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Walker Glass manufactured a low-iron glass with white, backpainted and bronze-tinted mirror with a satin acid etch applied.
AGA hospital is the largest hospital in The Hague, in The Netherlands. Renovated and enlarged with the addition of a new, modern building, it has been further enlarged at the end of 2017.
Wrightstyle, the advanced steel and aluminium glazing company, has been appointed to work on a sixth Crossrail station.
The building received a new transparent skin glass façade made with Guardian Glass.
Floor-to-ceiling glass introduces natural lighting and frames a spectacular view of downtown Boston, relating the contextual design to the waterfront skyline.
When complete, the renovated Main Street Station will feature one of the longest glass walls in the world—a wall made possible by VS1. 
Wilburn Basin is a brand new high-quality housing development of nearly 500 homes in four blocks ranging from 8 to 21 storeys sited around the historic River Irwell Basin, Manchester.
Stevenage Borough Council has appointed Mace to undertake the first phase of an exciting and ambitious programme of town centre regeneration, with construction expected to start next year.
The City of Glasgow Colleges, Riverside Campus and City Campus, have both scooped numerous awards for their impressive architecture.
Due to the structural properties and mortise and tenon design of Acurlite’s system, the skylight framing members were assembled on the ground and craned into location.
The redesign and renovation of the area around the main station in Arnhem has taken almost 20 years.
Leading rooflight manufacturer, Xtralite, has provided rooflights to a popular tourist attraction in the heart of London that has benefitted from a dramatic £23.75m renovation which has transformed the building and its interior.
Abundant glass brightens the 70,000 sf facility.
The exterior of the tower is sheathed in a glass curtain wall, with curved glass panels at the northwest and southeast corners.
Working on One Thousand Museum from Pritzker Prize-winning Architect Zaha Hadid.
Powder-coated in red to match the school’s branding, Maple’s shading at Ashville College is a work of art.

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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.
These factors are contributing to a growing architectural trend for ‘skinnyscrapers’: high-rise buildings with a very small footprint and a strickling slender and elegant design.
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.
It is in spaces that heal, that we hope...for hope, for a new lease of life, for the wealth of wellbeing. For, it is in healing spaces that we can find the power to heal, the promise of good health.
Facade and roof systems can be developed from concept drawings to physical prototypes through computer 3D models and structural analysis.
In a building, light has both form and function – from the intimate restaurant to the intensity of a hospital theatre; from the serenity of a cathedral to the floodlit arena of a football stadium. Light possesses absolute functionality with the power to change ambience and transform mood.
When you install rooflights, you’re adding a host of benefits to your home. Rooflights can be installed in tight spaces where traditional windows cannot, they flood rooms with natural light and can be tailored to fitted in any home, in a wide variety of styles too.

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