Technical Challenges of Glass for Megatall Buildings

Glass as a material for high rise buildings (i.e. skyscrapers over 600 metres high) tends to be taken for granted in terms of its technical functions. Yet the high-tech, high strength glazing that covers today’s high rise buildings – such as the Burj Khalifa in Dubai – is as important to the building’s performance as the other materials (steel and concrete) inside it.

A sense of things to come at glasstec 2018

Glasstec, the world’s leading event for the glass industry, opens its doors in Düsseldorf, Germany, 23-26 October.

New SunGuard® SuperNeutral™ 63 satisfies architectural design trends

Guardian Glass has introduced a new double-silver coated solar control glass with a grey, neutral appearance that meets current architectural trends for glass facades and windows.