FSR™ FREE STANDING RAILS

University of North Texas Student Union

General Contractor: BECK | Architect: Perkins+Will

FREE STANDING POSTS – FSR™

The University of North Texas in Denton features the free standing posts. (FSR) Rails and posts both are available in 1.5” diameter stainless steel railing in SS304 and SS316 alloys. iRail (LED illuminated rail) option is also available for FSR. Free Standing Rails can be core mount, top flange mount, welded to steel or weld to concrete embed. Typical applications include stadium railingstair railing, ramps, handrails and building entrance ramps.   Housing not only our aluminum SHOE™ glass, the FSR railing system is featured throughout the new student union.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS – DENTON

The University of North Texas is one of the largest Texas Universities with over 100 Bachelor’s programs alone.  The student union is where hard working students come together to study, relax, eat and take part in student affairs.   The new bookstore and restaurants like Chick-Fil-A, Burger King, and even a Starbucks make the student union a popular hangout.  Surrounding the facility are unique hanging sculptures, the classic “mean green” color, inspirational quotes hanging on the ceiling and on the floors and even the eagle mascot logo is etched right into our SHOE™ aluminum glass railing.  VIVA Railings was chosen by BECK and Perkins+Will to upgrade the new student center with the FSR, iRAIL, and SHOE modular railing systems.

ABOUT THE GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND ARCHITECT

BECK has for over a century has been the leader in the building industry. As both architects and contractors, they can bring innovative solutions to solve problems like no one else can. With setting the standard and creating more technology to adapt to the future BECK believes we are stronger together with a united vision.

Perkins+Will is one of the world’s top 10 most innovative companies in architecture Perkins+Wil innovates the architecture world with unique tools, research, and over 1,800 design professionals. With hundreds of awards annually, Perkins+Will believes design has the power to transform lives and enhance the world around us.

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