Architectural Projects

Solving a renovation challenge at 150 Charles Street

Solving A Renovation Challenge At 150 Charles Street

The Situation The building consists of luxurious apartments located in one of the most expensive areas of Manhattan, West Village, overlooking the Hudson River and Hudson River Park. This building is a luxuriously thoughtful addition to the Manhattan skyline. The building incorporates the abandoned Whitehall warehouse, a massive, utilitarian structure of concrete, brick, and glass. The …

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CONTEMPORARY ORANGERY WITH BESPOKE ROOFLIGHTS TRANSFORMS FAMILY HOME

Comtemporary Orangery With Bespoke Rooflights

This elegant extension, designed by award-winning practice Chris Dyson Architects, not only significantly increases the footprint of the client’s North London home, but also delivers a uniquely versatile living space for use all year round. The pure scale and the innovative use of glazing for the extension as well as for the new top floor …

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Rocky Mountain Institute’s Boulder office

Alpen Technology – Key Component of Boulder Commons Zero Energy Performance

Boulder Commons, a net zero energy development in Colorado, is the home of Rocky Mountain Institute’s Boulder office. The project sets a new paradigm for zero energy lease structures, alternative mobility and high-performance speculative buildings. Alpen fiberglass windows provide a critical element of these two 100,000 square foot NZE/ZE buildings. Zero energy buildings have recently experienced a …

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Aldi’s UK headquarters

Pilkington UK Delivers Glass Centrepeice in Aldi HQ Makeover

St Helens based glass manufacturer Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has helped to create a three-story structural glass cube as part of a makeover and extension at Aldi’s UK headquarters. Aldi’s £70m investment in the site has added new architectural features to the building’s exterior and created 14,000 sqm of new …

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Pilkington Planar™ Brings The Central Library In Tulsa, Oklahoma Into The 21st Century

Pilkington Planar™ Brings The Central Library In Tulsa, Oklahoma Into The 21st Century

When the City of Tulsa set out to renovate its 50-year-old Central Library building – one of its best-loved landmarks – it wanted to bring it up to date in every respect, aesthetically, energy-performance-wise and in terms of the visitor experience it offers. The brief was to modernise the building without losing its period character. …

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Airport Environments Featuring Luminous Architectural Glass

Creative designers are recognizing the key role light plays in creating vibrant, welcoming environments, and are choosing decorative glass to lend enduring style to air travel facilities worldwide. Our specialty architectural glass is an increasingly popular choice among designers for its variety and luxurious, clean aesthetic that conveys quality and prestige. Across the U.S. and around the …

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Brio’s Solution for Exterior Sliding and Folding Door Hardware Systems on Architectural Development

SHARE The multi award-winning architectural development – South City Square, designed by Woods Bagot and constructed by developers; Perri Projects and Pellicano will be an iconic landmark of an exciting new era, contributing greatly to the Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australian community. Brio’s Single Run 180 and Weatherfold 4s 50 were used for exterior sliding glazed panels and bi-folding aluminium, decorative shutters on all three …

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