The Office of Charles F. Bloszies, FAIA, undertook the 1115-m2 (12,000-sf) addition and renovation project for the Cathedral School for Boys in the Bay Area, opting for a pale green curtain wall facade to expedite progress on the project.
While no building product component or system is truly “bulletproof,” industry resources are evolving to evaluate, select, and specify high-performance, aluminum-framed curtain wall, storefront, entrance, and window systems which can help protect against active shooter attacks in schools, universities, and other facilities.
Fiberglass window frames are rapidly gaining popularity in commercial projects from multifamily to hospitality and new innovations in operating hardware make them attractive for senior livings. Offering flexible design and installation options, high-performance structural and thermal attributes, and sleek, contemporary sightlines, fiberglass windows make a great alternative to vinyl and aluminum windows and are worth considering on future projects.
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