The ability to monitor a building from a remote location is increasingly important for property and facility managers. With adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart sensors, building managers now have more technology at their fingertips than ever before.
While massive overhauls and adaptive reuse projects are often the most newsworthy, restoration measures and energy retrofits can go a long way for existing buildings.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio rattled some cages in the commercial real estate and building design industries last year with what many popular news channels summarized as a ban on all glass and steel skyscrapers in the City.
New technologies have allowed glass exteriors to reach new heights in energy efficiency.
Here are four incredible designs from around the word featuring glass exteriors in commercial buildings.