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  • The University of Oregon’s Lillis Business Complex in Eugene took green to new levels with its building envelope, using low-emissivity glass in addition to building integrated photovoltaics. The 145,000-square-foot building received Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. The university uses the BIPV...
  • Builders of the Biomedical Sciences Tower III at the University of Pittsburgh were faced with a difficult challenge: building a 344,000-square-foot structure in a cramped urban footprint with a tight construction deadline.To avoid on-site congestion issues during glass installation, glaziers from D-M Products Inc. of Bethel Park, Pa., used a pre-assembled and pre-glazed unitized curtain wall...
  • The basics: The Ghost Bar, on the 32nd story of the W Dallas Victory Hotel and Residences, opened in June 2006 and features a 100-square-foot, all glass dance floor, part of which extends onto a balcony 350 feet from the ground.  The players:Architect, HKS Inc., Dallas; developer, Hillwood Capital, Dallas; general contractor, McCarthy Building Cos., Dallas; glass fabricator, Texas Tempered...
  • Floor-to-ceiling glass at the $79.5 million Museum Park, Tower IV in Chicago offers residents of the luxury condominium tower unobstructed views of Lake Michigan, nearby Grant Park and the adjacent Museum Campus, home to the city's planetarium, aquarium and natural history museum.The 608,000-square-foot, 37-story building is part of the 30-acre Museum Park development in Chicago's South Loop, a...
  • “The project is truly cutting edge in that glass flooring is being utilized in pools. All the edges of the glass had to be polished after tempering and laminating, and all the panels had to match up around the perimeter of each pool.”—Tim Czechowski, president, Artwork in Architectural Glass The basics:Several pools of a private residence on the coast in Fort Lauderdale,...
  • Historic renovation projects often come with countless challenges. The recent makeover of the Tivoli Student Union at the University of Colorado’s Auraria campus proved no different.Warped and rotting windows, leaking roofs and crumbling masonry greeted the project team tasked to transform the former brewery and shopping mall into a student union in 2005. The $20 million, 324,000-square-...
  • Strategically placed acoustic glazing in the $120 million, 197,000-square-foot Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville allows for natural lighting while maintaining a pristine acoustic environment.“Clerestory windows let light into the auditorium. They’re the only windows connecting to the outside that go into the auditorium,” says C.B. Waldo, vice president of Alexander...
  • Two music halls; two designs
    The music program at the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn., previously was relegated to the basement of the school’s chapel. Construction of the glass-walled Esther Eastman Music Center in 2006 changed that, making the program a centerpiece of the campus.“The primary charge from school was make the music program an integral part of daily lives of students,” says Jeff Riley,...
  • To prepare for a project, glass artist Christopher Cosma goes to the installation site to learn its history and to create a foundation for his piece.“From an artist’s point of view, you have to collect information of the past, present and future,” says Cosma, co-owner of the studio Amses Cosma Inc. of Brooklyn. “You learn the experience of that building.”Cosma went...
  • Chicago building codes prevented the owners of the 200 W. Madison office building from extending the lobby area any farther onto the sidewalk.So, owners looked to designers from Powell/Kleinschmidt, also of Chicago, to create an enclosure that would qualify as a public space while serving as an extended lobby for the building, says Bill Arnold, project designer.“In order to expand the lobby...
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