Volume 38, Issue 7, July 2003

Anything but Ordinary
Announcing the First Annual 
USGlass Magazine “Innovations in Glass Awards”

If you’ve worked on a unique project recently that you feel deserves some recognition, here’s your chance to show it off—the USGlass First Annual Glass Innovation Awards.

We’re looking for projects that have taken glass to the next level: think innovation, think design challenge, think anything but ordinary.

Judges, judging criteria and an entry form are listed here. Waste no time in showing us what you can do. Send in your forms, a brief description of the project (no more than 100 words) at least three photos of the project that illustrate various portions of the building and your $35 entry fee (to cover shipping costs) by October 1, 2003. Winners will be announced in the December issue.

Greg Carney, the Glass Association of North America;

Don Haley, Haley-Greer;

Glenn Heitmann, Heitmann and Associates; and

Kirk Osgood, Curtain Wall Design and Consulting.

Judging criteria:
• Amount of glass used;

• How the glass complements the overall scope of the project;

• Complexity of design;

• Innovation of the design;

• Installation challenges;

• Use of glass as innovation in design;

• Projects must have been completed since January 2002. 

The winning project receives:
• An engraved glass award;

• Press releases issued to pertinent media;

• Bragging rights for the next year;

• Recognition in the December 2003 USGlass; and

• Will be featured on the cover of the December 2003 USGlass.

Two honorable mentions will also be recognized in the December 2003 USGlass.

Awards will be presented during Glass Week 2004, February 7-12, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Fla. 

Official Entry Form
Complete the form below and return to:
USGlass magazine, Attn: Ellen Giard Chilcoat
385 Garrisonville Rd., Suite 116
Stafford, VA 22554

Deadline: September 1,2003

Entry Fee: $35

Company Name:  _______________________________________________

Your company’s role in the project:  _________________________________

Address:  _____________________________________________________

City:  ________________________________________________________

State:  _______________________________________________________

Zip:  _________________________________________________________

Phone: ___________________________  Fax  _______________________

Person completing this form:  ______________________________________

Project entered:  ________________________________________________

Location:  _____________________________________________________

Architect:  ____________________________________________________

Materials used: _________________________________________________

Value of glass:__________________________________________________

Value of metal:  ________________________________________________

Value of glass and metal:  _________________________________________

Value of entire project:  __________________________________________

Glass supplier:  _________________________________________________

Metal supplier:  ________________________________________________

Other suppliers:  ________________________________________________

Explain in 100 words or less why this project deserves the award.

For questions concerning these awards, please contact Ellen Giard Chilcoat at 540/720-5584 X118. 


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