Snapshots: Great Glazing

  • The basics: The project design for the addition to the Ottawa Convention Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada required a glass facade with increased durability, energy control, and a sweeping view of the Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site and Parliament Hill. Its new 100-foot rounded all-glass façade matches the modern and environmentally friendly setting.The players: Architect, Brisbin Brook...
  • The basics: Historic renovations of the iconic Chelsea Hotel in Manhattan have been underway since 2011. Built between 1883 and 1885, the 12-story red brick Chelsea Hotel has been a mecca for famous artists, writers, musicians and other cultural figures for more than 125 years. It is designated a New York City landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places. As part of the most recent...
  • The basics: Northwestern University’s Engineering Life Sciences infill sits five stories up, bridging two wings of the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. In implementing the infill design, Flad Architects faced the challenge of ensuring adequate, balanced light in the space, given the adjacent, existing building wings. This was particularly important in the nuclear magnetic...
  • The basics: Ericsson, a world leader in communications technology and services, needed a world-class addition to its North American headquarters in Plano, Texas: a 272,360-square-foot building to house 40 percent of the 4,000 corporate employees based at the 38-acre campus. As wide-open spaces and rural park views characterize the campus, the company wanted every employee, as well as the...
  • The basics: Unlike other national memorials, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial will pay tribute to disabled veterans both living and deceased across all conflicts throughout the nation’s history. The design of the Memorial envisions a hallowed place amid the bustle of the surrounding Washington streets. One of the most challenging aspects of the Memorial was the preparation of the...
  • The basics: James A. Garfield High School in East Los Angeles stands as a symbol of academic achievement and community pride. When the school’s 82-year-old auditorium was destroyed by fire in May 2007, plans to rebuild were to include a tribute to the late Jaime Escalante, the famous Los Angeles high school math teacher whose work with troubled "unteachable" students was the story behind the film...
  • The basics: The design team for Kean University's Green Lane Building wanted something dramatic and iconic to greet visitors approaching the west side of the school’s Union, New Jersey, campus. Architects set out to mark the campus entry with a bold architectural statement.The resulting six-story, 102,274-square-foot, mixed-use academic building features a unique building footprint and a four-...
  • The basics: The 325-room San Francisco Crowne Plaza hotel, situated between the San Francisco International Airport and the 101 Freeway, recently underwent a multi-million dollar renovation project, starting with the replacement of 335 punched opening windows. Issues with occupant comfort—including water and moisture damage, and noise—due to the building’s old, aging windows led hotel management...
  •  The basics: The new Quality 10 GDX Theater in Saginaw, Michigan, features more than high-tech sound systems and wall-to-wall-screens; it also features the latest in dynamic glass technology. Looking to reduce sunlight, glare and heat during the day, and allow for maximum visibility at night, Goodrich Quality Theaters selected self-tinting dynamic glass for its state-of-the-art cinema....
  •  The basics: The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, a fixture for arts and culture in the heart of downtown San Antonio, Texas, debuted its full-scale historic renovation in September. New glass and metal railings, glass stairs and glass walkways contributed to the overall sophistication and elegance of the auditorium, featuring a multi-purpose 1,759-seat performance hall, a 250-seat...
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