Architects Design Uber Headquarters In California With Movable Glass Panel Façade

Uber Headquarters, San Francisco, SHoP Architects, Akzo Nobel, Interpon, Lumiflon, Jason O Rear Photography_1
The glass windows of the Uber headquarters in San Francisco are movable, allowing air in and out of the massive façade. In addition, the accordion-style façade regulates the building’s temperature, maintaining an influx of fresh air through the interior. Designed by SHoP Architects, the headquarters features two buildings connected with sky bridges that make up the 423,000 square-foot design.

Fluoropolymer Coatings: Where Anti-Corrosion Meets Innovations in Color

Hudson Yards, PPG Industrial Coatings, Coraflon, Guest Blog
Guest Author: Gary Edgar, National Coil and Extrusion Specification Manager, PPG Building Products Fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE) fluoropolymer powder coatings are well known for their anti-corrosive properties. But it’s their aesthetic impact on commercial building applications that is making them a top specification for architects looking to design legacy-building projects. While t...

PPG Assists Architects In Revamping Iconic Building With Custom Coatings Technology

Bulletin Building, Schuylkill Yards, George Howe, KieranTimberlake, PPG, Coraflon, Photography, Matt Krissel
The Bulletin Building in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia was initially built in 1954 by legendary American architect George Howe. The former headquarters of the Evening Bulletin newspaper, the building became iconic, undergoing a series of renovations since the newspaper collapse in 1982. The most recent renovation was completed by KieranTimberlake and the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism.

Ear of Corn Water Tower Undergoes Renovation To Remain Historical Landmark

Ear of Corn, Water Tower, Rochester, Minnesota, Olmsted County, Tnemec Company, Hydroflon
The Ear of Corn Water Tower in Rochester, MN, dates back to the early 1930s when the Reid, Murdoch, and Co. canning company was built. The tower has since become a local attraction, showing southern Minnesota's agricultural history. The tower was commissioned in 2018 to be added as a landmark by the city's historic preservation ordinance, protecting the tower from future demolition.