The National Aviary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, completed the installation of glass windows and doors at its Garden Room, a new glass-enclosed venue for weddings, special events, and educational programs that will also serve as a showcase for energy-efficient, bird-safe glass.
Kohn Pederson Fox Associates designed the 55 Hudson Yards skyscraper in New York to incorporate both smooth and textured coatings on its metal curtain wall and window frames. The firm selected a customized black color for the powder coatings to reflect the industrial heritage of the building.
The façade restoration of 610 Newport Center Drive, an office building in Newport Beach, California, has won the 2020 Metal Architecture Design Award in the ‘Renovations and Retrofit’ category. Architects judging the award recognized the holistic restoration project for “nailing the recreation and restoration of the [original] design intent” and for “the pride in doing a job that well.”