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Designed by architect Juan Coll-Barreu, the headquarters building of the Basque Health Department in Bilbao, Spain, is a fantastic prism of glass and steel.
The 314 m (1,030 ft) tall 78-floor King Power MahaNakhon, located in the center of Bangkok’s central business district, strikes an impressive pose on the skyline as Thailand’s tallest building.
Roman Schieber will walk us through the amazing project of the Academy of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles.
Walker Glass is proud to be able to offer a new AIA approved version of its bird safe glass presentation!
The next edition of the event connecting the global construction community in Dubai is expected to boost the construction sector’s recovery efforts in the post-COVID-19 era.
The glass chosen for the facades is Guardian SunGuard® SuperNeutral™ (SN) 62/34.
They set the pace and give structure to the wide range of products and services on show—the four key themes at BAU 2021.
In March next year, São Paulo will become the events pole of construction and architecture.
This week, we continue with 3 videos from the Thin Glass & Applications session. Please check out the videos via the links below.
Tecglass opens up a new way to dive deep into the most imaginative design projects, making it available to everyone involved in the world of glass.
The SEEBBE Building Trade Fair is set to take place on June 24 – 27, 2020.
The National Glass Association is pleased to offer a new resource in the form of FAQs that address compliance of glass in buildings in accordance with the California AB262 legislation, also known as the Buy Clean California Act.
The Networking Platform for Young, Innovative Companies from the Glass Industry enters its Second Round
SunGuard® SuperNeutral SN 70/35 and SN 62/34 were chosen for the building.
SunGuard® SNX 60/28 coated solar control glass was selected to help save energy costs due to a lower demand for artificial lighting and air-conditioning.
Designers opted for Guardian SunGuard® Neutral 80/58 HT coated glass to glaze Khoroshkola.

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This document refers to a small explanation of the Auditorium execution process from the design and development of the technical solution, testing, manufacturing, to its final execution.
For over two decades and following a century of efficient, functional and often orthogonal architecture, we are experiencing the extensive search for ever more complex building geometries and expressive architectural forms.
As a modern society, we’re spending about 90% of our time indoors – at home, in offices or commuting. How is it possible to get access to daylight, when we can’t naturally be outside? By making buildings more transparent.
The paper will provide an overview of the currently applied engineering approach in the industry for curved hot bent glass in the absence of standards and codes.
Glass-Sandwich-Facades are not conceived with new materials but are a new and innovative combination of proven components and technology – glass, structural adhesive, sandwich panels and window systems.
The Wilshire Grand’s Façade Design in L.A.’s Seismic Zone 4 Reality
A pedestrian glass bridge, located at the TU Delft campus site, is being designed by the TU Delft Glass & Transparency Group.
In 2015 a pavilion mainly built of glass was finished. The building contractors themselves planned it as a transparent extension of their detached house to the garden.
In the last decade there has been a trend in Architecture to design façades in which all structural elements are made of glass. This trend has also extended to other parts of the building such as rooflights, staircases, etc.
The combination of the double-skin concept with unitized systems made current typologies of double glazed units possible.
Numerous innovations have been seen in the last decades concerning new façade technologies. These were driven by new materials or new applications of known materials, such as glued-on wall structures (structural glazing) in the 60’s and 70’s.
It is estimated that 100 million to 1 billion birds a year perish due to collisions with glass.(1-2) In North America, some communities have enacted legislation aimed at protecting birds by calling for the design and installation of birdsafe glazing.

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