McKinney & OliveDallas, TX
Construction partner: The Beck Group
Architect partner: Kendall/Heaton Associates, Inc.
Glazier partner: Alliance Glazing Technologies
Designed by the esteemed Cesar Pelli, this bold building was planned as a premier office and retail space with a stunning interior. Glass + Metal Craft was approached to provide glass and components for this futurist design while partnering with others to ensure every expectation was met.
A key element was a decorative glass form in the building’s piazza, consisting of nearly a dozen panels with different densities of digital ceramic screen printed patterns applied. Glass + Metal Craft developed a shop drawing to demonstrate the relationship between each panel and pattern, along with a conveniently sized custom sample that showed all these variations together. The client approved and Glass + Mirror Craft proceeded to develop the series using ¾” laminated low-iron that kept the glass nearly invisible while putting the patterns on display.
Glass + Metal Craft also supplied all low-iron interior glass and the complete curtain wall for the commercial space, including metal components developed through Cuda Metals custom capabilities. To better manage time and resources, Glass + Mirror Craft was approached to subcontract hardware for both floors: the tops and bottoms of the doors, handles, light rails and more. Glass + Metal Craft coordinated all this work within the customer’s management system.
The client was pleased to receive streamlined solutions from a single source and valued the level at which Glass + MetalCraft merged art and function to deliver on the custom design.