The association, which is headquartered in Germany, awarded its top prize Tvitec the most representative work of glass 2013 on the use of products Isolar. The intervention that Tvitec participated as a supplier of glass and has deserved this award is remodeling the old palace of the Military Union in Rome, which has become the main megastore fashion chain H&M in the center of the capital Italian.Tvitec provided for this operation a total of 1,800 meters of glass laminate as both double glazing, manufactured at its factory in the industrial area of Bayo in Cubillos del Sil (Leon).
The award for the most representative work of the year was presented at the annual convention of Isolar partners, which this time was held in Austria. The CEO of Tvitec, Javier Prado, was in charge of collecting the important distinction, along with international comerical company director, David Lopez, who thanked the jury assessment Isolar executives.
The winning work is part of the portfolio of iconic buildings involved in the Castilian and Leonese company internationally. Not so much the volume of glass in this case, but for its complexity in manufacturing. All parts used in the design, more than 1,500 and most triangular cutting, are of entirely different sizes together. For double glazing Sunguard SuperNeutral HS 51/28 was used. HT. Duritec 8mm, 20mm camera and +5.2 Duritec Lamistar 5. The laminate used was a 6 +6 Extraclear.2 Lamistar Duritec. Glasses of energy control.
The structure designed by Massimiliano Fuksas studio, one of the greatest Italian architects of world renown, known as "Lantern" and was mounted by Pilcher fachadista. The command Tvitec project that has played a crucial role in providing the glazing is a triangular structure of steel and glass, which cuts through the heart of the historic Roman building through its four floors, all interconnected by walkways . The dome of "flashlight" on the palace roof, reaches a maximum height of 7.50 meters and becomes a panoramic viewpoint. The Swedish multinational fashion H & M, which opened late last year, Benetton acquired this ancient palace rehabilitated over 4,000 square meters for 180 million euros.