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  • The basics: The Amot Atrium Tower is a 38-story glass tower with a four-story lobby that incorporates a dramatic glass-encased sculptural stairway made from American Tulipwood and a skeletal metal frame. Designed by Tomer Gelfand and Oded Halaf Architects, the staircase spirals over 40 feet above the entry level. The retail project, completed at the end of 2015, features a structural silicone...
  • The basics:  A new rooftop canopy on NYU’s Langone Medical Center marries form and function. The hospital’s electrical, plumbing and air-handling systems were placed on the rooftop above the new entryway of the emergency department and behind a translucent glass box. The relocation of the mechanicals provides protection for systems during flood conditions, such as occurred during Hurricane...
  • The basics: Deloitte Tower/La Tour Deloitte is a 22-story 560,000-square-foot office tower in Montreal with energy-efficient curtain wall vision glass and spandrel panels. It is the first, new, privately owned and financed commercial office tower in more than 20 years to be built in the city of Montreal. This project marks the first step in a $2-billion multi-year plan to develop a prime sector...
  • The basics:  A glass mural, measuring 66 feet-1-inch wide by 12 feet -4-inches tall, depicts the history of basketball at Kansas University. Made from thirteen digitally printed panels, the wall serves a functional and aesthetic purpose as a decorative guardrail. The laminated panels present a series of high-resolution images that appear as one seamless, long mural.The players: Design,...
  • The basics: The Museum Tower in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a 43-story luxury apartment complex, built on top of the Mint Museum. The glass-clad, 385,000-square-foot high-rise complements the contemporary architecture of the existing Mint Museum. Floor-to-ceiling windows give each apartment dramatic views of the city skyline. The glazing systems helped to manage construction challenges...
  • The basics: The new 46,000-square-foot Goldstein Library at Ringling College in Bradenton, Florida, is designed for creative conversation and collaboration. The furniture moves and the space is customizable. The new library provides 24-hour access for faculty, staff and students, with floors intended to grow quieter the higher you climb the central staircase. The design called for curtain wall...
  • The basics: San Diego Office Design created the interior for Pacific Sotheby’s new flagship national headquarters using a color palette that invokes a seaside sunset. Custom made glass wall panels provide a dramatic visual statement for the realty company, which specializes in luxury homes.  The players: Designer, San Diego Office Design; general contractor, Davis & Adams; glass supplier...
  • The basics: The 198,000-square-foot New College House, a $127-million project at the University of Pennsylvania, opened for the 2016-17 academic year as the first new student residence on campus since 1972. Designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson in collaboration with the University, New College House brings together undergraduates, faculty, staff and graduate students in a shared suite-style...
  • The basics: The 980,000-square-foot office skyscraper, Q22 in Warsaw, Poland, was completed in July 2016 after three years of construction. Its striking design by Kuryłowicz & Assoc. combines elements typical of constructivism and neomodernism, and features an innovative glass façade. Over 270,000 square feet of insulating glass units were installed on the project, and innovative photovoltaic...
  • The basics: Schneithorst’s Restaurant & Bar, a landmark in the St. Louis restaurant scene for nearly a century, replaced its deteriorating heavy timber rooftop structure with a European-inspired steel and glass structure. Assembled on-site and installed in July 2016, the new rooftop structure consists of steel canopies with laminated glass roof panels, allowing customers to enjoy an outdoor...
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