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At 48 m high the monument La Ventana al Mundo − or The Window to the World − in Barranquilla, Colombia is hard to miss.
Carnegie Mellon University recently opened its largest building on campus, the David A. Tepper Quadrangle, reflecting a new model of higher education that connects teaching, learning, and innovation.
The building features innovative architecture, a high-performance glass-and-metal skin, and cutting-edge technology.
Imposing Connection between Tradition and Modernity.
The roof glazing as well as the round windows were made with Guardian SunGuard® eXtra Selective 60/28 coated glass.
Civic architecture is all about creating buildings that engage with their communities. It’s about creating places and spaces in which we are able respond positively to our surroundings at a human level.
After decades spent evaluating windows particularly with regard to their thermal insulation, it is only now that focus is moving onto the considerable benefits of daylight.
A dramatic multipart Ridgeglaze rooflight has been designed to run along the entire apex of the roof in the recently redesigned Machrie Hotel.
Pleijsier Bouw, Suntuitive Dynamic Glass and Sustainable Building Practices
Demountable interior glazing brightens an open-concept office.
Located in the Sachsenhausen-Süd district of Frankfurt, Germany, the Henninger Turm building has been a major landmark of the city for more than 50 years.
AluFoldDirect’s new Aluminium Glazing Projects service offers installers essential support for large aluminium glazing jobs.
Glass with bird-friendly pattern, solar control capabilities help land top building award.
New lobby of the Torre Europa: custom-made on the limit of possibility.
Asia’s construction industry is changing: Demand for high-quality products and materials is steeply rising. This was also evident at FENESTRATION BAU China, the leading trade fair for building systems solutions, high-end technologies and materials.
By design, the properties of the high-performance SILVERSTAR COMBI and SILVERSTAR SELEKT façade glazing from EUROGLAS have been harmonised for optimum effect.

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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.
Structural glass can be used as a fantastic alternative to a traditional façade system.
Glass has entered the sustainability vernacular in a big way, which is great news for builders.
To provide stiffness, shading and privacy with abundant daylight and a feeling of openness for restaurant extensions and an entrance canopy to a London hotel, we used glass sandwich panels with aluminium honeycomb core.
From flooring to roofing, there are many architectural uses for glass. But today, beyond your average glass fixtures and simple glass structures, buildings made entirely of glass are gaining popularity in major cities across the world.

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