Case Studies

Solving a renovation challenge at 150 Charles Street

Solving A Renovation Challenge At 150 Charles Street

The Situation The building consists of luxurious apartments located in one of the most expensive areas of Manhattan, West Village, overlooking the Hudson River and Hudson River Park. This building is a luxuriously thoughtful addition to the Manhattan skyline. The building incorporates the abandoned Whitehall warehouse, a massive, utilitarian structure of concrete, brick, and glass. The …

Solving A Renovation Challenge At 150 Charles Street Read More »

A genuine use of glass walls to open up a restaurant roof top

A Smart Use Of Slide & Stack Glass Walls

The challenge When designing a whimsical hotel in Birmingham, Ala., a client needed an option that would open up the roof top restaurant, allowing guests a one of a kind experience in the beautiful southern weather. They approached Solar Innovations® for an aesthetical and practical solution. The solution Solar Innovations® had the perfect solution with their slide …

A Smart Use Of Slide & Stack Glass Walls Read More »

DAYLIGHT ANALYSIS & GLAZING SELECTION: A CASE STUDY

Daylight Analysis & Glazing Selection: A Case Study

Natural lighting is an extremely important part of any building – simply because it is beneficial to both comfort and energy efficiency of an interior space. Having ideal natural lighting inside a building can reduce the dependency on artificial lighting and create a much more holistic environment for rest, relaxation and work. Yet, enabling the …

Daylight Analysis & Glazing Selection: A Case Study Read More »

This All-Glass Staircase Is An Engineering Marvel Of Standing Tension

Cantilevered with a 2500-lb glass wall, and perfectly-aligned smooth edges, this all-glass staircase is an engineering marvel of standing tension. Located below grade in the Olympic Tower on New York City’s Fifth Avenue, the staircase connects visitors to the Onassis Cultural Center. The challenge was to design and fabricate a minimalist staircase with strict structural …

This All-Glass Staircase Is An Engineering Marvel Of Standing Tension Read More »

INTELLIGENT INSULATED GLASS PRODUCTION AT GLAS HERZOG

Glas Herzog: Intelligent Insulated Glass production

In 2006, the first online IG-production went into operation in Germany. The medium-sized company Glas Herzog was the first to connect an automatic sorting system directly to an insulated glass line. This resolved the contradiction “glass yield versus optimal production sequence” intelligently. Automatic line production makes manufacturing as efficient as possible at Glas Herzog. An …

Glas Herzog: Intelligent Insulated Glass production Read More »

Solar Innovations® creates an iconic entryway with pivot doors

The challenge When i5 Design was in the process of renovating the Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., they reached out to Solar Innovations® to create an iconic entryway with pivot doors. The entrance was intended to divide the casino and the Ascend Sports Bar & Night Club and give off that “wow” factor and create a …

Solar Innovations® creates an iconic entryway with pivot doors Read More »

Sparklike customer Laurier talk about their processess

LAURIER, a third-generation family business, has developed their expertise in different glass products such as sealed units, heat-treated glass and decorative as well as laminated glass. During their over 65 years of existence, LAURIER has acquired an international reputation of excellence, based on their reliability by delivering quality products on schedule. In addition, they are continuously striving to improve their quality …

Sparklike customer Laurier talk about their processess Read More »

Folding Glass Walls For Luxury Apartments

THE CHALLENGE While looking for an interior/exterior folding glass wall solution for a new apartment complex in downtown Indianapolis, a customer reached out to Solar Innovations®. This particular complex was looking to blend the pleasures of a luxury lifestyle while still offering exciting and affordable living spaces within the city. With Solar’s seamless styles and …

Folding Glass Walls For Luxury Apartments Read More »