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Bright, spacious interiors that are also quiet, comfortable in temperature and efficient to heat.
Following the recent successful launch of Kestrel Aluminium Systems’ Flat Rooflight, the company are continuing to roll out their new product development portfolio, with their latest addition aimed at truly bringing light into living.
Wrightstyle has supplied fire-rated glazing systems for an office refurbishment project in London.
The project - a collaboration between SOM’s architecture, structural engineering, and interior teams - was led by their London office, but involved expertise from SOM offices in New York and Chicago, along with architects on site in Geneva throughout construction.
Check the latest video featuring Pioneer’s ability to unitize OVERSIZED GLASS on the 2000 K Street project.
Time Warner Center is now ranked in the top 150 places to see while visiting New York City.
The Q22 is a pointing building with glass façades made of PRESS GLASS IGUs.
San Francisco International Airport’s new air traffic control tower meets high-performance design and LEED Gold criteria features Wausau’s curtainwall, Tubelite entrances, finishing by Linetec.
Monash University’s four bold new halls of residence are an impressive investment in education here and now, rather than the virtual experience tethered via cyberspace.
ToughGlaze supplied all the 21.5mm curved toughened laminate glass, in conjunction with our strategic partner for curving, to accentuate the curves of the building within the structural balustrade.
Many architects, engineers, and contractors have turned to W&W Glass when it comes to providing the custom structural glass enclosure systems for the nation’s premier airports.
Solarban® 70XL glass was specified for 1 BNC Center for more than aesthetic reasons. With a visible light transmittance of 64 percent, Solarban® 70XL glass provides the sustainable attributes to help sustain “sky gardens” at opposite corners of the building.
QBIG two in Heilbronn, Germany is an impressive innovative office building. The building with a glass façade is surrounded by an extravagant white steel skeleton.
The tower features an innovative curtain wall which dresses every apartment in floor-to-ceiling low-iron glass, set within a ventilated cavity to house full-height glazing, allowing unimpeded views over London, while enhancing the project’s sustainability credentials.
While the primary function of glass as a building material is to blur boundaries and harness natural light, its diverse implementations in buildings globally, has reiterated its immense potential in being a material that is loved by architects and designers.
The façade of a building is often the most important from a design perspective, as it sets the tone for the rest of the building.
AGC has manufactured 1224 windows for a total of over 10.000 square meters of glass.
Dual Seal Glass has manufactured 2100 square metres of high performance insulating glass units for the University of Huddersfield’s new Oastler Building.
Contemporary and carbon-neutral home is flooded with natural light with the help of Roof Maker.

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Skylights are a great way of letting that sunshine and natural light flood into your home.
Cladding is more than just a protective skin on the exterior of a building.
Combining white colour effects with impressive strength-to-weight ratio and excellent postbreakage performance
SCHOLLGLAS covers the new harbour bridge in Bremerhaven
Samantha Anderson talks about glass selection in the home building process and how important it is to get the timing and choice right.
Thanks to the committed involvement of architectural offices, university departments and industry associations, glasstec offers some unique added value: the special show: glass technology live!
The Station Hotel in Prahran’s Greville Street was a favourite watering hole and stay-over for generations. Its recent revision by architects Interlandi Mantesso sees 41 apartments rise discretely behind the classic Victorian pub facade and an uber-cool, bespoke, Viridian glass shell.
The evaluation of adaptive facades presents a challenge because there is no established evaluation strategy to systematically reach this goal and many of the available façade performance evaluation tools have limited applicability for such advanced building facades.
For a period of time now the use of Double-Skin Facades have increased due to their relevant usage and profit with respect to their possession of increased energy efficiency and daylighting improvement.
Today’s functional buildings tend to have shapes that go much further than pure expediency, and glass is therefore used more and more frequently as a structural support element.
Full glass structures can appear to be practically invisible and the observer experiences the wonderful sensation of seeing a floating, weightless and totally transparent structure, as if it‘s almost not there.
A desire for more thermally efficient glazing systems has led the development of new proprietary triple and even quadruple glazed insulated glazing units (IGUs) to be used in some buildings.

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