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Custom Replica Design Paired with ADA Compliance for 81-year-old Indiana War Memorial

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

JAMESTOWN, NY – Hope’s® Custom Bronze Doors were installed in two entrances to the Indiana War Memorial, an iconic structure in downtown Indianapolis listed as a National Historic Landmark.

Opened in 1933 and rising 210 feet, the monument is part of the city’s 24-acre Indiana War Memorial Historic Plaza, encompassing two monuments, three parks, and numerous statues, sculptures and fountains. The Indiana War Memorial has three main floors housing artifacts, photos, documents, uniforms and firearms–all commemorating Hoosiers who have served in combat.

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Installers and Distributors Donate Resources to Create ‘Positive Space’

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

AURORA, IL…Ronald McDonald House Charities aims to provide a “home-away-from-home” for families with seriously ill or injured children. Athletes, designers, flooring contractors and builders worked together to help the Kansas City Ronald McDonald House accomplish that goal – using TEC® products to renovate the house and create a cheerful environment.

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Offers Spectacular Views and Unique Exterior

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

OWATONNA, MN…Cleveland’s new Convention Center and Global Center for Health Innovation is a striking addition to the cityscape, highlighted by a Viracon glass façade. The facility provides function and innovation for city dwellers in this distinguished venue with space for both business and healthcare services.

Built in the center of downtown Cleveland just off the shores of Lake Erie, the Cleveland Convention Center and Global Center for Health Innovation consists of two adjacent buildings complete with meeting spaces, exhibition halls, and a ballroom.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

LOUISVILLE, KY… More than 8,300 square feet of Metal Sales™ wall panels outfit the new Fayetteville Montessori Elementary School in Fayetteville, AR. The school’s unique design and building requirements made it a great fit for metal cladding.

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Banker Wire mesh forms the “Tree of Success” sculpture at Fox Valley Technical College.

“Tree of Success” Sculpture Aims to Inspire at New Student Success Building

Thursday, July 10, 2014

MUKWONAGO, WI…Creativity. Vision. Inspiration. Those words – and many others – hang from Banker Wire mesh on the “Tree of Success” sculpture at Fox Valley Technical College. They not only reflect the characteristics that FVTC students associate with personal success, but also describe the design process of the unique sculpture. The Tree of Success resulted from a collaborative effort between students at FVTC, architects, contractors and Banker Wire.

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Next-Generation Planning Tool ‘Takes Guesswork Out of Glass’

Thursday, July 10, 2014

OWATONNA, MN… Architects and designers can now download the ViraconGlass iPad app from the App Store to visualize their glass selections. ViraconGlass was unveiled at the AIA National Convention in Chicago, June 26‒28. 

To download the app, visit the iOS App Store using an iPad or iPad Mini and search for “Viracon.”

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Metal-Coated Glass Interlayer Earns “Most Innovative Decorative Glass Product”

Thursday, July 10, 2014

DEPEW, NY… SEFAR® Architecture’s VISION fabric interlayer for glass has won the 2014 Glass Magazine award for ‘Most Innovative Decorative Glass Product.’

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Interactive Garden Roof® Planning Guide Now Available for Download

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

CHICAGO, IL - American Hydrotech Inc. has released a free, interactive digital version of the company’s popular Garden Roof® Planning Guide. The app was unveiled last week at the AIA Expo in Chicago.

Visit www.Hydrotechusa.com/GRPG to download the Garden Roof® Planning Guide app or search for ‘American Hydrotech’ in the iOS App Store.

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Second Consecutive Year that a Zurn Product Captures the Award

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC announces that BUILDINGS magazine has selected the Zurn ZTR6203 Sensor Flush Valve as a 2014 Money-Saving Product winner. The Zurn ZTR6203 Sensor Flush Valve is part of an elite group of 97 products showcased in the magazine’s June 2014 issue.

Finalists were evaluated by the BUILDINGS editorial staff for the money-saving qualities they offer to building owners and facility managers in areas such as energy consumption, water savings, lighting, envelope improvement, and maintenance.

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Tuesday, July 01, 2014

JAMESTOWN, NY – The Hope’s® historic retrofit project at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, which included the installation of 1,700 custom, handcrafted steel windows, received a 2014 Preservation Honor Award from the Historic Hawaii Foundation.

The design-build project was the work of Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii to retrofit the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard/Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY/IMF) Building 155–with the mandate to maintain the structure’s historic window features.

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Visit Booth #1831 For a Chance to Win an iPad Mini

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

OWATONNA, MN… Architects and designers attending the 2014 AIA Expo are encouraged to stop by the Viracon booth – #1831 – to use the new ViraconGlass iPad app, and for a chance to win a 16GB iPad Mini. The Viracon iPad Mini Giveaway begins at the opening of the 2014 AIA National Convention AIA Expo on June 26, 2014 at 10 a.m. and ends at the close of the Expo on June 28, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

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The plain steel woven wire mesh and U-edge frame were coated in a coffee-colored patina prior to their installation.

Woven Wire Mesh Creates Semi-Private Dining Areas at Baltimore’s Apropoe’s

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

MUKWONAGO, WI…Apropoe’s, the new restaurant at Baltimore’s Marriott Waterfront, gives hotel guests and Baltimore residents a place to work and relax. Its contemporary design combines dining, lounge, meeting and bar areas in one great room-style space, divided into semi-private sections by Banker Wire mesh.

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