Curtain Walls/Design and Engineering

Bellwether Wins Most Innovative Curtain Wall – Glass Magazine Awards 2017

Most Innovative Curtain Wall Award, Glass Magazine 2017
Curtain Walls/Design and Engineering

Bellwether Wins Most Innovative Curtain Wall – Glass Magazine Awards 2017

Bellwether is excited to announce that our work has once again received Glass Magazine’s “Most Innovative Curtain Wall” award! Our point supported, inverted fin wall at the Lord & Taylor flagship store in Manhasset, New York, was selected for the design innovation honor from a field of incredible work throughout the industry. This was Bellwether’s

Curtain Walls/Design and Engineering

Structural Glass Walls: Process, Design, and Engineering Options

Structural Glass Wall Lord and Taylor
Curtain Walls/Design and Engineering

Structural Glass Walls: Process, Design, and Engineering Options

The design of a structural glass wall is a methodical process, centered on matching the conceptual design as closely as possible, and then expanding to consider options for budget, materials, and schedule. The most common goal in the development of all-glass systems is to limit the design to the fewest number of components for the

Design and Engineering

Custom glazing systems development schedules: When project timelines drive design choices

Harbor Point Custom Glazing Systems
Design and Engineering

Custom glazing systems development schedules: When project timelines drive design choices

The development of custom glazing systems requires adequate lead times to investigate the range of possible material and design options, as well as to accommodate testing, mock-ups and any other project requirements. At Bellwether, we find an average custom project timeline is between 18 and 22 weeks, considering: 8-10 weeks for design, samples, and approvals

Canopies

Puck Building Glass Canopy

Canopies

Puck Building Glass Canopy

The Puck Building is an historic building in New York City built in 1885.  It currently houses upscale shops and residences. Our project was to design a simple canopy system for two outdoor penthouse apartment areas. The canopies at the Puck Building were designed to be simple yet functional, with a need to blend with

Design and Engineering

Engineering Coordination in the Design of Custom Glazing Systems

Design and Engineering

Engineering Coordination in the Design of Custom Glazing Systems

The addition of a custom glass entrance is an excellent way to revitalize an existing building. Whether it’s a point-supported glass vestibule to manage traffic and space conditioning within the building, or a structural glass façade to attract more visitors, the aesthetics that come along with custom glazing systems can have a big impact. Critical