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This Resort in Rajkot Features Seven Multi-level Pyramids Made of Glass and Steel - Ishwar Gehi

This Resort in Rajkot Features Seven Multi-level Pyramids Made of Glass and Steel

Gujarat-based architecture firm Ishwar Gehi Architects designed this magnificent pyramid-shaped resort that spreads over an area of 1,10,220 sq. ft.

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Principal Architects Anurag & Pallavi Pashine, Salankar Pashine & Associates

Glass Forms The Facade Of This Farm House by Salankar Pashine And Associates | Nagpur

Designed by Salankar Pashine And Associates (SPA), this beautiful farmhouse spans over an area of 2,500 square feet. The firm followed a free-flowing design scheme where glass is used to build the exterior of the house.

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Have you seen the first glass skywalk of India| Sikkim | SR Report

In a great delight to all such adventure enthusiast, India has finally got its own skywalk in the picturesque valley of Sikkim. A report by Surfaces Reporter

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A Simple Transparent Glass Cuboid Forms the Studio Chintala | Workspace

A Simple Transparent Glass Cuboid Forms the Office of Studio Chintala | Bengaluru

Studio Chintala’- a Bengaluru based architecture and design firm- designed its own studio that embraces the firm’s design philosophies and offers a space where people come together to plan meaningful experiences and have fun! Check out the wonderful Chintala studio office at SURFACES REPORTER (SR):

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Floating Spaceport in Japan | Surfaces Reporter

Glass and Steel Floating Spaceport in Japan for Day Trips to Space | Noiz Architects | Futuristic Designs

Designed by Noiz Architects in collaboration with Canaria, Dentsu, and Spaceport Japan, this futuristic 4-storey Spaceport City Takes travellers on suborbital day trips.

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Biswa Bangla Gate- Vector Designs | Surfaces Reporter

Biswa Bangla Gate | This Steel and Glass Gate Houses an Exhibition Space and also a Restaurant | Kolkata New Town| Vector Designs

Set up by the HIDCO and designed by Vector Designs- a Pune-based architecture firm, Biswa Bangla Gate is a doorway to Kolkata New Town.

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The Looking Facade of the P.C. Hooftstraat by UNStudio

This Facade By UNStudio Imitates a Billowing Transparent Fabric

The Looking Facade of the P.C. Hooftstraat 138 is a celebration of textiles, both in form and function; three curved glass panels flow down from the upper floors in a design that imitates billowing transparent cloth.

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The House of Dior, Seoul |

Fascinating Facade with White Fibreglass Panel | House of Dior, Seoul | Christian de Portzamparc and Peter Marino Design

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Christian de Portzamparc and Peter Marino the House of Dior- in Seoul, South Korea with sculptural white fibreglass panels.

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2 Murray Road’ Office Tower by ZHA in Hong Kong Revealed

Double Curved Insulated Glass Will Clad the ‘2 Murray Road’ Office Tower in Hong Kong | ZHA Reveals Design

Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed the design for 36-storey ‘2 Murray Road’ project for Henderson Land, Hong Kong, China.

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An Energy-Efficient Admin Block in Kashmir University

Glass wool insulated facade | High Performance Contemporary Admin Block in Kashmir University

The New Administration facility for the University of Kashmir in Srinagar is designed for energy efficiency, human interaction, comfort and the celebration of traditional timber design in a modern context.

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The Heights - A Cascade of Terraces by BIG

The Heights - A Cascade of Terraces by BIG | Fascinating Facade

This cascading white- Brick and glass façade school in Arlington, Virginia is the first public school in mid-Atlantic by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group.

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One thousand Museum by Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadids one of the Last Projects Completed | Surfaces Reporter

Made from 1000 pieces of lightweight glass-fibre-reinforced concrete, this building shows the signature style of Zaha Hadid, who is known as the first woman to win a Pritzker Prize. One thousand Museum is Ar Zaha Hadids first and only residential tower in the Western Hemisphere.

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Cantilever Slabs and Glass Facades Encase This Villa by VPA

Perfectly representing the clean, straight line and minimalistic architectural approach of the firm Vipul Patel Architects, this quintessential contemporary house is a right example of coexistence.

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10 best architectural creations with glass

10 Extraordinary Architectural Creations with Glass - Surfaces Reporter

See how these glass wonders are shaping the architecture

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Recycling takes a new meaning with these innovations in Tiles.

