Şişecam Group is working with the International Commission on Glass (ICG) for the declaration of 2022 as the “International Year of Glass” by the United Nations (UN) in order to underline the technological, scientific and economic importance of glass.
Healthy daylight, free solar heating, excellent thermal insulation and an unimpeded view of nature: these are the attributes of the modern wood and glass house whose expansive glass façades make nature a constant companion.
Şişecam Flat Glass T05 Meeting was held on Wednesday, June 17, organized in collaboration with the Arkitera Architecture Center and the speaker was architect Kim Herforth Nielsen, the founder of Denmark-based 3XN.
ENVELOPE 2050 is a free interactive webinar presented by Glass Canada magazine and UL Canada. On June 16 at 1 EST four top experts on facade energy efficiency will look ahead and take your questions on what we can do to meet the demands of the future.
The European flat glass industry welcomes the European Union’s desire to engage in a Renovation Wave of public and private buildings and is ready to deliver the high-performance glazing EU buildings need to become carbon-neutral by 2050.
Contemporary architectural transparency (understood as the optical property of the material) is constantly being redefined and, over the last decade, new design trends have developed related to transparent façades in architecture.
As a modern society, we’re spending about 90% of our time indoors – at home, in offices or commuting. How is it possible to get access to daylight, when we can’t naturally be outside? By making buildings more transparent.
Daylight control is a main resource of energy saving in buildings. Daylight control systems with mirror optics have the potential to save air conditioning due to the ability to reflect the solar rays back into the sky.