John Stoughton

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Stacking glass bars in Chicagoland

Brought to you with support from // <a href="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adlink/3.0/5463.1/3973131/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" target="_blank"><img src="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adserv/3.0/5463.1/3973131/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" border="0" width="234" height="60"></a> Chicago architects Goettsch Partners, along with Clayco and Thornton Tomasetti, among others, have achieved U.S. Green Building Council LEED Platinum certification on a new North American headquarters for Zurich Insurance.…
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ETFE and facade engineering in Miami

Federico Balestrazzi, vice president of Thornton Tomasetti, is a leader of the facade engineering practice for the mid-Atlantic South region of the firm’s operations. He, along with other associates of the engineering firm, will be presenting at the upcoming Facades+ Miami conference. Thornton Tomasetti’s facade engineering team specializes in…
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Terra-cotta in context: a contextual bridge between past and present

Brought to you with support from // <a href="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adlink/3.0/5463.1/4146307/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" target="_blank"><img src="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adserv/3.0/5463.1/4146307/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" border="0" width="234" height="60"></a> After nearly ten years, Downtown Brooklyn's City Point—a three-phase, 1.8 million-square-foot mixed-use development—was recently completed. It features a unique assemblage of housing towers—one dedicated to market-rate housing, with another predominantly containing affordable housing—atop…
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WEISS/MANFREDI’s “Design Loft” connects the university to the city of Kent

// &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;a href="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adlink/3.0/5463.1/4146307/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" target="_blank"&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;img src="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adserv/3.0/5463.1/4146307/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" border="0" width="234" height="60"&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt; New York City–based WEISS/MANFREDI has designed a new center for Kent State University’s design disciplines. The project was inspired by strong urbanist principles, beginning with the desire to connect the university with nearby downtown Kent. Marion Weiss, co-founder of 
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SlenderWall: A high-performance architectural cladding system

BROUGHT TO YOU WITH SUPPORT FROM // Architectural precast panels are durable, factory-made for quality, and offer an unlimited vocabulary for the architect’s expression. However, they can sometimes produce challenges to a construction project due to their weight. SlenderWall is a relatively new product…
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Faena Forum by OMA opens in Miami Beach

Brought to you with support from // &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;a href="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adlink/3.0/5463.1/4382085/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" target="_blank"&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;img src="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adserv/3.0/5463.1/4382085/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" border="0" width="234" height="60"&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt; Editor's Note: Our Facades+ Miami conference will take place January 26th and 27th at the Faena Forum. OMA partner and designer of the building Shohei Shigematsu will be the keynote speaker. Space is still…
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Facade tuning with Studio Gang

Brought to you with support from // &amp;lt;a href="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adlink/3.0/5463.1/4345663/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" target="_blank"&amp;gt;&amp;lt;img src="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adserv/3.0/5463.1/4345663/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" border="0" width="234" height="60"&amp;gt;&amp;lt;/a&amp;gt; The Campus North Residential Commons at the University of Chicago offers a model of student housing that provides living arrangements for all undergraduate years, organized around large social spaces called “housing hubs.” The…
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Terra-cotta facade bridges its historic surroundings and modern technology

Brought to you with support from // <a href="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adlink/3.0/5463.1/4345663/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" target="_blank"><img src="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adserv/3.0/5463.1/4345663/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" border="0" width="234" height="60"></a> A new 34,000-square-foot residential building in New York's Noho neighborhood resonates with a landmarked district of highly crafted facades by echoing their predominantly low-rise scales, regular structural bay rhythms, and large windows.…
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Preview the upcoming Facades+ AM conference in San Francisco

On December 7th, Facades+ AM will return to San Francisco. It’s the last event of this year's Facades+ AM conferences, which have visited Los Angeles, New York City, Washington D.C., Boston, Kansas City, and Dallas. The morning-long program will be delivered in a unique three-session format that condenses a typical two-day…