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  • Frosty Views

    Val Glitsch, FAIA, Architect: American Acrylic's LUMAsite translucent panels are a lightweight alternative to frosted glass. The shatterproof sheets are cast from 100 percent acrylic or modified polyester resins and reinforced with fiberglass.

  • A Touch of Grass

    Giulietti/Schouten, AIA Architects: 3form's line of resin-based panels are made of 100 percent recycled materials. Sheets measure 48 inches wide by 96 inches or 120 inches long.

  • Plastic Makes Perfect

    Fung + Blatt Architects: GE Plastics' Lexan Thermoclear cellular polycarbonate serves as a light, inexpensive alternative to frosted glass, according to architects Michael Rosner Blatt and Alice Fung.

  • Wall With a View

    Gracia Studio: Suntuf polycarbonate panels from Palram are translucent and fade- and chip-resistant.

  • good form

    AMD Architecture's Angela M. Dean offers her top product picks.

  • Blue-Ribbon Panels

    AMD Architecture's Angela M. Dean offers her top product picks.

  • master glass

    Whitney Sander's house is located on a 28-foot-by-90-foot lot in a dense Venice, Calif., neighborhood. Its three-foot setback means the architect can stand in his house and seemingly shake his neighbor's hand, and yet, he somehow managed to design light-f

  • new material

  • movable beast

    Toronto-based Sustain Design Studio first envisioned the miniHome as an off-the-grid house, but building code and zoning constraints ushered the firm in a different direction.

  • open wide

    What good is a vacation home if it ignores the outdoors? Of course you can link indoors and out with a simple French door or a fixed-glass panel, but if your client really wants to blur the boundary, why not open wide with an exterior bifold or sliding do