All Aboard with Pilkington Planar™

Pilkington Planar™ provides a bolted glass surface for façades and internal walls, utilising stainless steel fittings housed in countersunk holes to fix the glass directly back to the structure. The result is a fully engineered system offering all of the properties of conventional framed façades, with the minimum of visual obstructions.

Engineering in Glass - Pilkington

Glass can be curved, clear, body-tinted or coated, low-e or reflecting. More recent achievements of Pilkington Architectural's ingenuity include Pilkington Planarclad ™, which permits windows to be opened in a building whose walls and roof may be totally clad in glass.

Pilkington Planar™ serves the community

The Pilkington Planar™ system allows architects to apply bold and striking designs whilst affording them unrivalled stability and safety. It is qualities such as these which ensure that Pilkington Planar™ remains world market leader in the cutting edge market of bolted glass systems.

Pilkington Planar™ key to eco makeover of Danish HQ

The new façade at ALM Brand proudly boasts the first Pilkington Planar™ panels to incorporate Building Integrated PhotoVoltaics. The 84 point-fixed BIPV panels, which cover just 10 per cent of the new façade, are expected to generate 41.5 kW of electricity, or 5% of the overall building energy needs.

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

In colder climes, where keeping as much heat inside a building as possible is key, structural glazing systems employ the latest low-emissivity technology to achieve near-optimal thermal efficiency. The same system can also be double- or triple-glazed for even better thermal performance.

Pilkington Planar™ dances in the North

Pilkington Planar™ has been specified in a centre of excellence for dance in Leeds. The new home for Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre is situated on Quarry Hill next to the BBC and the Leeds College of Music.

Pilkington Planar™ clear winner for students

With a proven track record in the most demanding applications, the Pilkington Planar™ system enables architects to create a complete glass envelope for buildings, with façades on any plane.

Pilkington Planar supports a new era at Durham University Business School

Insights. Pilkington Planar™ supports a new era at Durham University Business School. Project Reference. 24 Jan 2014. Durham University Business School’s new £16 million fit-for-purpose building utilises NSG Group’s world class Pilkington Planar™ to create an inspiring space for students to learn.

Pilkington Planar used in award winning Hospital refurbishment

01 Feb 2013. Pilkington Planar™ has been used in an award winning refurbishment of the historic St Thomas' Hospital in London. St Thomas’ Hospital is a renowned teaching hospital located in central London, opposite the Houses of Parliament on the south bank of the River Thames.

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

To meet this brief, the Pilkington Planar™ Intrafix structural glazing system was specified, with high-level perpendicular glass fins positioned at the join of each pane in order to secure it to the edge of the roof while keeping the fixings as hidden as possible and the floor area free for displays.

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