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The Q22 is a pointing building with glass façades made of PRESS GLASS IGUs.
Reflective partial coating "ipachrome design" makes the Elbe Philharmonic Hall shine.
Construction of Leeza Soho, a 46-storey (207m) mixed-use tower with the world’s tallest atrium, has reached level 20.
Novi High School’s new fitness center features curved Tubelite curtainwall with stadium views, welcoming interior.
Glass figures prominently into the design of Bristol-Myers Squibb's new Princeton Pike Campus.
Layers of texture and colour weave together to create a play on light through the striking glass artwork.
SCHOTT NARIMA glass is particularly suited to landmark architecture, like opera houses, memorials, museums, and flagship shopping destinations.
The professionals at W&W Glass chose Sotawall® Hybrid-Wall®, a high performance unitized wall system that is specially designed for hi-rise residential buildings.
The construction of Mace’s One Angel Court project in the heart of the City of London, was completed yasterday [23rd February].
Sculpted by the angles of the sun, the Solar Carve Tower explores how shaping a building in response to solar access and other site-specific criteria can expand its architectural potential.
The tapering column profile creates a destabilizing, mirage-like effect from afar, while maximizing their connection to the faceted glass façade on a construction detail level.
This solar canopy covers 360,000 square meters, with the size of 27 soccer fields, for sheltering over 10,000 finished car products of Dongfeng Nissan and the cars of its employees.
Use of louvers-between-glass can contribute up to 31 LEED certification credits.
GLASSOLUTIONS has completed an extensive project for Kier Construction as part of the latest transformational development on east London’s Greenwich Peninsula.
Elegant and refined in appearance, Easy Glass Pro complements the ‘city villa’ feel of ksg’s graceful apartment blocks.
The façade, which includes 1154 decorative glass panels, uses a terra cotta color to translate the opacity of brick into a contemporary and luminous curtain wall system.
March 8 and 9, 2017 promise to be some of the hottest days for Glass Learning in early 2017.
First-of-its-kind tool simplifies complicated spec-writing process for architects.
The 3 levels’ facade have been equipped with high-size scales that are transparent, mixt or opaque.

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Skylights are a great way of letting that sunshine and natural light flood into your home.
Cladding is more than just a protective skin on the exterior of a building.
Combining white colour effects with impressive strength-to-weight ratio and excellent postbreakage performance
SCHOLLGLAS covers the new harbour bridge in Bremerhaven
Samantha Anderson talks about glass selection in the home building process and how important it is to get the timing and choice right.
Thanks to the committed involvement of architectural offices, university departments and industry associations, glasstec offers some unique added value: the special show: glass technology live!
The Station Hotel in Prahran’s Greville Street was a favourite watering hole and stay-over for generations. Its recent revision by architects Interlandi Mantesso sees 41 apartments rise discretely behind the classic Victorian pub facade and an uber-cool, bespoke, Viridian glass shell.
The evaluation of adaptive facades presents a challenge because there is no established evaluation strategy to systematically reach this goal and many of the available façade performance evaluation tools have limited applicability for such advanced building facades.
For a period of time now the use of Double-Skin Facades have increased due to their relevant usage and profit with respect to their possession of increased energy efficiency and daylighting improvement.
Today’s functional buildings tend to have shapes that go much further than pure expediency, and glass is therefore used more and more frequently as a structural support element.
Full glass structures can appear to be practically invisible and the observer experiences the wonderful sensation of seeing a floating, weightless and totally transparent structure, as if it‘s almost not there.
A desire for more thermally efficient glazing systems has led the development of new proprietary triple and even quadruple glazed insulated glazing units (IGUs) to be used in some buildings.

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