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For the glazed façade, the architect chose Guardian SunGuard® SNX 60, a triple silver coated solar control glass that offers even better colour consistency and enhanced internal reflections.
The internal and external curtain walls are all made by Tianjin NorthGlass.
Pleotint, LLC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Suntuitive® Dynamic Glass Awards. This prestigious honor recognizes superior achievement in the use of the innovative glass and glazing products from Suntuitive technology.
This article explores the role that acid-etched glass can play in dispersing natural light within a given space.
During the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) inaugural 2020 Annual Conference, the association officially launched its brand, including a new logo and promotional video never before seen by the industry.
BUDMA International Construction and Architecture Fair has been setting trends for years and is a meeting place for the largest manufacturers and distributors of modern technologies and building materials.
Glass Performance Days (GPD) and ICCG cooperatively support each other. Please see below for a message from ICCG.
AAMA GDSG-1, Design Guide for Sloped Glazing and Skylights, an FGIA standard, was last updated in 1987, when it was first created.
Custom post supported glass railing attached via top and fascia mount can be found throughout the newly renovated suite areas at Hard Rock Stadium.
BAU is becoming ever more attractive to international companies. The applications received so far for BAU 2021 indicate the proportion of exhibitors from outside Germany will be as high as 40 percent—for the first time in the 55-year history of BAU.
How Guardian Glass developed glass that reduces bird-glass collisions around the world
SNX 50 provides exceptional clarity, with a highly desirable, consistent, neutral, transparent – regardless of the viewing angle.
To help make occupants comfortable all year round, Guardian SunGuard SNX 60/28 was chosen for the fully glazed façade.
New 40-page book combines expanded project photography with other architect-driven features.
Trosifol has issued a new brochure with glass interlayers especially for use for use in the floors of bridges, footpaths or walkways.
Meticulous detail and new glazing for a landmark building.

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The combination of the double-skin concept with unitized systems made current typologies of double glazed units possible.
Numerous innovations have been seen in the last decades concerning new façade technologies. These were driven by new materials or new applications of known materials, such as glued-on wall structures (structural glazing) in the 60’s and 70’s.
It is estimated that 100 million to 1 billion birds a year perish due to collisions with glass.(1-2) In North America, some communities have enacted legislation aimed at protecting birds by calling for the design and installation of birdsafe glazing.
This paper will discuss the psychology of perception, threshold, and emotion in interior glass design.
Glass distortions may cause objects to appear irregular and out of focus when observed through a distorted glass panel.
Modern architecture continues to produce ever more attractive and higher quality façade constructions.
The aim of this paper is to show that it is possible to reduce costs while maintaining clear architectural, constructive and structural concepts.
Structural, architectural and installation demands must all be considered in glass structures. The best solutions do not form a compromise between these demands but integrate them into one solution.
In the constant search for original designs that truly push the limits, many building projects in the Middle East have been driving global innovation in engineering and façade design.
New technological advances in glass have taken curved glass fabrication to different levels of complexity and performance in the last few years, and design continues to drive into new frontiers.
Use of cold-bent and warped glass units in unitized curtain walling is a state-of-the art application.
This contribution is an excerpt of the journal publication by Louter et al. 2018. It explores the potential of thin glass for architectural applications and reports on two thin glass concepts.

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