Solstice on the Park, an apartment building in Chicago, Illinois, capitalizes on the benefits of sunlight using solar control low-emissivity (low-e) glass. Glass is also a key component in the building’s design as it helps it thrive in the harsh winters and sunny summers of the Windy City.
Today’s educational campuses do more than provide weather-tight enclosures for instruction and study. They must be attractive to recruit students, faculty, and donors, and offer both generalized, multipurpose and specialized, purpose-built facilities.
New York City and several others have established construction standards mandating the use of bird-friendly glass to reduce avian fatalities resulting from accidental collisions with transparent building skins.A Clear and Present Solution for Birds
Fenway Center, a highly anticipated air-rights complex, is set to open its first phase, called Bower, this summer in Boston, Massachusetts. The project will reconnect three neighborhoods with new housing and open space.