With crisp lines and slim frames, this new batch of window offerings will keep inclement weather outside and stellar views inside. Premium Vinyl Jeld-Wen Timeless contemporary style meets the affordable durability of vinyl in the latest from Jeld-Wen. Available in single-hung and double-hung tilt window options as well as patio doors, the Premium Vinyl line is suitable for both residential and light commercial applications. Architect Series Collection Pella After more than 25 years on the market, Pella’s Architect Series wood windows and patio doors have been rethought into a new collection. Two lines, the historically influenced Reserve (shown) and the crisp Contemporary, join the existing Traditional line, expanding the Architect Series Collection to offer solutions for every style. Wood-Ultrex Casement Windows Integrity from Marvin Combining a patented Ultrex fiberglass exterior with a natural wood interior, the latest casement windows by Integrity from Marvin stand up to the exterior elements while still providing a beautiful interior appearance. The interior wood is available in bare pine or can be stained or painted to match any interior. Series 620 Sliding Window Western Window Systems Modeled after Western Window Systems's multi-slide door, this sliding window is available up to 96 inches wide and 72 inches tall. Together with the 610 Series single-hung window, it replaces the brand’s Series 100, offering thermally broken aluminum frames and dual-paned low-E glass in a variety of sizes compatible with existing Western Window Systems products. NanaWall Systems Nanawall Compatible with NanaWall’s aluminum, wood, and frameless glass walls, the brand’s new shading system allows for privacy and light reduction without reducing the panels’ compact stacking capabilities. The shades can be used top-down, bottom-up, or in between, with fabric in a variety of transparent, semitransparent, and room-darkening fabrics. 093V Expansion | Trim-Tex Utilizing the properties of flexible vinyl, 093V Expansion features twice the movement protection of zinc expansion joints.
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Embrace the great outdoors with these expansive glazing options set in minimal frames. Loggia sliding panels Renson Designed with the terrace in mind, Renson’s Loggia sliding panels offer shelter from sun and wind, with a variety designs to achieve a number of styles. Options range from Loggialu Plano, with horizontal-rectangular aluminum blades, to Loggiawood Linea, with vertical cedarwood slats, designed to provide privacy without diminishing the connection to the outdoors. 4880 Patio Door Ply Gem Available in two-, three-, and four-panel sliding- and pocket-door configurations, Ply Gem’s 4880 thermally insulated patio doors offer thermal protection at an affordable price. Panels are available up to 8 feet tall and 16 feet wide, and can be operated by an automated system that allows remote access from anywhere via smartphone. Ultimate Bi-Fold Door Marvin With panels available in frames up to ten feet tall and three feet six inches wide, Marvin's Ultimate Bi-Fold Door systems can span beyond 55 feet with as little interruption as possible. Designed for both residential and commercial use, they are available in 45 different configurations, with two hinges (rather than three) to enhance the minimal look, and multiple sill-liner options for custom effects. Cero NanaWall NanaWall’s latest offering in the large-panel sliding-glass-wall category features an ultrathin frame and four sill options, including a design for extreme weather conditions. Panels can be double- or triple-glazed depending on performance needs, while frames come in 50 standard colors and a wide range of custom options. The entire system can be automated for easy operation. Contemporary Clad LaCantina LaCantina’s Contemporary Clad line combines the warm style of wood on the interior with the durability of aluminum on the exterior, available with all of the brand’s folding, multi-slide, and swing-door systems. Its increased thermal performance makes it the brand’s most efficient offering yet, while concealed locking and the option of stainless or bronze hardware create a streamlined look. EpicVue Patio Doors JELD-WEN Jeld-Wen based the design of EpicVue windows and patio doors on feedback from architects and designers, answering the call for large expanses of glass with wood-clad extruded-aluminum-sash construction. The line is available in nine different wood species with five different stains and nearly endless paint options.
