Snapshots: Great Glazing

  • The basics: Owned by Simon Property Group, Del Amo Fashion Center, one of the largest shopping malls in the United States at 2.3 million square feet, underwent a multi-million dollar renovation completed in October of 2015. The project consisted of an extensive remodeling of the mall’s north end, now dubbed the Fashion Wing, of high-end retail establishments. Reimagining the 52-year-old mall...
  • The basics: The University of Alaska Fairbanks completed a 34,000-square-foot addition to and renovation of the Wood Center to expand the dining facility and create a campus destination. During the design process, Perkins+Will Architects focused on light: daylighting as well as the amazing northern lights show, the aurora borealis. The players: Architect, Perkins+Will; general contractor,...
  • The basics: A renewed focus on innovation led to the development of the Jefferson Accelerator Zone at Thomas Jefferson University, a space to foster collaboration and the exchange of ideas among faculty and students from different departments on campus. Completed in January 2015 and designed by Cecil Baker + Partners, the new facility provides users with a unique gathering space and enlivens the...
  • The basics: Drawing inspiration from British Airways’ flagship lounges at London’s Heathrow airport, the new lounge at Dulles is designed to provide travelers with stylish areas to comfortably relax and unwind or to refresh and to catch up on work. Complete with a dining area, wine gallery, bar and work spaces, the lounge includes a wide array of customized glass pieces in its design. The...
  • The basics: The 55,000-square-foot Ivy Street Center is the first new academic building on the Marist School campus in Brookhaven, Georgia, in more than 20 years. Marist, a private Roman Catholic college preparatory school, serves 1,100 students in grades 7-12. Built on the footprint of the razed Kuhrt Gym, a 50-year-old building, the new structure emphasizes efficient design and environmental...
  • The basics: Rogers Memorial Hospital–Brown Deer, Wisconsin, celebrated its completed renovation in April 2015. Brown Deer is the first Rogers facility to incorporate biophilia into its design. Biophilia design recognizes the way humans have an emotional connection to nature and to natural forms, aiding a patient’s healing process.  The new design uses seventy high-impact windows that provide...
  • The basics: Stubbs Muldrow Herin architects navigated the challenge of designing a new school in historic Charleston on the South Carolina coast. Glass, brick and cast stone make up the façade of the three-story, 68,000-square-foot structure, which complements the adjacent original school building, simultaneously renovated by SMHa. The new building has the capacity for 500 students and includes a...
  • The basics:  Uniting Boston’s rich history with its innovative present through glass, the Envoy Hotel commands views of both city and harbor. An expansive glass curtain wall façade dominates the exterior of the 136-room hotel. Building components are detailed in shiplap wood in homage to sailing vessels, and each guest room has floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the city. Inside, the...
  • The basics: The 30-story SandRidge Tower in Oklahoma City, headquarters of SandRidge Energy Inc., is the centerpiece of the corporate campus for the independent oil and gas company. The tower, opened in September 2015, features 2,808 retrofitted windows, keeping the look of the 43-year-old building while offering modern performance.“Oklahoma City faces relatively cool winters, but summer days are...
  • The basics: The 67,433 square-foot Butte County Courthouse in Chico, California, rises out of the ground much like the picturesque buttes in the area’s surrounding foothills. Its soaring steel and glass curtain wall entry pays tribute to the beautiful rock formations, piercing through the building’s roofline to form a cupola that stands out in the skyline.“People can look up from almost anywhere...
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