The legacy of the Olympics’ buildings and infrastructure

The legacy of the Olympics’ buildings and infrastructure

Areal view of the Bird's Nest stadium and downtown Beijing from the Olympic Park Observation Tower in Beijing, China.

With the Tokyo Olympics set to start next week, there are a host of logistical issues, including construction and infrastructure challenges, that accompany such a massive event.


Achieving energy efficiency with glass exteriors in commercial buildings

energy efficiency with glass exteriors in commercial buildings

The colorful facades of the Conductive Education Centre in Munich beautifully incorporate a StoVentec Glass Rainscreen system. The translucent surfaces shimmer in green and blue, while the opaque parts shine in yellow, orange, and red.

New technologies have allowed glass exteriors to reach new heights in energy efficiency.