Thermo Alu75 from Zola Windows

This triple-pane, thermally broken aluminum system from Zola Windows offers a slender, modern look in extremely large sizes in Tilt & Turn windows (up to 5' x 9'), Lift & Slide windows (up to 11' high and 30' wide), as well as french and entry doors. It comes with R-11 glass standard and R-15 quad… Continue reading Thermo Alu75 from Zola Windows

Book Review / Dream of Venice Architecture

Dream of Venice Architecture is the second book in a series from Bella Figura Publications dedicated to the mystery and beauty of contemporary Venice. It is a follow up to Dream of Venice, a 2014 edition including photographs by Charles Christopher and a foreword by Frances Mayes that I reviewed here. This new edition includes… Continue reading Book Review / Dream of Venice Architecture

Facade Focus: Gores Group Building, Los Angeles by Belzberg Architects

Belzberg Architects, glass fabricator Pulp Studio, and California Glass Bending specified PPG's Starphire glass to transform a nondescript, three-story office building into a showcase for Gores Group, a multibillion-dollar global private equity firm. Located on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, the building's signature two-layer facade combines carved limestone, SentryGlas Expresssions custom-printed interlayers, and slumped, laminated glass panels… Continue reading Facade Focus: Gores Group Building, Los Angeles by Belzberg Architects