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Press Glass are happy that buildings, to which they provide their products, are more and more often appreciated in architectural competitions.
Glas Trösch supplied around 2200 m² of triple insulating glass.
Trex Commercial Products engineered glass railings for the stairs and overlooks, employing sleek Track Rail with glass infill panels and stainless steel top cap.
4545 Roosevelt creates dramatic presence in bustling Seattle neighborhood.
The Sardinera House was designed according to sustainability criteria, and has been awarded a class A energy efficiency rating.
Guardian SunGuard SuperNeutralTM SN 62/34 was chosen for the fully glazed façade.
When Rutland based property developer and designer, Ash Design, spotted an opportunity to transform an out-dated property in Oakham, its founder Ash Miles Dennis jumped at the chance to reconfigure the layout and bring the design into the 21st century.
The Russian and East European construction and interior design markets are leaning more and more toward energy-efficient buildings.
Britplas have launched a new operating handle for their award-winning Safevent window.
A double skin façade application is a traditional façade that has a second cover on the outside that is normally made of glass.
The VELUX Group, world leading roof window and modular skylights manufacturer is launching Vario by VELUX – the brand’s first made-to-order rooflight solution for flat roofs.
Located on the former Smith’s Dock shipyard in North Shields which dates back to 1857, the new Smokehouses have been designed by Simpson Haugh architects and jointly developed by Urban Splash and Places for People.
GG Glass has successfully completed a large scale curtain wall installation along the central front elevation of Limehouse Station, London, in rapid time.
The National Glass Association (NGA) is proud to announce the launch of its new Glass & Glazing Design Academy, made available to architects and industry professionals through a new partnership with Architectural Record.
At Newview, their specialist glazing installation teams have the skills and experience to work on a wide variety of installation projects.
This idyllic plot, situated just north of the Nevis Range, allowed the client to create their perfect home with the help of their builders.

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The high-tech, high strength glazing that covers today’s megatall buildings is as important to the building’s performance as the steel and concrete inside it.
The construction typology of the curtain wall arose with Joseph Paxton’s Crystal Palace and accelerated in the 20th century.
Along with the multifunctionality of the building skin, BIPV today involves a new aesthetics in contemporary architecture.
This paper will describe the design, detailing, testing and construction of structural glass beams as part of load bearing grid shell structure in the newly built Zaryadye Park in Moscow, Russia.
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.
A facade shouldn’t just dictate how a building looks, but how it works — especially in the harsh climate of Saudi Arabia.
XXL glasses expand the scope for design in architecture: view and admire at glasstec 2018 in Düsseldorf from 23 to 26 October 2018
Glass is enhanced with added functions to form an integral part of the building network. We are still in the early stages of development.
A modular system allows you to create a larger design by joining glass panels together in a line.
Case Studies of the Aesthetic Qualities and Possibilities of Glass in Architectural Design.
This paper presents a case study of an adaptive sunscreen facade and evaluation of its performance and occupant behavior.

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