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Tecglass technology can reproduce any graphic design at the fastest speeds possible, in real time, in varied sizes, achieving all types of color with an infinite range of hues and special effects.
Company will highlight bird collision research and bird-friendly design.
3,000sqm of stone-glass facade of hand-picked stones.
The perfect balance between energy efficiency and design.
Monticello is Thomas Jefferson’s estate, preserved now as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it serves as a museum, place of study and research, and a historical site.
CMS Window Systems has maintained a zero waste to landfill rate for the second year in a row, ensuring it continues to lead the way in the re-use and recycling of waste collected throughout its manufacturing and installation operations.
GG Glass in Scotland has completed a large glazed office frontage replacement in the heart of Glasgow City Centre, carrying out all removal and installation works within a single day.
Pella® Lifestyle Series wood products help homeowners achieve their design vision with style flexibility, purposeful innovations and enhanced performance features.
The GG Glass Manchester team has completed the supply and installation of a full curtain wall shopfront and opening at a new Costa Coffee store on Northwich Retail Park.
Maven led the management buyout (MBO) of CMS Window System (CMS), a leading end-to-end provider of premium window and door solutions, and one of Scotland’s fastest growing manufacturing businesses.
Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems has been invited to present their RIBA Approved Seminar “Stand and Deliver: A Study of Curtain Walling” as part of FIT Show’s Seminar Programme.
Permasteelisa Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Klaus Lother as new Group CEO and Managing Director of Permasteelisa S.p.A.
EFCO is pleased to announce that Mike Luna has accepted the Vice-President Operations position.
Over 11,000 participants are expected to meet in Dubai for the largest windows, doors and facades industry gathering in the Middle East this year.
Gloucester-based aluminium specialists CDW Systems have renewed their long-standing membership of Secured by Design, the National Police Crime Prevention initiative.
The Extinction Rebellion protests that brought London to a standstill and Parliament's decision to declare a climate emergency have put climate change under a relentless focus in recent weeks.

Articles

When designing with glass, there are a wide range of options to choose from to create a truly unique project.
As companies strive to make their workplaces more flexible, interior glass has become a popular choice. Demountable interior glass also offers tax advantages.
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.
The functionality of glass goes far beyond the proven basic properties of this transparent material.
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.
A modular system allows you to create a larger design by joining glass panels together in a line.

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