From the Editor
Innovation at its Best
I am continuously amazed at all of the creative, innovative
ways in which glass can be used. As an example, just take a look at assistant
editor Katie Hodge’s project profile of the Campbell’s Soup employee services
building on page
8. As you will read, this building, designed by the Philadelphia-based
architectural firm KlingStubbins, features a massive glass wall constructed
of backpainted red glass—and not just any shade of red. It’s Campbell’s
Soup red. It’s the type of project that illustrates what can be accomplished
when creative minds and thinking outside the box come together.
In addition to the pages of the Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal
magazine, you can also read about some interesting and creative glass
projects in our bi-weekly e-newsletter. In each issue we’ve been showcasing
different projects that feature brilliant glass and glazing materials.
Now, to give our readers a more in-depth look at what it takes to bring
these creations to life, we’re giving our newsletter a facelift. For starters,
each edition will have greater visual appeal, with large images detailing
our “Project of the Week.” This showcase selection will highlight the
use of glass and really detail all that’s possible in architecture. Energy
efficiency, decorative, interior and even exterior applications, the possibilities
are endless given the many ways in which glass is being used today.
With that said, we need to hear from you! Send us images, a description
of what you consider to be your most innovative glass projects and tell
us what makes the work so significant. Your contribution may just become
one of our featured “Projects of the Week.”
To submit your project, just e-mail me at email@example.com. Be sure to
include the name and location of the project, images and a short description.
Also, if you’re not already receiving our bi-weekly e-newsletter, be sure
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It’s free and is a great visually informative look at all the ways glass
is taking shape in architecture.
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