Good, Some Bad
The results of our first-ever confidence index show distinct
differences across the country in glazing backlog and economic improvement.
Tale of Three CitiesAnd Lots of Broken Glass
The consumer press has had a field day with multiple tempered
glass railing breakages in Toronto, Seattle and Austin, Texas. Glass suppliers
have nervously watched on, wondering how the negative publicity may affect
consumer interest in glass railings.
Investigative Report: The 1 WTC Podium Wall
When the Port Authority announced it would not use prismatic
glass on 1 World Trade Centers podium wall, the industry debated
whether it was ever a viable alternative. Yet some companies say they
could have supplied the prismatic glass for 1 WTC after all.
Architects Guide to Glass
a Song of Glass: Glazing Shines in New Opera House
ON THE COVER:
A worker removes the tempered glass panels
at the W Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas. After several lites fell from
condo balconies in June, the hotel replaced all of its railings with laminated
glass. Turn to page 32 for more.
Photo: Bailey Edwards, Stratus Properties
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