During the 4th Glass Reflections – Pushing Boundaries in Architecture conference, which saw great interest from attendees, acclaimed architects and engineers known for their outstanding local and international projects discussed the innovative use of glass in architecture.
During the “Pushing Boundaries in Architecture” themed conference held at YEM (The Building Information Center) acclaimed architects and engineers discussed the innovative use of glass in architecture with examples.
Şişecam Flat Glass, the second largest flat glass manufacturer and the fifth in the world, brought together leading architects and designers with industry representative at the conference, which opened with a speech by Ebru Şapoğlu, Şişecam Flat Glass Marketing Group Director. Conference speakers were Façade Consultant Graham Dodd, Architect Durmuş Dilekçi, Architect Alexis Şanal and Architect Murat Aksu, M. Arch.
The speaking program of the Glass Reflections Conference included “Making Glass Functional” by Façade Consultant Graham Dodd, “Poppaea’s Veil” by Architect Durmuş Dilekçi, “Community Design Istanbul: Behaviors, Process, Practice” by Architect Alexis Şanal, and “Transparency in Public Space” by Architect Murat Aksu, M. Arch., all of which were followed with great interest.
During the event, Şişecam Flat Glass also launched its new product ‘Şişecam Tempered Solar Low-E Glass Neutral 71/43’, with high light transmittance and low reflective properties. This new product controls intake of sunlight in the summer, and keeps the heat inside in the winter, helping to reduce cooling and heating costs, respectively, while providing security.