Our roundup this month includes glass partition systems, a blast- resistant curtain wall, and slabs made from 100 percent recycled glass. For the latest glass and glazing products and technologies, visit GlassBuild America, held this year from 9/10 to 9/12 in Atlanta. ' Rita Catinella Orrell

Blast-resistant curtains

For the $50 million renovation to the Zorinsky Federal Building in Omaha, Wausau Window and Wall Systems engineered and fabricated 49,305 square feet of blast-mitigating exterior curtain wall plus an additional 18,970 square feet of interior curtain wall for the building. The exterior utilizes Wausau’s SuperWall system and four-sided factory-glazed unitized system, both with 1.25'' protective glass. Wausau Window and Wall Systems, Wausau, Wis. www.wausauwindow.com


Reflections on the past

Jockimo’s new MirrorUnique specialty glass combines a centuries-old technique for antiquing mirrors with current technologies. All MirrorUnique products are handmade in North America by local artisans. Jockimo is able to supply custom colors, safety glass (either tempered or laminated), leaded and insulated panels, and custom fabrication (holes, notches, etc.). The glass is available in a range of thicknesses and sheet sizes. Jockimo, Newport Beach, Calif. www.jockimo.com


Modular privacy screen

Screen is a new art-glass partition by renowned glass artist, designer, and manufacturer Joel Berman. Ideal for open spaces in hospitality, office, and residential applications, the modular partition is designed to stand vertically in rooms with 8' to 9' ceilings. The unit secures in place by adjusting the fixing plates tightly against the floor and ceiling like a mechanical brace or secured to floor joists and ceiling supports with screws. A single unit features nine panels in various textures. The system can be customized to support shelves or a flat-screen monitor. Joel Berman Glass Studios, Vancouver. www.jbermanglass.com

Good to see you again

Available in 110'' x 49'' slabs, Bio-Glass is made from 100 percent recycled glass and is recyclable. The material can be used for countertops or worktops, interior flooring, or walls. The glass has a multidimensional appearance and its coloring varies with direct and indirect light. The white and light-green slabs (left) are made of 100 percent postindustrial recycled content, while the brown slabs are made of 100 percent post-consumer recycled content. The material is offered in polished, honed, and natural finishes. Slabs are listed beginning at $50 per square foot. Coverings Etc, Miami. www.coveringsetc.com