Latest Articles in Commercial Glass

  • 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...
  • Note: Quotations and statistics from Glass Magazine's Top 50 Glaziers 25th Anniversary report. Top 50 Glazing Company SalesIn the past 25 years, the glazing industry grew in value, as glass continued to dominate traditional façades and began to take over in new applications inside and out of the building. Above: Top 50 Glaziers gross sales and inflation adjusted gross sales from 1991-...
  • FAQs for the façade anchoring process
    Connecting a building’s structure with the façade requires balancing multiple construction trades, their schedules and their products, to ensure performance and safety standards are met. To achieve this, discussion between the general contractor, structural engineer, curtain wall designer and architect, as well as consultation with the anchoring manufacturer and installer is necessary.Typically,...
  • 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...
  • Glass Magazine runs an Industry Products section in every issue that features descriptions and photos of new product offerings. Companies submit a press release announcing one single product. Our assistant editor will edit these releases for length, style and clarity, to run in the Industry Products section.Examples of GM’s products can be found in the digital edition of the magazine, beginning...
  • Glass Magazine runs news items about new hires and promotions as news at GlassMagazine.com, in the e-glass weekly e-newsletter and in every issue of the magazine.Examples of People news can be found here.We continually run people news items. So, you can submit a news release at any time.NOTE: By submitting images to the submission form, you agree that you/your company are the originator or...
  • Online-only content
    Glazier BulletinRailing Code Updates: A closer look at cap rail requirements and laminated interlayers By Brian Clifford Cracking the Code: Navigating glass railing codes and testing standardsBy Brian CliffordCreative Recruitment Workforce Development A compilation of Glass Magazine resources on labor challenges and hiring best practices. People NewsViracon Retiree Dudley...
  • The 2015 International Building Code updates to design load requirements for glass guardrails have led many in the glass industry to ask the question: are cap rails or handrails still required?Guardrails can be installed with a cap rail (i.e. top rail, guard) or a handrail. Both of these systems will increase safety, aesthetics and performance. C.R. Laurence Co., crl-arch.com, typically...
Page 1 of 209
 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 Next > | Last >> 

What's Hot

  • This commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels. 
    Great Glazing: Custom interior officeThis commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels suspended from the ceiling. Created by Tulsa artist May Yang, the mural is based on local Oklahoma themes, transitioning from rural landscape to the Tulsa skyline.   Great Glazing: Joliet Junior College Campus...
  • A look at the leading manufacturers and fabricators of metal products, broken down by sales volume, number of locations and product offering. 
    Building on the success of the Top Glass Fabricators rankings introduced last year, Glass Magazine is expanding its coverage to include the Top Metal Companies, featuring the leading manufacturers and fabricators of metal products in the United States and Canada. The Top Metal Companies include those that manufacture, fabricate and sell curtain wall, storefront and entrance, commercial interior...
  • Read about the winners
    In an effort to spotlight the people who make the Glass Magazine Award-winning products and projects possible, this year’s program included people-centric categories, for which the industry submitted their picks for best installer, production supervisor, project manager and sales rep.After narrowing down the nominations to three finalists in each category, the Glass Magazine editors asked the...