September 26, 2016

The Role of Adaptive Facades

Energy regulations in the construction industry are getting harsher, restricting the amount of glass that we can install in a façade. Now, the question moving forward is, “How can we continue to make and improve upon an adaptive façade, especially when such types include adaptive frames and glass that is both active and passive?” I had the opportunity to grapple with this and other concepts with peers at the GlassCon Global conference in Boston, MA. There, industry representatives took a deep dive into discussion on how to further the development of the glass and glazing industry, especially through global innovations in glass [...]