paneled-zinc facade to create a bright and confident presence on campus. Facade Manufacturer Rheinzink Knight Wall Rolling Rock Building Stone Duratherm ArchitectsDeborah Berke Partners

Cascade Architectural

Cascade Architectural Cascade Architectural is committed to serving the product and service needs of our architectural customers. Since 1987, Cascade has provided a full range of functional Fabricoil© woven wire mesh fabric systems to domestic and international markets. Suited for projects of any scale, exterior or interior, Cascade Architectural reflects our continued commitment to provide

DS+R wraps up 15 Hudson Yards with the largest cold-warped curtainwall in North America

Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R)’s first skyscraper, 15 Hudson Yards, is now complete after four years of construction. The 88-story residential tower fuses the largest cold-warped glass curtain wall in North America with a louver and limestone base. The tower is located on the southwestern flank of Hudson Yards‘s first phase located on 28 acres between 30th and

Facades+ San Francisco will dive into the Bay Area’s exciting technological trends

The San Francisco Bay Area is nourishing one of the country’s most active architecture scenes. Fueled by a booming technology sector, rapid population and commercial growth are delivering exciting new projects to the region. On February 7, The Architect’s Newspaper is gathering leading local and California-based design practices for Facades+ San Francisco, a conference on innovative enclosure projects across the

C. F. Møller Architects wrapped this Danish school with thousands of solar panels

Solar panels are increasingly ubiquitous across a broad range of recent and ongoing projects. For the most part, this technology is applied along rooflines or as standalone installations supplying the energy demands of an adjacent complex. Completed in 2017, C.F. Møller’s Copenhagen International School bucks this trend with a facade composed of thousands of solar panels.

The Pacific Visions Aquarium lands ashore with a triple-laminated glass facade

In California’s Long Beach, a new biomorphic mass has surfaced along the waterfront. The semi-reflective blue structure is not a beached endangered species, but the Esherick Homsey Dodge and Davis (EHDD)–designed Pacific Visions wing of the Aquarium of the Pacific. The 29,000-square-foot project, which is set for a May 2019 public opening, features a triple-laminated glass facade

greenscreen®

greenscreen® Since 1993 greenscreen® has fabricated elegant and efficient solutions for vine-based facades with over 10,000 projects ranging in scale and complexity. greenscreen® trellis panels are lightweight and extremely rigid. Fabricated in the United States from 14-gage powder coated wire, the three-dimensional, welded wire construction’s three-inch depth captures vines as they grow and provides design

Petersen Aluminum

Petersen Aluminum Petersen manufactures PAC-CLAD steel and aluminum products including roof, wall and soffit panels; perforated metal; perimeter systems; composite panels; column covers; coil and flat sheet. All available in full 70% PVDF finish (Kynar), 45 colors with a 30-year finish warranty. Most colors meet LEED, Energy Star and CRRC certification requirements. WEBSITE: pac-clad.com ADDRESS:

Lapitec S.p.A.

Lapitec S.p.A. An innovative product with never before seen technical and aesthetic features: Lapitec® is the versatile and durable full-bodied sintered stone. It represents the ideal solution for a multitude of applications; indoor and outdoor cladding, paving, kitchen worktops and even for ventilated façades. Lapitec® is characterized by its large sized slabs – measuring 1500×3365

Morrison Hershfield

Morrison Hershfield Morrison Hershfield Building Science is qualified to provide a full range of consulting services; from renovations, renewals and investigation work on existing buildings to design assistance, performance evaluation and construction review services on new buildings. We understand our clients’ needs and help them meet their objectives for performance, durability and cost-effectiveness. WEBSITE: https://morrisonhershfield.com

This winery holds its own with a self-supporting limestone facade

With a wine-producing history stretching back three millennia to Greek colonization in the 6th century B.C., the French region of Provence is nearly synonymous with viticulture. Winemaker Les Domaine Ott Chateau de Selle has called the region home since 1912 and last year completed a full-scale revamp of its facilities by Paris-based Carl Fredrik Svenstedt Architect (CFSA)

Building Blocks

Building Blocks Building Blocks works with architects and contractors at the forefront of architecture to design, engineer, fabricate, and install innovative facade systems. As experts in masonry curtainwall and GFRC, we rely on creative problem solving, teamwork, and experience from over 40 years in business to deliver industry best systems for all of our projects.