Project of the Month

The Devil is in the Details

Two 7- x 10-foot walls that form the structural and aesthetic focal points of the storefront were fabricated from eight layers of 3/4-inch thick, low-iron glass supplied by GlasPro.

The Devil may wear Prada, but Prada wears glasses—and wears them well at that. Originality has certainly made Prada one of the most influential fashion houses in the world, so when the Italian designer renovated its boutique on Rodeo Drive … Continue reading

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New Glass Labyrinth in Kansas City a Real Piece of Work

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Creating a large piece of art takes a lot of coordination, particularly when it isn’t technically being “built” by the artist. It takes even more coordination when the art includes 53 large glass panels and a structure weighing more than … Continue reading

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A Nice Glass of Wine

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“Wine rejoices the heart of man and joy is the mother of all virtues.”—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe According to the team over at Hall Winery in St. Helena, Calif., amend that statement to say wine and good views. When constructing … Continue reading

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Stamp of Approval

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The William H. Gross Stamp Gallery is a new $66 million addition to the National Postal Museum at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., the world’s largest museum gallery dedicated to philately, the study of stamps and postal history. While … Continue reading

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A Snake in the Glass

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The beauty of Salt Lake City’s Public Safety Building may sneak up on you. Attribute it to the serpentine glass curtainwall used in the LEED-Platinum designed building’s construction. The brainchild of Salt Lake City-based GSBS Architects, the serpentine glass curtainwall … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Benjamin’s Glazing

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“Glass, china and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended.” While the latter two may be true, Benjamin Franklin may consider taking back the first part of that statement if he could see the glazing used in the newly … Continue reading

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Neural Response

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Talk about striking a nerve. The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience in Jupiter, Fla., a $64 million research facility that houses scientists and research teams focused on brain function and neural circuits features, an abundance of large windows facing … Continue reading

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One Flavor Shy of Dr. Pepper

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Dr. Pepper is known for its 23 flavors. The new Palomar Medical Center (PMC) in San Diego will be known for its 22 varieties of glass offering 736,000 square feet of green innovation. Designed by Los Angeles-based CO Architects, glass … Continue reading

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TGP Helps Let the Light In for Cancer Center

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University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland consolidates multiple patient care and treatment centers into a single 375,000 square-foot building. Since the new facility nearly triples the size of the existing hospital, it was important to foster collaboration between the … Continue reading

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On Display

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Image is everything, they say, and there’s no better example of that than in retail. It’s particularly important when a company opens an entire store based on its brand that the products are displayed to their best advantage. That was … Continue reading

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