Award-winning render facades in Europe

ECOLA Award 2019 The Jury of ECOLA Award 2019 has awarded four First Prizes under the chairmanship of Manuelle Gautrand (Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, Paris) on 17 May 2019 in Stühlingen. Prizes in the category New Buildings went to Aires Mateus Architects from Lisbon with “Meeting Centre in Grândola” in Portugal and AIM Studio with “Local […]

New products, new services

BAU 2019: Teckentrup focuses on customer centricity “Customer centricity leads to better products and better services”, says Teckentrup general manager Kai Tecken-trup. At BAU 2019 you could see what’s behind this. True to the motto “always the best solution – your solution” the company presented product innovations, digital services tailored to requirements and services for […]

Dynamic transparency

Open, communicative, creative: at the new European headquarters of the Lapp Group (U.I. Lapp GmbH) in Stuttgart-Vaihingen the open-space concept is lived right into the detail. This central theme influences the entire architectural concept: the transparent exterior of the administration building is characterized by large window areas; the two L-shaped wings of the building are connected by a 16-metre-high glass atrium.

Big Glass at Big Five

At the biggest construction event in the Middle East, sedak (Germany) shows what is possible with glass in the 21st century. The Big 5 takes place from 26th to 29th November 2017 at Dubai World Trade Center. With two exhibits, sedak presents its new IGU product line “sedak isomax” with a Ug-value up to 0.23 W/m²K, and an example of an all-glass-façade construction at the German Pavilion (booth SS3 D67).

Transparency unlimited

From mid-2018, the German glass manufacturer sedak (Gersthofen, Germany) will fabricate glass up to 3.51 m x 20 m, CEO Bernhard Veh has announced. With the new record dimensions, sedak further expands its leading position as a specialist for exceptionally large glass.

The Big Essentials of Tempering Glass

When tempering glass areas up to 50 square meters, sedak’s new tempering furnace comes into play. It processes glass with the maximum dimensions of 3.2 m x 16.5 m into fully tempered or heat-strengthened glass. With this second furnace, the specialist for oversize glass not only doubles its tempering capacities but also enlarges its entire production to a new maximum length of 16.5 m.

The Merging of Glass and Wood

Nothing less than the perfect symbiosis of glass and wood – that is what the architects of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) wanted for a new 24-level office building in Salt Lake City, USA.

Impressive Façade: Functional Glass for Creative Minds

Functionality and esthetics of oversize glass – that is what the two product lines sedak isodecor and sedak secudecor unite. The insulating and safety glass units are printed with ceramic inks and fulfill decorative and functional requirements (sight protection/ solar protection) up to 3.2m x 16.5m.

Leuphana: Lüneburg’s Libeskind flagship

Many spectacular architecture projects can only be realized with exceptionally innovative solutions – as for Lüneburg’s Central Building of the Leuphana University from star architect Daniel Libeskind. The futuristic design, with its many asymmetrical shapes, required a solar control solution that would perfectly enhance the overall artistic impression.

CarTeck Frame 2.0: Easy and quick installation

Using less individual parts and with the help of well-engineered connections Teckentrup (Verl) simplifies the installation for its garage doors. Thus the „CarTeck Frame 2.0“ is very installation-friendly, requires low-maintenance and is installed faster. At the same time it offers many individual solutions. „Furthermore this model is visually extremely appealing”, says Ekkehard Grohs -the head of the development/construction department who drove the development of the new frame further- happily.