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    Hydroformed Shading

    New approaches to lightweight metal forming have the potential to advance architectural fabrication, particularly in the design and engineering of hi…

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    Breathing Lessons

    For a new corporate headquarters in San Francisco’s Mission Bay district, SHoP Architects designed a semi-conditioned atrium space inside the externa…

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    Detailing For Distance

    Quickly exceeding new facade service life expectations for tall buildings imposed by increasing environmental, economic, and social pressures have cr…

  • ANFA 2021 Call for Presenters

    The ANFA Conference will explore, from a scientific basis, the range of human experiences that occur in context with elements of architecture, both exterior and interior. Abstracts will be accepted until February 28, 2021.

  • 2019 Year in Review

    As the new year approaches and we look back on 2019, we are grateful for the growth and accomplishments of the past year, all made possible by the unwavering support of our members, event attendees, sponsors and industry peers. As we head into 2020, we take a moment to thank you and look back...

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    Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

    Steven Holl Architects designed two new buildings in the Museum District in Houston, Texas. Knippers Helbig is the facade consultant of both projects…

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    Saving Face

    In 1871, a fourth level Architecture course was offered in New York City that instructed on topics such as heating, ventilation and circulation of wa…

  • GlassCon Global VE-Glass Virtual-EX

    GlassCon Global® and USGlass magazine have joined together to produce a new ground-breaking virtual event servicing the architectural glass, metal and fenestration industries, GlassCon Global VE-Glass Virtual-EX.

  • Face Time: Introducing the Facade Tectonics Institute

    There is history to this new enterprise. Facade Tectonics started as a series of invited roundtable discussions at the University of Southern California School of Architecture in 2007 as a strategic response to the escalating importance and complexity of building facade technology. These roundtable

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    Execution Ways

    Business Insider has described San Francisco’s Chase Arena as setting “a new standard for a sports arena in the US”, and “the state-of-the-art arena …

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    Carbon Lean Facades

    With net zero and carbon neutral mandates on the near horizon, New York City has pushed the green building envelope by leveraging incentive-based pro…

  • Form as Energy featured image

    Form as Energy

    All too often, high-performance building envelopes are considered in terms of new materials and technologies that push specific systems to improve en…

  • Introducing FacadeRetrofit.org

    Los Angeles, CA – July 16, 2015 - While most of the green building dialog focuses on new construction, many have recognized that the fastest and most effective way to improve energy efficiency of the building sector is by remedying our existing building stock.

  • Jurors Select Winning Redesigns of 200 Park Avenue Facade

    Metals in Construction magazine and the Ornamental Metal Institute of New York named six winning teams for its 2016 Design Challenge yesterday at the Times Center in New York City. “Reimagine a New York City Icon” challenged designers and engineers to reclad 200 Park Avenue in New York.

  • glasstec VIRTUAL

    glasstec is the world's leading trade fair for the glass industry with 1,276 exhibitors from 50 countries. The spectrum is unique. In 2020, pioneering innovations, products and developments await you here as well. Be part of it!

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    Seismic Design of Jumbo Glass Structures

    The design of structural glass systems continues to evolve with the parallel development of new manufacturing technology. Improvements in the manufac…

  • Innovations with Glass

    Glass has become a popular building material that is used not only for windows but also as a load-bearing material. New dimensions of glass panes in …

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    Designing with Photovoltaics

    Photovoltaics (PV) have been utilized in buildings for decades, especially in Europe where legislative support has largely driven the market. With ne…