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Provencher_Roy uses recycled glass material to complete Darwin Bridges reconstruction in Montreal

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The new Darwin Bridges makeover represents the first instance of Ground Glass Pozzolan (GGP), a recycled glass product developed with researchers from the Université de Sherbrooke and the City of Montreal, being used in an architectural design worldwide.

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University of Maryland researchers develop 'cooling glass' that can redirect a building's heat into space

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Researchers aiming to combat rising global temperatures have developed a new 'cooling glass' that can turn down the heat indoors without electricity by drawing on the cold depths of space. The new technology, a microporous glass coating, can lower the temperature of the material beneath it by 3.5

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allmannwappner design research and innovation building with a woven carbon and glass fiber tile façade

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With a façade of woven carbon and glass fiber tiles, the building stands as a symbol of the potential for innovative fiber-based materials. The post allmannwappner design research and innovation building with a woven carbon and glass fiber tile façade appeared first on Åvontuura.

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ODA completes New York residential building with a glass box facade

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ODA Architecture has completed a residential scheme at 101 West 14th Street in New York City defined by a glass box facade. Image credit: Michael Young Image credit: Michael Young The building’s exterior features a glass box facade with fractal geometry to create a “sense of lightness, airiness, and depth,” according to ODA.

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Ricardo Azevedo Arquitecto designs glass house around garden in Porto

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The post Ricardo Azevedo Arquitecto designs glass house around garden in Porto appeared first on Åvontuura. Casa de Lavra is the reflection of the relation that architecture can create between the space and the client.

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The Crucial Role of Glass Facades in Four Housing Projects

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In this article, we examine four different residential projects, highlighting how their floor-to-ceiling glass sliding system effectively meets the needs of the residents and enhances their quality of life. Read more »

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Italian firm proposes glass-wrapped alternative to Penn Station redevelopment

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Last week, the New York Times reported on the newly-proposed alternative, which calls for the storied sporting “Mecca” to be wrapped in an aluminum-and-steel curtain while replacing the existing station with a two-hall glass-enclosed structure at its podium.

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