AIA Spotlight: “Overcoming retrofit and adaptive reuse roadblocks”

August 18, 2022


The Battery — Philadelphia, PA

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has published an article by Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, the parent company of Graham Architectural Products, showcasing the unique value Graham brought to the development of “The Battery” in Philadelphia, PA.

“By bringing in the window manufacturer early, the architect
can benefit from that
expertise to ensure the window product
will meet the specification. This is particularly important for
projects aiming for historic tax credits.”

In addition to its historic replication expertise, Graham’s unitized receptor system proved beneficial to the project in several ways. Read the article on the AIA Website here: Overcoming retrofit and adaptive reuse roadblocks


For more about The Battery, read our case study, MAGIC ON THE DELAWARE, viewable in our case studies section.

To learn more about how Graham can provide the fenestration solutions your next project requires, visit our contact page to get started.

Case Study: The Battery — Philadelphia, PA

June 9, 2022

Case Study: The Battery — Philadelphia, PA
Graham has a case study profiling our work with The Battery, an adaptive reuse development in Philadelphia, PA. The historic building was formerly the Delaware Power Station of the Philadelphia Electric Company and …

Graham’s Aluminum Steel-Replica Window Shines Again

February 18, 2021

Historic Power Plant Becomes “The Battery”
Window installation at the Battery Project, along the Delaware river in Philadelphia, PA has begun.  The windows are only part of a much larger effort to convert the abandoned Philadelphia Electric Company’s (PECO) …