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  • dura duo

    Bamesberger Architecture: Duratherm custom wood windows with two species on one frame.

  • the trouble with glass houses

    Wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows are a hallmark of modern urban lofts and apartments, but all that open glass has some distinct drawbacks for the people who live with them.

  • the great divide

    To add walls or not to add walls? That was the question Elizabeth Whittaker, Assoc. AIA, faced when renovating this Boston loft. Her client wanted to keep the wide-open spaces and exposed terra-cotta brick ceiling, but he was looking for a modicum of organization and privacy. Glass was the solution.

  • casas de rio grande, del norte, colo.

    Sometimes limitations can produce poetic results. Take Del Norte, Colo., affordable senior housing community Casas de Rio Grande, where Ron Faleide, AIA, used budget constraints as a framework for the building's clever floor plan.

  • true tone

    Bercy Chen Studio: Oldcastle Glass gray-tinted architectural glass for increased energy efficiency.

  • tech meets tradition

    Floor-to-ceiling windows along two walls are the first hint that this master bathroom remodel was designed for an adventurous person. The client, say architects Stuart Cohen, FAIA, and Julie Hacker, AIA, is a “very interesting guy who owns a telecommunications company and collects English Arts &...

  • Shutters Suit Variety Of Architectural Styles

    Constructed from solid African mahogany or Western red cedar, these exterior shutters are cleverly designed to suit a variety of architectural styles.

  • big impact

    The MW Classic Impact Series of wind-resistant vinyl windows and patio doors combines high-performance laminated glass with a reinforced inner layer to stand up to airborne objects, including large-missile impact tests.

  • strong bonds

    A layer of polyvinyl butyral bonded between panes of heat-strengthened glass gives Weather Shield's LifeGuard windows and doors added durability.

  • tough customer

    Kaplan Thompson Architects: “When we're searching for a value window with high performance, we often look to Marvin's Integrity line,” Thompson says.