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  • Photos © Jeffrey Totaro, 2016, courtesy of J.E. BerkowitzThe basics: 804 Carnegie Center West is a new three-story, 130,000-square-foot office building on the Carnegie Center Campus in Princeton, New Jersey. The green facility combines high-performance materials with cutting-edge technology. A primary feature is a two-story two-way, butt-glazed glass box that is visible from the highway, and...
  • Photos courtesy of Goldray GlassThe basics: Amazon’s expanded headquarters in Seattle features an overhead bridge, restaurants, retail space and a public area with a stream, heated outdoor seating and extensive landscaping. A notable feature of the 400,000-square-foot expansion in the South Lake Union neighborhood is the architectural glass canopy connecting the project’s two new buildings....
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    Links to further reading & informationAIA Continuing EducationCE offerings from AIA Expo 2018 glass and glazing industry exhibitorsGrassroots ApproachRead more articles about Workforce DevelopmentTop 50 Glaziers: 2018 Annual Report An Instagram gallery of glazier projects from the Annual ReportFollow @GlassMagazineNGA on Instagram  
  • June 21-23, more than 800 building product companies will gather to introduce new products and services at the American Institute of Architects’, aia.org, Conference on Architecture and Architecture Expo in New York City. The following offers a preview of some of the glass and glazing industry products that will be on display. For more information on the conference and expo, visit aia.org. View...
  • Prepare for the challenges of tomorrow with innovation, education and solutions at GlassBuild America
    Pictured: Scenes from 2017 GlassBuild America in Atlanta. Organizers expect 450 exhibitors to show at the 2018 event. Photography by Robb D. Cohen.  Exhibit Hall Days & HoursWednesday, Sept. 1210 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 1310 a.m. – 5 p.m.Friday, Sept. 1410 a.m. – 2 p.m.Fall Conference Sept. 11–14Held in conjunction with GlassBuild, the Fall Conference is an opportunity...
  • The glass industry tackles labor challenges by rethinking its approach; redefining its image
    Read more articles about Workforce Development at glassmagazine.com/June2018The problem is clear: the construction industry is booming at a time when labor is scarce. The causes are just as well-known: experienced workers are retiring faster than new hires can fill jobs, and skills are going with them; young people aren’t interested in the trades, nor do they possess the necessary skills....
  • Spot the signs of dysfunctional operations that stand in the way of progress
    “Business cultures eat business strategies for breakfast!” I heard this quote from a business consultant during a recent meeting. So often, organizations will adopt a new strategy only to quickly abandon it if goals aren’t met. The truth of the situation is that the strategy wasn’t properly executed because it conflicted with the business culture. When this happens, management becomes so...
  • Ensuring accuracy, damage-free delivery and proper onsite handling are essential to meeting condensed construction schedules and complex designs, such as for Rowan University’s Holly Pointe Commons, Glassboro, New Jersey. Photo courtesy of Rowan University ©2016 Joel Schwartz. When planning a commercial project, it is crucial to practice safety for workers on site. But, with machinery...
  • Claims and legal trouble can arise unexpectedly at a company. The decision on when and whether to involve legal counsel in the handling of a situation may not always be clear. Attention to a few practical considerations can help determine whether the investment in counsel can help a company realize later savings. 1 - Source  Who is issuing the claim, demand or request? If the source is a...
  • The basics: The new Richland Two Institute of Innovation is an educational center supporting multigenerational learning. Part of the Richland School District Two in Columbia, South Carolina, the facility weaves together spaces and programs for the school district as well as the community. The contemporary design employs an inviting and colorful palette of materials, including metal panels,...
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    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...
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