In 2009, Garibaldi Glass submitted the first samples for the fritted glass to be used in the new Juneau Alaska Transportation Centre. Three years later we finally have pictures of the project. It was a very enjoyable challenge, determining the right way to convert historic photographs (the size of postcards) of Juneau in the early part of the 20th century into high resolution, wall sized,…
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Scratching and the Apparent “Softness” of Tempered Glass.
Glass manufacturers all abide to stringent manufacturing processes and quality requirements.
Architectural flat glass, whether tempered or annealed has the same relative “hardness”. It has been scientifically proven that here is no difference in hardness between the two.
Glass is scratched by abrading the surface. Grit,…
Glass Magazine Names 2011 Crystal Achievement Award Winners
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 7, 2011
Glass Magazine has announced its 2011 Crystal Achievement Award winners. Selected by a panel of judges representing all segments of the glass industry, the awards recognize the best products and glass applications the commercial, retail and fabrication markets have to offer.
“The level of…
Holland Jachtbouw are delighted to announce the launch of a 42‐metre, semi‐displacement motoryacht for repeat yacht owners. Designed and built to Lloyds and MCA, this project reaffirms the ability for Holland Jachtbouw to create bespoke powerboats of the highest calibre.
The 42m Holland Jachtbouw yacht project Calliope which was just recently launched is the second semi‐displacement luxury…
During the 2010 Winter Games the Vancouver Olympic Centre, at Hillcrest Park was home to curling and wheelchair curling events.
This state‐of‐the‐art legacy facility is currently undergoing conversion from its role as curling and wheelchair curling competition venue. Once complete it will boast a new community centre, ice rink, curling club, library, preschool, field house and offices.