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800 West Fulton Market

800 Fulton Market

800 West Fulton Market is a Chicago mixed-use office building. It features 19-stories of stepped terraces rising from a 3-story podium that matches the existing scale of Fulton Market Street. The building’s design creates landscaped outdoor spaces for native plants … Continue reading

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Environmental Connections

Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the 185,643 square meter Infinitus Plaza defines a gateway to the new Baiyun Central Business District in Guangzhou, China, and features a number of unique façade elements. The project incorporates external perforated aluminum shading panels … Continue reading

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EE Global Forum Puts Efficiency Front and Center

The 2016 Energy Efficiency (EE) Global Forum opened in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday with a major announcement about corporate commitment to a greener future. Mark Kenber, CEO of The Climate Group, unveiled the EP 100 global campaign, which will encourage … Continue reading

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Industry Veteran Going Outside the Box with Building Facade

Across North America, architects and building owners are coming up with intricate, multi-faceted solutions to get their projects to net zero energy. One glass and glazing industry expert has developed a method he thinks is a little simpler. Nick Bagatelos … Continue reading

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Renovation Mix-up Shows Why Glass Choice Must Be Handled With Care

A commercial renovation project in Charlottesville, Va., underscores the importance of proper glass selection based on local requirements—particularly in historic jurisdictions. After unveiling a new façade renovation last fall, owners of the Violet Crown Charlottesville theater will replace all of … Continue reading

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