windows

  • down light

    Levitt Goodman Architects: Solatube's skylights capture daylight and disperse it into a home.

     
  • true tone

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

     
  • strong bonds

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

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • sources

    Product information from RADA 2007's winning projects.

     
  • Storm Chaser

    Max Strang Architecture: PGT Industries' WinGuard windows are made with impact-resistant laminated glass and come with either vinyl or aluminum frames.

     
  • Original Species

    Van Dam Architecture and Design: Available in casement, awning, double-hung, and slider styles, Kolbe & Kolbe's all-wood windows' exterior components are immersed in a life-prolonging preservative treatment before assembly.

     
  • Minding the Store

    Giulietti/Schouten, AIA Architects: Arcadia's line of products includes thermally and nonthermally broken storefronts and doors, as well as casement, hopper, and ventilating windows.

     
  • Sound Off

    Merle Thorpe Architects: Loewen's push-out casement windows, when combined with RC-1 resilient furring products from USG, “reduce sound-wave transmission into bedrooms and studies,” according to architect Merle Thorpe. Features include Douglas fir interio

     
 
 
 
 
 
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