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| 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.
| 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…
| SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer and Dow Corning Silicone has played a critical role in one of Europe’s most striking architectural constructions.
| 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® 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…
| 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 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…
| 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.
| The Glacier Skywalk, a 35 m (115 ft) cantilevered glassfloored observation platform some 280 m (918 ft) above the Sunwapta Valley in the Canadian Rockies, gives its visitors a unique bird's eye view of the awe-inspiring power and beauty of…
| The Ares Tower, one of Vienna's tallest office buildings, has a double skin with a newly installed laminate glass curtain wall façade.