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  • The basics: An all-glass elevated pedestrian walkway in Louisville, Ky., opened in fall 2010, connecting the Galt House Hotel & Suites and the new KFC Yum! Center arena. Kenneth F. von Roenn Jr., president and lead designer of Architectural Glass Art, Louisville, designed the pedway. It features a glass roof, glass walls and art glass trusses. The pedway is illuminated internally with LED...
  • Spotlight on Las VegasSpecial GreatGlazing series for GlassBuild America 2010, Sept. 14-16 at the Las Vegas Convention CenterGlass close-upThe basics: Even the elevators stand out at the stunning glass-clad Aria Resort & Casino in the Las Vegas CityCenter. The 61-story hotel, with 4,003 guest rooms, earned Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and...
  • The complex is enclosed in floor-to-ceiling glass walls, and the interior features about 500 custom frameless shower enclosures and all-glass entrance doors and partitions. 
  • "We have done many countertops in glass with supports, but this was especially challenging in that we needed to develop the shape as well as find supports that could carry the weight and preserve the clean look they desired."—Dave Kanne, salesperson, Minneapolis Glass Co.The basics: A homeowner in Maple Grove, Minn., wanted a custom glass, functional countertop to complement the overall...
  • The basics: In January 2010, Home and Garden Television Producer Jessica Cozzetta called Sans Soucie Art Glass Studios, Palm Desert, Calif., looking for a glass door for a wine room. The wine room would be featured as part of a kitchen remodel on the network’s "Battle on the Block" show. The show pits neighboring families against one another as they redesign one room in their...
  • The basics: A laminated glass canopy highlights the new entrance to Kaufman Hall at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa. The renovation, completed in February 2010, also included the replacement of the entrance system. The players: Architect, Tippetts/Weaver Architects Inc., Lancaster; owner, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster; storefront and glass system installer, Brown’s...
  • The basics: The architects and homeowners of a private residence in Raleigh, N.C., wanted a striking curved storefront glazing system to maximize daylighting and views onto the outside pool area. However, they wanted a system without the vertical extrusions. To achieve the goals of the owner and designer, officials at Carolina Glass & Mirror, Garner, N.C., recommended a butt-glazed system...
  • The basics: The major renovation of Stamford Town Center, an urban marketplace in Fairfield County, Conn., transformed the aging mall into a lively, pedestrian-friendly and glass-enclosed shopping center. The center’s plaza is dominated by the curved façade around a Barnes & Noble set between two glass towers. The players: Developer, Taubman Co.,  Bloomfield Hills, Mich...
  • The d-hotel, located in Belgium, stands out through its innovative architecture. The hotel features one of the first applications of Glassiled, a product that integrates light emitting diodes into laminated glass.
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