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

folding marble facade of capital one hall

HGA’s marble panels fold into the future of mixed-use development

Architect HGA Facade FabricatorNational Enclosure Company Campolonghi Stone Facade InstallerR. Bratti Associates Facade ConsultantArup Structural EngineerThornton Tomasetti Wheaton Sprague General ContractorWhiting-Turner LocationTysons, Virginia DateFall 2021 SystemMarble with custom steel truss and clip system ProductsItalian Carrara marble Custom unitized aluminum framing system by NEC and Wheaton Sprague Nordic Royal brass cladding manufactured by Arubis Conspicuously clad

Ephemeral Field House by design/buildLAB

Virginia Tech students demonstrate a light touch with glass and steel pavilion. The undergraduate architecture students enrolled in Virginia Tech‘s design/buildLAB begin each academic year with an ambitious goal: to bring a community service project from concept through completion by the end of the spring semester. In addition to the usual budget and time constraints,

Riverfront Revival by Shalom Baranes

Brick and metal transform a tired office block into a residential building worthy of its site. Located on a slice of land adjacent to the Potomac River in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, the 1984 Sheet Metal Workers Union National Pension Fund building failed to live up to the site’s potential. “I’ve used this in a