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Latest Issue : Glass & Translucent Materials 2020

Published alongside the February issue of ADF magazine is the annual Glass & Translucent Materials supplement.

  • ON THE COVER: The design of the facade at Simon Fraser University features white precast concrete sandwich panels that alternate with reflective glazing, inspired by the patterns of elecrical circuit boards. Cover Image © Ema Peter. For the full report on this project, go to page 17
  • Leo Pyrah of Pilkington UK, outlines the role of solar control glass in the battle to get to net zero carbon by 2050, and explains what could be holding the solution back from being specified more widely by architects.
  • Among the functions performed by glass and glazing systems as part of the building envelope, fire safety and protecting lives are critical. Darren Wainwright of SE Controls explains systems’ roles in addressing smoke control and compliance issues.
  • Additional features, interviews and comments from Technal, OnLevel UK, ESG Group, Hambleside Danelaw, and more.