Bendheim’s Channel Glass Wall Systems Win 2015 Architizer A+ Award
Bendheim’s Channel Glass Wall Systems have been named the Architizer A+ Jury Award Winner in the prestigious global competition’s Building Products category.
Bendheim’s Channel Glass was chosen from entries submitted by over 100 countries. A panel of over 300 renowned jurors, including architects, designers, cultural thought leaders and developers, deemed Bendheim’s glass systems the category winner and representative of the best in the world of architecture.
Over the last three years, the highly esteemed Architizer A+ Awards program has strived to recognize the industry’s top international architecture and design offerings. Each submission is evaluated based on form, function, and innovation.Contest winners are chosen by a renowned jury.
Notable industry leaders participating on this year’s jury include Charles Renfro, Bjarke Ingels and Tom Kundig, as well as respected individuals from fields outside of architecture including Tony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos; Yves Behar, Fuseproject; John Edelman, CEO, Design Within Reach; Cameron Sinclair, Architecture for Humanity; and Barry Bergdoll, MoMA.
Bendheim Wall Systems’ Channel Glass offers a stunning alternative to traditional exterior and interior flat glass wall systems, creating virtually seamless glass walls of unlimited lengths. Channels of glass, standing as tall as 23 feet, are available in six decorative textures, three specialty thermal coatings, and hundreds of ceramic frit colors. The glass contains a total recycled content of approximately 60%, and is manufactured by Lamberts in Europe’s only ultra-clean burning, oxygen-fueled cast glass furnace. It is the only factory-produced tempered channel glass certified by the Safety Glazing Certification Council (SGCC) and available with a 100% heat soak testing.
Bendheim is one of the world’s foremost resources for specialty architectural glass. Founded in New York City in 1927, the fourth-generation, family-owned company offers a virtually unlimited range of in-stock and custom architectural glass varieties. Bendheim develops, fabricates, and distributes its products worldwide. The company maintains production facilities in New Jersey and an extensive showroom in New York City