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  • The basics:  In its latest expansion, Ballast Point Brewing Co. opened an 11,427-square-foot tasting room and kitchen in Long Beach, California. The new tasting room has three separate bars on two levels, a 15-barrel brewhouse, and panoramic views of Alamitos Bay. The designers aimed to create a vibrant environment with inspiring views, making glass an essential and prominent component of...
  • The basics: The Long Island Marriott, the largest hotel on Long Island, lies directly adjacent to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum arena. The window replacement in the hotel's 618 rooms is part of a planned $25 million, two- to three-year renovation which also includes the hotel lobby, bar and other interior areas. The first phase includes the installation of over 2,700 aluminum windows...
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  • The basics: 71Above is the most recent restaurant from Los Angeles hospitality developer Emil Eyvazoff and tops the U.S. Bank Tower, the city's tallest building. The skyscraper’s recent renovation also includes a new observation deck and glass slide. The architect wanted to maximize the rooftop restaurant's views and outdoor access, while providing adequate solar control from LA’s summer...
  •  The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters, also known as 525 Golden Gate, features Solarban 70XL glass over Starphire glass.and concrete building envelope that provide natural ventilation, climate control and daylighting. Photography by Bruce Damonte.When The Terry Thomas opened in Seattle in 2008, it earned architectural firm and building owner Weber Thompson numerous...
  • New regulations: New OSHA requirements for electronic reporting of workplace injuries and illness rules went into effect Jan. 1. Affected companies: The reporting requirements apply to all companies with 250 or more employees, or companies with 20 or more employees in industries that are classified with high rates of occupational injury or illness, including construction and manufacturing....
  • The 25-minute, single door installation
    Apply hinges and handles.Scribe a plumb line up the wall to align the edge and hinges.Place setting blocks on curb to create a ½-inch gap.Pre-thread screws into plugs and place in your pocket along with a philips-head screwdriver and a torpedo level.Place drill with tile bit into your belt holster and set the door on the blocks.Use your torpedo level to align to plumb scribe marks and fine-tune...
  • Top glass fabricators face growing pains as demand increases
    One word defines the current state of North American glass fabrication: growing. The vast majority of Glass Magazine’s 2017 Top Glass Fabricators reported impressive growth both in terms of sales and assets during the previous year. Eighty-nine percent of this year’s Top Glass Fabricators reported an increase in sales year-over-year in 2016, and 85 percent reported adding capacity. Whether it’s...
  • One word defines the current state of North American glass fabrication: growing
      Top 5 Architectural Glass Trends Top Glass Fabricators work to meet demand Oversized “We have been acquiring equipment that can meet the [oversized] size requirements … and ensuring that the plant is set up to handle the fabrication process and the correct flow of production.” —Alison Smith, marketing manager, AGNORA. Higher quality “We’re seeing projects with tighter quality...
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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...
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    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...
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    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...