Volume 25, Issue 5 - September/October2011

Word for Word
From energy matters to decorative aesthetics, architects talk about glass and glazing trends and reasons for using these materials.

Glass in Action
New glass products do everything from reducing energy costs to mitigating threats and many will be on display during the GlassBuild America show. See what some companies are doing to ready for the event.

Closer Than You Think

Distance-wise, Australia may be a long journey from the United States, but the glass and glazing trends of the two countries are in close alignment.

Columns and Departments

From the Editor
Glass Tech
New Product Focus
Education and Resources

On the Cover:
Designed by U.K. firm Zaha Hadid Architects, the new Guangzhou Opera House in Guangzhou, China, features unique glazing details. Turn to page 10 to read more.

Photography © Virgile Simon Bertrand/

Architects' Guide to Glass & Metal
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