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Modern Glass Awnings as Art from MASA Architectural Canopies


Piscataway, NJ -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/26/2024 --On many modern commercial buildings, the choice to utilize a modern glass awning over their entrances helps to set the building apart from others surrounding it. Due to the sunlight that streams through the glass awning, it makes an outdoor space seem open rather than looking confining or acting like a funnel toward the doors. MASA Architectural Canopies offers great options when it comes to incorporating modern glass awnings to their clients. Having natural light illuminate the space under the awning contributes to a reduction in energy needs associated with lighting up that same space with a solid opaque awning.

As mentioned, the transparent nature of the glass awning leads to natural sunlight providing illumination rather than requiring artificial light for much of the day, as well as the night. Glass awnings seamlessly blend with the overall architectural design, fostering a sense of continuity between the building's facade and its surroundings. Glass is a durable material that withstands the effects of weathering, and regular cleaning is often the only maintenance needed to keep the awning in optimal condition.

The transparent nature of the material allows for creative signage and branding elements to be incorporated seamlessly. These structures create welcoming, well-lit spaces, while offering protection from the elements. And because glass is often thought of as brittle or that it can't stand up to harsh conditions, it leaves a viewer in awe of its beauty and strength combined into a single unit.

Unlike traditional awnings made of fabric or metal, glass awnings exude a sense of sophistication and transparency that complements modern buildings. The sleek lines and transparent nature of glass create an open and airy feel, allowing natural light to filter through while maintaining a connection to the outdoor environment. Our modern glass awnings make a statement to all who see them and draw attention to the building and what is inside as well.

From enhancing curb appeal to providing shelter from the elements, the utilization of glass awnings has become a hallmark of contemporary design. Whether clients come to MASA Architectural Canopies with their own custom design, or clients have them adjust their Vision Series of glass awnings for a building, the team at MASA Architectural Canopies will provide clients with a great end product that provides a number of benefits while also standing out from other buildings. Contact them today to learn more.

About MASA Architectural Canopies
MASA Architectural Canopies is an experienced team of energetic, and original professionals that have been in the business of building shading and canopy projections for more than two decades. MASA Architectural Canopies is the only company certified in each state to provide sealed engineered plans and drawings with guarantees. Learn more at