Frank Grauman and Michael Maiese presented their work on decorative glass during the 2014 Glass Con Global conference in Philadelphia. Technological strides in printable interlayers and direct-to-glass printing have expanded the architect’s ability to achieve functional goals while simultaneously expanding opportunities for aesthetic expression. Projects highlighted include Creative Campus for a Global Entertainment Company, and Rakow Library at the Corning Museum of Glass.
The Board of Directors of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) voted on December 3, 2009 to award the 2010 AIA Gold Medal to Peter Bohlin, FAIA. Bohlin, founder of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, which has five U.S. offices, is renowned for his versatile, contextual use of materials.
The AIA Gold Medal, voted on annually, is considered to be the profession's highest honor that an individual can receive. The Gold Medal honors an individual whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture. Bohlin is the 66th recipient of the award since its inception in 1907 and he will be honored at the 2010 AIA National Convention in Miami.
This downloadable PDF includes a press release from the AIA and a copy of the final presentation made on behalf of Peter Bohlin's nomination by James Timberlake, FAIA of Kieran Timberlake.
Michael Maiese presented his study on the advances in glass and glazing technologies during the 2013 Glass Performance Days in Finland. His findings show new uses of glass and glazing, provide a wider palette for architects and designers to envision and execute complex graphics, improve the quality of spaces and buildings, and aid in energy reduction. Read the study in its entirety below.