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  • The basics: The City of Torrance, California, recently completed a building integrated photovoltaic canopy addition to the courtyard portion of the Madrona Marsh Nature Center, a resting spot for migrating bird, insects, frogs, reptiles and small mammals. The BIPV canopy will serve as the ceiling and natural light source for the new butterfly exhibit. The transparent photovoltaic glass...
  • Glass and glazing system suppliers report the most common questions they hear from glazing contractors, and offer answers and support. Jerry Cucchi, sales manager, Aluflam North America “More and more, it seems that glazing contractors are being asked to meet tighter and tighter construction schedules. Fire-rated glazing assemblies are usually the one of the last items to be installed. The...
  • Glass Magazine asked a number of glass and glazing system suppliers to describe their architectural support services. Suppliers report they offer a plethora of services for the design community, from face-to-face education to spec writing to modeling tools. Brad Bartley, senior manager, architectural sales, AGC Glass North America “AGC has nine dedicated architectural representatives across North...
  • The basics: The Sofía Largo buildings make up the government headquarters of Sofia, Bulgaria. Ruins of ancient Thrace and the Roman city of Sérdica lie along the perimeter of these buildings. The museum of ancient Sérdica, commissioned by Bulgaria’s Ministry of Culture, opens part of the ruins to view through three glass domes. In addition to allowing the ruins to be observed from outside the...
  • Glass Magazine is inviting submissions for the 2017 Glass Magazine Awards program. To make sure your company is included in this prestigious awards program, please submit your nomination using the form below. The deadline for nominations is June 5, 2017.The nominations are split into three categories. Please fill out the form below that pertains to the category you are applying to:Project...
  • AIA exhibitors list their online and in-person continuing education offerings
    AGC Glass CompanyBooth #3463us.agc.comOnline:Understanding Energy Code Compliance and Glass Selection - at cestrong.com,  or visit www.us.agc.com for tools and resources.AzonBooth #1437 azonintl.comOnline:Optimizing Performance in Commercial Fenestration  At aecdaily.com  and bdcuniversity.com/optimizing-performance-commercial-fenestration.In-person:Live educational program....
  • Online-only content
    Online-only content for April 2017 including AIA 2017 Resources, an Architect's Guide from glazing suppliers and contractors, and more.
  • Photo courtesy of DeGorter Inc. We all want to increase the productivity and success of our clients. Always with this in mind, as a distributor of capital equipment, those of us at DeGorter Inc. have learned a thing or two about aiding the success of our clients when it comes to purchasing new machinery. The following list offers five steps for ensuring any business—whether it's one of the...
  • Editor's note: The six-part series “All About Glass and Metal: A Guide to Glazing for Architects and Specifiers” provides an in-depth look at specification and design for glass and glazing. The series begins with “Glass and Metals 101: An Introductory Guide to Glazing for Architects and Specifiers,” and continues through “Glass and Metals 601: The Architect’s Guide to Complex Façades.” The...
  • The basics: Artist Lofts is a redevelopment of the Mirro Aluminium Co.’s Plant #3, built in 1929, in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. The project meets historic preservation demands, while converting an abandoned factory building into 40 affordable two- and three-bedroom apartments, a majority of which are income-restricted. Over 300 historically accurate windows in 12 different sizes dominate the building...
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  • 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...
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    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...