University of Massachusetts, Amherst

University of Massachusetts, maximizes daylight and reduces glare
  • Maximizes usable floor area by providing greater thermal comfort
  • Enables flexible use of space with complete control of the facade
  • Improves energy efficiency
  • Enhances building aesthetics inside and out
  • General Contractor
    Suffolk Construction, Inc.
  • Glazier
    R&R Window
  • Architec
    Leers Weinzapfel
View Dynamic Glass will be an important part of how students will design and construct green buildings in the future.
- Kumble Subbaswamy
UMass Amherst Chancellor

The University of Massachusetts, Amherst (CSU) was completed in January 2017. The Design Building will serve as a living laboratory and teaching tool for the next generation of architects, and is home to 3 inter-related departments – Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Building Construction Technology – that have been co-located to foster collaboration and teamwork.



Specifications

Construction Team

  • General Contractor
    Suffolk Construction, Inc.
  • Glazier
    R&R Window
  • Architec
    Leers Weinzapfel

Installation

  • Project type
    New Construction
  • System type
    Curtain Wall

IGU makeup

  • Overall thickness
    1"
  • Outboard lite
    6mm tempered clear with EC on surface
  • Spacer
    1/2" black warm edge spacer
  • Inboard lite
    6mm tempered Clear