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Curved glass contributes to harmony between Victorian and contemporary design

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When glass helps to create a comfortable learning environment

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Floor to ceiling windows provide light, transparency and sweeping views of Central Park

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Glass for facades

The fine art of first impressions

A glass facade for a commercial building or retail storefront should provide the best possible performance combined with the most appealing aesthetics. The variety of glass available for facades allows architects and designers to control every aspect of performance, from thermal and solar control to security, colour and the overall design statement of the building.

  • Curtain walls

    A curtain wall is a non-structural outer covering of a building. Since it is non-structural, it can be made of lightweight materials, helping thereby to reduce construction costs.

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  • Curved glazing

    Curved glass, also referred to as bent glass, is glass that has been heated past its softening point and formed into a curved shape, either by annealed gravity bending, or by heat-treated (tempered or heat-strengthened) bending.

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  • Roofs and skylights

    Roof glazing can safely be used throughout a building roof, reducing the need for artificial lighting, providing a natural source of daylight while still addressing solar and thermal insulation needs.

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