Snapshots: Great Glazing

  • 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...
  • The basics: The 154,000-square-foot Louis and Peaches Owen Hospital in Tyler, Texas, features a curved all-glass façade above the ground floors. The glass creates a vibrant blue tint that offers abundant natural light while greatly diminishing solar heat gain. The entry opens to a light-flooded, double-height lobby.Access to natural daylight and maximizing views from within the building for...
  • The basics: The former Kellogg Cereal City Museum has been transformed into the Battle Creek Area Math & Science Center, a cutting-edge facility with a commanding, cantilevered glass curtain wall in Battle Creek, Michigan. TowerPinkster Architects took the building’s agrarian aesthetic and redeveloped it into a 64,000-square-foot center that helps educate talented high school students from 16...
  • The basics: Future home of the 2016 Super Bowl, the San Francisco 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium features nearly 45,000 feet of railing, including a custom rolled glass and handrail at the hall-of-fame grand stair, glass and stainless steel LED rails going up each of the stadium’s monumental stairs, and approximately 1,500 feet of USB-connected stainless steel and glass drinkshelf encircling both the...
  • The basics: The Novartis U.S. headquarters in East Hanover, New Jersey, features the world’s largest photovoltaic skylight, at 27,500 square feet. Novartis set out to create a building that set architectural milestones for green building, and in 2014, it won Engineering News-Record’s Best Regional Project in New York 2014 in the Green Project category. The pharmaceutical company’s new campus...
  • The basics: Utah State University’s recently completed 32,744-square-foot Wayne Estes Training Center, which houses the campus’ basketball practice facility and 1,400-seat volleyball court, features a glass-encased lobby and office area offering gorgeous views of Cache Valley and the Wellsville Mountains.The expansive glass and metal façade that characterizes the facility gives the building the...
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