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Eurowhite NG ensures a neutral coloured, highly transparent glass façade
At one traditional shopping centre at the heart of a Devon town, the solution is architectural – enclosing the previously open-air pedestrianised street with a large glass roof in order to create a space that can be enjoyed all-year-round.
Double-laminated IGUs were chosen to create the facade, whilst the glass the designers opted for is Guardian SunGuard® SNX 50/23 HT, helping to protect the building from rapid temperature changes.
Guardian SunGuard® SuperNeutralTM (SN) 51/28 coated solar control glass was chosen for the beautiful glazed façade, some of which is curved.
Display Will Also Offer Unique Look at Guardian VIG To Illustrate Performance
Premium passive low-e glass by Vitro Architectural Glass recognized for enclosure performance, design.
The three opening speakers in GPD 2019 are the most distinguished professionals in their own companies.
Builders, architects and remodelers now have a new trusted resource when designing, specifying, and selecting high-performance windows, doors and skylights.
Philadelphia-based Graboyes Commercial Window Company recently assisted general contractor Vericon Construction with a bank office’s interior fit-out in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.
The glass chosen for the stunning-looking facade is Guardian SunGuard® Solar Light Blue 52, which reduces glare from the sun and helps to reduce the demands on the building’s air conditioning.
Fort Lauderdale’s busiest intersection is the future home of Whole Foods and residential development. Al-Farooq Corporation is providing the steel design for the windows and doors, along with all glazing for both projects.
The slim sightlines of Senior Architectural Systems’ popular SF52 aluminium curtain walling system have helped make a big impression at the new look Slough Ice Arena.
SupaLite, the Preston-based tiled roof specialists, have confirmed that The FIT Show will see the official launch of SkyElevate, their brand-new roof lantern system.
More than 25 events, including specialized seminars, conferences, forums and round tables, were held as part of the Batimat Construction Summit.
When residents of this Pennsylvania home decided it was time to let some sunshine in, Solar Innovations® answered the call with a green solution that would brighten their lives and their home.
Constructed of powder coated aluminium, the canopy sits proudly on top of double glazed glass panelling (two panes of 10mm thick toughened laminated glass), forming the structure of the lobby construction.

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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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