Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) is the leading North American supplier of products designed and manufactured to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain- and window-walls, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass. OBE is a subsidiary of CRH plc, one of the leading international building products companies. CEO Edwin (Ted) Hathaway is a much sought-after speaker about advancements in the building industry. OBE has been a long time supporter of public programs at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) as well as at The Philip Johnson Glass House.
In 2013, Bow Bridge helped promote a panel on the future of energy presented at GSAPP and a lecture series at The Philip Johnson Glass House. We assisted in preparing press materials; pitched architecture, engineering, and design media; and provided speech-writing support service to Mr. Hathaway for industry conference presentations.