Designed by Snohetta of Oslo, Norway, and DIALOG of Calgary, the library features a dynamic triple-glazed facade that incorporates more than 460 alternating polygonal panels of fritted glass
and iridescent aluminum.
In the event of overlooking neighbour's property, windows should be made of fritted glass
or a screen has to be erected between the two buildings.
It will be clad in fritted glass
, colored in a light shade.
The 38 private infusion therapy treatment rooms have custom-designed, translucent, fritted glass
doors, giving patients the option for privacy while adding visual appeal and providing a source of natural light for nurses' team stations.
Asked if the fritted glass
was identified early as a desired feature, given the brouhaha over bird safety at nearby U.S.
The Panorama Glass Factory, which manufactures flat tempered glass, cure tempered glass, insulated double glazed unit, laminated safety and security glass, fire-rated and bullet-resistant glass and sand-blasted glass, besides decorated and ceramic fritted glass
, has already captured 30 percent share of processed glass market in Qatar within a short period of less than three years.
One of the key elements of the operation is a fritted glass
skin with 400 custom-made panels that vary in opacity: The facade controls heat gain to achieve comfortable interior spaces suitable for an art collection.
* Fritted glass
, which has a rough surface, reduces reflections and collisions as long as the fritting is on the outside surface.
Large areas of low-e, UV-resistant glass were also used to create an open, welcoming look Fritted glass
is used on some exposures Recycled rubber sheet goods are the most common flooring material Furniture and counters use high-quality laminates.
Installation of fritted glass
and other low-energy materials permitted glazing of up to 80 percent of the facade, allowing maximum transparency while still conforming to stringent Massachusetts energy codes.
The tectonic-plate pattern of the fritted glass
is echoed in the textured surface of the central stand-up technology station on the first floor of the atrium.