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When the bicycle manufacturer SCOTT, originally based in the US, expanded to Europe in the early 1990s, it found a suitable location in Western Switzerland.
The building’s façade combines solid masonry walls and windows arranged to relate to the position of the sun.
Sand Palace stands up to Hurricane Michael, setting the standard for future homes.
All projects will be judged by this international jury of renowned industry professionals representing the architectural and design industries
Glass meets aesthetic, energy performance demands for LEED-certified Chicago tower.
From November 14 to 17, 2019, The Theme Forum "China · New Reality" sponsored by AIA (The American Institute of Architects) International Region and AIA Shanghai Branch and undertaken by NorthGlass and other companies was held at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai.
Designed by KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten, the SAP headquarters building is an 11-storey, twin-block high-rise located on the edge of the Eschborn Süd office district in Frankfurt.
Solarban® 60 glass was chosen for the replacement of 800 guest room windows at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables because it complied with contemporary energy codes while maintaining the neutral aesthetic of the original glass.
Registration is now open for Greenbuild India 2020, taking place Feb. 6–7, 2020, at the ITC Gardenia in Bengaluru. Buy your ticket before Dec. 15 to take advantage of early bird rates.
Comfortable cinemas, modern 4k projectors, 3D projection and best surround sound. Experience cinema in a new dimension. This is the Cineplex in Baden-Baden, Germany.
cube berlin is an eye-catching, 11-storey office building located at Washington Platz in the Europacity urban district of Berlin.
6,600 m2 of insulating glass are combined with a sophisticated layered design that ensures that heat remains outside.
The MNHA (Musée National d’Histoire et d’Art) in Luxembourg has selected Guardian ClarityTM to highlight, protect and preserve more than 250 items in its Urban Archeology exhibition, inaugurated in June 2017.
Stunning ‘organic’ façade delivers eye-catching aesthetics and coas tline environmental resistance thanks to SentryGlas® interlayers.
GEZE UK has provided a capital entrance to a new station that is part of London’s new Crossrail network.
The Northern Essex Community College (NECC) in Lawrence, MA recently unveiled a $6.5 million renovation of the college’s John R. Dimitry Building; and the transformation – lead by Perry Dean Rogers Partners Architects – is a bright one!

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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.
This paper will discuss the psychology of perception, threshold, and emotion in interior glass design.
Glass distortions may cause objects to appear irregular and out of focus when observed through a distorted glass panel.
Modern architecture continues to produce ever more attractive and higher quality façade constructions.
The aim of this paper is to show that it is possible to reduce costs while maintaining clear architectural, constructive and structural concepts.
Structural, architectural and installation demands must all be considered in glass structures. The best solutions do not form a compromise between these demands but integrate them into one solution.
In the constant search for original designs that truly push the limits, many building projects in the Middle East have been driving global innovation in engineering and façade design.
New technological advances in glass have taken curved glass fabrication to different levels of complexity and performance in the last few years, and design continues to drive into new frontiers.
Use of cold-bent and warped glass units in unitized curtain walling is a state-of-the art application.
This contribution is an excerpt of the journal publication by Louter et al. 2018. It explores the potential of thin glass for architectural applications and reports on two thin glass concepts.
New generation thin, lightweight and damageresistant glass seems to be the optimal material for extremely deformable structural elements for façades and building skins.
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.

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