Latest Articles in Fabrication

  • EnergyGlass, SAF-Glas LLC
    EnergyGlass is the only fully transparent glass in the world that generates electricity, according to its manufacturer, SAF-Glas LLC. Installed as a commercial curtain-wall product, EnergyGlass generates power by redirecting a portion of the light spectrum to the edge of the glass where solar cells convert the photons to electricity.
  • Guardian SunGuard IS 20, Guardian Industries
    Guardian Industries introduced its first commercial interior surface coating for glass, SunGuard IS 20. The new product brings the U-value performance of double-glazed, insulating glass units closer to that of triple glazed, and bumps up the performance of triple-glazed IGUs.
  • The Bow, EnCana Corporate Headquarters, Zeidler Partnership Architects
    At a height of 775 feet, The Bow, the newly constructed headquarters for EnCana Corp., is Calgary’s tallest building. The 58-story structure draws its name from both its crescent-shaped façade and its location along the city’s Bow River.
  • Frameless Elevator Shaft and Glass Stairway, Giroux Glass Inc.
    After being contacted by architecture firm C.J. Light Associates and general contractor Andrew Williams, Giroux Glass became an integral part of designing this “frameless” glass elevator shaft and stairwell at an exclusive beachfront property on the southern coast of California.
  • Constantine N. Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building self-supporting, helical stair, Anvil Craft Corp.
    The $69 million Constantine N. Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building serves as the new home of Drexel University’s biology department and features a four-story, self-supporting helical stair with glass guardrails and stainless steel handrails that was designed, engineered, fabricated and erected by Anvil Craft Corp. 
  • OnlyGlass MediaFacade, APG International Inc. and OnlyGlass MediaFacade GmbH
    By integrating LED lights into the cavity of an insulating glass unit panel, the OnlyGlass MediaFacade Panel allows architects, media advertisers and urban planners to transform entire buildings into LED mega-screens. The OnlyGlass MediaFacade Panel combines long-life LED lights with insulating glass, enabling users to fully incorporate a transparent LED screen within the primary building...
  • Slump glass wall, Interior Glass Design
    Made of ½-inch slumped glass, the wall in this private residence in Castle Pines, Colo., features glass panels that are recessed in wood casing doors set with pivot hinges. The intent of the glass installation is to divide the home office and the rest of the house, explains Steven Armijo of Interior Glass Design, which designed and installed the wall.According to Armijo, the most challenging...
  • St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, NGI Designer Glass
    Fabricated by NGI Designer Glass, the lobby doors and bracelet walls of the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort's grand hallway and ballroom incorporate 3D antique mirror pieces made to exacting tolerances.
  • Harmonic Convergence, Glaspro Inc.
    Designed by artist Christopher Janney, this 72-foot-long passenger connector at the Miami International Airport incorporates more than 150 colored, laminated glass squares measuring 22 ½ inches by 22 ½ inches in size. Fabricated by Glaspro Inc., the glass squares consist of two lites of 3/8-inch Starphire glass by PPG Industries, with .060 Spliced Vanceva/.060 SentryGlas interlayer by...
  • 3M VHB Structural Glazing Tape, 3M
    An effective alternative to structural silicone and spacer tape for commercial curtain-wall applications, 3M VHB Structural Glazing Tape is made of acrylic foam. 
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    Great Glazing: Custom interior officeThis commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels suspended from the ceiling. Created by Tulsa artist May Yang, the mural is based on local Oklahoma themes, transitioning from rural landscape to the Tulsa skyline.   Great Glazing: Joliet Junior College Campus...
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