RIT Global Village Custom Fountain, Railings and Handrails

RIT Global Village

Construction manager: The Pike Company

Architect: Cambridge Architectural Resources

Alpha Iron Works’ contributions are throughout the innovative campus community at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Global Village.

The site features single-line stainless steel handrails with “gooseneck” posts, multi-line bar guardrails, steel and wood-framed bicycle canopies. All exterior steel is protected with a hot-dip galvanized and powder coated finish. Most impressive is the decorative water feature. We worked with Hobbs Architectural Fountains to build the stainless steel framework for a glass-enclosed fountain.

Inside the village’s four buildings, totaling over 200,000 square feet, Alpha Iron Works installed a number of stair towers. The utilitarian egress stairs were built using our cost-effective Series 100 design.

The main circulation stair in the largest residential building features stainless steel handrails with machined brackets. It, along with several lobbies and a study lounge, feature guardrails built with heavy flat bar framing and offset panels infill with a unique Jakob Webnet wire nets.

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