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Aside from the impressive facade, the monumental structural glass curtain wall system at the lobby will be a major highlight of the building.
A truly innovative approach to structural glazing installation has enabled industry-leading commercial glazing specialists GLASSOLUTIONS to overcome a series of stringent health and safety limitations on a high-profile commercial project in central London.
The Atlanta Braves’ new SunTrust Park features more than 7 miles of decorative railing provided by SC Railing Company, a national leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of ornamental railing systems for commercial building applications.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s new student residence highlights Florida sunshine, views and comfortable interiors with Tubelite’s systems.
KPF’s Lotte World Tower opened on Monday, April 3rd, 2017. The 123-story, 555-meters-tall tower is now the tallest building in South Korea and the fifth tallest in the world.
Apple Park, the company’s new 175-acre campus, will be ready for employees to begin occupying in April.
The Eleanor Boathouse at Chicago's Park 571 features a translucent transom by EXTECH supporting the project's aesthetic, performance and LEED goals.
SC Railing Company, a national leader of architectural railing systems, is pleased to announce their partnership with SpecLink-E to provide architects and designers comprehensive specifications software to effectively communicate their design intent.
Vienna-based company wins highly renowned American architecture award with self-illuminating glass.
Working together with Goldray Glass, the design team selected a “Seagrass” pattern that was digitally printed onto the glass surface to match the tropical theme.
Trimo, one of Europe’s leading providers of building envelope solutions, has presented the state-of-the-art architectural solutions Q-Air and Qbiss One at Fassade17 in Germany.
Despite still being early in 2017, it’s already becoming apparent that glass will be a key component of architectural designs in the year to come.
Three SOM projects won seven awards at the 2017 Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) Conference, held from April 11-13 in Oklahoma City.
The contractor GLY Construction of Bellevue, hired Washington Glass and Glazing of Lynnwood to install the glazing scope who in turn selected W&W Glass to supply the structural glass entrance system for the project.
Kite Glass is proud to have worked with Delta Fabrications to bring aesthetically pleasing and structurally safe stairways and balustrades to the new multidisciplinary research centre.
The next exciting phase of construction at MediaCityUK, one of the country’s largest media and technology hubs, is starting with new, luxury residential apartment scheme, Lightbox.
From Thursday, April 27 through Saturday, April 29, AIA is gathering thousands of architects, design professionals, academics, and students for three immersive days of workshops, seminars, and experiences in Orlando, Florida.
The railing features aluminum top rails, offset aluminum handrails, and ½” clear tempered glazing. The existing skylight that capped the atrium was also replaced with a more efficient Solar Innovations® skylight.

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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.
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.
Today’s functional buildings tend to have shapes that go much further than pure expediency, and glass is therefore used more and more frequently as a structural support element.
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.

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