Cord and his partner Alfonso needed a way to protect their artwork from sunlight when they purchased a famous window-filled Case Study House. They bought Museum Grade inserts to block the UV light and the drafts while preserving the iconic mid-century modern home's windows.
The Union County Museum is dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of this Northeast Oregon community, from the Native Americans to the early pioneers who passed through during the historic Oregon Trail migration. There is a livery station built from dismantled barns near North Powder and Cove. There is an exhibit on Hells Canyon Hat Point Lookout and the Catherine Creek River. More recently volunteers designed a mercantile exhibit using old photos so museum visitors can better understand what
One of the most prominent features of The Society Hotel in Portland, OR: eight-foot tall arched single-pane windows. They no longer make them like they did in 1881. Back then, window glass was an outgrowth of bottle making. Glass blowers would create a cylinder of molten glass, slit it open and then put it into an oven to wilt into a sheet that had slight ripples.
Even though Maggie and Don had just bought their home, they were almost ready to sell it. Until they had moved in, they didn’t realize just how much noise would filter through their windows from the nearby traffic and auto body shop.
Frank Lloyd Wright loved windows. And there’s probably no one who understands this better than the architect John Eifler. He has spent decades restoring Frank Lloyd Wright homes for clients. Yet, their windows tended to be horribly drafty...
How do you block drafts in unusually shaped windows like arches or half rounds? This was the question facing Katherine and Murat Bicer as This Old House completely renovated their 1895 Victorian in Belmont, Massachusetts.
Scott Knapp and his wife built their house on Lake Ontario themselves, with brand new wood double-panes. Yet to their surprise, the windows were drafty right from the start--even replacing the seals didn't work to eliminate them.