An icon of the Dallas skyline since the 1970's, Reunion Tower was ready for a makeover. Gensler Architects were tasked with turning an aging landmark into a leading tourist attraction. Included in the renovation was the Reunion Tower GeO-Deck, which now offers dramatic, unobstructed panoramic views of Dallas, along with over 50 ft of interactive displays. Reunion Tower's restaurant, Cloud Nine Cafe, was also renovated and offers an equally dramatic dining experience, with its revolving floor, illuminated bar and sculptural cloud ceiling where plasma screens project visually engaging digital weather patterns.
In an attempt to mimic the view of the city seen from Reunion Tower's observation deck, Gensler's design recreated the Dallas skyline using a decorative glass partition wall. The design incorporated architectural dichroic glass with several other glass application techniques to create a one of a kind installation that functions as both an intriguing art installation and serves as a way to divide the space.