Tiles from Recycled Glass

Recycling takes a new meaning with these innovations in Tiles.

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Fountain, Hand-made with Thousands of Parts in Crystal and Artistic Glass

A Fountain Hand-made with Crystal and Artistic Glass

The Royal Palace Fountain is a monumental fountain in precious crystal and artistic glass, where light, water, and colours merge in a fairy-tale choreography. The majestic creation, entirely hand-made with thousands of parts in crystal and artistic glass, gives the public an unprecedented show of pl

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Appearing to be a simple flower vase made from translucent red glass for decorative purpose, this is actually a fire extinguisher designed by subsidiaries of the Samsung corporation to merge into the interior where it can be within easy reach in case of an emergency.

It’s Not an Ordinary Flower Vase but a FireVase

Appearing to be a simple flower vase made from translucent red glass for decorative purpose, this is actually a fire extinguisher designed by subsidiaries of the Samsung corporation to merge into the interior where it can be within easy reach in case of an emergency.

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French glass manufacturing company Saint Gobain began its new float glass manufacturing unit on 28th January 2019, which has come up at the cost of Rs 1,200 crore at its current plant at Sriperumbudur.

Saint Gobain to Invest 720 Cr in Tamil Nadu

French glass manufacturing company Saint Gobain began its new float glass manufacturing unit on 28th January 2019, which has come up at the cost of Rs 1,200 crore at its current plant at Sriperumbudur.

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The Yumin Art Nouveau Collection is a poetic exhibition of delicate glass produced in Phoenix Jeju in the South Korean peninsula.

Yumin Art Nouveau Collection- A Poetic Exhibition of Glass

The Yumin Art Nouveau Collection is a poetic exhibition of delicate glass produced in Phoenix Jeju in the South Korean peninsula.

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3D-printing robots and remote-controlled flying objects to automated designs that use biomimicry to catch the wind, automated glass facade, reinforced concrete structure, electrochromic glass panels.

Exhaust Air Facade with Electrochromic Window Panes

3D-printing robots and remote-controlled flying objects to automated designs that use biomimicry to catch the wind, automated glass facade, reinforced concrete structure, electrochromic glass panels.

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Its shimmering patterns reflectivity of Aluminium & Glass panels are always changing, much like the students work that will be created within it.

ZAS Architects Builds Tessellated Aluminium and Glass Facade for a Toronto Engineering School

Its shimmering patterns reflectivity of Aluminium & Glass panels are always changing, much like the students work that will be created within it.

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Glasi Hergiswil is a perfect combination of hand-crafted Swiss Hergiswil Glass and lights from STT AG which creates a magical, festive atmosphere.

A Galaxy of Swiss Lights

Glasi Hergiswil is a perfect combination of hand-crafted Swiss Hergiswil Glass and lights from STT AG which creates a magical, festive atmosphere.

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Yes, this series of glass tables shine like fountains, certainly may look like an edible, candy fountain but is most definitely the outcome of Italian craftsmanship meeting the industrial technology.

Rippling Light FOUNTAIN by Tokujin Yoshioka

Yes, this series of glass tables shine like fountains, certainly may look like an edible, candy fountain but is most definitely the outcome of Italian craftsmanship meeting the industrial technology.

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Make your home a reflection of your personality by choosing the right laminates for your interiors. The go-to solution for all interior needs, RAUVISIO laminates are a unique blend of durability of polymer combined with the aesthetics of glass.

RAUVISIO Crystal Laminates: A Seamless & Contemporary Surface Solution For Interiors

Rehau has come up with a seamless & contemporary surface solution, RAUVISIO Crystal Laminates. These laminates are a unique blend of durability of polymer combined with the aesthetics of glass.

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Increasing demand for better aesthetics in both residential and non-residential buildings along with the growing industrialization rate has resulted in sheer urbanization surging the demand for advanced glass on a global level.

Global Advanced Glass Market to Surpass $110 Billion Mark by 2024

Increasing demand for better aesthetics in both residential and non-residential buildings along with the growing industrialization rate has resulted in sheer urbanization surging the demand for advanced glass on a global level.

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Steel and glass were chosen as medium of material expression given their versatility to generate visually hazy space creating transparency, translucency and opacity at required zones.

A Steel and Glass GARDEN for Twelve AM PM

Steel and glass were chosen as medium of material expression given their versatility to generate visually hazy space creating transparency, translucency and opacity at required zones.

