Exterior glass floor overlooks ocean
The basics: The owners of a high-end home on the California coast wanted to maximize their ocean views with a deck of glass flooring. They wanted to stand on the exterior glass floor and have an unobstructed view of the rocks, plants and water below.
The players: Glass supplier, floor engineer, Jockimo Inc., Newport Beach, Calif.; architect, Ugo Sap, San Francisco; general contractor, Van Acker Construction, Mill Valley, Calif.; glass installer and hand rail supplier, Paige Glass, San Francisco.
The glass: Jockimo Crystal Clear laminated glass flooring, made up of 3/8-inch low-iron Starphire tempered top layer and Jockimo GlassGrit, Underwriters Laboratories approved anti-slip walking surface Cast Classic, .060-inch interlayer, ½-inch low-iron Starphire tempered; .060-inch interlayer; 3/8-inch low-iron Starphire tempered.