Tag - Architectural Glazing

Guardian Glass Project: Astana Expo

Astana Expo is new icon for Kazakhstan and the largest spherical building in the world. Nur Alem, the stunning sphere at the centre of Expo 2017 Astana, is the largest spherical building in the world with a diameter of 80 and height of 100 metres and was designed by prominent American architect duo Adrian Smith and...

Guardian Glass Project: ELYPS

SuperNeutral SN 70/35 and SN 62/34 were chosen for the ELYPS. ©K.Khalfi Photographie d`ArchitectureSunGuard® ELYPS is located in Fontenay-sous-Bois in the Eastern suburbs of Paris, ELYPS is a nine-storey office building that benefits from a restaurant and 280 parking spaces spread across two basement levels. The...

Guardian Glass Project: La Maison des Fondateurs Museum

La Maison des Fondateurs museum is a new museum building for luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet that interconnects with the old museum. ©pierer.net The new building has a basement floor that serves as underground parking, as well as accommodating archive and engineering rooms. The museum level has exhibition rooms and...

Guardian Glass Project: Autohaus Hackert

The new Autohaus Hackert car showroom in Heilbronn’s city centre is a striking new piece of architecture that makes fantastic use of a narrow plot of land. ©pierer.net The building combines different construction materials – glass, steel and concrete – to give the design a timeless, classical feel.  The six-storey car...

Guardian Glass Project: Chadstone Shopping Centre

The Chadstone Shopping Centre in Melbourne, Australia, is an amazing piece of engineering and architecture. With its stunning gridshell glass roof, the extended building is now the largest enclosed shopping centre in the Southern Hemisphere. Guardian SunGuard® Solar Silver 20 was selected for the glass roof due to its...

24-Karat Gold Coated Glass Building

Managing a run of 24-karat gold-coated glass requires increased security, expedited production and special freight logistics. While it might sound like something out of an action movie, it’s something Viracon does approximately every two years. The company’s first gold production run was in the late 1990s when an...

Bird Friendly Glass from Guardian Glass

How Guardian Glass developed glass that reduces bird-glass collisions around the world One picturesque afternoon in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Sheldon Davis, Guardian Industries’ vice president of research and technology, took a stroll with Alex Sobolev, a Guardian industrial designer, through the city’s bustling downtown...

Guardian Glass Project: BudaPart Gate

BudaPart Gate is located in District 11 of Budapest, right next to the MOL Campus, the 120 metre-tall iconic BudaPart Gate C is the first office building on the major BudaPart development site and is home to one of the biggest oil companies in Hungary. ©Bálint Hirling Thanks to its unique location, you can see the bay...

The new Vitro Architectural Glass catalog is now available!

Request a printed copy or download a PDF version from vitroglazings.com. The 2020 Vitro Architectural Glass catalog provides you with the critical product information and performance data you need, in a new, more engaging and more concise format. Notable enhancements include: Design and cost considerations for the new...

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