KINETICWALL at Logan Airport featured by PRISM Online Journal

The online journal PRISM: Sustainability in the Built Environment featured the KINETICWALL project at Logan Airport in its February 2017 edition. The editorial discusses the collaboration between the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), the architect (Arrowstreet), the facade finisher (Linetec), the installer (Ipswich Bay Glass Company, Inc.), and EXTECH to bring the project to life. One of the...Continue reading

Polycarbonate Wall System

Is polycarbonate the future of architecture?

 A house in Spain recently caught our eye.Newly updated by Buyesc Arquitectes, the Spanish home’s south-facing wall is now clad with polycarbonate. The designer’s intent was to transform the home into a low-energy building - polycarbonate panels improve thermal efficiency by capturing solar energy and gradually transferring it indoors. Polycarbonate also provides excellent insulating value...Continue reading

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Seton Hill Arts Center Wins Two Prestigious Design Awards

Congratulations to designLAB Architects, whose work at the Seton Hill Arts Center recently won two awards!Seton Hill Arts Center was awarded the Excellence in Architecture Merit Award from the Society of College and University Planning, as well as an Award of Excellence from the Education Facility Design Awards (AIA/CAE).The 45,000 square-foot dance and visual arts facility opened in the...Continue reading

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Case Study and Photos: Otterbein University’s STEAM Innovation Center

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

EXTECH’s KINETICWALL featured in Metal Architecture magazine

 The December 2016 issue of Metal Architecture profiles the Logan International Airport parking expansion and its use of EXTECH's KINETICWALL. The feature discusses the uniqueness and innovation of the flapper facade, and the detail that went into bringing it to life, including wind tests at 130 mph."Various shapes, material thickness and finishes were tested, resulting...Continue reading

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College courtyard renovation features polycarbonate sheet for aesthetics and durability

Republished from http://www.sheets.covestro.com/At the heart of the Stanton campus of Delaware Technical Community College is a new and renovated courtyard that provides students a place to congregate and relax. The centerpiece of the courtyard is an eye-catching and protective canopy with polycarbonate sheet that transforms the formerly underutilized area into an attractive and functional space. EXTECH/Exterior...Continue reading

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