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The designers relied on Pilkington Planar™ structural glass systems with a mix of support structures.
Biomimicry Case Study: Biology to Design
Şişecam Temperable Solar Control Low-E Glass will be preferred for the project's façades and skylights.
View Dynamic Glass will enhance occupant comfort and wellness in landmark development in Atlanta’s innovation district
The company estimates that the world’s first transparent, electricity-generating flexible glass conservatively represents a $25 billion market.
VINCI Construction and Sunpartner Technologies announced a new 50/50 joint venture and launched a new connected smart glass window dubbed “Horizon.”
Graham contributed to the owner’s pursuit of LEED BD+C certification by virtue of the recycled content in its aluminum windows and its location within 500 miles of the jobsite.
Lumiduct enables transparent glass façades to generate more energy than conventional solar panels and at the same time create a perfect indoor building climate.
2017 Consumer Electronics and Detroit Auto Shows Demonstrate How Smart Your Glass Could be With New Automotive Uses for SPD-SmartGlass by Research Frontiers.
Three years ago, the floatplants Haldensleben and Osterweddingen introduced an energy management system in accordance with ISO 50001.
Supporting the project’s energy-efficient and environmentally responsible operations, Wausau Window and Wall Systems’ curtainwall, windows and sun shades balance natural light and comfortable interiors.
Created to bring a light and airy space into every corner of a home using an elegant and aesthetically pleasing design.
Heliatek is expanding its global presence in exhibiting at two major upcoming shows in the US and Europe.
With a strong focus on glazing, the library is made up of a bespoke glazing solution comprising of Viridian PerformaTechTM and Viridian ComfortHush.
Tubelite Inc. has added Kent Baumann as a business development manager based in its Dallas office.
One specific industry that has benefited greatly from smart glass technology is the hospitality sector.
The themes that will be discussed in this forum include: fenestration solutions for building envelope, Passive House, Plus Energy Building, and Business Model Innovation.
Guardian Industries Corp. recently debuted a video that outlines the company’s two-decade presence and ongoing leadership in one of the fastest-growing, most architecturally innovative regions of the world.
50 Martin Place showcases its magnificent new glass dome roof.

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Switchable smart glass technology enables contemporary design with built-in usability that can adapt spaces to users’ needs at the flick of a switch.
Low-e glass stands for low emissivity, whereas emissivity indicates the ability of a material to radiate energy.
One way to enhance corporate image through the design of the business premises or office space is to install switchable glass.
Switchable Glass Makeup – Clear or Coloured Glass
A green building is the hallmark of economically sound business decisions, thoughtful environmental decisions, and smart human impact decisions.
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
Samantha Anderson talks about glass selection in the home building process and how important it is to get the timing and choice right.
The Station Hotel in Prahran’s Greville Street was a favourite watering hole and stay-over for generations. Its recent revision by architects Interlandi Mantesso sees 41 apartments rise discretely behind the classic Victorian pub facade and an uber-cool, bespoke, Viridian glass shell.
The evaluation of adaptive facades presents a challenge because there is no established evaluation strategy to systematically reach this goal and many of the available façade performance evaluation tools have limited applicability for such advanced building facades.
For a period of time now the use of Double-Skin Facades have increased due to their relevant usage and profit with respect to their possession of increased energy efficiency and daylighting improvement.
Modern, transparent and prestigious – large glass façades are very much in vogue for office complexes and industrial buildings.

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