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  • Protective Glazing Gives Glass an Edge in Extreme Applications
    Extra-large and extra-clear glass takes on new meaning when paired with protective glazing technologies. The development of clearer, larger glass paired with top-quality laminates, has opened up a new market— glass for the thrill-seeking. “As the development of laminates and safety glass has improved..., there has been an improving ability to make the glass clearer, along with the laminates to...
  • Glass Magazine runs a Great Glazing project feature weekly in its e-glass weekly newsletter and on GlassMagazine.com. The Great Glazing project features will also be considered for publication in the magazine, though oftentimes they appear in a different format. Great Glazing project profiles highlight interesting and innovative exterior and interior glass and glazing projects. To be considered,...
  • Five-layer, etched and painted glass panels displayed at first-of its-kind memorial
    The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial features 48 laminated and etched glass panels showcasing quotes and photos of disabled veterans across all conflicts. Photo courtesy of Kris Iverson, Moon Shadow Glass Three striking glass walls highlight the new American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C., and pays tribute to disabled veterans both living...
  • Advanced design, performance and protection combine at Aspen Art Museum
    At first glance, the most prominent design feature of architect Shigeru Ban’s Aspen Art Museum is the woven composite screen exterior that drapes over the building. However, a deeper look into the new $45-million, 33,000-square-foot structure reveals extensive glass walls that make the Pritzker Prize-winning architect’s complete aesthetic vision and rigorous performance goals possible. Huge...
  • What Was Your Most Challenging Project and What Did You Learn From It?
    CommercialNick Bagatelos, owner, Bagatelos Architectural Glass Systems“The Sacramento International Airport consisted of 130,000 square feet of unitized curtain wall and rainscreen composite aluminum panel. The project was design-build and a hard bid in the midst of the Great Recession. We were limited to a 10-month schedule for complete design, laboratory testing and manufacture of the systems....
  • Glaziers rely on multi-tiered equipment solution to enclose the WTC towers
    The glass-clad One World Trade Center and Four World Trade Center towers rise elegantly above lower Manhattan, where upon completion they will be among the tallest buildings in the world. The sleek, slightly blue façades have already become an iconic addition to the city skyline at 1,776 feet and 977 feet, respectively. Installing the massive curtain-wall panels on the highprofile skyscrapers...
  • The basics: When Replacement Glass Co. was approached by the owner of this home in Anchorage, Alaska, to design a glass bridge as part of an extensive remodel, the owner literally gave the glazier a picture of what he wanted the bridge to look like and asked that they make it a reality. Replacement Glass Co. patterned every glass lite for the floor and railings, providing fabricator California...
  • To create this one-of-a- kind bathroom for the Zinda restaurant in downtown Raleigh, N.C.,Carolina Glass & Mirror teamed up with the general contractor, Metrocon Inc., and owner, Eschelon Hospitality.
  • Glass is changing the look of today's buildings from the inside out
    This commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels. 
  • The New York University Neurobiology of Cognition Laboratory features a unique meeting space that reflects its culture of innovation and inspiration, exemplified by this 15-foot by 5-foot glass conference table. 
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  • This commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels. 
    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...
  • A look at the leading manufacturers and fabricators of metal products, broken down by sales volume, number of locations and product offering. 
    Building on the success of the Top Glass Fabricators rankings introduced last year, Glass Magazine is expanding its coverage to include the Top Metal Companies, featuring the leading manufacturers and fabricators of metal products in the United States and Canada. The Top Metal Companies include those that manufacture, fabricate and sell curtain wall, storefront and entrance, commercial interior...
  • Read about the winners
    In an effort to spotlight the people who make the Glass Magazine Award-winning products and projects possible, this year’s program included people-centric categories, for which the industry submitted their picks for best installer, production supervisor, project manager and sales rep.After narrowing down the nominations to three finalists in each category, the Glass Magazine editors asked the...

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