Free as a Bird

How Architectural Innovations Can Safeguard Against Threats from Glass Buildings The haunting thud of a bird striking glass is a sound we all know. It’s so common, in fact, that building collisions claim the lives of up to one billion birds each year in the U.S. alone. Birds represent far more than mere beauty; they are essential pollinators, controllers of pests, and stewards of ecosystems, fulfilling numerous roles vital to the health of our natural world. Yet, their populations are in decline. According to the State of the World’s Birds report, nearly half of all bird species globally are diminishing, with one in eight [...]