Project of the Month

Art Deco and Recycled Glass Combine to Create a Luxurious Façade

A new Bulgari flagship store in Shanghai Plaza 66, a major shopping mall in Shanghai, features a green, jade-like façade designed by MVRDV. Constructed with recycled champagne, beer and other glass bottles, the storefront’s green color serves as an homage … Continue reading

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Glazing Makes the Grade in Educational Project

The John W. Olver Design Building at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass.,  spans 87,500 square feet and is home to classrooms, offices and community space. The facility uses Solarban 60 and Solarban 70 glasses by Vitro Architectural Glass … Continue reading

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Building Glass Bridges

Reston Town Center in Reston, Va., features office, retail, restaurant, hotel and residential spaces. Part of the development connects a 28-story office building with a 20-story office structure for a combined one million square feet.  A two-story atrium bridge is … Continue reading

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Denver Art Museum Welcomes Visitors with Glassy Facade

The expanded and reimagined Denver Art Museum reopened this month. It is part of an overall campus reunification and building renovation project designed by Machado Silvetti and Fentress Architects, and includes the restored Lanny and Sharon Martin Building (Martin Building), … Continue reading

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Architectural Metals Enhance Medical Facility Façade  

PrairieCare Medical Group specializes in behavioral and mental health services, with an emphasis on children and adolescents. Its tenth facility, located in Rochester, Minn., opened in late 2019 with a primary emphasis on providing plentiful natural daylight. This is evident … Continue reading

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