Making its own unique contribution to San Francisco’s South of Market building boom is a seven-story, mixed use office building with exterior vertical sunshades framing a high-performance curtain wall.
South Dakota’s largest private university, Augustana University, has made the shift to mixed-grade housing for the 2022-2023 school year with the recent completion of Wagoner Hall designed by St. Louis-based KWK Architects.
According to the EPA, Sick Building Syndrome describes situations in which building occupants experience acute health and comfort effects that appear to be linked to time spent in a building, but no specific illness or cause can be identified.
Montville Township Public Schools in New Jersey is joining the net-zero revolution by installing solar modules on six schools in Morris County. Set to save almost $1 million in energy costs over the next 15 years, the systems are forecast to generate 1.84 MW of solar energy annually and will reduce carbon emissions by the equivalent of 1,500 tons of coal burned or 171 homes’ electricity use per year.
Though the structure primarily is constructed of precast concrete, its entry façade is a mix of transparent glass curtainwall and a vertical metal wall panel system in an undulating pattern meant to evoke the shadow-and-light effect of sunlight on natural materials.
Situated on the site of Gadsden’s Wharf, the landing point for nearly half of all enslaved Africans brought to the United States, the International African American Museum will encompass 41,800 sq ft of program and exhibit space to preserve and protect the cultures, genealogy and accumulated knowledge of Africans in the Americas.
Rising from the ashes of the fire that destroyed the iconic Eugene Civic Stadium, the new Civic Park is designed to reinvigorate the community and initiate a next-generation era of physical education, recreation, and civic connection in Eugene and the surrounding region.
Seeking to introduce more transparency and daylight into San Francisco’s industrial arts-focused Lick-Wilmerding High School, architect EHDD chose Solarban 70glass from Vitro Architectural Glass for new skylights and a curtainwall addition to the existing building.