On a hot day in June, a jury convened to review nearly 400 entries to The Architect’s Newspaper first Best of Products competition. Submissions, divided over eight categories, abounded in new materials and exciting technologies, provoking a lively dialogue during the evaluation process. Colin Brice of Mapos, Barry Goralnick of Barry Goralnick Architects, Harshad Pillai of Fogarty Finger Architecture, and architect Alison Spear generously contributed their considerable expertise and insight to the judging. While the complete roster of winners can be found in our just-published print edition, AN will be publishing the results daily over the next week. The entries in today’s categories, Facades + Structural and Openings, show a joint interest in streamlining the installation process while expanding aesthetic possibilities. View all of the published categories here. FACADES + STRUCTURAL “Good technology, exciting optics.” —Barry Goralnick Winner UniQuad Unitized Daylighting System CPI Daylighting The UniQuad system is a unitized assembly of two independent, translucent, insulated panels, joined by a mechanically interlocking structural connection that eliminates the need for vulnerable adhesives. Factory pre-fabricated for efficient installation, the panels’ long-span capability (up to twelve feet) allows them to be clicked into place on site, providing a seamless, flush look without metal seams. UniQuad features Removable Skin Technology (RST), which protects the interior panel from exterior weather conditions, UV radiation, impact and other hazards and provides indefinite building envelope protection. RST allows the replacement of the exterior skin while keeping the interior skin sealed and intact. As a result, building operations are uninterrupted during exterior panel replacement. Honorable Mention Metal Composite Wall Panels Kovabond Kovabond is a metal composite material designed to provide extensive design options for exterior cladding and wall panels. Kovabond consists of two outer skins, available in aluminum, zinc, copper, and stainless steel, that surround a solid core of low-density, fire-retarding, polyethylene compound. Available in a broad palette of colors, the lightweight panels are highly bendable, yet retain their rigidity and strength. Honorable Mention Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete Panel seele A tour de force of design and fabrication, this glass fiber reinforced concrete panel is attached to a back-up steel frame that allows for installation. With a section view slightly resembling an upside-down letter "L", the soffit panel gently curves inward. The abnormally long leg of the "L" shape is a parallelogram with a bowl-shaped depression on the surface. It’s one of 2,500 panels made from 313 different molds that will wrap the Broad Museum in Los Angeles. OPENINGS Winner 2C Window Weco Windows S.L. Developed by a team of Spanish architects, this re-envisioning of the traditional wood window features a sash that combines glass and hardware in a single assembly, without a frame. The self-supporting glass becomes a sheer, transparent plane, maximizing light and transparency. Wall openings are framed in wood, the glazing fitting hermetically over the frame using advanced technology in hardware and sealants. Triple gaskets assure maximum thermal and acoustical performance. The double- or triple-glazed window is available in fixed, tilt-and-turn, sliding, and hinged versions. The sliding window allows unbroken openings up to 19 ½ feet long. The interior face of the unit is finished in baked enamel in black, white, or any RAL color. “Up to a 48-foot opening: That presents outstanding options.” —Colin Brice Honorable Mention JELD-WEN Custom Wood Folding Window JELD-WEN Windows & Doors A novel solution for residential or light commercial projects, this accordion-folding window assembly folds off to the side of the opening to connect the kitchen—or any room—to a backyard, deck, or patio at counter height. The system, with up to eight panels, is available as a top-hung application and can be designed as either a flush sill that smoothly meets the stretch of counter or as a standard outswing sill. The maximum opening width is 48 feet, achieved by combining two 24-foot installations. Available in multiple configurations, the folding window is offered in 42 exterior paint finishes, three copper panel options, and a variety of wood species. Honorable Mention Entice Series Premium Entrance System CRL-U.S. Aluminum While this system retains the elegant appearance of a frameless glass entrance with minimal vertical lines, it has the strength to support door handle hardware on one-inch-thick insulating glass panels. Designed for use with all high solar- and thermal-efficient glass options, including low-E coatings and tints, Entice delivers contemporary heavy-glass storefront aesthetics while satisfying energy code requirements and ASHRAE 90.1 air infiltration criteria. Patent-pending vertical stiles with ultra narrow sightlines and door rails feature thermally broken cladding that provides U-factors as low as 0.33. In addition, configurations with prewired LED lighting systems provide commercial environments with striking accent lighting that enhances the function and appearance of the facade.
Inside or out, these six systems encourage spatial efficiency in both commercial and residential settings. Innately flexible, their design allows square footage to respond to the changing demands of the user. lineaCube Maars Living Walls Occupants of open-plan offices not infrequently yearn for the visual and acoustic shielding afforded by conventional, closed-office systems. The lineaCube offers acoustic privacy as well as a fully responsive working climate. In addition to completely transparent walls, combinations with blinds, privacy glass, and opaque walls are also possible. The minimalist design of the unit is facilitated by its completely self-supporting structure with recessed ceiling and double glazing. The lineaCube is an independent space with its own ventilation, acoustic insulation and absorption, with power, data, audio, and lighting integrated into the ceiling. W-4500 Clad Wood Folding Patio Doors Jeld-Wen This door supplies plenty of design flexibility. It is available in a wide range of configurations and sizes, grille and glass treatments, and interior and exterior cladding options. Uses floor-supported hardware. Retractable Walls Tudelü These vertically-retractable walls are operated by remote control and take less than a minute to go up or down. Offering differing levels of visual and acoustic privacy, the walls are available in felt, woven fabrics, wood, steel mesh, and vinyl. Available in both indoor- and outdoor-rated models. Contemporary Collection Weather Shield This suite of windows and doors features narrow profile frames and sleek European-style hardware, a contemporary square glazing bead, and interior and exterior finishes complementary to today’s modern homes, such as jet black, metallic, or anodized exterior cladding and polyurethane interiors. Brombal Brombal USA The aesthetic options offered by this manufacturer include both wood and steel materials, more than a dozen color finishes—from stainless steel to nickel to Cor-ten steel—and unlimited shapes and sizes. The products have a NFRC rating based on their true thermally-broken construction and an impact rating for use in hurricane-prone areas. Steel products have a ten-year warranty. Classic Sky-Frame The sliding windows comprise insulating glass units with perimeter aluminum or glass-fiber-reinforced plastic sections. Mounted in aluminum frames that are fitted flush with floor and ceiling, the sliding units offer minimum rolling resistance when operated. The system drainage for the flush assembly is via recessed channel or is installed below the raised outdoor floor covering.