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Stained glass windows should recognise Christians who don't 'parade' achievements, says judge - Telegraph.co.uk

Glass Windows - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 00:01

Telegraph.co.uk

Stained glass windows should recognise Christians who don't 'parade' achievements, says judge
Telegraph.co.uk
But the honour could become open to those of more modest achievements after a church judge criticised the current rules as "elitist". The criteria for being immortalised in a stained-glass window or church memorial is strict. Church judges refer to a ...

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Business startups navigate the bumps in the road - Crain's Detroit Business

Glass Windows - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 22:25

Crain's Detroit Business

Business startups navigate the bumps in the road
Crain's Detroit Business
The organization recently installed new glass windows and is working on other aspects of the facade. It also plans to install an outdoor patio and a "green" parking lot, which will absorb storm water runoff and filter it before it returns to the water ...

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Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired This Contemporary Castle Bridging Nature and Architecture - Robb Report

Glass Windows - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 15:03

Robb Report

Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired This Contemporary Castle Bridging Nature and Architecture
Robb Report
The 23,200-square-foot home was built with an emphasis on luxury materials, including raw and polished Israeli limestone, brushed aluminum, and large glass windows and doorways that cast ample light indoors. Sight lines were taken into careful ...

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History yet to be discovered at Sherman home - Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Glass Windows - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 09:43

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

History yet to be discovered at Sherman home
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
The driveway leads to the original carriage house with ornate cupola decorated with stained glass windows and tinwork. It was originally built to house two carriages, one for each season. The carriage that was considered to be out of season would be ...

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ARTITUDE: Vanderbilt Presbyterian organ is four years of pipe dreams come true - Naples Daily News

Glass Windows - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 09:00

Naples Daily News

ARTITUDE: Vanderbilt Presbyterian organ is four years of pipe dreams come true
Naples Daily News
The builder's acoustician pointed out that sound from an instrument this size would ricochet off the six stained glass windows inside the enclosed sanctuary. Part of the sanctuary's rear wall also was glass. That meant the church was going to have to ...

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A food company owner created one of the the biggest (and brightest) kitchens in NJ - NJ.com

Glass Windows - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 05:32

NJ.com

A food company owner created one of the the biggest (and brightest) kitchens in NJ
NJ.com
The finished kitchen can be viewed through large glass windows and doors from a long entry hall illuminated by crystal pendant lights. In one bathroom, a solid porcelain Lacava sink adds a sculptural element. In Ercolino's office, and the halls that ...

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Blair Kamin's picks for Open House Chicago - Chicago Tribune

Glass Windows - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:11

Blair Kamin's picks for Open House Chicago
Chicago Tribune
No less an architect than Frank Lloyd Wright once said that the reality of a building is the space within its outside walls. Which is why I'm recommending some favorite Chicago interior spaces that you can see as part of this weekend's Open House ...

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Art Deco high-rise in Hyde Park, new arena at McCormick Place among top picks for Open House Chicago - Chicago Tribune

Glass Windows - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:11

Chicago Tribune

Art Deco high-rise in Hyde Park, new arena at McCormick Place among top picks for Open House Chicago
Chicago Tribune
The patron saints of Poland are represented in the stained glass windows around the nave. Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S. Stony Island Ave. — Working with FitzGerald Associates Architects of Chicago, acclaimed artist Theaster Gates transformed this ...

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Budget Travel: Hotel designs becoming transparent - News - The ... - The Ledger

Glass Windows - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:34

The Ledger

Budget Travel: Hotel designs becoming transparent - News - The ...
The Ledger
The mother of a college-age daughter recently was surprised to learn that the young lady had decided to make no use of the shower stall in her hotel room.

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Budget Travel: Hotel designs becoming transparent - News Chief

Glass Windows - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:32

Budget Travel: Hotel designs becoming transparent
News Chief
As astonishing as it may seem, the designers of a number of modern, new hotels have placed transparent glass windows on one or more walls in the bathrooms of their properties. And people who are sensitive about being observed while using those ...

