The NSG Group rolls out second edition of Glass in ...

In each situation, the glass incorporated into the architect’s design serves a variety of functions that help to enhance the aesthetics of the building, as well as its overall sustainable performance. Jolanta Lessig, European Marketing Communications Manager at NSG Group, said: “Architects from all over the world continue to incorporate ...

The sky’s the limit: structural glazing and building design

Since its invention, glass has been used to make a statement in the built environment and this trend has continued into the modern age. Iconic buildings in the world capital cities, such as London’s Gherkin and the Shard, act as a powerful example of the physical and aesthetic effect the material can have on the urban landscape.

Crystal clear glazing puts Stonehenge visitors in touch ...

“The architect wanted the interior to be both visible from outside to entice people in while, more importantly, allowing those inside a view out that was as bright and naturally coloured as possible. For this reason, the glass selection was paramount, and maximum transparency was key.” Elegant yet robust

Insights - Pilkington

Pilkington Italia to exhibit at ARCHITECT@WORK Rome 02 October 2018 Pilkington Italia will present the latest innovations of the NSG Group at the third edition of ARCHITECT@WORK Rome, the international event for architects, designers and other professionals in the sector.

The new transparent skin of La Samaritaine - Pilkington

La Samaritaine revealed its new contemporary, modern form to the neighbourhood, opening up to the many aspects of Parisian life. After years it has had the opportunity to become a lively place to meet, discover and experience for Parisians and foreign guests.

The future is Gold -

Facing the Bay and Mount Vesuvius, in one of the city’s most charming blocks, the Hotel Britannique Naples has become a shining example of creativity and functionality – thanks to the widespread use of Pilkington Eclipse™ Gold.. When planning the interiors, glass featured prominently in the design, not only as a finishing material, but also as a structural and technological element.

The Cloudspace pavilion in Volkermarkt - Pilkington

The "Cloudspace" pavilion, is a four-meter-high, six-meter-long walk-in sculpture consisting of eight circular, nested mirror discs. Designed and implemented by the artist Eva Schlegel, the pavilion was created in cooperation with several well-known Austrian companies.

Keep noise out of your house - Pilkington

Insulating building interiors against noise is a major design criterion of many new commercial builds like airports, city offices, bars and restaurants.

Pilkington Profilit™ helps biopower plant “Seize the Future”

Representing one of the largest Pilkington Profilit™ structure built to date, Carpe Futurum is using renewable fuels comprising different kinds of wood-based biomass, such as recycled wood, bark, wood chips, and sawdust to supply 110 MW of heat to the local district’s heating network.. The structure, designed by Liljewall Architects, required a durable glass that would fit perfectly into ...

Specifying safety and security glass

Safety and security glass has come a long way since the days of wired glazing thanks to significant advances in glass-making technology. Today’s superior products can offer much more than simply protection.

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