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A small school, situated on a triangular plot, on a road junction and flanked by water canal on the front side, makes the whole ambience quite environment friendly. With classrooms, meeting rooms and teacher’s facilities, reception and activity rooms, the idea was to let the outside (nature).

Wood and Glass Used in Facade by Ar. Nimish Shah

A small school, situated on a triangular plot, on a road junction and flanked by water canal on the front side, makes the whole ambience quite environment friendly. With classrooms, meeting rooms and teacher’s facilities, reception and activity rooms, the idea was to let the outside (nature).

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While designing high-rise buildings, it is essential that the materials used in them are lighter in weight. Saint- Gobain’s Infinity’s products include a range of High- Performance Glass Products and Glazing Solutions that are sustainable even while delivering aesthetic value.

Saint-Gobain’s ‘Infinity’ Transforms High-Rises with Solar and Thermal Control

While designing high-rise buildings, it is essential that the materials used in them are lighter in weight. Saint- Gobain’s Infinity’s products include a range of High- Performance Glass Products .

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Every week a ship leaves Dubai loaded with an entire floors worth of structural pieces bound for One Thousand Museum one of the last designs from the late superstar architect Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadids Last Project uses GFRC

Every week a ship leaves Dubai loaded with an entire floors worth of structural pieces bound for One Thousand Museum one of the last designs from the late superstar architect Zaha Hadid. The pieces, made of a lightweight concrete reinforced with glass fiber, form the sinuous skeleton..

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Enjoy the picturesque landscape of Western Ghats with the glass roofed Vistadome air-conditioned coach on the Jan Shatabdi Express running between Dadar and Madgaon on the Mumbai- Goa route.

Saint-Gobain Electrically Operable thermal insulation Glass adorns the Glass-roofed Vistadome coach

Enjoy the picturesque landscape of Western Ghats with the glass roofed Vistadome air-conditioned coach on the Jan Shatabdi Express running between Dadar and Madgaon on the Mumbai- Goa route.

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Fuoripista is luxe fitness accessory/cycling equipment is both an art and a fitness equipment. This beautiful, dream (riding) machine made up using wood, tempered glass, leather & polished metal, comes with tablet mounted on the front. Keeping it limited to the gym is not a nice idea – it’s beauty w

A Dose of Luxury in Fitness

Fuoripista is luxe fitness accessory/cycling equipment is both an art and a fitness equipment. This beautiful, dream (riding) machine made up using wood, tempered glass, leather & polished metal, comes with tablet mounted on the front.

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The exterior glass panels, in this 55-storey building, function as prisms, capturing and refracting daylight. Rising 260 metres, the tower is sheathed in a curtain wall consisting of low-E glass panels that are configured in a way that provides shade and redirects sunlight.

Facade or a Prism?

The exterior glass panels, in this 55-storey building, function as prisms, capturing and refracting daylight. Rising 260 metres, the tower is sheathed in a curtain wall consisting of low-E glass panels that are configured in a way that provides shade and redirects sunlight.

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The white honeycomb covering is suspended over the interior box, letting in natural light, but preventing direct sun exposure to the art within. The museum’s veil lifts at the corners, welcoming visitors to active lobby.

Honeycomb in Fibreglass Reinforced Concrete

The white honeycomb covering is suspended over the interior box, letting in natural light, but preventing direct sun exposure to the art within. The museum’s veil lifts at the corners, welcoming visitors to active lobby.

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The Dining Table is a glowing square box of back lit, laser cut Corian with glass on top protruding out from all sides. The laser cut Corian design is repeated on the ceiling level to bring in a connection.

A play of cuts & designs!

The Dining Table is a glowing square box of back lit, laser cut Corian with glass on top protruding out from all sides. The laser cut Corian design is repeated on the ceiling level to bring in a connection.

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SURFACES REPORTER first wrote about transparent wood in its July 2016 edition. Here is an extract from that news. We continue to keep an eye on the progress of this material. Stay tuned with us to get more updates on transparent wood and how it is progressing in the market.

Transparent Wood Can Replace Glass In Future

SURFACES REPORTER first wrote about transparent wood in its July 2016 edition. Here is an extract from that news. We continue to keep an eye on the progress of this material. Stay tuned with us to get more updates on transparent wood and how it is progressing in the market.

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