Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 36

PROJECT

windows & doors

The 21,000-sq.-ft. Sea-Tac Delta Sky
Club houses 400 customers across two
levels and features 7,500 sq. ft. of View
smart glass, which provides an unobstructed view of Mount Rainier.

Smart Glass Delivers Airport Comfort
Implementing dynamic glass in airport spaces improves passenger comfort,
increases retail revenue, and saves energy.

I

n airports, windows shape customer experience more

space, airport administrators who prioritize comfort are

desire to be anywhere but there is exacerbated by the fact

than in most places. Whether it's waiting for a con-

experiencing a competitive and economic edge. Smart

that they tend to be busy and stressful places.

nection after hours on a cramped plane or about to

glass is rising to the top of airport lists of technologies

Today, with airports shifting their focus toward

depart for a destination, passengers wish to feel as if they

that can replace conventional blinds and motorized

non-aeronautical revenue sources, creating conditions

are in an open and secure environment. For some, being

shades and improve the passenger experience by provid-

that encourage commerce is more important than ever.

able to see the plane they are about to board can pro-

ing increased comfort. The technology also improves

With many airports originally built as little more than

vide a level of comfort that allows them to overcome any

environmental outcomes for airports by improving ener-

big boxes with artificial lighting, the lack of a natural

butterflies about flying. In the language of biophilia, it's

gy efficiency.

aesthetic contributes to passenger discomfort. When

called "prospect and refuge."

passengers are uncomfortable, they are less likely to
COMFORTING PASSENGERS

spend money at on-site businesses such as shops and

ognizing the key role natural light can play in creating a

Few people really want to be at an airport. They tolerate

restaurants. In fact, there is a major business opportunity

positive passenger experience. In such a challenging

them to get from point A to point B. On top of that, the

for airports that prioritize comfort. According to one

Increasingly, airport designers and managers are rec-

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Commercial Architecture October 2017

The Architects
Shaping Neighborhoods
Local Atmosphere
Concrete Tile Roof Caps Renovation
Decking Provides Venue Views
Exteriors Products
After The Storm
Lofty Windows
Glass Spans Mixed-Use Development
Smart Glass Delivers Airport Comfort
Windows & Doors Products
Solar-Thermal/Tankless Water Heating Is LEED Platinum
UV Technology Fights Infection
Co-Gen Delivers Comfort At Ronald McDonald House
HVAC & Plumbing Products
Contemporary Lighting, Outdoor Dining
Low Voltage, LEDs Meet Sustainable Goals
Lighting & Electrical Products
Polished-Concrete Floor Reveals Natural Beauty
Interiors Products
Building Technology Products
Showcase
Index
Portfolio
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Cover1
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Cover2
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 1
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 2
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 3
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 4
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 5
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 6
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 7
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - The Architects
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 9
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Shaping Neighborhoods
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 11
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 12
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 13
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 14
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 15
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 16
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 17
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Local Atmosphere
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 19
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 20
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 21
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 22
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 23
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Concrete Tile Roof Caps Renovation
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 25
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 26
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Decking Provides Venue Views
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Exteriors Products
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 29
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - After The Storm
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 31
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Lofty Windows
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Glass Spans Mixed-Use Development
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Smart Glass Delivers Airport Comfort
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 37
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Windows & Doors Products
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 39
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Solar-Thermal/Tankless Water Heating Is LEED Platinum
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 41
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 42
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - UV Technology Fights Infection
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 44
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Co-Gen Delivers Comfort At Ronald McDonald House
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 46
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 47
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 48
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 49
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - HVAC & Plumbing Products
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 51
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 52
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Contemporary Lighting, Outdoor Dining
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Low Voltage, LEDs Meet Sustainable Goals
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Lighting & Electrical Products
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 56
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Polished-Concrete Floor Reveals Natural Beauty
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 58
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 59
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Interiors Products
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 61
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Building Technology Products
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - 63
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Showcase
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Index
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Portfolio
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Cover3
Commercial Architecture October 2017 - Cover4
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