Events

Join Vitro for live Continuing Education opportunities throughout the month of October.

This course will provide architects, specifiers, and façade consultants education about silicone-based spandrel glass coating technologies. Attendees will learn about the risks of thermal stress breakage due to ceramic frit’s weakening effects on heat-treated glass.

Event Date(s):

• Friday, October 23

Event Time: 2 a.m. to 3 a.m.

Event Place: Online

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Build the Vote 3D Tour

GRAPHISOFT announces their "Build the Vote" effort. Using 3D designs in Archicad, made by firms from NY, DC, Chicago, and ...

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JAPAN HOUSE, Los Angeles Contest

Contest Inspired by internationally acclaimed Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto and his whimsical Architecture is Everywhere series

WHITE PAPERS


WHY DO WE FEEL BETTER WITH WOOD?

This commARCH White Paper focuses on how Wood shows psychological and physiological benefits, according to research. Wood has been used as a building material for millennia, but its benefits to people who live, work, and gather in the built environment are only beginning to be understood. Researchers are discovering that wood can contribute to the health and wellbeing of building occupants. While many people would agree that wood is visually pleasing, its aesthetic properties affect humans on a deeper level. Can the use of natural elements in building design enhance moods and reduce stress? Can they improve focus, creating environments that enhance productivity and learning? In this white paper, we’ll examine the benefits of an emerging design approach, and the science behind it