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Unique new hotspot for businesses, residents and tourists in the heart of Warsaw city centre.
Glass canopies are a great way to make any outdoor area or lobby entrance stand out.
Vetrotech played a significant part by providing glass that met the rigorous fire security standards as well as the transparency criteria.
The one-story museum’s façade and 30-foot-tall lobby features Tubelite Inc.’s curtainwall and entrance systems.
Contemporary façade glass elements not only enable bright and light-flooded rooms, but also reveal a breathtaking view of the mountain landscape.
WALKER TEXTURES™ Velour glass elegantly shields rooftop mechanicals from view.
In total, around 80 metres of balustrade were installed at West London Volkswagen.
Custom glass components from Beletz Bros.
Modern translucent structures has become an important tool for architects, actually changing the face of the urban environment.
Loyola Marymount University needed our help recently to replace a pane of broken glass in their newly-constructed Seaver Life Sciences Building.
Glazing Vision’s one wall box rooflights were incorporated in Taylor Wimpey’s prestigious, high specification residential development at St Dunstan’s House, Fetter Lane in the City of London.
DCS selected NY-based W&W Glass to help them design a stunning point-supported glass structure that protects and inspires.
W&W Glass was awarded the contract from Plaza Construction to renovate the tall lobby entrance and interior glass of this prestigious building owned by Fisher Brothers.
Wrightstyle, the leading advanced steel and aluminium glazing specialist, has installed highly-complex systems in an historic London building that will become the creative HQ of the Jamie Oliver Group.
Sports Business Journal recently wrote a piece entitled “Dear 2016 – What a Year it Was” highlighting major stories, who made headlines, the loss of some legends, how facilities got creative and some of the largest facility project completions of the year.
Far-reaching sea views don’t come much better than these from the spacious balconies of a new luxury apartment development on the South Coast.
Supporting the project’s energy-efficient and environmentally responsible operations, Wausau Window and Wall Systems’ curtainwall, windows and sun shades balance natural light and comfortable interiors.
While you’re watching the next home game at Citi Field, keep an eye out for the structural glass fin wall located just beyond the foul pole in left field.

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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.