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The designers relied on Pilkington Planar™ structural glass systems with a mix of support structures.
WICONA and ONLYGLASS present digital communication surfaces on façades with LCD and LED displays.
Glass canopies are a great way to make any outdoor area or lobby entrance stand out.
"Building the city of the future" – in architecture and town planning, this means an intensive examination of the requirements of the building envelope, of façades, windows and doors.
Vetrotech played a significant part by providing glass that met the rigorous fire security standards as well as the transparency criteria.
Glazed systems by Kawneer feature on the redevelopment of Cheltenham Racecourse.
The one-story museum’s façade and 30-foot-tall lobby features Tubelite Inc.’s curtainwall and entrance systems.
Solar Innovations® met this design challenge by utilizing Eastern White Pine glu laminate rafters for their attractive appearance on the interior of the skylight.
Lumiduct enables transparent glass façades to generate more energy than conventional solar panels and at the same time create a perfect indoor building climate.
Dimmable glass for research institute “IMBA”, Vienna
Most are aware that there is a glazing method called structural glazing.
Mondrian internal sliding doors were installed into the basement of this home in Fulham, London.
While toughened glass is much harder to break than annealed glass, when it does break it crumbles in its entirety into small, harmless pebbles.
For Microsoft's new headquarters building in Munich, Karlsruhe-based feco GmbH has developed F30 fire protection glazing as a supplement to its wall-flush fecofix glazing.
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.
The goal for most companies that supply products is to provide a solution to a problem. Market studies are done, research and development activated and the hopeful (expected) outcome is something that can ease a market worry.
DCS selected NY-based W&W Glass to help them design a stunning point-supported glass structure that protects and inspires.

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When it comes to glazing your self-build, extension, or renovation project, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by choice.
Come rain or shine, your newly installed sliding patio doors will always keep you comfortable.
Cladding is more than just a protective skin on the exterior of a building.
Case Study: I.R.C.C. (Institute for Research and Treatment of Cancer)
Combining white colour effects with impressive strength-to-weight ratio and excellent postbreakage performance
Energy regulations in the construction industry are getting harsher, restricting the amount of glass that we can install in a façade.
TGI-Spacers Played a Key Role in Curtain Wall Vision Glass and Spandrel Panels
Have you ever wondered exactly what it means when people talk about things like strengthened and chemically treated glass?
The AGI educational series illustrates and describes common glazing challenges as a means to communicate best practices for the design and construction industry, not as a sole source for design guidance.
Samantha Anderson talks about glass selection in the home building process and how important it is to get the timing and choice right.
Laminated safety glass with SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer has played a key role in enabling the design of an 100-foot-tall glass fin lobby wall on the 150 North Riverside Plaza office building in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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!

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