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Guardian Glass Names Winners of Commercial Project Awards

Grand Valley State University Pew Library
Grand Valley State University Pew Library 

Guardian Glass North America honored the glaziers and fabricators of seven commercial projects at its sixth annual Commercial Project Awards event on March 6 in Las Vegas. More than 40 recently completed projects were nominated. 

“Guardian Glass glazier and fabricator partners have delivered an amazing variety of commercial projects featuring Guardian SunGuard high-performance glazing over the years,” says Rick Zoulek, executive vice president, Guardian Glass. “It’s our pleasure to highlight their hard work, which is critical in bringing the architect’s glass vision to reality. We’re grateful to partner with glaziers and fabricators on all the projects we’ve worked on in the last year, and to put the spotlight on this year’s Commercial Project Award winners."

“We’re excited about and committed to the collaboration that will deliver the next round of innovative, new projects.”

The judges and the process

The nominees were grouped based on location, and the six winners were selected by judges who represent the glass industry as leaders of trade publications, conferences and associations:

  • Katy Devlin, Content Director, Editor in Chief, National Glass Association
  • Patrick Flannery, Editor, Annex Business Media’s Light Construction Group (Glass Canada, Fenestration Review and Canadian Rental Service); Producer, Top Glass Conference and Glass Talk Podcast
  • Andrew Haring, Vice President of Business Development, National Glass Association
  • Ellen Rogers, Editorial/Content Director, USGlass and Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal

The winners

The judges selected the following projects to be honored as this year’s Guardian Glass Commercial Project Award Winners: 

  • Western U.S.: Synapse
  • Midwestern U.S.: Grand Valley State University Pew Library 
  • Northeastern U.S.: Amaris at The Wharf
  • Southeastern U.S.: Hotel ELEO at the University of Florida 
  • Mexico: Hospital Ángeles Querétaro 
  • Canada: BCIT Health Sciences Centre 
  • People's Choice: Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV 
More information on each of the winners