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For the construction, the planners chose four 8 mm thick Ultrastrong laminated safety panes from Glas Trösch to meet the structural requirements related to the storey height.
NorthGlass Shanghai Company has undertaken the processing project of curtain wall glass.
Stunning ‘organic’ façade delivers eye-catching aesthetics and coas tline environmental resistance thanks to SentryGlas® interlayers.
In 2009, pharmaceuticals company Novartis Pharma AG embarked on an expansion project and called on renowned architect Frank O. Gehry, of Gehry Partners LLP, to design the new building.
San Mateo building to offer breathtaking views amongst other major innovations.
Essential in bringing daylight into this resplendent family home were Glazing Vision’s Ridgeglaze roof light and modular Flushglaze fixed rooflight.
The building is about to be equipped with the customized lift & slide system Μ45000 of ALUMIL.
As the problem of bird-to-building collisions becomes more widely known, an increasing number of states, cities and municipalities are adopting legislation that recommends, and in some cases, requires, bird-friendly materials be used on new construction and building renovations.
Tecnoglass, Inc. (NASDAQ: TGLS) (“Tecnoglass” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of architectural glass, windows, and associated aluminum products for the global commercial and residential construction industries, on Aug. 9 reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30.
On July 25th, 2019, ZAK World of Facades, co-organized with The Architectural Society of Shanghai China, was held in Shanghai.
The architectural engineering practice of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has designed the tallest residence building in the large-scale Hudson Yards development.
We are delighted to have won this prestigious competition for a brand new university in Milton Keynes and it is a particular honour bearing in mind the high calibre of the other shortlisted teams.
In addition to triple-glazed windows, an air quality system and other energy-saving measures, the facility also makes use of Guardian 275® translucent wall systems and mixed-glazed wall systems.
Façade & Glazing Solutions (FGS), which was divested from the Saint-Gobain Group 12 months ago has since completed more than 100 projects and has secured more than £40m of new projects since it gained independence.
The even division of the facade by elegant aluminium elements in a shimmering warm silver tone highlights the sculptural shape of the 38-storey Frankfurt Marienturm.
The new canopies integrate Duo-Gard’s patented Sleekline canopy structure with 3form’s Koda XT translucent polycarbonate glazing panels in a new system called Fusion.

Articles

Daylight control is a main resource of energy saving in buildings. Daylight control systems with mirror optics have the potential to save air conditioning due to the ability to reflect the solar rays back into the sky.
The color and performance of glass in buildings are important design elements. Project specific designed coatings can merge the visual intent of architects and building owners with the energy performance requirements of a building.
The Glass structure of the West Balustrade in Eleftherias Square Nicosia Cyprus presented a challenge to Pentagonal in terms of 3D modelling, special glass fittings fabric, glass production, installation and testing.
The high-tech, high strength glazing that covers today’s megatall buildings is as important to the building’s performance as the steel and concrete inside it.
The construction typology of the curtain wall arose with Joseph Paxton’s Crystal Palace and accelerated in the 20th century.
Along with the multifunctionality of the building skin, BIPV today involves a new aesthetics in contemporary architecture.
This paper will describe the design, detailing, testing and construction of structural glass beams as part of load bearing grid shell structure in the newly built Zaryadye Park in Moscow, Russia.
This year the special show will address the four focal themes Interactive Façades/Display Glass, Energy and Performance, Structural Glass and New Technologies.
Arup are consulting engineers for a series of recent projects involving curved glass: The High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas and a revolving feature lift for the new Louis Vuitton townhouse in London.
A facade shouldn’t just dictate how a building looks, but how it works — especially in the harsh climate of Saudi Arabia.
XXL glasses expand the scope for design in architecture: view and admire at glasstec 2018 in Düsseldorf from 23 to 26 October 2018
Glass is enhanced with added functions to form an integral part of the building network. We are still in the early stages of development.

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