April 15, 2019   |   News

Hudson Yards Development Approaches Completion

It has been fifteen years since the Hudson Yards development was approved for rezoning. What was once a vacant lot is now a partially completed bustling neighborhood in what has been coined the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States. The development sits atop rail yards and opened to the public just a few weeks ago. Enclos worked on two prominent buildings for the Hudson Yards Development: 10 Hudson and 30 Hudson.

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April 9, 2019   |   News

CWRU’s New Samson Pavilion is Now Open!

To promote interdisciplinary education of students from different healthcare backgrounds like medical, nursing, and dental, Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic brought about the state-of-the-art Samson Pavilion, which was recently completed on the Health Education Campus at the university.

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February 21, 2019   |   News

USGlass Magazine’s Top 50 Glaziers of 2019

USGlass Magazine has named Enclos as one of the Top 50 Glaziers of 2019. The magazine ranks each company based on sales revenue and then filters them into sales categories. USGlass Magazines’ annual report gives an in-depth explanation of the market in terms of sales, geography, and labor.

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February 4, 2019   |   Awards

NMAAHC Receives AIA’s 2019 Institute Honor Award for Architecture

One of the newest additions to the National Mall in Washington, DC, is the much-celebrated Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. The NMAAHC’s architect, David Adjaye, recently debuted his “Making Memory” exhibition at London’s Design Museum, where he showcases an intricate model of the museum alongside prototype facade panels that depict the intricate details of the structure’s corona panels. Continuing the projects critical acclaim, the American Institute of Architects named the NMAAHC the recipient for AIA’s 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Architecture.

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January 25, 2019   |   Awards

The Spheres Recipient of Interiors Awards 2019 – Large Office

Contract magazine has announced its 40th Annual Interiors Awards winners, including the Amazon Spheres by NBBJ in the large office category. Enclos provided design-assist and construction services for the facade, culminating in the installation of 2,643 glass units on the 105 large pentagonal hexecontahedron-shaped mega-frames.

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January 3, 2019   |   News

Moscone Center Expansion to Attract Big Tech Conferences

After four years of construction and $551 million of extensive renovations, Moscone Center has been completed. The convention center originally opened its doors in 1981 and now features a 21% increase in space totaling 504,915 SF of connected exhibit grounds, making it the 15th largest convention center in the country.

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December 18, 2018   |   News

Peak Performance at 53W53

In mid-December, the highest piece of the enclosure capped Jean Nouvel’s 53W53 skyscraper over Midtown. Enclos crews worked to safely fly the 42,000 lbs wedge-shaped mega-unit that forms Apex 1 to a height of 1,100´ before lowering it to its final position at 1,050´. Go behind the scenes of the day’s activities and in-depth with the planning behind Peak Performance at 53W53.

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December 11, 2018   |   Awards

10 Hudson Yards Wins 2019 Award of Excellence for Facade Engineering

10 Hudson Yards is announced as CTBUH’s Facade Engineering Award recipient. The tower was the first of six structures to be completed on the Hudson Yards development and opened in May of 2016. The structure is 52-stories and stands at an impressive 878´ and has earned LEED Gold Certification. The unitized curtainwall system includes multiple wall types by Enclos – including glazed shingled surfaces.

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December 3, 2018   |   News

SkinTec’s Most Read of 2018

In hindsight, 2018 was a vital year for SkinTec, focusing on technical concepts to educate the industry. From featuring the construction of a cutting-edge skyscraper in New York City to introducing adaptability to a building program by implementing kinetic facade features.

As we switch gears and transition into 2019, let’s look back at some of this year’s most read features.

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October 21, 2018   |   News

Enclos Tops ENR Rankings for Second Consecutive Year

Engineering News-Record has released their Top 600 Specialty Contractors listing, with Enclos ranked as the leading glazing contractor of 2018.

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