Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • Photo by Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing Photography.Installation of a digitally printed glass wall in Terminal 5 of the Chicago O'Hare International Airport is now complete, according to a Jan. 8 release from Dip-Tech. O’Hare is the most recent of many airports that utilize digital ceramic printed glass in new and renovated terminals. Digitally printed glass offers the ability to control...
  • Suspended more than 1,000 meters off the valley floor of the French Alps, “Pas dans le Vide,” translated "Step into the Void," is a transparent glass cube that simulates the sensation of stepping off the mountain cliff, giving daredevils an unparalleled panoramic view of their snowy surroundings, according to a Yahoo! News report. Located atop the Aiguille du Midi, in the Mont Blanc Massif range...
  • Asahi Glass Co. unveiled a spiral glass staircase using a suspension structure, the first in the world, according to the company. The staircase is on display at AGC studio in Tokyo, according to a Dec. 13 article from The Asahi Shimbun. “AGC has created suspended glass steps that stand unaided, enhancing the light transmission through the staircase,” according to the article. 
  • Rendering of the 3 eleven Bowie tower. Greco Aluminum Railings Ltd., was selected to design and manufacture the railings on two 36-story towers, the 3 eleven Bowie apartment tower in downtown Austin, and the Key West Condos in Etobicoke, located in Toronto, Ontario’s lakeshore area, according to a Dec. 3 company release.Stainless Fabricators Inc. of Odessa, Fla., will install 7,000 linear...
  • Photo courtesy of building owner, Kaiserman Co.In a year-long, $1.6-million U.S. Dept. of Energy-funded study, Home Innovation Research Labs and Quanta Technologies Inc., found that the Renovate by Berkowitz window retrofit glazing system reduced annual heating and cooling energy consumption by more than 25 percent and significantly improved occupant comfort at 400 Market Street, a 12-story...
  • After recieving approval from city officials last month, Apple Inc. has produced and submitted architectural renderings of its glass-clad, ring-shaped, 2.8-million-square-foot campus in Cupertino, Calif., designed by renowned architect Norman Foster, according to a Nov. 13 Yahoo! Digital Crave report. Dubbed the "Mothership" by Cupertino Mayor Gilbert Wong, the company headquarters will be built...
  • An overview of a model of Apple's proposed new campus.For its new headquarters, Apple plans to flip a 175-acre site in the Cupertino region of Silicon Valley, currently covered in asphalt and buildings, into open space and parkland, then drop a ring-shaped building of polished glass into the middle of it all, according to an Oct. 11 San Jose Mercury News report. The design proposal went before...
  • The Hotel Kakslauttanen and Igloo Village in Finland built 20 glass igloos to offer guests views of the Northern Lights, according to an Oct. 14 article from Weather.com. The igloos feature high-thermal performance glass walls and ceilings to provide maximum insulation, while resisting frost accumulation, according to the article.
  • The 104-story One World Trade Center in New York City should open its doors for occupation in late 2013 as one of the most environmentally friendly buildings of its size worldwide, according to an Oct. 10 Greener Ideal report.The building features green technologies both in its construction and in some of its functional features, including a daylighting system using dynamic solar-controlled glass...
  • TSI Corp. recently began construction on the new Holy Cross Germantown Hospital in Germantown, Md., according to a Sept. 26 company release. Upon its completion in 2014, this 93-bed hospital will be the first in the country to operate on a community college campus with an educational partnership.TSI received the contract from general contractor Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., and will involve all...
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  • Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, part of CRH’s Building Products Division, completed the divestment of Toronto-based Antamex International, OBE's fenestration subcontracting business, to New York City-based private investment company O3 Industries. “We are continuously evaluating our portfolio to align with our vision of being the leading supplier of glazing-focused interior and exterior products and...
  • The National Glass Association named Paul Bush as the volunteer leader of the NGA Advocacy Committee. Bush, director, quality and technical services, Vitro Architectural Glass, also serves as chair on the National Fenestration Rating Council board of directors, and as first vice president of the Glass Materials Council at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association.    “Paul is...
  • The National Glass Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Haring as vice president of business development. Haring will be responsible for identifying and executing new opportunities to further the association’s mission. He will work closely with staff in the areas of the education, publications, events, membership and advocacy to develop strategic initiatives to grow...