Anaheim station a hub of environmental design

ARTIC’s design called for the use of insulating glass with spectrally selective, low-e coatings that can provide solar heat gain control in conjunction with color-neutral reflection and transmission.

Structurally reinforced insulated glass curtain wall assemblies are front and center in the design of California’s Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC). Owned and built by the city, this three-story, parabolic, long-span, grid-shell structure creates a welcoming space with open circulation and a light-filled atrium.

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Nashville building highlights environmental design

Approximately 4320 m2 (46,500 sf) of high-performance proprietary curtainwall was used in the design of Gulch Crossing, in Nashville, Tenn. Photos © Attic Fire. Photos courtesy Esa, Nashville and Wausau

Gulch Crossing is the gateway to an emerging, vibrant, urban neighborhood in Nashville, Tennessee. Opened in July, the eight-story Class A office building is situated in The Gulch—the first neighborhood in the south to be certified Silver under the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) rating program, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Neighborhood Development.

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