Project of the Month

Metal Cladding Breathes Life into Minneapolis Housing Project

Recent renovations to a two-building complex in Minneapolis enhanced not only the facilities’ insulating value but also the exterior aesthetic via a metal wall panel system manufactured by Petersen Aluminum Corp. Officials say the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority’s Elliot Twin … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Passive House Office Building Shimmers in Blue Glass

Boston’s Winthrop Center is officially the world’s largest passive house office building. The 52-story mixed-use office and residential building was developed by MP Boston and designed by Handel Architects. The Passive House Institute certified the building in October 2023. The … Continue reading

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Bendheim Illuminates NY Philharmonic Orchestra

The renovated home of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra proved to be a challenging restoration for the firm Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architecture. Though the renovation of Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall focused primarily on the interior, the exterior redesign … Continue reading

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Blending Ocean Views with Privacy in City of Angels

The residents of a beach house in Malibu, Calif., sought to blend privacy, security and stunning beachfront views. The solution was a smart glass fence designed by Smart Glass Technologies. The PriWatt smart glass fence runs the length of the … Continue reading

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Soaring Glass-Clad Towers Highlight NYU Paulson Center Expansion

The newly expanded John A. Paulson Center at New York University is a multi-use building that combines multiple disciplines, spaces and people. The 735,000-square-foot facility features a transparent, high-performance façade with angled glass panels and bird-friendly measures. The building consists … Continue reading

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