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The total of 2,000 m² of high quality glazed units manufactured by PRESS GLASS was used for the investment.
The centerpiece of the Adidas headquarters in Stockport, Cheshire cunningly combines the company’s iconic three-stripe logo with Elegance 52 Curtain Walling.
The University of Huddersfield’s prestigious new Oastler Building was officially opened by The Duke of York on Monday 24 April.
Vetrotech supplied a total of approximately 50,000m² of glass.
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.
While designing a wellness center in Monticello, New York, architect Kimberly Ryan at Liscum McCormack VanVoorhis sought a manufacturer to create an eye-catching skylight.
Museo Jumex enjoys maximum light, safety and security thanks to SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayers from Trosifol®.
GLASSCON recently provided structural design and engineering services for a structural glass atrium that serves as an entrance lobby.
Striking the right balance of sunlight and daylight in a building is crucial to people’s wellbeing, according to a new white paper by architectural products company Hunter Douglas.
A Scottish wooden window frame specialist is enjoying a dramatic improvement in its fortunes – helped by having its work showcased in a landmark Victorian building in the Olympics Park in London.
Solar Innovations® pairs with AEC Daily to provide continuing education courses to architects, engineers, and construction professionals.
Visually Striking Facade at the old BBC Studios & Bespoke Feature Shop Fronts.
Of the final projects designed by the late Zaha Hadid, the Port House in Antwerp is one of the first in the world to be completed.
Lindner Facades are happy to announce the successful completion of the Kings Cross R7 project in London.
Broombank is a RIBA award winning new build house featuring a bespoke eaves rooflight. Broombank, designed by SOUP architects, is situated on the edge of River Alde in Suffolk.
Our job was to install a building maintenance unit at 170 metres height to gain access to the building envelope.
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.
Schüco is expanding its existing headquarters in Bielefeld. The newbuild, designed by renowned Copenhagen architectural practice 3XN, will be open plan with a communicative working environment.
Suntuitive Dynamic Glass was installed in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Building at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana.

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Glass canopies are a common design element added to homes and commercial buildings around the world, whether they’re new or old.
With a sophisticated, modern appeal and the long-lasting promise of this highly durable building material, adding a glass canopy over the front door can create just the right finish for your build.
The term ‘Wind Load’ is used to refer to any pressures or forces that the wind exerts on a building or structure. There are actually three types of wind forces that would be exerted on a building.
There are an increasing amount of products available that offer varying degrees of natural daylight and most will be familiar with smaller scale skylights, rooflights or roof windows.
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.
We all know the basic function of a window and why we think it’s important to the design and functionality of our home – to let in the light and allow us to see our surroundings.
To provide you with some guidance in the search for the right facade access solution, we will briefly explain and compare some available options in facade access solutions.
The façade as a synthesis of building elements, nowadays is the most important building part in terms of performance and architectural design. It is not only the aesthetics that make the façade so significant.
Double glazing is the practice of using two panes of glazing within your home’s windows as opposed to one.
Skylights are a great way of letting that sunshine and natural light flood into your home.
Minimizing unsafe practises in placing a facade access system.
When it comes to glazing your self-build, extension, or renovation project, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by choice.

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