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Green Also Inside:

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CONTENTS
Getting the Green Lite

20 With the 2015 Greenbuild show on the
horizon, Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal takes
a look at three unique glazing projects achieving
green accolades in three different ways.

Mirror Mirror, on the Façade…

32 A newly completed pair of luxury vacation units in
North Italy utilize large mirrors on the façades,
allowing the buildings to blend into the
surrounding setting.

Columns and Depar tments On the Cover
The CityCenterDC, located in
4 FROM THE EDITOR
Washington, D.C., is one of three
6 METAL MATTERS unique green projects Architects’
Guide to Glass & Metal highlights
10 NEWS: CONSTRUCTION leading up to Greenbuild.
(Photos: Aker Imaging)
14 NEWS: INSULATING GLASS

16 PRODUCTS

38 EVENT OUTLOOK

40 EDUCATION AND RESOURCES

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