University of Washington (UW) – Bioengineering & Genome Science Building
Located in sunny La Jolla, California, as part of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), the Institute is over 33,260 sq m [358,000 sq ft] dedicated to creating a space where researchers can advance healthcare.
The vertical sunshades were an element in the project’s achievement of LEED Gold Certification; these vertical laminated glass fins were supported off of Tower Glass’s curtainwall via outriggers and Stella custom spider assemblies.
A custom spider fitting was the right solution for this project due to the following project challenges:
A standard “catalog” part just wouldn’t work here and our glazing partner on this project – Tower Glass – agreed.
Learn more about why custom was best for this project on our Insights article here – Why Custom Is Best Option for Your Project – UCSD Altman Case Study.
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La Jolla, CA
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