AMERICANO BEACH RESORT - DAYTONA BEACH
When US GLASS & GLAZING, LLC was approached by the owners of Americano for a solution to their hurricane ravaged building the design team proposed a modern impact rated blue glass floor to ceiling look (similar to Peck Plaza). The Products Used: Coral FL550 Storefront, Coral PW257 Curtain Wall, WinDoor 7000 Series Sliding Glass Doors
Constructed by Edwin Peck in 1974, Peck Plaza is a landmark building in Daytona Beach Shores. It is the tallest building in the Daytona metro area, and was the tallest direct oceanfront structure on the entire Atlantic Coast when it was built. Condemned after back to back hurricanes Erma and Matthew in 2016-17; US GLASS & GLAZING, LLC of Daytona Beach was contracted to remove and replace all 1,500 windows and 400 sliding glass doors.
US GLASS designed a glazing system that incorporated a glass-to-glass look with a state-of-the-art window manufactured by Sun Metals of Tampa. The glass segments appear to touch but actually are separated by Dow 795 Silicone and heavy wall structural aluminum.
This picture was taken in the restaurant. The new windows were designed and engineered to run from the floor to the ceiling, just over ten feet high. Among the many challenges, staging was perhaps the most difficult. Special equipment, rigging, skilled manpower, and good weather were required to hoist the eighty four windows to the top floor.
Products Used: SunMetal, WinDoor, Nabco and Coral.