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COVID-19 Has Forced Us All to Reimagine Space

Even after the return to normal, the Covid-19 pandemic will continue to create ripples for years to come – particularly how people will interact with spaces. The shift towards delivering solutions that address health and wellness is underway, but we wanted to find out how spaces created before the pandemic weathered the storm. Following up with our many customers, partners, and friends, we gathered an array of testimonials—from residential to restaurants—on how our opening glass walls helped. These are some stories shared.

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Post Pandemic Residential | Andres Duany

We talked with Andres Duany, architect, urban planner, and one of the most influential people in shaping the building industry about post-pandemic residential design. Andres studied the 1918 flu pandemic for lessons in how architecture and design changed in the wake of that event.

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Lumen Detroit

Flexible, large opening glass wall design allowed Lumen Detroit to continue operations during the past year, while maintaining customer loyalty, restaurant revenue, and employment.

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Retail Exterior SL45_Hyatt_Regency_Waikiki_Beach_HI Food and Beverage Space

Brooklyn Residence

Creating the New Family Living Space for homeschooling, safe open-air play dates, dining, and outdoor movie nights re-introduced this family to the importance of the outside.

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T-Mobile Santa Monica

T-Mobile eliminated the traditional entry door for an entry that provides large amounts of fresh air ventilation and a wide, socially distanced entry that makes it easy for customers to enter their store.

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Meat On Ocean

A Santa Monica restaurant’s choice of NanaWall uniquely positioned the restaurant for the demands of the global pandemic: fresh air ventilation and maximizing floor space to create safe and comfortable environments for their customers and employees.

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Mill Valley Residence

A reconfigured residence with an open and brighter interior with the health benefits of fresh air ventilation and a connection to outdoor spaces.

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Lessons from Parc Detroit

Parc Detroit was easily able to comply with the regulations for socially distanced table-spacing, and make customers feel safer—the key ingredient to this restaurant’s menu.

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