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Gingerbread, bridge, contest, Minions, candy canes, architectural

Holiday Fun: Benson Earns 2nd Place in a Local Architectural Gingerbread Bridge Design Competition

Benson Industries recently participated in an architectural gingerbread bridge competition sponsored by SFA Design Group LLC a structural engineering firm in Portland
One Manhattan West, In Progress, Installation, curtainwall, screen

Custom Monorail System installed for the completion of One Manhattan West

Benson has installed a custom monorail system to set the final floors and 3 story screenwall.
181 Fremont, USGlass Magazine, Green Design Award Winner, San Francisco, Curtainwall, Facade

181 Fremont named 2018 Green Design Award Winner in USGlass Magazine

Benson Industries provided the energy efficient glaze for 181 Fremont's exterior façade, the fully glazed system extends from floor to ceiling level on each floor.
The Portland Building, Portland, Oregon, Benson Industries, Install, Facade, Curtain wall

First Curtain Wall Units are Being Installed on The Portland Building

Benson Industries was selected to join the project team of DLR Group and Howard S Wright to re-clad the façade with a curtain wall system that aesthetically was faithful to the original look but consistent with Benson standards.
388-390 Greenwich Street, Tribeca, New York, NYC, Benson Industries, glass facade

388-390 Greenwich Street’s New Curtainwall Completed

The old and original exterior of 390 Greenwich Street had its entire facade covered in glass while the main tower will have only its first 14 stories redone.
Salesforce Tower, San Francisco, CA, LEED Platinum Certified, Benson Industries

Business Wire reports Salesforce Tower is now LEED Platinum® certified

Salesforce Tower, a transit-oriented development in San Francisco, was designed to use 50% less energy per square foot than the median United States office building and is sourcing 100% renewable electricity.
Benson Industries, in the news, news post, architecture, glass facade, custom curtainwall

Benson Industries makes Engineering News-Record’s list of Top 600 Specialty Contractors

Benson Industries made the top 600 list as well at the top 20 list for glazing and curtainwall.
One World Trade Center, New York City, Benson Industries, Glass Facade, Custom Curtainwall, Blast Resistant

A Model for Future High-rise Construction: Architect Magazine Feature on One World Trade Center Mentions Benson Industries

Rebuilding the World Trade Center site was a monumental endeavor, both technically and symbolically.
Facades Tectonics Forum New York, 2018

Benson Industries Jeff Heymann will be Speaking at Facade Tectonics Forum NY on Nov. 2

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Benson Industries Jeff Heymann Vice President, Business Development will be speaking at the Facades Tectonics Forum in New York.
74 Trinity Place, New York City, Curtain Wall, Facade, onsite

In Progress: Installation of Curtainwall Begins at 74 Trinity Place

The first curtainwall units for 74 Trinity Place in New York City were just recently installed. The unitized system features a decorative vertical accent, painted in a custom 70% Kynar paint.
Wilshire Grand, Benson Industries, ENR California, Glass Facade, German Lopez

Wilshire Grand Named 2018 Best Residential/Hospitality Project by ENR California

From its record-breaking concrete foundation to its signature sail-shaped roof, the 73-story Wilshire Grand Center started a new era for downtown Los Angeles skyscrapers.
One World Trade Center, Benson Industries, NYC, New York, Sunset

One World Trade Center and Four World Trade Center make list for largest LEED-certified buildings

The list highlights the largest office buildings based on square footage that have received LEED certification, or in some cases, re-certification.
Benson Glass, Long Beach City Hall, California, Architecture, Architecture Newspaper

Architects Newspaper mentions Benson Industries in article on Long Beach City Hall

Subtle detailing differences emerged on the building envelope, which is composed of unitized facades fabricated and installed by Benson.
Benson Industries, in the news, news post, architecture, glass facade, custom curtainwall

One World Trade Center and Four World Trade Center mentioned in ArchPaper in remembrance of 9/11

The entire team at Benson Industries were honored & humbled to be part of the re-building of the World Trade Center at Ground Zero
Benson Industries, Four World Trade Center, Glass building, curtainwall, New York City

A look back: 2013 B&C Northeast highlights Benson Industries impact on NYC

In 2013, Benson Industries was featured in a Building & Construction Northeast publication which highlights Benson as a leader in the curtainwall industry.
Benson Industries, in the news, news post, architecture, glass facade, custom curtainwall

181 Fremont Tower Wins The 2018 DFI Outstanding Project Award, Ceremony To Be Held October 24-27, 2018

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181 Fremont Tower consists of 56 above-ground floors with an architectural spire topping the building out at just over 800 ft, which makes it the second tallest building in San Francisco.
Salesforce Tower, Transbay Transit Center, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, Benson Industries, San Francisco, CA

View images of Salesforce Tower from Field Condition

Take a tour of the Salesforce Tower and Transbay Transit Center through a series of images on Field Condition that highlight the work of Benson Industries.
Discovery Business Center, Irvine, California, Benson Industries, Irvine Company

Onsite images of Discovery Business Center in Irvine, California

The Discovery Business Center is a 136-acre master-planned business park located in Irvine, California. The client Irvine Company is a real estate developer located in Orange County and in the Bay Area of San Francisco.

LA Courthouse’s sun reducing glazed curtain wall mentioned on Dezeen

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill designed a glazed curtain wall with vertical pleats. The folds help reduce the amount of surface area that is exposed to the strongest and most direct sun rays.
Benson Industries, in the news, news post, architecture, glass facade, custom curtainwall

Benson Industries mentioned in US Glass News Network article on the recently opened Salesforce Tower

Guardian regional architectural manager east Leigh Anne Mays worked closely with Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects on the project. Benson Industries was the glazing contractor.