TKTS – World’s Largest Load-Bearing Glass Structure

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The new TKTS booth in Times Square supports glass benches atop two-inch-thick windows

The largest load-bearing glass structure in the world, the new TKTS booth in Times Square, supports glass benches atop two-inch-thick windows. Sounds delicate, but it regularly holds 500 foot-stomping Jumbotron watchers. For reinforcement, engineers at Dewhurst Macfarlane used a plastic film called SentryGlas Plus. (Pics)

 

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