Transformed Midtown Manhattan Office Building Shines with Solarban® 60 Starphire® Glass

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Modernized Midtown Manhattan Office Building Shines with Solarban® 60 Starphire® Glass

New York, [Date] – In the heart of New York City’s iconic district, 135 West 50th Street has undergone a remarkable transformation into a community-oriented, bright, and energy-efficient space. Renowned architect Gensler sought the perfect balance of clarity and sustainability, and they found it in Solarban® 60 Starphire® Glass by Vitro Architectural Glass.

The Ideal Blend of Clarity and Energy Efficiency

When it was time to upgrade the midtown Manhattan office building, Gensler was determined to find a solution that offered both crystal-clear transparency and unmatched energy efficiency. Their search led them to the exceptional capabilities of Solarban® 60 Starphire® Glass by Vitro Architectural Glass.

Illuminating Spaces with Solarban® 60 Starphire® Glass

Solarban® 60 Starphire® Glass combines the industry’s most transparent low-iron glass with a high-performance solar control low-e coating, providing an impressive visible light transmittance (VLT) of 74 percent and a solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) of 0.41 in a standard 1-inch IGU. This dynamic combination ensures exceptional daylighting, creating a bright, inviting environment that promotes occupant well-being and comfort throughout the year.

A Bright and Welcoming Ambiance

Clad in the brilliance of Solarban® 60 Starphire® Glass, the modernized façade of 135 West 50th Street’s storefront and lobby radiates a bright and welcoming ambiance, leaving a lasting impression on visitors and occupants alike.

Unifying the Office and Community

The transformation doesn’t stop at the storefront and lobby. Solarban® 60 Starphire® Glass is also featured on the second-level amenity floor, designed to foster a sense of community and connection. The floor houses a social lounge, wellness area, and a full-height operable wall that seamlessly opens, bringing together the office and its vibrant surroundings.

Experience Solarban® 60 Starphire® Glass

Discover the exceptional benefits of Solarban® 60 Starphire® Glass and explore a range of innovative architectural glass solutions by Vitro Architectural Glass. To learn more, visit or call 1-855-VTRO-GLS (887-6457). Illuminate your spaces with the future of glass technology.

Source: Vitro Architectural Glass with additional information added by Apazone

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