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Oversize drill holes extremely close to the edge.
A unique and creative perspective from the field.
Laminates of security of more than 5 meters are integrated harmonically in the new auditorium of one of the historic buildings of Paris.
New low-iron glass combines affordability, clarity to expand aesthetic, performance options for architects.
The IQ Glass showroom in Amersham is the UK’s largest dedicated architectural glazing showroom.
Façade Solutions is a full service company offering design, supply and installation of custom, integrated solutions for the building envelope.
Diagonally shaped curtain walling leaning outward and without a singular regular pane of glass or panelling beyond the doors is just the sort of challenge which AluK relishes.
Eurasia Window, Door & Glass Fairs Proved Their Significance for the Industry Once Again With a New International Visitor Record.
AluK will be revealing a brand new 70mm window system at the FIT Show – complete with pre-inserted gaskets.
The Japanese construction industry offers great opportunities for growth. Companies and products that are “Made in Germany” enjoy a good reputation here in particular.
Progress continues on the overclad of Michael Graves’ post modern icon, The Portland Building.
ExtrudaSeal will be demonstrating a combination of their new products and their extensive back catalogue of gaskets and extrusions.
An innovative new residential property built on Passivhous principles in Devon utilises Promat SYSTEMGLAS® Celare fire resistant glazing system from fire, thermal and acoustic solutions specialist Promat UK.
When it comes to specifying home refurbishments, extensions and new build projects, it’s more than likely there will be a need for bright and open living spaces, accompanied with large glazed areas.
CMS Window Systems was tasked with the manufacture and installation of a wide range of glazing elements for the dual-aspect homes.
Wise Equity SGR announces the sale of Colcom Group to Simonswerk GmbH, a leading supplier of high-quality hinges and hinge systems for doors.

Articles

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.
With the myriad of glass type available now, it is often confusing what to choose in terms of safety, thermal and solar performance and balancing cost with the benefits on offer.

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