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    Facade contractor W&W Glass provided five different custom facade systems for the expansion and renovation of Alice Tully Hall, two of which were structural glass facades. Diller Scofidio + Renfro and FXFowle Architects collaborated on the venue redesign, part of a larger renovation project at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.
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    The glazed outer lobby for Alice Tully Hall overlooks the intersection of Broadway and West 65th Street in New York City.
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    Partial section drawing through Alice Tully Hall, cut through the lobby looking northeast.
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    Elevation drawings of Alice Tully Hall.
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    The glazed walls visually connect the outer lobby with the small adjacent plaza, and with the streets beyond.
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    Alice Tully Hall ground-floor plan drawing.
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    Designed by Moshe Safdie, the main branch of the Salt Lake City Public Library (2003) sports a curved, southwest-facing structural glass facade.
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    TriPyramid supplied a steel bow-truss support system for the main glass wall of the Salt Lake City Public Library.
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    An interior glazed wall mirrors the curve of the exterior structural wall at the Salt Lake City Public Library.
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    The library's southwest facade is composed of some 324 glass panels.
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