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GM’s #2019TopGlassFabricators list will also recognize family-owned businesses in the #glass #fabricator market segment https://goo.gl/XUi8EW #GlassFabricators #GlassFabrication #WorldofGlass

#GreatGlazing: Lumen at Beacon Park, Detroit⠀
Photos courtesy of NanaWall Systems⠀
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Lumen at Beacon Park, situated along Grand River Avenue, is located in the center of downtown Detroit. The restaurant creates new public space to anchor a changing neighborhood, spur economic development and provide a place for the community. The metal-clad cantilevered roof is a focal point that invokes the city’s automotive history, while the green roof and folding glass walls connect to the park setting. Perimeter glass wall systems, which open and stack together or remain closed, provide a flexible indoor-outdoor floor plan for restaurant seating, a farmer’s market, musical performances and a community meeting room.⠀

The players: Architect, Touloukian Touloukian Inc.; general contractors, Tooles, Roncelli; contract glazier, Edwards Glass Co.; glass manufacturer, Guardian Glass; glass fabricator, Wulfmeier; metal systems suppliers, Reynobond by Arconic Architectural Products (panels), NanaWall Systems (folding glass walls)⠀
@guardianglass #glassfabrication @lumen_detroit @nanawallsystems

GM’s #2019TopGlassFabricators report includes market statistics & Feats of Fabrication projects - submit info by Feb. 1 https://goo.gl/XUi8EW #GlassFabricators #GlassFabrication #WorldofGlass

#GreatGlazing: Hotel Chaco https://goo.gl/zkFWmm ⠀
Photos courtesy of Winco Windows⠀
Hotel Chaco, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a 118-room, high-end hotel that incorporates the history of Chaco Canyon into its design details, from Navajo wool to bronze metalwork to offset stone masonry. Features include a rooftop restaurant and lounge, a 6,000 square-foot spa and street level retail. Project goals emphasized using materials that withstand and mitigate the region’s extreme climate.⠀

The players: Architect, Gensler; general contractor, Klinger Constructors; contract glazier, Southwest Glass & Glazing; glass manufacturer, Vitro Architectural Glass; framing system supplier, Winco Windows⠀
@vitro_glazings @wincowindow #glassfabrication

#GreatGlazing: River Tides at Greystone https://goo.gl/9YBLri ⠀
River Tides at Greystone, located at 1133 Warburton Avenue, in Yonkers, New York, features two new 10-story towers set along the Hudson River, with spacious lobby and lounge areas, parking garages, a fitness center and spa, and an outdoor pool deck area. The property is within walking distance of the Greystone station of the New York Metro-North Railroad to Manhattan. Window walls up to 96 inches tall offer floor-to-ceiling views of the river and surrounding area from each of the 330 luxury apartment units.⠀

The players: Architect, Warhsauer Mellusi Warhsauer Architects; general contractor, Ginsberg Development Co.; contract glazier, Pillar Construction; glass manufacturer, Vitro Architectural Glass; window supplier, Crystal Window & Door Systems⠀

@Vitro_Glazings @crystalwindowanddoor

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#GreatGlazing: The Pearl⠀
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Photos © Perzel Photography Group, courtesy of Kawneer Co.⠀

Located in Silver Spring, Maryland, The Pearl is a modern multifamily community, designed to balance urban convenience with the need for occupants to retreat from daily life. The first phase of a 20-year master plan to redevelop the historic Blairs Apartments, the 27-acre area space will eventually include 2,800 residential units, as well as office, retail, and hotel space, connected by five acres of parks, playgrounds and gardens. Expansive windows, terrace doors and curtainwall systems enhance natural light throughout the project’s three buildings, enabling residents to connect with nature. Apartments maximize light and offer occupants views of Rock Creek Park; the courtyard and each elevator stop are also designed for maximum light and unobstructed views.⠀

The players: Architect, Design Collective; general contractor, Clark Construction; contract glazier, Engineered Construction Products Ltd.; glass manufacturer, Vitro Architectural Glass; metal systems supplier, Kawneer Co.⠀
@vitro_glazings

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