Noise exposure can negatively affect a person’s physical and mental health. While sound-absorbing surfaces and interior partitions can make an environment comfortable, it is also important to consider the type of glass and fenestration used on a building.
Mira, a twisting multifamily high-rise in San Francisco, California, designed by architecture firm Studio Gang has topped off. The 122-m (400-ft) tower will offer a range of luxury condominium residences, and amenity and retail spaces with occupancy slated for later this year.
New Jersey’s 3 Journal Square, a mixed-use, 240-unit apartment building, hopes to attract young professionals with a high-style aesthetic, modern performance, and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.
Miami’s design district is home to showrooms, art galleries, restaurants, and luxury retailers, such as Burberry, Cartier, Dior, Fendi, Givenchy, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Hermes, and Piaget. Three of the retail storefronts in the district—Tory Burch, Tom Ford, and Prada—showcase high-performance glazing systems.