Volume 43, Issue 1- 
January 2008


Special Hardware Section
This issue’s special section features a dedicated column, interview and hardware-focused showcase department. 
    Handle on Hardware
    Hardware Showcase
    A Minute With …

2008 Construction Outlook
Experts in the construction industry gathered in Washington, D.C., recently to offer their predictions for the new year. 

People with Glass Curtains …
Contract glaziers and curtainwall suppliers talk about the unique requirements of installing traditionally-commercial glazing products in a single-family residence.

2008 in Beijing: Aiming for the Gold
While much of Beijing prepares for the 2008 Olympics, the Chinese Ceramic Society is ready for China Glass, April 10-13. 

The Architects’ Guide to Glass
   From the Editor
   Building a Glass House



USG Features Exclusively Online

  • IG Machinery in the Spotlight 
    Whether you’re looking to add to an existing IG line or start one from scratch, we’ve spotlighted some of the products available to help you out.

USG Departments Exclusively Online

ON THE COVER: A select few homeowners have the budget to incorporate curtainwall into their homes, and the advantages that come with this product. Turn to page 42 for tips on how to deal with these unusual clients. 
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