on 12/3/12

One of the ways that architecture can help create more sustainable cities is by designing buildings that use less energy. Controlling how much direct sunlight enters a building can reduce the energy required for air conditioning and electrical lighting. Hunter Douglas Contract: Solar Control is... John Hill

on 11/19/12

The distinctive folds that cover the exterior of Zaha Hadid Architects' recently completed Broad Art Museum in East Lansing, Michigan, were a challenge to construct, but A. Zahner Company pulled it off with their usual attention to detail. John Hill

on 6/4/12

Two ovoid forms atop a square base define the new Hospital Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, Spain. Wrapping the curved surfaces is a diagonal grid of Cricursa's Cridecor® glass panels that further give the objects their distinctive appearance. John Hill

on 5/21/12

Schollglas provided glass for the aptly named "Crystal", the headquarters for Nykredit Bank in Copenhagen, Denmark designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects. The double-walled façade of insulated and patterned-laminated glass gives the building its distinctive, layered... John Hill

on 5/7/12

For the second year, Portuguese architects Bruno André and Francisco Salgado Ré (together known as AND-RÉ) have won the Iberian Urban Equipment Prize. Last year AND-RÉ won for the lighting design “Verso,” and this year's award in the “urban... John Hill

on 4/23/12

As part of Topotek1's competition-winning project of a small corner lot in Berlin-Köpenick, MDT-tex designed a large rectractable umbrella in red, matching the surface below. John Hill

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