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  • 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...
  • One of Washington, D.C.’s newest condo projects, Adam’s Row, features a large commercial glass façade that floods each unit with natural daylight, marking a growing trend in multifamily residential projects.Commercial glazing is becoming more popular in multifamily projects, as consumers demand more openness and light in their homes, says Al Hedin, senior partner of...
  • The basics: The newly renovated departure area at Italy’s Palermo International Airport features glass-fronted counters and glass partitions in the rear workstations, providing transparency and creating an open environment for passengers. The players:Architect, Umberto Berti and Paolo Monesi, Italy; general contractor, Cutini Group S.r.l., Italy; counter designer, CdP Design Studio,...
  • Then Ray Adcox and his team of glaziers from John Ulrey’s Glass & Mirror in Seymour, Ind., won the bid for the 4,000-square-foot Irwin Union Bank project, they anticipated a lofty challenge.“In looking at the blue prints we realized this project had something we had not seen before: channel glass,” says Adcox, project manager for the contract glazier. “Of the other...
  • Architects for the Milwaukee Public Market in Wisconsin used about 8,150 square feet of exterior glass to illuminate the shopping areas with natural daylight.Maximizing transparency, however, made controlling solar heat gain and ultraviolet light critical in the food market setting, says project architect Paul Rushing, associate for Kubala Washatko Architects Inc. in Cedarburg, Wis.“We had...
  • The basics: The dark blue-clad 285,000-square-foot Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis features a range of custom glazing that maximizes daylight in gathering spaces and provides views of the Mississippi River and the city’s historic waterfront structures. The $125 million building opened in June. The players:Architect, Jean Nouvel, www.jeannouvel.com, Paris, Architectural Alliance,...
  • Davis School District in Kaysville, Utah, stepped boldly into the 21st century with its new 353,000-square-foot Davis High School completed in August 2004 at a cost of $32 million. The sleek, high-tech facility replaced one built in 1914 with 17 additions added over the decades. A key design goal of project architect Boyd McAlister of VCBO Architecture in Salt Lake City was to create a small...
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