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Thermally Broken ASHRAE

What is a thermal break? A thermal break or thermal barrier is an element of low thermal conductivity placed in an assembly to reduce or prevent the flow of thermal energy between conductive materials. GRIDWORX strives for the best properties of our materials to... read more

All about Rainscreens

Twenty years ago, very few residential builders knew what a rainscreen was. These days, however, it’s no longer unusual to see siding being installed on vertical furring strips or a plastic drainage mat. As rainscreens become more common, mainstream builders are... read more


Prestigious structures began using thin natural stone panels as wall cladding to give them historic character in the late 1960s. Easier fabrication methods increased stone production and enabled larger, thinner panels that were lightweight. Unfortunately, engineering... read more

Perkins & Will

DPD South Central Station Perkins + Will Dallas Police Department South Central Substation is a 38,000 SF police facility is located on a 10-acre greenfield site serving a rapidly growing working class suburban area 15 miles south of downtown Dallas. Though served... read more

Display board Army

Display board Army New displays are marching on America We are putting 100s of Product Demonstration Board in the hands of our sales force. These feature dual sided demonstrations of our ASHRAE – 90 and Gridplanx... read more

University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

University of Chicago Laboratory Schools 5852 S Dorchester Ave. 41,000 sq. ft This project involved constructing new building on University of Chicago’s campus. Construction involved masonry block work and installing a limestone rain screen system, which consisted of... read more


The International Surface Event Las Vegas North American stone and tile industry event of the year! Hello, We here at GRIDWORX wanted to say what a pleasure it was to meet you at the The International Surface Event, last January. We spent four impressive days of... read more


Zara - Broadway Plaza 1293 Broadway Plaza St. Walnut Creek CA 94596 As the project architect on Broadway Plaza Project in Walnut Creek, CA, I had a great experience working with Gridworx. Kyle VanderWilt in particular was a pleasure to work with – very responsive,... read more


Early 2017, Piedmont Hospital will begin the process of radically retooling its look on Peachtree and Collier roads in Atlanta. The Marcus Tower — named for benefactor Bernie Marcus — will stand 16 stories and contain 114 hospital beds, as well as inpatient and... read more

Cook Children’s Denton

Cook Children's Pediatrics North Denton We are proud to finish working with Environments for Health E4H Architects to complete the new 13,000 square feet with 24 exam rooms Cook Children’s Health Care located 2530 Scripture St Denton, TX... read more

Lueders Roughback

All of our stones we offer are produced in the USA. We believe it is important for our government (and particularly for military installations) to reflect the patriotism of their citizenry by supporting the theme of Buy American. This is an especially crucial... read more

Environmental Product Declaration

Environmental Product Declaration An EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) is an independently verified and registered document that communicates transparent and comparable information about the life-cycle environmental impact of products. Cosentino has obtained the... read more

Cladding Systems Market – Forecast to 2021

The global market for cladding systems is projected to grow from USD 173.51 billion in 2016 to reach USD 242.84 billion by 2021, at an estimated CAGR of 6.95% from 2016 to 2021. Growth in the construction industry throughout the world as well as government regulations... read more

Zara Project

Zara Broadway Plaza Construction Live Feed This is a live feed that Macerich (the Landlord at Broadway Plaza) has supplied us. There are a couple views (North and South) of the Zara building while under construction. You can click the video viewer below to see how... read more

The Air and Space Museum needs a new skin

In the four decades after it opened, the National Air and Space Museum has become one of Washington’s most well-loved attractions. Its building hasn’t aged so well. The window walls are outdated, skylights leak, the mechanical systems are dying, and the... read more

Greenbuild 2016

Greenbuild is the world’s largest event dedicated to sustainable building. From decision makers and top level leaders who set budget and specify products to emerging professionals making the decisions of tomorrow, Greenbuild is the place to connect with key members of the industry.

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Wall of Honor

The granite memorial consists of a large mural with images of our nation’s military laser etched into the stone.

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Nevada State Veterans Wall

Nevada contains the largest veteran population of any state in the union and until recently, has no major monuments honoring their service and sacrifice.

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