Glass Walls/Partitions

Defenses Up

Serving as a protective shield between customers and employees in retail and food service settings, Impact Security’s DefenseLite not only offers the hygienic protection sought in a new COVID-19 environment, but physical protection as well. 250 times stronger than glass, DefenseLite is a protective glazing that installs over existing windows and doors, and incorporates high-optic UV coated polycarbonate shields, multi-layer thin films and tough structural adhesives and anchors.

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Glass Screen Solutions

Expanding its glassSCREENS>Shield collection to include frameless and benching variations, CARVART’s screen solutions are made from anti-porous, scratch-resistant glass. The system can be customized for any business set-up and has been in particularly demand in pharmacies, healthcare facilities, financial institutions, retail, fitness clubs, beauty salons, schools and multifamily housing. The screens are manufactured from non-porous, scratch-resistant and tempered glass, perfect for communal counters, front desks, cashiers, group work, health and leisure activities and other interactive spaces that requires protection in a cohesive environment.

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Glass Parking Facade

Designed and engineered for parking garage applications, Bendheim introduces its parking façade system for a beautiful glass aesthetic. Glass panels, 30 sq. ft. or larger, offer generous built-in tolerances—up to 2-in. in all directions—to compensate for the typical unevenness in floor slabs and walls. Significant adjustability also allows façade fabrication to begin from the architectural drawings as opposed to precise field measurements, thereby benefiting fast-track construction schedules.

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Elegant Thermal Performance

With a frame profile intersection of just 99 mm (3.875 in.), the SL84 folding frame system reaches a new level of aesthetics with a super-slimmest aluminum profile and minimal exposed hardware. On the performance side, the system utilizes continuous seals along the face of each panel, and two levels of insulating thermal breaks aid against heat or cold. Depending on the glazing of the unit, panel sizes can reach heights up to 11 ft. 6 in.

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Frosted Designs Go Beyond the Surface

With more than 20 exclusive designs in a variety of transparent substrates, ATI Decorative Laminates’ Frosted Fusion Collection creates the look of frosted glass with acrylic and polycarbonate panels. Available in 4-ft. × 8-ft. size and various thicknesses, Frosted Fusion panels feature nature motifs and minimalist patterns. Serving as a translucent divider, or even creating eating semi-private spaces, panel applications are endless.

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Versatile Glass Cladding

With its patented clip system, the TurnKey interior glass cladding system supports a quick install without adhesives or drilling. Available in a range of glass sizes, including hand-made art glass panels, options include back-painted, mirrored, etched, textured, decorative laminated, digitally printed and dry-erase glass marker boards. The versatility enables designers to quickly, easily and cost effectively revamp interiors.

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JW Marriott, Nashville, Tenn.

Nashville Hotel Offers Stunning Views

JW Marriott Nashville is a 386-ft.-tall, 800,000-sq.-ft. luxury hotel nestled among the busy streets of Music City, USA. The hotel’s 33-story elliptical glass tower offers stunning views of the city from all 533 guest rooms, as well as a high-end restaurant.While the curtainwall was originally specified in the design, YKK AP was able to customize its high-performing window wall product, the yww 50 TU Thermally Broken Window Wall System, to fit the job. Using a unique slab-edge cover, YKK AP was able to achieve the same look and feel as the curtainwall while providing a number of benefits only window wall can provide, including a highly customizable system to work wi

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1000 Sansome, San Francisco, Calif.

California Office Gets Facelift

Located in a revitalized shipping district of San Francisco, a four-story warehouse-turned-office space underwent a massive update. At more than 60,000 sq. ft., the 1000 Sansome building was in stark contrast amid the historic personality of San Francisco homes and offices. Lundberg Design & MacCracken Architects were tasked with updating the outdated space with a modern design and increased daylighting. Prior to the renovation, the structure was a dimly lit, low-ceiling building with a second-floor entrance.

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Around the Globe

Tek Vue from Teknion was designed in response to customers’ increased emphasis on aesthetics, simplicity and value. The system focuses on single-center glazing and thin-profile frames, while providing effortless integration with conventional building construction and existing Teknion wall programs. Tek Vue wall and door programs are built on the concept of a universal platform, which re-envisions a system that can be specified, planned and installed within constantly evolving architecture andinteriors. 

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Basix Headquarters, Tel Aviv

Perpetual Movement

San Francisco-based Axelrod Design/Axelrod Architects designed the interiors for the Basix office headquarters in Tel Aviv.  The design team translated these company values into a flexible, dynamic office design, which incorporates a major element—three-dimensional striped glass—in order to transform a narrow, medium-sized office space into an open, subtle and expansive one. The office has been divided by fixed and moving glass partitions to provide for the perpetual movement and changing combinations of today’s flexible office spaces.

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