Glass Wall Panels on Concourse at Checkpoint
Walls separating passenger security checkpoint from concourse circulation corridor. This wall segments is located between column lines 8 and 10 on level 2 and is about 50 in length and 8.5 feet in height. The wall segments are located between column lines 8 and 10 and column lines 13 and 15. There is a column wrap with building finishes centered on column line 9.
The artwork is restricted to glass panels that are designed and fabricated by or for the artist. The glass panels will be transported and unloaded at the project site by the artist. The glass panels will be installed by the terminal building general contractor in a mullion system installed by the building contractor. The individual glass panel size is about 4 feet in length by 8.5 feet in height.
The glass panels must obscure the view through the panels so that persons and objects are completely indistinguishable and incomprehensible. The finish of the glass panels must be durable, maintainable, and suitable for a public area where there will be contact by passengers, employees, and others.
Regarding technical requirements, the glass to be full height, ½ -inch laminated safety glass product. There will be an 8-inch satin finish stainless steel base. The panels will be point supported from concealed overhead structural supports from above. Glass panels will be butt jointed with structural sealant. The system is to withstand live loads in accordance with applicable building codes.
The artist will be responsible for all glass panel design, engineering, coordination with the architect and construction manager, fabrication, storage, and delivery. The artist will not be responsible for installation of the glass panels, construction of structural supports or base or installation of structural sealant.
The budget for this artwork including all glass panel design, engineering, coordination, fabrication, storage, and delivery is $75,000.
The installation work by the building contractor tentatively will commence and be completed in July 2013.
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