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With energy-saving Guardian SunGuard® SuperNeutral® 40/23, the Florentinum has earned the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Platinum Award, the highest possible green building certification.
Taiwan and South Korea Join the Constantly Growing Trend
On December 31 The National Speed Skating Hall was officially unveiled.
Currently the world is under pressure to limit global warming. We need to change our way of living and our way of producing things.
Meticulous detail and new glazing for a landmark building.
From January 1 to March 31, 2020, market leaders, SMEs, start-ups and project owners are all invited to submit their pioneering ideas and projects for the most important innovation prizes in the energy industry – The smarter E AWARD, Intersolar AWARD and ees AWARD.
Former Irish Times editor and author will provide closing keynote the third annual green building conference taking place in Dublin March 24-25
A new horizon that Europe’s flat glass sector looks forward to with enthusiasm and cautious optimism.
Greenbuild Europe 2020, taking place at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland, from March 24–25, 2019, offers exceptional opportunities to network and learn about timely green building topics and strategies in Europe.
Glass meets aesthetic, energy performance demands for LEED-certified Chicago tower.
Hosted in the 100th city to earn LEED certification, Greenbuild examined the creation of a new living standard.
On November 28, Glass for Europe went to GLASSPRINT 2019, in Dusseldorf, to meet representatives from the glass decoration sector and present the outcome of the TNO study on energy savings and CO2 emission reduction potential from glazing.
During the last months, Glass for Europe has been actively engaged, on behalf of Glass Alliance Europe, in the development of the Master Plan for a competitive transformation of EU EIIs.
Glass for Europe calls for an ambitious and long-term EU industrial strategy to allow Europe to remain a hub for a leading, smart, innovative and sustainable industry.
Glass for Europe is today in Istanbul to talk about Circular Economy in the European flat glass sector at the Sisecam International Glass Conference.
Designed by KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten, the SAP headquarters building is an 11-storey, twin-block high-rise located on the edge of the Eschborn Süd office district in Frankfurt.

Articles

This paper will discuss the psychology of perception, threshold, and emotion in interior glass design.
Windows have always been at the intersection of various technologies and architectural processes that evolved in parallel and often intertwined.
Curved insulated glass units formed by tempered bending or annealed slumped bending offer a bold expression of architectural design with transparency and energy efficiency.
New generation thin, lightweight and damageresistant glass seems to be the optimal material for extremely deformable structural elements for façades and building skins.
Re-thinking the life-cycle of architectural glass brings together recent research into the economic, technical, environmental and logistical viability of closed-loop construction glass recycling.
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.
Along with the multifunctionality of the building skin, BIPV today involves a new aesthetics in contemporary architecture.
There have several type smart glass, what is the difference for different type? How can you know that and choose right?
Presented below are some of the special challenges facing the skilled glass-processing trades: many products are becoming smarter.
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.
This paper presents a case study of an adaptive sunscreen facade and evaluation of its performance and occupant behavior.

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