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Salt spray testing – harsh but necessary to reinforce peace of mind for interlayer capabilities.
Guardian solar control glass gives architects freedom to play with colours and reflections on the BNL-BNP Paribas HQ in Rome.
AGC Glass Europe is innovating with a new solar control product.
JEB fabricated 62,300 square feet of glass for the 195-unit building.
Sapphire’s innovative balcony solutions have a starring role in the transformation of a number of disused office building’s into apartments.
Hazlemere Commercial used exclusively aluminium extrusions that came from 100% re-cycled aluminium billet.
Metallics are a huge trend this year and can be found on anything from furniture to building facades. In the latest blog Goldray Glass explores this and a few other 2017 decorative glass trends.
After 25 years of operation, the DuPont™ Tedlar® PVF film-based TPT backsheets on solar panels at the Mont-Soleil solar array remain in pristine condition.
Five different curtain walls clad a new medical office building.
Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems, with their approved fabricator Anglia Fixing Limited, supplied Comar 5P.i thermally broken windows, Comar 6EFT curtain walling and Comar 7 doors for Phase One of a new build light industrial estate in Colchester, Essex.
A design concept based using solar power and paying homage to the fishing and pearling heritage of the region has been chosen for RTA’s new marine stations.
MVRDV and SDK Vastgoed (VolkerWessels) won the competition for the redevelopment of the inner city area around Deken van Someren Street in Eindhoven which is set to become high-quality and sustainable residences for the city’s inhabitants.
Recently completed for Slough Borough Council, The Curve is a landmark building that has already proved its popularity with locals.
In one of our most challenging and impressive projects to date, Roofglaze was tasked with the design, fabrication and installation of a stunning 12 metre span, self-supporting faceted barrel vault at Debenhams’ flagship store on London’s Oxford Street.
The University of Huddersfield’s striking Oastler Building has been recognised at the annual LABC West Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards.
A cable façade with point supported glass dramatically wraps much of the base of the tallest building in Oklahoma.

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It is in spaces that heal, that we hope...for hope, for a new lease of life, for the wealth of wellbeing. For, it is in healing spaces that we can find the power to heal, the promise of good health.
Facade and roof systems can be developed from concept drawings to physical prototypes through computer 3D models and structural analysis.
In a building, light has both form and function – from the intimate restaurant to the intensity of a hospital theatre; from the serenity of a cathedral to the floodlit arena of a football stadium. Light possesses absolute functionality with the power to change ambience and transform mood.
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.
Skylights are a great way of letting that sunshine and natural light flood into your home.
Cladding is more than just a protective skin on the exterior of a building.
Combining white colour effects with impressive strength-to-weight ratio and excellent postbreakage performance
SCHOLLGLAS covers the new harbour bridge in Bremerhaven
Samantha Anderson talks about glass selection in the home building process and how important it is to get the timing and choice right.
Thanks to the committed involvement of architectural offices, university departments and industry associations, glasstec offers some unique added value: the special show: glass technology live!
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.

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