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

The Pilkington Planar ™ system is also supported by an engineering design service that can even encompass specific earthquake or hurricane conditions. The engineering design permits suspended assemblies as high as 18 metres. Glass can be curved, clear, body-tinted or coated, low-e or reflecting.

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™ provides hawk-eye view

Pilkington Planar™ was the perfect structural solution, allowing for a bold and historically sympathetic design to be applied. It is qualities such as these which ensure that Pilkington Planar™ remains world market leader in the cutting edge market of bolted glass systems.

Roof Glazing - Pilkington

Canopy Curtain Wall Doors Fire Corridor Floors Glass Furniture Glass Structure Internal Partition Photovoltaics Roof Glazing Shopfront Stairs Windows Roof Glazing Creating a light well by using glass in the roof is a popular way of introducing light to central areas of a building.

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.

Glass Systems - Pilkington

Glass systems offer many interesting and varied architectural solutions. Pilkington Profilit™ allows designers and specifiers to transform courtyards into cosy interiors, enclose private and public outdoor areas under glass roofs and build stunning glass façades.

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.

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.

Canopy - Pilkington

Photovoltaics Roof Glazing Shopfront Stairs Windows Glass Canopy A glass canopy provides an attractive and practical feature to a building. Usually placed outside entrance doors a canopy protects people entering the building, keeps the weather away from the doors and allows natural light through to the entrance area.

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