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Three experts from gold sponsor Trosifol, gave well-attended lectures at the recent GPD event.
The glass processor TVITEC supplied all the glazing in the building envelope, which, in addition to the high-performance glazing solutions, includes half a dozen large size panes that draw strong attention to the main facade.
Guthrie Glass of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey recently completed the process to become a certified company within the North American Contractor Certification (NACC) program.
Şişecam Flat Glass offers architects creative solutions with its new product Şişecam Extra Strong Laminated Glass.
A tiny gardener’s cottage, nestled in picturesque Aberdeenshire, has been transformed into a five-star holiday hideaway using bespoke aluminium glazing from Sidey.
Michigan-based glass fabricator creates Glass + Metal Craft, launches Fulcrum division to focus on architectural systems.
A new brochure has been published that covers the entire range of Kuraray glass interlayers for architectural glass.
Scotland’s Cube Glass, the innovative and rapidly expanding glass and aluminium specialist, is literally spanning the UK with a slew of lucrative new contracts from Shetland in the north to Winchester in the deep south of England.
Utilising Metal Technology’s System 17HR curtain walling on all elevations, this impressive office development not only meets high sustainability standards, it also delivers a striking aesthetic.
The Permasteelisa Group is installing the façades on the tower designed by IF Architectes in collaboration with SRA Architectes. The tower is located in the heart of the Défense district in Paris and will reach completion in 2020.
When it comes to home building, renovating and refurbishment projects, homeowners are becoming much more in tune with the desired style and finish they would like to achieve for their property.
A landmark residential development in Greater Manchester showcases the benefits of offsite-built modules to complete external elevations and collaboration between designers and manufacturers.
Al-Farooq Corporation has been selected to provide shop drawings and tube design for all glazing of the 266-room Bayfront hotel.
Leading contract glazing specialist, GG Glass, has launched a Midlands branch following the recent acquisition of established local firm, Commercial Aluminium Services.
It’s an age old problem - how do you restore and protect your period property, without losing its charm and character?
ODL Europe is set to partner with the Glazing Summit once again for this year’s upcoming event on Thursday, September 12th 2019.

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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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