Wall Systems Provides “Light Box” for Irwin Union Bank
Bendheim Wall System has worked with a variety of partners to help
create the Irwin Union Bank building in Columbus, Ind. According
to Bendheim, the project is the first channel glass project in the
Designed by Deborah Berke & Partners Architects and managed by
Todd Williams & Associates, a new 4,000-square-foot building is
under construction for the local bank and includes what the designers
call a "light box" in the top half of the building envelope that
channels natural light into the building.
Bendheim Wall Systems provided the LINIT glass for the project,
some of which is structural channel glass.
The channel glass adds an additional aspect to the "Light Box;"
according to the designers it allows the building to "glow outwardly
as an ambiguous sculptural object ... It floats in the air ..."
Along with Deborah Berke & Partners Architects and Todd Williams
& Associates, others involved in the project include the glazing
company, John Ulrey's Glass & Mirror, and the general contractor,
Force Construction Company.