Glass walled fire pit shows off the elements

November 21, 2006
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The basics: Glass walled fire pit waterfall in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, completed June 2006, cost undisclosed.
The players: Glass manufacturer, Artwork in Architectural Glass, Good Hope, Ga., and Newport Beach, Calif., locations; contract glazier, Central Pacific Glass, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii; glass engineer, Stutzki Engineering, Milwaukee, Wis.; hardware supplier, TriPyramid Structures Inc., Westford, Mass.
The glass: 10 wall panels, 54 by 22 ¼ inches, ½-inch thick clear cast glass with AAG Rainfall texture, bent and tempered; 10 top panels, 50 by 12 inches, ½-inch clear cast glass with AAG Rainfall texture and tempered glass, with three tapered holes drilled into each panel.