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Using Glass to Promote Patient Comfort- The Firelands Medical Center Project Story

Using Glass to Promote Patient Comfort- The Firelands Medical Center Project Story

Added on 03/20/2017

Glass is used in many applications in daily life. It’s best known for its utilization in windows, allowing viewing from the inside out and vice versa. But over the last several years, glass is being placed in many more applications and sharp design firms are seeing the value in using glass in the area of occupant comfort.
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The Wall…. Re-Imagined.

The Wall…. Re-Imagined.

Added on 02/23/2017

The wall we are talking about is NOT the one that is constantly in the news headlines. No this is the old fashioned, typical barrier constructed between rooms and as a part of created hallways.
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The Story of a Value Added Product

The Story of a Value Added Product

Added on 01/24/2017

In the architectural glass world, the terms “value added” and “high performance” are used quite a bit. Designers and fabricators are always in the market for materials that deliver those attributes and in the busy landscape of glass and glazing, determining the best product choice can be a challenge.
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Going Above and Beyond- Featuring an Impressive Usage of Glass at the Goddard Space Flight Center

Going Above and Beyond- Featuring an Impressive Usage of Glass at the Goddard Space Flight Center

Added on 01/20/2017

NASA- National Aeronautics and Space Administration is known for ground breaking innovation and going to places that the average person only dreams about.
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Eat, Listen, Learn and Earn!

Eat, Listen, Learn and Earn!

Added on 12/21/2016

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a community of about 88 000 members, whose head office is based in Washington, DC in the United States and has more than 250 divisions worldwide. This association influences and educates the industry by offering hundreds of courses every year. These courses help members of the association to work more wisely and accumulate the necessary continuing education units.
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Walk This Way! Considerations for Fabricating Glass Flooring

Walk This Way! Considerations for Fabricating Glass Flooring

Added on 11/23/2016

An area of growing popularity for glass usage is flooring. More designers are taking advantage of glass and incorporating it into their projects to bring more natural light and style.
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Humber College: Blending a Clean Modern Volume into an Historical Building

Humber College: Blending a Clean Modern Volume into an Historical Building

Added on 11/02/2016

The Humber College Lakeshore Campus opened the doors to a brand new building. Their challenge? Find a somewhat modern glazing respecting Toronto`s city standards for a unique college campus that dates back to the 1880`s and needs to be restored.
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Create a Strong Architectural Impact with Acid etch on Surface #1

Create a Strong Architectural Impact with Acid etch on Surface #1

Added on 09/16/2016

Because acid-etching is not a coating, its resistance properties in exterior conditions are essentially equivalent to un-etched glass. This is the reason why the exposure of the acid-etched glass surface to exterior weather conditions becomes possible and sustainable.
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“In the Zone” BioSteel Centre Toronto

“In the Zone” The story of the Glass at BioSteel Centre in Toronto

Added on 08/12/2016

In basketball terms, when a team or a player starts to dominate a game, it can be called getting “in the zone.”
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The Innovative Evolution of Spandrel Glass

The Innovative Evolution of Spandrel Glass

Added on 07/14/2016

What is spandrel glass and why is it a crucial part of the aesthetic design of a building?
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