Structural Glazing

Aldi’s UK headquarters

Pilkington UK Delivers Glass Centrepeice in Aldi HQ Makeover

St Helens based glass manufacturer Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has helped to create a three-story structural glass cube as part of a makeover and extension at Aldi’s UK headquarters. Aldi’s £70m investment in the site has added new architectural features to the building’s exterior and created 14,000 sqm of new …

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Ködispace 4SG: The Gas-Tight Insulating Glass Solution

SHARE As concerns about the health of our planet rise, there is an increased focus on energy efficiency. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, buildings consume 41 percent of U.S. energy—more than the industrial (30 percent) and transportation (29 percent) sectors. In response, new technologies are necessary to improve the use of energy by residential …

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AAMA Releases New Design Guide for Structural Silicone Glazing

SHARE   The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently released a new document to describe proper guidelines and glazing procedures for structural glazing. AAMA SSGDG-1-17, the Structural Silicone Glazing (SSG) Design Guidelines, reviews a glazing that offers a unique appearance and simplicity of construction that often cannot be achieved any other way. Prior AAMA publications included …

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Frankfurt Airport

Kuraray: Wall Upgrade at Frankfurt Airport

SHARE Luminous White Walls at Frankfurt Airport’s Terminal 1. Summer means vacation time… and at Frankfurt Airport this means higher passenger throughput. There really is no room for error, as logistical mistakes make themselves felt almost instantly, so it’s no wonder that renovation projects have to be completed before the peak season. The renovation of …

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