Firstly, its aesthetic appeal links the land with the sea and opens up the space inside and outside the building for visitors walking around the whole site. Secondly, this glass combines high insulation with a great solar factor, perfect for the Norwegian climate.
*Biennial Mies Van der Rohe prizes are amongst the most prestigious international architectural awards.
AGC Flat Glass Europe, a European leader in flat glass
AGC Flat Glass Europe makes and processes flat glass for the construction industry (exterior glazing and interior decorative glass) and specialist sectors. Based in Brussels, Belgium, it is the European branch of AGC Flat Glass, the world’s leading producer of flat glass.
Its baseline – ‘Glass Unlimited’ - reflects the possibilities and scope offered by: glass as a material that meets a growing range of requirements (comfort, energy control, health & safety, appearance);its production facilities comprising 18 float glass plants and some 100 processing units located throughout greater Europe, from Spain to Russia;its worldwide marketing network;its new applications resulting from ongoing R&D in advanced glass technology;the resources of its personnel motivated by a shared desire for excellence.AGC Flat Glass Europe currently employs around 10,600 people.
For more information, go to www.agc-flatglass.eu/ (corporate site) and www.yourglass.com/ (site specifically for construction glass).
For more information, contact:
AGC Flat Glass Europe
Tel: +32 (0)2 674 30 83