Carvart’s booth displayed a 20-foot lite of tempered, laminated glass with a metallic mesh interlayer. Aesthetics, sustainability and safety are some of the major drivers of trends in the architectural glass and glazing community. Those trends were on display at GlassBuild America (GBA) in Atlanta this week as exhibitors showed off the industry’s latest innovations. Carvart’s booth displayed a 20-foot lite of tempered, laminated glass with a metallic mesh interlayer. According to Sharon Sauli, sales and design, the company will begin fabricating certain product options in its glassXL sizes, up to nearly 40 feet (126 by 471 inches). Carvart products that can be fabricated up to that size include its core, color, metallic, textile, natural, gradient and graphic products as well as acoustic interlayers and SentryGlas. Aesthetics are a major driver of trends in the architectural community. Southern Aluminum Finishing Co. is showcasing its C4200 rainscreen system, which doesn’t expose any riveting. Eurotech Showers focused on aesthetics and safety during GBA. The company’s booth featured a prototype of a patent-pending glass shower door design with a fixed lite. The design requires o...