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Glass floor landing. Buena vista Deco traditional hall
 

Glass floor landing. Buena vista Deco

Bringing the skylight down to a previously dark living room. Glass floor
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stevelrawlings wrote:
What is required for the glass to meet code for this application? - I would like to do this very thing but don't know what is specifically needed in the area of glass to keep this safe.
     Comment   November 20, 2013
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stevelrawlings
Thank you.
November 21, 2013 at 2:31pm   
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Jojo is right. I don't necessarily want to do the job for you. It is too detailed, specialized and expensive. So it would be too time consuming for me and somewhat useless, so get yourself a Glass expert, it should be a percent of the job, that is if you want to do it and I'm sure you do, well. Otherwise you'll need a parachute.
Thanks for asking anyway.
November 21, 2013 at 9:07pm     
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_mikayla01 wrote:
How do you land softly?
   Comment   August 23, 2013
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You need a parachute!
August 24, 2013 at 12:56pm     
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rebelliousraven wrote:
Hi can you tell me how thick the glass is? How expensive is it? and where can it be purchased? thanks
   Comment   December 30, 2011
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It is laminated and usually depending on the size is 3 ply each 1/2" to 3/4" so it could be 1-1/2-2-/14" do not attempt to build without Glass engneering. It is bespoke for the application. Let me know if you need help.
March 29, 2012 at 3:27pm     
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lbrigmon wrote:
Is that safe to step on?
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Rebecca Newell
Only if you're not wearing a skirt!
October 18, 2012 at 2:38pm     
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Thank you for your very good question bepsf. Of course it is, and fun as Rebecca hints.. The first glass floor I stepped on was at Tower Records in London in 1985, 27 years ago. Old technology very safe. It has to be properly designed and engineered, as well as built to code as this one is. You can go to your nearest Apple store and most likely they will have a Glass staircase. Call first!
Let us know if you have other questions.
October 18, 2012 at 2:57pm     
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Here’s a glass floor landing at the top of a staircase, looking down onto the library. Install a skylight above the glass floor to bring extra natural light into the room below. And check your fear of heights at the front door!
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Glass floors need not be limited to walkways or bridges. This square patch of glass floor helps bring light to the library below.

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