It isn’t hard to find beautiful architecture built with polycarbonate. At EXTECH, we follow the latest in polycarbonate design and are consistently impressed by the ideas architects are able to bring to life with polycarbonate glazing. Polycarbonate in architecture is becoming a global phenomenon, so we thought we’d pay homage to all the stellar architecture...Continue reading
The framing on the daylighting system you choose can result in long-lasting value -- or a full-on catastrophe. EXTECH's General Manager Jim Leslie recounts a cautionary tale and outlines what you need to know to ensure the daylighting in your design will deliver lifelong durability, cost-savings, and beauty. It happened again.A contractor recently came to us with...Continue reading
Complex and Weather-Tight Engineering for the Leo Baeck TempleProject: Leo Baeck TempleLocation: Los Angeles, CAArchitect: Architecture 350System: LIGHTWALL 3440Among the Velvet Ash and Lupines of southern California’s San Fernando Valley sits the Leo Baeck Temple, a Jewish community center that offers a campus for prayer services, learning, and gathering to members of L.A.’s Jewish population....Continue reading
When Studio Gang Architects was asked to design a series of boathouses for the Chicago Parks Department, they chose EXTECH's LIGHTWALL 3440 interlocking polycarbonate translucent wall system for the Eleanor Boathouse at Park 571. The LIGHTWALL 3440 was utilized in this project because it delivered a clean aesthetic. Additionally, the system's daylighting capabilities and 100%...
EXTECH is incredibly honored to announce that the KINETICWALL dynamic facade system was chosen as the winner of the Architizer A+ Awards Jury prize!With entries from over 100 countries, the KINETICWALL was chosen as the best product in the Building Envelopes & Cladding category by a jury of designers, artists, architects, and business professionals. The...Continue reading
EXTECH's KINETICWALL has been chosen as a finalist for the Architizer A+ Awards in the Building Envelopes & Cladding category. One of the honors it is up for is the A+ Popular Choice Award, which the public gets to choose - click here to vote now!The KINETICWALL has received an onslaught of attention from architects and...Continue reading
EXTECH is honored to announce our KINETICWALL dynamic facade system was chosen as a finalist for this year's Architizer A+ Awards!The A+ Awards honor architectural design and products from around the globe and are chosen by a jury of designers, artists, architects, and business professionals. This year, the KINETICWALL was chosen as a finalist in the...Continue reading
EXTECH will join the local chapter of the AIA on April 5, 2017 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for Build Pittsburgh 2017! Hosted by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the AIA, Build Pittsburgh is an annual event that offers chances to earn AIA learning units and features new products and services in the building materials industry.As a...Continue reading