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Retractable Fabric Awning System Transforms Outdoor Dining Area

Monday, June 25, 2012

DEPEW, NY… SEFAR® Architecture’s TENARA® Fabric brings high design and environmental resistance to an outdoor penthouse-level dining area at the brand new Juvia restaurant and lounge in Miami Beach, FL.

In collaboration with Uni-Systems, LLC, a manufacturer of mechanized structures and components, SEFAR Architecture’s TENARA Fabric offers a sleek aesthetic, a high level of light transmission and diffusion, durability, pliability and protection from high winds – all in a first-of-its-kind retractable fabric awning system called En-Fold.

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Glas Troesch©, photographer: Hans Ege

Glass Partition System Provides a Modern Place to Work for Wascosa Employees

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

DEPEW, NY…Wascosa, a rail transport company, features SEFAR® Architecture Vision glass interlayer at its new Lucerne, Switzerland headquarters. The interior glass partition wall displays a striped pattern created from four different Vision fabrics inspired by Wascosa’s corporate colors. The 452 square-foot full-height partition system provides privacy and separate workspaces, yet still allows light transmission to maintain a bright and airy aesthetic. 

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New Location Will Support Customer and Region Growth

Friday, June 01, 2012

LOUISVILLE, KY… Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation, the premier nationwide provider of metal panels for the building and construction industry, will open a facility in Sioux Falls, SD.

“The people of Sioux Falls and South Dakota are certainly pleased to have Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation join our team,” said Mike Huether, Mayor of Sioux Falls. “I am very confident that they will quickly learn why folks are able to build strong and vibrant businesses and families in our town. This will be a great partnership.”

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Photography Credit Joe Woolhead

Doors Match the Sleek Look of High-End Multi-Family Residence

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Falconer, N.Y…Ellison Bronze, Inc., the inventor of the balanced door and provider of the highest quality marquee entrances in the industry, offers its custom door systems to High Line 23 (HL23) in New York City. The stainless steel doors offer a sleek look that matches the building’s modern feel, while offering decades of longevity.

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Visit Viracon at Booth #3825

Friday, May 11, 2012

OWATONNA, MN…Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, will feature some of its most popular coatings along with several innovative new product offerings at the AIA 2012 National Convention and Design Exhibition, May 17-19 in Washington, DC.

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Jacques Ouellette

Jacques Ouellette of TGI Technical Glass Inc. Partners with Viracon to Provide High-Performance Glass Products

Thursday, May 03, 2012

OWATONNA, MN…Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, has named Jacques Ouellette of TGI Technical Glass Inc. its newest sales representative. Ouellette will supply Viracon glass products to western Canada.

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Photography: Courtesy of Louis Vuitton

Ceiling Panels ‘Island Maison’ Glass Pavilion Provides Diffused Light and Protects Goods

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

DEPEW, NY…Louis Vuitton’s newest flagship store is a prominent, nautically themed all-glass pavilion that protrudes from Singapore’s Marina Bay. To manage the light levels and protect the retailer’s luxury goods from harmful UV damage, the design team specified SEFAR® Architecture PTFE fabric to float above the space in custom framed panels.

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View from the inside looking out

Low Emissivity Coating Offers Improved Performance, Color and Design Options

Monday, April 23, 2012

OWATONNA, MN – Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, is pleased to announce the availability of VE-45 – the latest coating in its wide range of choices for architects and designers.

VE-45, a Low-E coating, delivers improved balance between visible light transmittance and solar protection, product features that have increased in popularity among architects. In addition to optimized performance, VE-45’s color enhances the aesthetics of glass in building facades.

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Includes Comprehensive Technical and Aesthetic Information

Monday, April 16, 2012

DEPEW, NY… SEFAR LightFrame® from SEFAR® Architecture is a unique fabric ceiling system, and the only one available that can provide both light diffusion and acoustic improvements for a multitude of interior or exterior ceiling and canopy soffit applications. 

To highlight the wide range of LightFrame benefits and applications, SEFAR Architecture has produced a new 24-page brochure. The brochure provides product specifications, design details and striking photography to capture the essence of LightFrame.

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© Anne Gummerson - Project: Constitution Square

New Insulating Glass System Increases Transparency of Exterior Walls

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

OWATONNA, MN – Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, introduces ClearPoint™ - a point-supported insulating glass system that increases the transparency of glass façades.

Specifically engineered to provide building designers with greater flexibility, ClearPoint allows architects to maximize clear openings and enhance aesthetics, delivering a clean, contemporary look both inside and out.

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Sleek Metal Panels Replace Traditional Asphalt Shingles

Monday, March 12, 2012

LOUISVILLE, KY… Durable metal panels fromMetal Sales Manufacturing Corporation elegantly reroof a private residence in Elizabethtown, KY.

Nestled at the end of a residential street in rural Elizabethtown – one hour south of Louisville – stands the Keith residence. The Neo-Mediterranean style home has the clean lines of Frank Lloyd Wright with Spanish influences. The exterior of the home is taupe-colored stone with dark bronze accents around the windows and glass entry. Clean lines and a bright red door stand out among the surrounding trees and vegetation.

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Explores Innovations Changing the Face and Function of Fabric Architecture

Monday, February 27, 2012

DEPEW, NY… SEFAR® Architecture, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics and fabric systems for interior and exterior architectural applications, has created a brand new AIA continuing education course, “Three Innovations Changing the Face and Function of Fabric Architecture.” 

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