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Upcoming Events: Arizona CRAN Meeting

January 27, 2017 by PHX Architecture
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Upcoming Events: Arizona CRAN Meeting

glass3CRAN (Custom Residential Architects Network) is back for 2017!  We hope you all enjoyed the holidays and are back in the swing of things. Our first meeting of the new year is scheduled for Thursday, February 9th from 11:30am – 1:00pm at Meltdown Glass Art & Design.

Meltdown Glass Art & Design is a manufacturer of specialty decorative glass for architecture, interiors, and fine art. They’re a top producer of kiln-fired glass in North America and have over 5,000 completed projects in the U.S. and around the world. Their products are made in the U.S.A. in Tempe, AZ and they’ve been in business for 24 years. The company was started by glass artist BJ Katz in 1993. Applications for kiln-fired glass include: privacy panels in doors and side-lites, feature walls, etc, exterior decorative glass, counter tops transaction surfaces, elevator cabs and vestibules, artwork installed in lobbies, foyers, etc, shower enclosures, and decorative glass handrails / guardrails.

This tour features…

1) A 20,000 square foot factory tour with 7 kilns (glass casting furnaces)
2) Sample library with thousands of examples of textures, colors, and specialty treatments that can be produced with the process of cast glass
3) 40 foot ‘Galaxy Wall’ which is a large example of what kiln-fired glass can achieve shown in 12’ H tempered glass panels

Be sure to RSVP by Monday, February 6th to save your spot! Space is limited. We hope to see everyone there to kick off the new year! RSVP by calling 480-477-1111 or email info@phxarch.com.

To learn more about Meltdown Glass, visit their website at www.meltdownglass.com.

*Please make sure to wear close-toed shoes and long pants which are required for the factory tour.

AIA AZ CRAN meetings are held for residential architects, designers and associates every other month.  If you would like to join us or are interested in hosting a meeting, contact us today at info@phxarch.com. Stay tuned for more information to see what CRAN and the new Arizona chapter can do for you and your clients!

http://www.aia-arizona.org/

 

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