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Solarban® 67 and Solarban® 70 solar control, low-e glasses by Vitro Architectural Glass and “Nuance” acid-etched patterns from Walker Glass were chosen for the project.
The glass used for both the façade and the railing systems comes from Glas Trösch.
Tvitec manufactured more that 4,500 metres of high-performance glass for the new Campus Futura Airbus in Getafe (Madrid-Spain).
FG Glass brought its imagination to life with the collaboration of Tecglass technology.
Architects wanted the right balance of reflectivity. Watch to learn how Solarban® R77 glass was developed.
Windows, Doors & Facades Event (WDF Event), Gulf Glass and The Big 5 - the only live in-person global construction event in 2021.
Nine months until the start of the event
Ultra-Clear, Low-E Glass Inside an Artistic Mosaic Frame Creates a Hip Mixed-Use Space
The project is distinguished by a gleaming, point-fixed structural glass façade— fabricated with Solarban® 70XL glass on Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass by Vitro Glass
Glaziers cooperate on Camden’s first new hotel in 50 years.
Solarban® R77 glass reveals new design possibilities with its neutral-reflective, soft silver-blue aesthetic.
This webinar focuses on the chosen materials and surfaces as well as on the project facade and glass tectonics.
Glass for Europe contributed to the new European Bauhaus to highlight the importance of considering buildings in all their dimensions and to promote a people-centred approach to architecture.
POLFLAM® BR fire-resistant bent glass, as well as our fire-resistant flat glass, were both used in the glazing for the BONARKA underground car park’s stunning entryway.
Draft Curtain System Meets Fire Codes and Protects Against Threats of Smoke
SOLARBAN glasses promote healing at Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Healing Outpatient Experience (H.O.P.E.) Tower

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This paper focuses on the geometric optimization of the free-form gridshell towards planar quad glass units.
In today’s architecture the bending of glass plays an important role in achieving free forms in modern façades.
Shells made of structural glass are beautiful objects from both the aesthetics and the engineering point of view.
The structural glass for this globe structure is created with laminated double curved glass panels patch supported by a steel structure.
Renzo Piano Building Workshop designed a 290,000 sf museum celebrating the artistry and technology of film, becoming the world’s first museum and event space devoted to the Motion Picture.
The post-breakage behavior of glass beams is not easy to predict, therefore Octatube performed a range of tests on different glass fins varying the test setup.
Thin glass offers a promising prospect for lightweight façades with reduced use of raw materials, also opening up entirely new perspectives for architectural expression.
This paper focusses on the special glass part of the façade that covers both the ground floor as well as the first floor with a total height of 8.5 m and width of 6.5 m.
High-performance interlayers add to the stability, design flexibility, and adaptability of architectural glass
Few materials in human history have been made for as long or used in as many ways as glass. Ancient peoples molded it and poured it; later cultures discovered how to spin and blow glass into unique, dazzling shapes.
Elegant glazing - from walls to slabs - clads a residential tower.
Computer scientists develop a design tool that opens up the use of a cost-efficient technology for curved glass panels. The tool is based on a deep neural network and allows for the free-form design of beautiful glass façades.

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