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NorthGlass has created the Guinness World Records for the largest single glass window.
Advanced machines offer industry-best digital glass printing for the architecture and automotive markets
Discover more about how Tvitec’s glass solutions fit magnificently with other materials and claddings for projects headed by renowned international architects.
The first curtain wall of the project is 6m high ribbed glass curtain wall, 5 layers of 12mm ultra-white tempered laminated Low-E insulating glass unit.
Five City Center in Allentown, PA features an attractive blue and gray mosaic-style façade that incorporates five different Vitro glass products.
Give your design something it never had before: a laminated glass so clear it almost disappears.
36,386 business professionals attended Dubai’s construction mega-event The Big 5, returning as the only live in-person event connecting the global construction industry in 2021.
FTI is accepting nominations for our biennial Vitruvian Honors & Awards through Monday, October 4, 2021!
The benefits delivered by large glazed surface are more than we think. They provide access to natural daylight and a visual connection with the external environment.
Vitro Architectural Glass will be showcasing several new products and innovative technologies at GlassBuild America.
Four different types of Guardian SunGuard® coated glass help to create a stunning, energy- efficient glass façade for the recently opened La Seine Musicale music and cultural centre located in the Boulogne-Billancourt suburb of Paris.
Facades+ Washington DC, September 21 - Facades+, Premier Conference on High-Performance Building Enclosures.
Vitro Architectural Glass has announced that two bird-friendly glass installations at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, PA, have received a Top Project of the Year Award in the elite Environment + Energy Leader Awards program.
We hope you’ll join us for one or more events this month, which can help you easily earn AIA LU/HSW credits no matter where you’re working. 
SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer helped create wide-open views and an opening day spectacle at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel and SkyPark.
Advanced solar control glazings contribute to team’s energy performance win

Articles

Unitised Façade System Designed with a Highly Transparent Façade of Low G-value Combined with Blast Requirements
For years and years research, development and discussions have been made on the safety of glass structures.
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.

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