Zoos, Museums, and Arts Academy
Brought to you by Pilkington North America – NSG Group

  4 AIA LU/HSW; 4 AIA LU/Elective

Museums, zoos, and aquariums are the focus of this academy, which demonstrates solutions to the unique challenges facing these types of projects. The academy will present actual solutions to the issues of safety and security for humans, animals, and priceless artwork, as well as design approaches that use glass to enhance user experience and create stunning settings that combine architecture, art, landscape, and the natural world.

Earn 8 AIA LU (4 AIA LU/HSW + 4 AIA LU/Elective).

Academy Courses
Specifying Glass for Zoos, Parks, and Aquariums
A guide to glass options that enhance the viewing experience and ensure the safety and well-being...
Glass Selection for Unique Spaces
Case Study: Museums and Zoo Exhibits
New Designs and Restorations of Classics: Museums for the Next Decade
From the Louvre Abu Dhabi on the Arabian Gulf to the U.S. East Coast to California, these museum des...
Galleries and Museums: Melding Old and New with Glass
These projects use glass and light to connect old and new, inside and outside
Five Museums Making the Most of Concrete, Steel, Glass, and Nature
Extraordinary designs that celebrate natural and manmade history
Kinetic Buildings
Moveable Feasts: Dynamic structures with large-scale operable elements adapt and transform, respondi...
Glass Options for Enhanced Building Design
Multiple glass options offer customized ways to suit different building needs

Academy Resources

Editorial Resources

Art Meets Architecture at the Jade Signature, the Bass Museum, and ‘Form and Space’

Fred A. Bernstein

Fentress Architects’ Design for U.S. Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Fred A. Bernstein