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 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.

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Fire Protection. Provides passive protection from the effects of fire for up to 180 minutes allowing maximum use of natural light and enabling all areas of a building to be occupied.

NSG Group at architectureworld 2017

The architectureworld is a fair and congress for architecture regarded as the most innovative event for architects, planners and building engineers.

Turning down the heat with solar control glazing

With summer just around the corner, it is worth to review how advances in glazing technology can help control a building’s temperature and stave off the heat.

Guarding and protection: how to specify glass barriers

The use of glass barriers is a common feature of modern architecture. They are used in the stairways and atria of many commercial and residential properties to provide a striking and aesthetically pleasing alternative to traditional building materials such as brick or wood.


Applications Pilkington Profilit™ can be used in interior or exterior applications e.g. industrial, commercial or residential buildings. The "U-shaped" channels can be installed either vertically or horizontally. The glass is available in a variety of colours and textures with varying translucency, allowing for the passage of natural light without the loss of privacy.

Light-flooded offices in the new Microsoft company ...

As one of the most modern working environments in Germany, the new Microsoft headquarters in Munich-Schwabing stands for the idea of a networked working environment: optimal possibilities for teamwork, more self-determination and personal productivity as well as a high degree of flexibility, made possible by modern technologies.

Form and beauty expertly processed

The Park Hotel Imperial, situated in Limone del Garda, on the Brescia coast side of the Lake, showcases extensive use of glass elements, mainly through the processing of two types of glass: Pilkington Optiwhite™ extra clear glass and Pilkington Mirropane™ Chrome Plus toughenable mirror.. Pilkington Optiwhite™ 10 mm thick toughened and laminated glass* was used for the hotel’s external ...