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Chicagoland’s DuPage Airport Authority is home to the largest concentration of corporate aircraft in Illinois. It supports more than 400 based aircraft and is the only general aviation airport in Illinois with four active runaways, two instrument landing system approaches and a 24-hour FAA Air Control Tower, U.S. Customs and 24-hour onsite rescue and firefighting capabilities....Continue reading
Sustainability continues to be a big topic in the architecture and construction industries, and we have talked at length about the ecological benefits offered by our LIGHTWALL translucent wall systems. We now realize we haven’t given other EXTECH systems their proper credit, particularly our TECHVENT 5300 windows.The TECHVENT 5300 has delivered a surprising amount of...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%...
A State-of-the-Art Renovation in Central Ohio Project: Otterbein University’s STEAM Innovation Center Location: Westerville, OH Architect: Moody Nolan General Contractor: Corna Kokosing System: LIGHTWALL 3000 In a world where factory jobs are being replaced with smart technology and globalization has made the manufacturing industry increasingly competitive, Otterbein University saw an opportunity. The plan was to...Continue reading
See the EXTECH canopy systems at the East Liberty bus station in Pittsburgh, PA!This project for the Port Authority of Allegheny County consists of 6 protective canopies built with polycarbonate and a custom canopy system by EXTECH. Photographs by Dave Bryce Photography