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ACM fins and curtainwall clad a new office building along the Chicago River as part of Lincoln Yards revitalization program.

Undulating Fins Emulate the Flow of Water

Reflecting its Chicago River waterfront location, undulating fins fabricated from ALUCOBOND Plus aluminum composite material from 3A Composites USA emulate the flow of water at a new Lincoln Yards revitalization development near Lincoln Park. Designed by SOM, tenant anchor C.H. Robinson, a global third-party logistics provider, has settled 1,000 employees in the 4-story facility seeking LEED Gold certification.The undulating fins were created with approximately 28,240 sq. ft. of 4-mm ACM in a custom Sunlight Silver Mica color. Creating shade on the glass curtainwall, this reduces solar heat gain and glare for optimized daylighting.“When light hits the silver, it looks even brighte

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Iso Work Lounge

Space Shaper

Combining the comfort of a lounge chair with partitions for privacy, Arcadia's Iso Work Lounge Collection provides a welcome and quiet space to sit, work and focus. Armless lounge and love seat models, as well as panels, perform beautifully alone or as an ensemble to create stand-alone modules, clusters, or expand into a multitude of well-proportioned arrangements for various meeting requirements.

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Lyda

Modular Sofas

Haworth's Lyda is a modular sofa collection designed for commercial and hospitality environments. With a selection of sizes and shapes to choose from, the sofa champions flexibility, including options for materials, design and configuration. Ideal for a range of activities, interaction and even relaxing in common office spaces.

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FlightHub office in Montreal, Quebec

Channel Glass at its Best

Promoting daylighting while separating offices from the communal areas at the ACDF Architecture renovated FlightHub office in Montreal, Quebec, is 4,000 sq. ft. of solar-textured, safety tempered, double-glazed Lamberts channel glass. The light-diffusing, textured 10-in.-wide, 8.5-ft. tall glass are pocket set in to custom-curve frames. Because the glass is captured at the head and sill at the top and bottom, no intermediary vertical framing needed, thus creating a clean design aesthetic.The light-diffusing, self-supporting channel glass requires minimal framing, creating virtually seamless curvilinear glass walls that can span across elevations.

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BIPV modules atop a walkway for the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building in Utah

BIPV in High-Performance Glazing

With a dual function as a balcony, balustrade, glazing or a skylight, Solarvolt BIPV modules from Vitro Architectural Glass come in a variety of configurations, including multiple solar cell arrangements and three unique photovoltaic crystalline silicone types for various effects on aesthetics and performance. Compatible with almost all of Vitro’s glass products, the solar panels with solar cells are arranged between two glass lites with glass-film techniques. The modules come in sizes up to 98 in. × 146 in. and in thicknesses of up to two 12-mm lites.Views of the BIPV modules atop a walkway for the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building in Utah. 

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Bradley Corp. stainless steel hand sanitizer dispenser stand

Hand Sanitizer Here to Stay

Helping to meet post-COVID hygiene needs, Bradley Corp. has introduced stainless steel hand sanitizer dispenser stands. The ADA-compliant unit can be placed anywhere outside the bathroom including lobbies, stairwells and cafeterias. Available in liquid or gel, foam or liquid mist, the battery-operated dispensers are easy to refill.

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NASA Langley Research Center

NASA Showcases Modernity and Innovation

Groundbreaking began on NASA Langley’s largest laboratory in April 2017, and the $96 million project is part of a revitalization plan that will replace and repurpose the site’s facilities. For NASA, the building showcases their commitment to modernity and innovation. “This is going to advance and ensure the capabilities the agency must have for mission success, as well as pave the way for Langley’s future as we enter our 100th year,” said Dave Bowles, director NASA Langley Research Center.  A façade that reflected thsose values was needed.

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Magnatag’s lines of floor-to-ceiling dry-erase wall panels and glass white boards create glass dry-erase wall panels

No Creative Boundaries

Magnatag VisuGlass WhiteWalls create a dry-erase surface that is aesthetic and functional in a boardroom, office or creative spot. It combines Magnatag’s pre-existing lines of floor-to-ceiling dry-erase wall panels and glass white boards to create glass dry-erase wall panels. It is manufactured using optically clear, low-lead glass, frameless finished edges and a hidden frame and steel backer.Equipped with micro-adjustment standoff mounting brackets, installers can raise and lower each corner of the board easily for uneven or concave walls to match perfectly with the next panel to create a smooth, uninterrupted surface. Beyond white and black, 10 colors are available. In addition, pane

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A Soundproof Pod

Workplace pioneer Framery is serious about creating happiness in the office, and recently launched Framery One. Available in eight timeless colors, including White, Gray, Black, Powder Blue, Winter Moss, Sand, Blush and Navy, these hues reflect color trends that are popular when designing for wellbeing and comfort—conditions that are critical to promoting optimism and safety—a welcome addition to interior spaces during times of uncertainty and unrest.

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Durable and Attractive Metal Accents Regional HQ

A 200,000-sq.-ft., three-story building houses the new regional headquarters for Geico in Tucson, Ariz. It occupies 20 acres of land, and includes modern workspaces, an onsite cafeteria, fitness center, credit union, and 20,000 sq. ft. of patios and outdoor space for associates to use during breaks. The building is located in The Bridges, which includes a 65-acre tech park, 112 acres of retail development and 175 acres of residential development. It is poised to be one of the most desirable employment hubs in Tucson, Ariz.

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