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Architects and designers recognized for creative use of color and glass in design projects
AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) honors three renovated buildings with additions and one new build featuring high-performance solar control low-e glass by Vitro Architectural Glass
Şişecam provides input to both architectural patterned glass and energy glass sectors.
What DecorOpal has undergone is a genuine upgrade!
Glas Trösch's highly effective solar protection coatings and glass solutions with blinds, capillary tubes or liquid crystals integrated in the space between the panes provide effective heat protection.
Glass & Glazing Design Academy, plus new presentation, available now
The space of a city should belong to everyone. Architecture, sunshine, nature and fresh air should be shared in harmony to create a convenient, comfortable and humanized environment for living and travel.
Over four days, the around 28,500 trade visitors from more than 100 countries found out all about the latest trends in woodworking and wood processing and in window, door and facade construction.
This month, Vitro’s live webinar series will be offering two online Continuing Education (CE) opportunities exclusively for our Glass Education Insiders.
Strips of Spanish limestone and curtainwall alternate to create a visually interesting façade for Portland’s new 17-story Multnomah Courthouse.
Watch Vitro's interview with Javier Roberto López González, head of marketing at Prisma Hotel Group, to learn more about this artfully curated hotel, where glass itself has become a main character.
The newly constructed Pikes Peak Summit House visitor center in Cascade, Colo., was designed to provide a seamless, immersive visitor experience.
International Architecture Congress on 22 September 2022
Mountains and rivers decorate the Country, the Silk Road promotes the sports spirit
Vitro is donating more than 20,000 square feet of Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass for the project, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2022.
With its very successful second edition, digitalBAU – which took place from May 31 to June 2, 2022, at the Cologne trade fair grounds – underscored its importance to the construction industry.

Articles

The main challenge in the design of the duplex façade was the high aesthetical performance that the façade had to meet.
The economy globalizes. The industries concentrate. The productions become uniform. Cultural specificities disappear. About architecture and glass in architecture, it is the same phenomenon.
“Going ahead of the Curve” is what the advertisement states outside of newly remodeled, Class A office building at 160 Elgin Street in Ottawa, Canada.
Can you name all types of dynamic glazing that are available in today’s market? Are you aware of their particular specifications and strengths? Don’t worry even if you can’t. 
Combining transparency with a high compressive strength, glass enables us to make diaphanous load-bearing compressive members, from beams and columns to free-standing facades and entire glass structures.
Glass can form and shape a space, creating transparent architecture that can make you feel closer to the outside world.
This poetry in architecture, one of the most advanced structures in the Nordic countries, Oodi Library exalts the very elements of glass, wood and steel that work in balance as a free-standing masterpiece. 
The paper illustrates the design project of the main laminated glass balustrade of a steel staircase installed in the historical Margherita Theatre in Livorno, Italy.
Making new and existing buildings as energy efficient as possible is one way to help meet the EU’s CO2 reduction goals.
Interview with Émilie Develle, technical advisor, Guardian Glass Europe.
The aim of this paper is to explain how the design intent of a bespoke glazed façade develops from the point of view of the façade consultant BIFF SA.
To create spectacular Tampa Bay views from inside the museum, Novum Structures used hurricane-resistant safety glazing.

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