| From domed skylights to curved handrails, revolving door enclosures to building enclosures, the dramatic curves of bent glass offer architectural form and function.
| That’s an excellent question! It really is true that SentryGlass is more difficult to laminate in many aspects than standard PVB. But if we first think of what SentryGlass has been designed for, it is to give structural strength to the laminate.
| The refurbishment of Hall access involves the complete demolition of existing access for the construction of a new lobby with greater transparency. To get this new image, the architect choose a solution in structural glass, without other structure.
| In the last decade there has been a trend in Architecture to design façades in which all structural elements are made of glass. This trend has also extended to other parts of the building such as rooflights, staircases, etc.
| This year the special show will address the four focal themes Interactive Façades/Display Glass, Energy and Performance, Structural Glass and New Technologies.
| Arup are consulting engineers for a series of recent projects involving curved glass: The High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas and a revolving feature lift for the new Louis Vuitton townhouse in London.
| Combining white colour effects with impressive strength-to-weight ratio and excellent postbreakage performance
| Laminated safety glass with SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer has played a key role in enabling the design of an 100-foot-tall glass fin lobby wall on the 150 North Riverside Plaza office building in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
| Stiff PVB is suitable for a much wider range of applications than more traditional PVB interlayers.
| When the visual presence of materials decreases, the maximal transparency creates astounding beauty. In order to enhance transparency, clearer and lighter structures should be used.
Enhanced strength, edge performance and visual clarity of SentryGlas® interlayer key to The Shanghai Tower’s unique twisting double skin glass façade
| Laminated safety glass with SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer has played a key role in enabling the design of a twisting, all-glass double skin façade on The Shanghai Tower in China — the world’s second tallest building after the Burj Khalifa in…
| Described as one of the most ambitious real-estate projects in Mexico, the new El Toreo mixed-use complex in Mexico City has deployed SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayers from Kuraray in the glazed roof of the shopping mall, which forms part of the…
Fondation Louis Vuitton deploys SentryGlas® and Dow Corning Silicone to float like a sailboat above the treeline of the Bois de Boulogne in Paris
| SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer and Dow Corning Silicone has played a critical role in one of Europe’s most striking architectural constructions.
Post glass breakage performance of SentryGlas® interlayer key to new glass floor and balustrades at The Eiffel Tower, Paris
| Laminated safety glass with SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer is helping to ensure the safety and security of visitors to the recently upgraded glass floor and balustrades on the first floor of The Eiffel Tower – the most visited paying monument in…
Bullet-resistant glass with SentryGlas® interlayer provides maximum protection for occupants, while maintaining a modern, transparent appearance for San Francisco Public Safety Building
| Bullet-resistant glass with SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer has been installed on the majority of the exterior facades on the new San Francisco Public Safety Building, ensuring maximum protection of the building and its occupants, while also…
Laminated glass with SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer provides hurricane impact protection, while maintaining a modern, high quality, transparent appearance for Secrets The Vine luxury hotel in Mexico
| Learn more about the Secrets The Vine luxury hotel building by downloading the case study.
Unique 279 sqm (3,000 sq) ft façade employs electrochromic solution comprising SageGlass® and SentryGlas® in perfect collaboration
| SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayers have played an important role in a unique curved glass curtain wall at the Butler County Health Care Center in David City, Nebraska.
SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer helps Griffith University building to model new international standards for sustainability
| SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer have played a key role in the façade construction on the new Sir Samuel Griffith Centre at the Nathan Campus of Griffith University; a building that is destined to become a model for ‘off-grid’ remote communities…
SentryGlas® interlayer provides improved load bearing strength and stiffness of glass façade for the Enzo Ferrari Museum
| The visually stunning cable-stayed glass facade that surrounds the recently-opened Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, Italy, is another outstanding demonstration of the qualities and capabilities of SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer.
| Designed and built by Bellapart s.a.u. between May 2001 and June 2003, the atrium roof and façades of the Endesa Headquarters in Madrid, Spain, have recently undergone inspection and testing to check for any degradation in the glazing.