Snapshots: Great Glazing

  • The basics: The newly renovated Campbell Mithun office, occupying the 10th to 13th floors of the 510 Marquette building in downtown Minneapolis, features a bright, open environment. The use of a multi-floor glass railing system allows light to flow through the entire space, maintaining the desired open feel, and a custom wooden handrail completes the modern look.The players: Architect, Snow...
  •  The basics: Florida Polytechnic University recently opened the Innovation, Science and Technology Building, a 160,000-square-foot structure completed on-time within a strict $60 million budget. The center of the campus, the new building features a contoured shape, with the help of a cold-formed window wall system. The building also features a variety of bent glass and metal to accent its...
  • The basics: As one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, Parkland Hospital, once a 50-year-old outdated and overcrowded facility in Dallas, is now a brand new 1.7-million-square-foot digital hospital, featuring some of the latest upgrades in patient care, including vision panel windows throughout the building interior.  “The product is in all locations that we would have typically...
  • The basics: The Central Corridor Light Rail Transit in Minnesota stretches about 11 miles, serving the Minneapolis and St. Paul downtown areas with 20 new station stops along University Ave. and Washington Ave. Designed to establish the core of a seamless regional transit system, the CCLRT station stops feature all new glass and metal pavilions, with a modern custom ceramic frit pattern tying the...
  •  The basics: Ray and Judy Ricker of Rochester, New York, commissioned architectural glass artist Nancy Gong to create an art glass entry for their Fairport residence. Using a technique that has been in production in Germany for nearly 30 years, Gong is among the first wave of trained American glass artists to embrace the laminating process for glass art, weaving up to six layers of painted...
  • The basics: Thousands of football fans flock to Canton, Ohio, each year to pay homage to the greatest professional football players. Due to increased popularity and new exhibits, the Pro Football Hall of Fame recently expanded from 85,000 to 118,000 square feet and moved its glass-clad main entrance to the center of the museum to minimize the infiltration of outside air to help control the...
  • The basics: Among the many features of the newly opened Holiday Inn Financial District at 99 Washington Street in lower Manhattan are 1,768 high-end thermally efficient windows and louver units. The 492-room hotel, located just three blocks from the 9/11 Memorial site, features a metal panel and glass window façade. At 50-stories tall and very slender, it is the tallest in Holiday Inn's worldwide...
  • The basics: The 200,000-square-foot Dineen Hall, the new home for the Syracuse University College of Law, features openness and natural light, made possible through the creative and extensive use of glass. The design team also integrated decorative glass throughout the building’s interior as a durable, maintainable and cost-effective way to allow natural light to flow between spaces.One of the...
  • The basics: Currently housing a TD Bank retail location, “The CUBE,” a 2,500-square-foot glass structure at the iconic 1101 Brickell office towers in Miami, was designed to create a pedestrian-oriented space with glass that is more translucent, energy efficient, and enhances the urban landscape. Architects specified dynamic glass to offer glare protection from the intense south Florida sun,...
  • The basics: The recently completed Gores Group Headquarters in Beverly Hills, California, features a stunning bent-glass exterior, composed of four different patterns of glass and a variety of graphic images and patterns applied to the interlayer. The project architects used the shape of the glass as a continuing element throughout the exterior and interior design of the building.  “Whenever...
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