As the focal point of high-visibility structures, expansive glazing areas and large insulating glass units (IGUs) take more space on curtain walls, storefronts, and interior building components than ever before. Despite the numerous appearance and performance advantages, glass has a breaking point.
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) are combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA).
Designed by Gator Sktch Architects, the Tavares Public Safety Complex in Florida is now open. The facility houses the city’s police, fire, and emergency operations center (EOC) under one roof in a state-of-the-art complex.