Whether it be elegant luxury such as Baccarat crystal, technology-rich products from Microsoft, trendy outerwear from UNIQLO, or to reinforce a brand promise of fashion and quality at an affordable price from H&M fashions, retailers are setting new standards in flagship design.
The shimmering art glass screen, which lines the new connector building between California’s Oakland International Airport and the adjacent BART train terminus, is a marriage between art, science and industry.
Hines has announced plans to develop 110 10th Street, a 45-story, 600,000-square-foot office-led, mixed-use tower within Miami Worldcenter, one of the largest private real estate developments underway in the U.S., occupying 27 acres in the heart of downtown Miami.
An architect designing a glass clad high-rise hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii required a series of high performance sliding doors suited for exposure to harsh ocean air and hurricanes while maintaining high thermal performance.
When you install rooflights, you’re adding a host of benefits to your home. Rooflights can be installed in tight spaces where traditional windows cannot, they flood rooms with natural light and can be tailored to fitted in any home, in a wide variety of styles too.
The Station Hotel in Prahran’s Greville Street was a favourite watering hole and stay-over for generations. Its recent revision by architects Interlandi Mantesso sees 41 apartments rise discretely behind the classic Victorian pub facade and an uber-cool, bespoke, Viridian glass shell.
The evaluation of adaptive facades presents a challenge because there is no established evaluation strategy to systematically reach this goal and many of the available façade performance evaluation tools have limited applicability for such advanced building facades.
For a period of time now the use of Double-Skin Facades have increased due to their relevant usage and profit with respect to their possession of increased energy efficiency and daylighting improvement.
Full glass structures can appear to be practically invisible and the observer experiences the wonderful sensation of seeing a floating, weightless and totally transparent structure, as if it‘s almost not there.