Product> Dynamic and Modern Architectural Glass Products

National, Product, Spec Sheet
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
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Spec Sheet  
MOnA- RHP-Sunbeam

COURTESY CORNING

Architectural glass is making a big splash in the A&D industry. Featuring bold colors, creative design patterns, and crystal-clear views, architectural glass is quickly becoming an extremely versatile design material.

Willow Glass
Corning

This super thin, flexible glass can be rolled onto a traditional flat building material, such as MDF, to create a durable laminate that can be easily cut on-site.

GUARDIAN- SunGuard SNX 51 23 Product

COURTESY GUARDIAN

SunGuard SNX 51/23
Guardian  

Designed to offer the most light with the lowest heat, triple silver SunGuard SNX 51/23 is a commercial low-e glass product with visible light transmission at 51 percent and a solar heat gain coefficient at .23 on clear float glass.

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COURTESY VIEW DYNAMIC GLASS

View Intelligence 2.0
View Dynamic Glass

The algorithm that controls the tinting process of this dynamic glass system works with advanced weather inputs, enabling it to predict not only the sun’s movement, but also short-term and long-term weather conditions.

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COURTESY ASAHI GLASS COMPANY

Glascene
Asahi Glass Company

A combination of glass and screen, this material allows images to be projected onto clear glass without blocking the view beyond. Available in a range of thicknesses and screen sizes of 100-inches and larger, the product can accommodate front- and rear-projection designs.

PITTSBURGH CORNING-LightWise Low E Window

COURTESY PITTSBURGH CORNING

LightWise
Pittsburgh Corning

These glass block units install like traditional windows with built-in nailing fins, so there is no additional assembly required. They provide privacy, security, and light-control while meeting Energy Star requirements.

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COURTESY MCGRORY GLASS

Corning Med-X
McGrory Glass

Architects can design medical X-ray viewing windows with a wider field of vision and improved comfort, thanks to the large 108- by 54-inch size of this glass. Other applications include screens for medical diagnostics, protection windows in laboratories, and airport security X-ray screens.

Product> Glass Meets Tech: High-performance Architectural Glass

National, Product, Spec Sheet
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
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Spec Sheet  
POLYTRONIX-1of2-Lobby

Courtesy Polytronix

Architects and designers are taking design to the next level by incorporating technology-advanced architectural glass into both residential and commercial projects. From LED glass to sound-absorbing glass, architectural glass and technology are coming together to conceive new and innovative design options.

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Product> Glass as Art: Five Decorative Glass Masterpieces

Product, Spec Sheet
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
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Spec Sheet  
(COURTESY SKYLINE DESIGN)

(COURTESY SKYLINE DESIGN)

Designers can enhance the look of any interior environment by incorporating expressive and unique decorative glass into the mix. From printed patterns to colorful and bold layers, decorative glass helps transform interior spaces into well-outfitted works of art.

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Product> Transparent Thinking: Five New Glazing Options

Architecture, National, Product
Thursday, August 14, 2014
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lasvit

(Courtesy Lasvit)

The dual role glass plays in architectural design—a material integral to both a building’s appearance and its performance—makes selecting a specific product a tricky process. From energy-efficient glazing to decorative dichroic panels, here are a few new items to spur the imagination.

Liquidkrystal
Lasvit 

Designed by Ross Lovegrove, these glass panels can be fixed into construction profiles or into building construction-assembly grooves. Specialty colors and finishes are available; panels range in size from 80 by 8 centimeters to 270 by 370 centimeters.

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Product> Trade Secrets: Architects Share Their Product Picks

Interiors, Product
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Lasvit's Liquidkristal. (Courtesy Lasvit)

Lasvit’s Liquidkristal. (Courtesy Lasvit)

From Andre Kikoski to Leo Marmol to David Mullman, top architects spill the beans on their favorite products—glazing, surfaces, and finish materials.

Lasvit
Liquidkristal

A molded-glass sheet suitable for interior and exterior applications, the relief pattern is continuous between panels.

“In Sophie’s restaurant at Saks Fifth Avenue in Chicago, we installed a wall of digitally-engineered Liquidkristal by Lasvit. The optical effects of cascading ripples of glass create playful reflections, painterly distortions, and elegant abstract patterns that are beautiful in their subtlety and striking in their boldness.”
Andre Kikoski, Andre Kikoski Architect, New York City

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Product> Can Touch This: Coverings and Surfaces

Newsletter, Product
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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I Frammenti by Brix

I Frammenti by Brix

From floor to ceiling, and all planes in between, these interior surfacing solutions are durable and work across a variety of applications.

I Frammenti
Brix
This micro mosaic of 2,304, 5-millimeter-square ceramic blocks on a 12- by 12-inch sheet of fine mesh provides a full range of flexibility, perfect for finishing curved or irregular walls. Available in both glossy and matte treatments, I Frammenti comes in mixed colors of sand, gray, and black; blue, white, and azure; white, gray, and black; white, sand, and black; and blue, gray, and azure.

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