The color and performance of glass in buildings are important design elements. Project specific designed coatings can merge the visual intent of architects and building owners with the energy performance requirements of a building.
The Glass structure of the West Balustrade in Eleftherias Square Nicosia Cyprus presented a challenge to Pentagonal in terms of 3D modelling, special glass fittings fabric, glass production, installation and testing.
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.