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

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03 Mar 2020 With glass remaining increasingly favoured by architects when creating tall, modern structures, it looks like the material will continue to play a central role in transforming city’s skyline. Since its invention, glass has been used to make a statement in the built environment and this trend has continued into the modern age.

Scenic views of Vienna through glass - Pilkington

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07 Jun 2020 New apartment complex Parkapartments Am Belvedere and Hotel Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere, have become a new landmark of Vienna. The architects of the renowned architectural office Renzo Piano designed five buildings with eye-catching facades made of aluminium, ceramics and glass.

The NSG Group rolls out second edition of Glass in Architecture

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NSG Group will roll out the second edition of its prestigious Glass in Architecture book at this year’s Glasstec trade fair in Dusseldorf on 20th – 23rd September 2016. The book, originally launched in 2011, showcases some of the most prestigious architectural projects around the world, from public buildings to private homes.

Crystal clear glazing puts Stonehenge visitors in touch ... - Pilkington

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The design concept at the heart of the new Stonehenge visitor centre which opened at the end of last year, was a building that would blend unobtrusively into the wide-open Wiltshire landscape by evoking a copse of trees. To achieve this effect, the two main enclosed spaces that make up the building are covered by a light, gently curving roof ...

Traditional Building Virtual Conference - Pilkington

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Kyle Sword, Business Development Manager at Pilkington North America, a part of the NSG Group, will take part in the upcoming Traditional Building Virtual Conference June 7-11, 2021.

QBIG III the innovative office building in Heilbronn business park

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03 Feb 2020. With the innovative office building called QBIG III, the striking building trio in Heilbronn business park Schwabenhof is completed. A new, equally impressive glass building as previous ones with an equally extravagant steel skeleton has been created.

NSG Group at architectureworld 2017 - Pilkington

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The architectureworld is a fair and congress for architecture regarded as the most innovative event for architects, planners and building engineers. The architectural community will meet at the event to discuss façades, technology and sustainable construction. The topic of "reflection" leaves a number of different perspectives in the literal sense.

Guarding and protection: how to specify glass barriers - Pilkington

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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.

Finansparken Bjergsted with BREEAM Outstanding - Pilkington

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28 Jun 2021 Finansparken in Bjergsted is the new head office for SpareBank1 SR-Bank, which is located just outside Stavanger city center. It is one of the largest office buildings in Europe made of wood. The building designed by Helen & Hard and Saaha Architects is shaped like a triangle and fits perfectly into the urban environment.

The new transparent skin of La Samaritaine - Pilkington

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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.

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