Tag Archives: Glass

Thermally improving curtain wall systems

Curtain wall systems provide excellent access to daylight and views that are desired by the building owners and occupants for health and productivity. However, the increasing stringency of building codes has created a conflict with delivering highly glazed buildings because the glazed areas are less thermally efficient than opaque walls.

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Diamond Schmitt designs new York University campus

Diamond Schmitt Architects have designed a new and innovative campus for York University that will rise in Markham, Ont., adjacent to Toronto. The Markham Centre Campus (MCC) is the first public university in York Region. It features a vertical campus building that is fully integrated with the area’s diverse, growing network of commerce, athletics, arts, and entrepreneurial communities.

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