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Attractive spatial arrangements with Finstral windows.
Bright, spacious interiors that are also quiet, comfortable in temperature and efficient to heat.
Following the recent successful launch of Kestrel Aluminium Systems’ Flat Rooflight, the company are continuing to roll out their new product development portfolio, with their latest addition aimed at truly bringing light into living.
Goldray Glass printed the design onto a technographic interlayer film, before laminating it between two lites of glass.
Wrightstyle has supplied fire-rated glazing systems for an office refurbishment project in London.
The project - a collaboration between SOM’s architecture, structural engineering, and interior teams - was led by their London office, but involved expertise from SOM offices in New York and Chicago, along with architects on site in Geneva throughout construction.
Crittall Holdings Group, parent company of Crittall Windows, has announced the launch of a new fabrications division that will create and supply an impressive range of specialist steel and stainless steel glazing systems, screens and doorsets for both external and internal use.
It’s hard to stand out in the city that never sleeps – even for one of the most well-known financial trading entities in the world. That was the challenge that NASDAQ faced as they recently undertook over a $10 Million renovation at its national headquarters in the heart of New York City.
San Francisco International Airport’s new air traffic control tower meets high-performance design and LEED Gold criteria features Wausau’s curtainwall, Tubelite entrances, finishing by Linetec.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the 2nd Annual Innovative Glazing Global Summit, which will take place on 23-24 March 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.
The USA is this month marking Workplace Eye Wellness Month. Jane Embury, marketing director at advanced glazing system supplier Wrightstyle, looks at light in the UK workplace, and why we should also be aware of eyesight issues.
Monash University’s four bold new halls of residence are an impressive investment in education here and now, rather than the virtual experience tethered via cyberspace.
Making and taking advantage of the developing interest for advanced digital printed glass is necessary to building up a solid printed glass preparing line.
Linetec will be exhibiting at AIA Expo in booth #3353.
Our Liverpool branch did an outstanding job recently in fitting the glazing at the new Aintree branch of Next Retail.
KÖMMERLING will present products from the new 76mm platform, proCoverTec surface technology, an innovative Pergola for outdoor living and the global debut of the first ever soft close technology in a PVCu glazing system.
Many architects, engineers, and contractors have turned to W&W Glass when it comes to providing the custom structural glass enclosure systems for the nation’s premier airports.
Solarban® 70XL glass was specified for 1 BNC Center for more than aesthetic reasons. With a visible light transmittance of 64 percent, Solarban® 70XL glass provides the sustainable attributes to help sustain “sky gardens” at opposite corners of the building.
QBIG two in Heilbronn, Germany is an impressive innovative office building. The building with a glass façade is surrounded by an extravagant white steel skeleton.

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We all know the basic function of a window and why we think it’s important to the design and functionality of our home – to let in the light and allow us to see our surroundings.
To provide you with some guidance in the search for the right facade access solution, we will briefly explain and compare some available options in facade access solutions.
The façade as a synthesis of building elements, nowadays is the most important building part in terms of performance and architectural design. It is not only the aesthetics that make the façade so significant.
Double glazing is the practice of using two panes of glazing within your home’s windows as opposed to one.
Skylights are a great way of letting that sunshine and natural light flood into your home.
Minimizing unsafe practises in placing a facade access system.
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.

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