Latest Articles in Commercial Glass

  • The Sixth System Paragon Architectural Products LLC
    The Sixth System is a new glazing façade structural system from Paragon Architectural Products, Scottsdale, Ariz., that features a stainless steel supporting structure that is hidden within the silicone joint, according to Russ Hals, sales and marketing assistant, Paragon Architectural Products. By contrast, most glazing systems have clearly visible supporting structures in the form of aluminum...
  • EcoGuard Solar Boost-LP, Guardian Industries Corp.
    This past year, Guardian Industries, Auburn Hills, Mich., introduced EcoGuard Solar Boost-LP, laminated parabolic mirrors for concentrated solar power applications. The mirrors are designed to provide high solar reflectivity, concentrating efficiency and durability. EcoGuardSolar Boost uses Guardian’s highest performing solar glass, EcoGuard Float, and the company’s mirror technology to create a...
  • Harlem Hospital, General Glass International
    The recently completed Harlem Hospital in New York City, with its mural glass façade, has the “wow effect,” says Crystal Achievement Award Judge Mark Pritikin, president, Creative Mirror & Shower, Addison, Ill. The building’s façade consists of 429 individually printed panes of glass that make up a historic mural design.
  • www.trainordesigncenters.com, Trainor Glass Co.
    From the opening animation sequence of the new Design Centers Web site, launched in May of 2010, officials at Trainor Glass Co., Alsip, Ill., wanted to offer a creative way of inviting people to “catch the wave” of the endless potential of glass. Visitors to the site can view design inspirations and ideas through easily navigable categories that include kitchen and bath, glass partition walls,...
  • ImagenGlass kitchen, Jockimo Inc.
    “Living in the Great Lakes region, a kitchen like this would be akin to a double shot of espresso in the morning,” says Crystal Achievement Award Judge Rob Struble, manager of Brand & Communications Strategy for PPG Industries, Pittsburgh. The project features ImagenGlass from Jockimo, Newport Beach, Calif.Homeowners for the private residence in Australia selected Jockimo’s glass for the...
  • Intertec Sunshades for the MIT Media Lab, Doralco Architectural Metals
    The MIT Media Lab in Cambridge ,Mass., is known for many things. Recently praised for innovations such as the robotic ankle and the stackable electric city car, the tenants' new building is equally creative. Knowing the sunshades defined the look of the building, glazing contractor Karas & Karas Glass Co.'s decision to use Doralco's Intertec Sunshades for the MIT Media Lab was critical. "...
  • www.linetec.com, Linetec
    Officials at Linetec, Wausau, Wis., say their Web site, Linetec.com, is a complete online resource for the architectural and commercial building market. In April 2010, the company launched its newly designed site with an intuitive and user-friendly interface. The clean site design is part of Linetec’s mission to continuously meet the needs of its customers. The site provides improved navigation...
  • ED400-IG Automatic Operator, Dorma Entrance Systems
    With a floor-installed, sealed compartment for its electrical and mechanical components, the ED400-IG Automatic Operator from Dorma Entrance Systems, Reamstown, Pa., is ideal for glass doors in all-glass storefronts, as well as other swing door applications that demand clean aesthetics. The operator is suitable for uniquely shaped doors, such as arched, irregular or historically accurate...
  • Dali Museum, Novum Structures LLC
    Slated to open to the public in January 2011, the new Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., features more than 1,000 triangular-shaped laminated insulating glass panels that make up its "Igloo" and "Enigma" structures, both of which measure 75 feet tall and melt over the building like a Dalí clock. The brainchild of Yann Weymouth, design director for the Tampa-based architectural firm Hellmuth,...
  • Trainor Glass Retail Showroom & Design Center, Champaign, Ill.
    This retail glass showroom is adorned with state-of-the-art visual displays and hundreds of unique glass and hardware product samples. The Susan Fredman Design Group, Chicago, skillfully translated the vision of Alsip, Ill.-based Trainor Glass Co.’s senior management into reality.The 950-square-foot showroom space features five large-screen LCD/HD monitors that continually display finished...
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