Triple-Loaded Windows

Combining extruded aluminum, vinyl and solid wood, Sierra Pacific’s new H3 FeelSafe storm-protected windows delivers energy efficiency, high performance, enhanced aesthetics and a high quality seal. With its innovative snap-lock design, installation is simplified with no need for screws or fasteners.

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Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, Calif.
Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, Calif.
Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, Calif.

Casino Lobby Maintains Design

Pechanga Resort & Casino has undergone a major expansion that nearly doubled the size of the existing lobby and registration area. To maintain continuity of design with the existing lobby, the design team chose a custom linear metal ceiling in a wood-look finish. The growing popularity of the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif., triggered a major expansion that nearly doubled the size of the existing lobby and registration area.When designing the new addition, which features a glass atrium that streams daylight into the expanded lobby, the design team from Klai Juba Wald Interiors, of Las Vegas, was charged with incorporating some of the existing feature elements into t

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Composite Decking

MoistureShield Vision deck and trim boards are made with an advanced manufacturing method that creates composite decking that closely resembles wood. It developed methods for applying pigments to randomizing the embossed grain pattern so no two boards are alike.Judge’s Comment: “The ability to minimize heat build-up under sun conditions as well as the lifetime warranty regardless of climatic conditions sets this product out among other composite boards.”

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Safety and Better Views at a Sports Arena

Detroit’s Little Caesar Arena features glass and aluminum rails to provide spectator safety, and give them optimum views from higher seating arrangements.  Giving new meaning to the term “upper level,” Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena features a unique gondola-style seating area that is suspended high above the playing area. This exceptional arrangement would not be possible, nor useful, without several hundred feet of strong, secure glass Track Rail provided by Trex Commercial Products.Home to the NHL’s Red Wings and NBA’s Pistons, Little Caesars Arena is located in The District Detroit and is designed to be one of the most intimate venues in both hock

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Urban Skyline

The strikingly original Skyline light, from global partner Santa & Cole and designed by Antoni Roselló, is an LED pathway light that brings international style with dramatic flair to lighting for architectural settings. A simple flat rectangular painted volume punctuated by a “window of light,” extends a warm welcome, defines the edges of spaces and pedestrian walkways, and signals wayfinding. It illuminates a footpath, stairway, and architectural elements, and provides opportunities for layered lighting. Skyline is available in two sizes with “windows” at different heights for ground applications, is manufactured of structural steel, and finished in bold red, blu

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The Outdoor Connection

Guardian SunGuard glass products balance high performance with light transmittance and the right aesthetic at state-of-the-art Owego Elementary School. Architect Highland Associates were charged with replacing a structure destroyed by Tropical Storm Lee with a high-performing envelope that meets LEED Silver certification.“The spaces have a sense of relaxed vitality that comes only with a strong connection to the outdoors,” explains David Degnon, senior associate, Highland Assoc. “This would not be possible without the strategic use of specialized glass products such as Guardian SunGuard glass. With glass making up such a large part of the façade, the color and appearance ha

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