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May 24, 2016
From Glass Magazine
Building and Designing a Long-Lasting Relationship with Architects
Architects are busy people. It’s a high-pressure career that relies on many moving project components working together in perfect harmony. Tight deadlines and high quality standards require architects to choose partners on whom they can rely. Are you one?
Alpen High Performance Products Expands Heat Mirror Production Capacity
NGA Architect Guides Now Available on
glasstec 2016 Publishes Structural Glass Engineering Professional Article
ABI Up for Third Consecutive Month
People News
Brad Kirkendall of S. Albert Glass Co. Passes Away
The Wagner Cos. Appoint Senior Product Engineering Manager
Krownlab Expands Production Team
Product Spotlight
Painted Glass with Opacity Options from Galaxy

Galaxy Glass debuted new designs from The Galaxy + Level Design Collection, which harmonize with Pantone’s Colors of the Year. The collection’s intricate designs allow for the control of opacity and translucency, according to company officials. Read more...

AIA 2016, in Photos
By Katy Devlin
Philadelphia hosted the 2016 AIA Convention, May 19-21. The event included hundreds of exhibitors over 170,000 square feet of booth, gallery and lounge space. Check out a photo gallery from the show floor.
From the Fabricator: Quick AIA 2016 Review
By Max Perilstein
My time at AIA was very limited, but I feel like I was there long enough to make some observations. The buzz was positive, exhibitors seemed happy, though the inconsistent flow of architects, which is an AIA staple, was still happening.
Great Glazing
The Cigar Factory

Contract glazier: Charlotte Glass Contractors
Glass manufacturer: Cardinal Glass Industries
Window manufacturer: Graham Architectural Products

Built in 1881 as a cotton mill, the five-story, 244,000-square-foot Cigar Factory in Charleston, South Carolina, was converted into a factory for the American Tobacco Co. in the early 1900s and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. After sitting vacant for years, the Cigar Factory is now a mixed-use building featuring retail and event space, professional offices, and restaurants. A major component of this transformation, completed in the summer of 2015, was filling 361 window openings with new, thermally broken, aluminum historic replication windows that had to meet National Park Service requirements. Read more...



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