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For sale: A condo with a difference in converted Methodist church - Berkeleyside

Glass Windows - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 09:13

Berkeleyside

For sale: A condo with a difference in converted Methodist church
Berkeleyside
Fifteen minutes' walk from the Berkeley Bowl, with two vivid red, orange and blue stained-glass windows and at least two friendly neighbors, 6300 Shattuck Ave., Unit Two, goes on the market Saturday for $865,000. The two-bedroom, two-bath Oakland condo ...

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Sparklike's argon analyser for triple glazing - gasworld

Glass Windows - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 08:38

gasworld

Sparklike's argon analyser for triple glazing
gasworld
Therefore, energy efficiency can be better attained by using high quality triple glazed insulating glass windows and doors than with standard double-glazed units.” He continued, “At the same time, different regulations and standards related to ...

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Jennifer Connelly's former Park Slope townhouse is back on the ... - 6Sqft (blog)

Glass Windows - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 06:12

6Sqft (blog)

Jennifer Connelly's former Park Slope townhouse is back on the ...
6Sqft (blog)
The Oscar-winning actress and her husband, Paul Bettany, bought the detail-laden limestone mansion overlooking Prospect Park in 2003 for $3.7 million; the ...
Stately Park Slope mansion with celebrity ties seeks $14.5M ...Curbed NY

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Renovation, museum, something special at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Glandorf - Defiance Crescent News

Glass Windows - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 06:04

Renovation, museum, something special at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Glandorf
Defiance Crescent News
During the time of Vatican II in the Catholic Church in the 1960s, many churches underwent renovations to become “modern,” much like the church itself. At St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Glandorf, a 1960s renovation led to the covering up of ...

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Looking for a project? 1962 church in downtown Huntersville asks $1.175M - Charlotte Agenda

Glass Windows - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 02:50

Charlotte Agenda

Looking for a project? 1962 church in downtown Huntersville asks $1.175M
Charlotte Agenda
Churches make for popular repurpose properties due to their soaring sanctuary space and details including stained glass windows. This property has both of those elements, plus all sorts of early 1960s style flair, like the wood beamed ceiling. The ...

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Jennifer Connelly's record-setting Park Slope house is back - New York Post

Glass Windows - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:27

New York Post

Jennifer Connelly's record-setting Park Slope house is back
New York Post
The home has retained original details, including stained-glass windows, mahogany columns, herringbone floors and carved mantles. At the same time, it is has been completely updated, modernized and smart-wired. Other fun details of the home include a ...

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Clarksville church hosting dinner to help finance window restoration - Herald-Whig

Glass Windows - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:05

Clarksville church hosting dinner to help finance window restoration
Herald-Whig
The Clarksville United Methodist Church will use proceeds from a dinner Saturday to help finance the ongoing restoration of the church's stained-glass windows. The annual Applefest chicken dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the ...

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Archtober Building of the Day #11: Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine - The Architect's Newspaper

Glass Windows - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 09:55

The Architect's Newspaper

Archtober Building of the Day #11: Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
The Architect's Newspaper
The buttresses support the cathedral's great height and allow the outside walls to become “picture frames” that hold the stained-glass windows and bring light into the interior. Another ascent took the tour groups to the “attic,” known as the forest in ...

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Scaling back - The Salem News

Glass Windows - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 07:36

The Salem News

Scaling back
The Salem News
Donna Amero, a founding member of Local Colors Artists' Cooperative on Cape Ann, has been creating stained-glass windows in all shapes and sizes for more than 30 years. But for the 28th annual celebration of the art gallery, she has made teeny vintage ...

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New Jersey's creepy 'Watcher' house is on the market — again - USA TODAY

Glass Windows - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 04:49

New Jersey's creepy 'Watcher' house is on the market — again
USA TODAY
The home is described as having several fireplaces, wood floors with decorative inlay, coffered ceilings, leaded glass windows and a gourmet kitchen in its online listing. Other amenities include a master suite, two porches, finished basement and ...

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