Floating Stairs with Structural Glass Railing

Our team enjoys helping take a vision from concept to reality.  At the end of 2017 we completed a unique glass railing project in Marin County.  This particular glass guardrail was located on a set of floating stairs.  The design may look simple.  However, a simple, single piece of glass truly takes a collaborative effort.   In order to achieve the …

Floating Dreams in dwell

Floating Dreams Moving Across Bay with Tug Boat 2

Over a three year period we worked with the owner, Zurich Switzerland based architect and Marin County based architect, general contractor and other subcontractors through a Design Assist and Furnish /Install process on Floating Dreams. This unique project in Sausalito, California is featured in a dwell article published in the May/June print issue of Dwell and available online.  We were fortunate enough to work …

BAU Munich, 2017

Glass convention

Last month the Old Town Glass staff visited BAU 2017 in Munich.  The BAU is held every two years at the Munich Messe and showcases the world’s leading suppliers of fenestration, facades, and construction materials.  Here are some photos highlighting some of the new products that were shown. There are a number of new European concepts in Fenestration that we …

Cobblestones, Tower Cranes, and Glass

Cobblestones, Tower Cranes, and Glass streets

Our staff constantly is working with our partners in search of the best solutions to offer our clients. Recently two of our staff had an opportunity to visit projects in Italy. European Fenestration suppliers have been creating energy efficient windows and doors for a long time. In Europe, they also use glass in a number of different applications, with some uses being …

Dillon Beach, All Weather Aluminum Project

  Old Town Glass supplies and installs a number of Aluminum Window and Door products.  One product is All Weather Architectectural Aluminum, which is locally manufactured in Vacaville, California.  All Weather is a family owned company producing thermally broken aluminum windows.  The photos below show the 8000 Series Sliding Patio Door, the 6000 Series Casement and Fixed window.   Anodized …