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HARRIS WALL SYSTEMS, INC.

Environment Hall - Duke University 
The north elevation has a unitized curtainwall system with vertical sunshades, manufactured by Oldcastle Building Envelope. The glass is a high performance low-E with custom frit pattern manufactured by Viracon.
Environment Hall - Duke University

The South elevation is constructed with a unitized cassette curtainwall system with horizontal sunshades, manufactured by Oldcastle Building Envelope with high performance low-E glass manufactured by Viracon.

Unitized curtainwall, while more expensive to manufacture allows us to close in the building very quickly and eliminates the lag between framing and glazing. 

The Learning Center - Duke University

The Learning Center is a 6-story classroom building built for the Duke University School of Medicine. The envelope is unitized curtainwall manufactured by Baker Metal Products of Dallas Texas. The curtainwall units are glazed with Viracon VNE1-63 high performance low-E glass, custom color spandrel glass, and Portuguese limestone. The ground floor lobby is enclosed with a custom 3/4" structural glass "Bakerton Wall", manufactured by Baker Metal Products. Storefronts and entrances were provided by EFCO Corporation.

 

The Peace Center for the Performing Arts, Greenville, SC

This renovation of the Peace Center created new lobbies and public spaces enclosed with Pilkington Planar point supported curtainwall. The glass is supported from the top with glass fins and stainless steel fittings. The high performance low-E glass and structural fittings were manufactured by Pilkington Glass.

Student Recreation and Convocation Center, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC

This beautiful addition to the CCU campus includes a basketball arena and fitness center. The curtainwall is the large missile impact rated Reliance system manufactured by Oldcastle Building Envelope of Newnan, GA. Glass is impact rated laminated/insulated PPG Solarban 60 medium performance low-E manufactured by Oldcastle Building Envelope of Wright City, MO. This project included digitally printed custom ceramic frit patterns on interior and exterior glass. Extensive interior and exterior work included storefronts, over 40 entrance doors, ticket windows, mall sliders and restroom mirrors.