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Architectural Fiberglass Projects in the Washington, DC Area

Inspiring Architectural Fiberglass Model of the Night Sky In 2003, Stromberg Architectural was commissioned to fabricate a curved, accurate model of the night sky for the National Museum of the American Indian. Inspiring and atmospheric, this model consists of thirteen 16×6 foot GFRP panels, all curved and decorated with fiber optic lights to imitate the […]

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Church Bas Relief in Architectural Fiberglass

Church Bas Relief from Stromberg¬†Architectural¬†Products An ancient sculpting technique, bas reliefs have been used for thousands of years. From coins to walls, examples of bas relief can be found dating all the way back to the Babylonians and Egyptians. During the Italian Renaissance, bas relief work became a staple of church architecture thanks to artists […]

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Seattle Area Architectural Project by Stromberg Architectural

Kid Friendly Architectural Fiberglass Animal Sculptures Probably the last things you would expect to find at a children’s hospital are hippos and giraffes, but at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital, that is exactly what you will find. In 2003, Stromberg Architectural designed, molded and manufactured five vibrant, kid-friendly sculptures of hippos and giraffes. These whimsical architectural fiberglass […]

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Exterior Domes in Architectural Fiberglass

Leading the Pack in Exterior Domes A staple of church architecture, exterior domes have become a popular feature for everything from government buildings to private residences. Dating back to the Romans, exterior domes now come in many varieties including cupola domes, onion domes and coffered domes. The Challenge of Exterior Domes, and the Stromberg Solution […]

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Florida Area Architectural Fiberglass Project by Stromberg

Historic Stone Balustrade in Architectural Fiberglass Located near Orlando, the Gaylord Palms Resort is an elegant simulacrum of a turn-of-the-century Floridian mansion. What appears to be 1,800 feet of stone balustrade and dozens of columns, urns and planters, are actually fabricated from Stromberg GFRP (Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer). GFRP is an extremely versatile architectural fiberglass, […]

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Barrel Vaulting in Architectural Fiberglass

Barrel Vaulting is Historically Spiritual One of the telltale signatures of places of worship, barrel vaulting has been used for thousands of years to designate the importance of a holy place. The barrel vaulting we are most familiar with, however, comes from the gothic cathedrals of the 13th and 14th century. Grandiose in scale, and […]

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New York Area Architectural Fiberglass Project by Stromberg

Authentic Brickwork in Architectural Fiberglass Located in one of the busiest and most famous commercial centers in the world, the Hershey’s store in Times Square has a quiet secret. The stressed, authentic brickwork is not actually made from bricks! Rather, it is made from a unique building material called architectural fiberglass, or GFRP (glass fiber […]

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Permanent Bollards in Architectural Fiberglass

Architectural Fiberglass Bollards for Projects Originally designed for mooring ships, bollards are now a common sight in cities and parking lots as a means of directing traffic flow. Typically, bollards are made from concrete, stone or metal, making them more hazardous for motorists than need be. Permanent bollards made from Architectural Fiberglass provide a safe, […]

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Finials in Architectural Fiberglass

Architectural Fiberglass Finials A finial is an ornamental architectural detail, typically used to accentuate a building’s pinnacle. Traditionally, finials are made from stone, making them heavy and difficult to install. Architectural fiberglass finials from Stromberg Architectural Products offer a stylish solution to the old-fashioned stone finial. A finial made from architectural fiberglass weighs a fraction […]

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Texas Area Project in Architectural Fiberglass by Stromberg

Texas Architectural Fiberglass Project:¬† Forney Community Park The City of Forney held its groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of the Forney Community Park on March 7, 2009. The Park is a $14.6 million construction effort to create a first class recreational facility. The first phase of the park is approximately 70 acres of a […]

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