Project of the Month

Stamp of Approval

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The William H. Gross Stamp Gallery is a new $66 million addition to the National Postal Museum at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., the world’s largest museum gallery dedicated to philately, the study of stamps and postal history. While … Continue reading

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A Snake in the Glass

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The beauty of Salt Lake City’s Public Safety Building may sneak up on you. Attribute it to the serpentine glass curtainwall used in the LEED-Platinum designed building’s construction. The brainchild of Salt Lake City-based GSBS Architects, the serpentine glass curtainwall … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Benjamin’s Glazing

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“Glass, china and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended.” While the latter two may be true, Benjamin Franklin may consider taking back the first part of that statement if he could see the glazing used in the newly … Continue reading

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Neural Response

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Talk about striking a nerve. The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience in Jupiter, Fla., a $64 million research facility that houses scientists and research teams focused on brain function and neural circuits features, an abundance of large windows facing … Continue reading

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One Flavor Shy of Dr. Pepper

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Dr. Pepper is known for its 23 flavors. The new Palomar Medical Center (PMC) in San Diego will be known for its 22 varieties of glass offering 736,000 square feet of green innovation. Designed by Los Angeles-based CO Architects, glass … Continue reading

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TGP Helps Let the Light In for Cancer Center

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University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland consolidates multiple patient care and treatment centers into a single 375,000 square-foot building. Since the new facility nearly triples the size of the existing hospital, it was important to foster collaboration between the … Continue reading

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On Display

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Image is everything, they say, and there’s no better example of that than in retail. It’s particularly important when a company opens an entire store based on its brand that the products are displayed to their best advantage. That was … Continue reading

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New San Diego United States Courthouse

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Glass is a prominent component of the New San Diego United States Courthouse, which was completed in 2012, and designed by Richard Meier & Partners. It stands 16-stories and includes six district courtrooms and an initial build-out of 12 chambers. … Continue reading

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111 Eagle Street Channels Nature

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While designing with nature in mind is not a new concept—architects and designers have been “bringing the outside in” for years now—few buildings have been inspired by, or been designed to reflect on, nature and other surroundings the way 111 … Continue reading

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Dynamic Glazing Helping Hearts at Children’s Hospital Colorado

SageGlass was used in the cardiac operating rooms of the newly completed East Tower, part of the Colorado Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colo.

The Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colo., utilizes a lot of glass—much of it used for the purposes of making the building feel welcoming. According to ZGF, project architects, the hospital is built to maximize the use of natural light, using … Continue reading

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