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| This poetry in architecture, one of the most advanced structures in the Nordic countries, Oodi Library exalts the very elements of glass, wood and steel that work in balance as a free-standing masterpiece. 
| Making new and existing buildings as energy efficient as possible is one way to help meet the EU’s CO2 reduction goals.
| Unitised Façade System Designed with a Highly Transparent Façade of Low G-value Combined with Blast Requirements
| As a modern society, we’re spending about 90% of our time indoors – at home, in offices or commuting. How is it possible to get access to daylight, when we can’t naturally be outside? By making buildings more transparent.
| This paper will discuss the psychology of perception, threshold, and emotion in interior glass design.
| New generation thin, lightweight and damageresistant glass seems to be the optimal material for extremely deformable structural elements for façades and building skins.
| Daylight control is a main resource of energy saving in buildings. Daylight control systems with mirror optics have the potential to save air conditioning due to the ability to reflect the solar rays back into the sky.
| A modular system allows you to create a larger design by joining glass panels together in a line.
| This paper presents a case study of an adaptive sunscreen facade and evaluation of its performance and occupant behavior.
| To provide stiffness, shading and privacy with abundant daylight and a feeling of openness for restaurant extensions and an entrance canopy to a London hotel, we used glass sandwich panels with aluminium honeycomb core.
| 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…
| Skylights are a great way of letting that sunshine and natural light flood into your home.
| Samantha Anderson talks about glass selection in the home building process and how important it is to get the timing and choice right.
| 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-…
| Electronically tintable glass can offer a solution which avoids having to trade off daylight and views with energy performance and occupant comfort, allowing more glass to be used without energy penalty and without causing thermal or visual…
| The new Spiegel headquarters and the neighbouring office complex, the Ericus-Contor, a fourteen and nine-storey building pair, expand the gallery of internationally recognized architectural works in Hamburg.
| Approaching the built environment from the point of view of phenomenal light allows James Carpenter to consider the luminous qualities of glass and other materials and the experiential qualities of light as a primary concern of architectural design.