Trex Commercial Products Case Study: nexAir – HQ in Crosstown Commons

TCP worked with the glass manufacturer and architect to come up with a tread comprised of low-iron glass with an anti-slip sandblast etch, adding functionality while maintaining the design intent.
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Date: 16 March 2018

Trex Commercial Products worked with Tull Brothers, Grinder, Taber, & Grinder, Inc., and Looney Ricks Kiss to provide the nexAir, LLC headquarters lobby with a glass staircase that looks as light as air.

When nexAir, one of the largest distributors of atmospheric gases and welding supplies in the country, moved its corporate headquarters to a new location in Memphis, Tennessee, the company wanted an office space to match its industry-leading reputation.

Trex Commercial Products worked with Tull Brothers, Grinder, Taber, & Grinder, Inc., and LRK, Inc. to provide the nexAir headquarters lobby with a glass staircase that looks as light as air. The result is a polished and modern lobby that sets the tone for the building’s aesthetic appeal.

Project Information

Project Name/Location: nexAir Headquarters in Crosstown Commons - Memphis, TN

Architect: LRK Inc.

Interior Design: Parker Design Studio

Contractor: Grinder, Taber & Grinder, Inc.

Glazier: Tull Brothers

Glass Manufacturer: Cardinal LG Co

Completion: May 2017

The client wanted the illusion of invisible treads. Working on a tight schedule, Trex Commercial Products achieved the client’s vision with its Point Series railing system and glass treads, for a seamless, nearly invisible look.
The client wanted the illusion of invisible treads. Working on a tight schedule, Trex Commercial Products achieved the client’s vision with its Point Series railing system and glass treads, for a seamless, nearly invisible look.
Glass treads and risers, combined with the Trex Commercial Products’ Point Series railing system, give this staircase a seamless, barely there appearance.
Glass treads and risers, combined with the Trex Commercial Products’ Point Series railing system, give this staircase a seamless, barely there appearance.
The overlook glass was attached with a through bolt on the lower nodes and an epoxy anchor for the top.
The overlook glass was attached with a through bolt on the lower nodes and an epoxy anchor for the top.
Glass treads and risers were attached using three-inch-wide, clear VHB tape, adding to the illusion of invisibility.
Glass treads and risers were attached using three-inch-wide, clear VHB tape, adding to the illusion of invisibility.
A combined 186 linear feet of Trex Commercial Products’ Point Series, glass treads and risers were used to create a clean, minimalist look for the building lobby
A combined 186 linear feet of Trex Commercial Products’ Point Series, glass treads and risers were used to create a clean, minimalist look for the building lobby

 

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