The stairs made by the Dutch manufacturer are nothing if not varied: on the one hand on account of the unusual combination of materials, and on the other their diverse shapes.
ArchitectureOnly on closer inspection you notice just how elaborate the perforated and embossed metal sheets are that RMIG makes available to architects.
ArchitectureEvery millimeter counts In bathrooms – especially if they are small, but also where the height at which drainage systems are fitted is concerned.
The texture of the glass used for the façade on the ‘Nordwesthaus' building, which was designed by the architects Baumschlager und Eberle, is totally irregular and reminiscent of frozen water.
Architecture | BAU 2011 MunichThe "Kerto Concept" wood façade system is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.
Architecture | BAU 2011 MunichMaximum user ease thanks to the fully automatic corner solutions, activated by the press of button for the refined sliding windows that Sky Frame presented for the first time at the BAU 2011 in Munich.
ArchitectureRimadesio's "Velaria" dividing wall system stands out for its successful combination of high-grade glass sliding panels with thin frames and fittings.
ArchitectureSpanish architect Santiago Calatrava has designed the new Liège railway station - and set new architectural standards with the massive roof made of steel girders and shatterproof glass.
ArchitectureTriple heat-insulting glass is required in all areas of construction using structural glass, as it slashes heat loss by up to 50 percent compared to double glazing.
ArchitectureArchitects can achieve flowing transitions between rooms using Solarlux' flexible glass folding walls that can be tucked away like a harmonica.
ArchitectureKreon ceiling solutions provides modular systems through which illumination, air/conditioning, power supplies and data lines in a single compact level.
ArchitectureThe Solyndra system has been specially designed to optimize photovoltaic output on low-pitched and highly reflective roofs.
AGC makes available a range of highly specialized solar protection coatings for glass - brand named Stopsol.
ArchitectureThe Westarkade, West Arcade building of the Frankfurt KfW Banking Group, is one of the first office sky-rises in the world requiring just 98 kilowatt hours per sq. meter to operate.
ArchitectureIn collaboration with the architect Rem Koolhaas, Okalux developed insulating glass with integrated expanded metal, which was used in the construction of the Central Library in Seattle.
Today, one increasingly comes across gold-plated architecture - be it on the facade of a department store that deals in precious metals, an information pavilion or a museum building. But now you can even find it lending a gleam to educational facilities and kindergartens, not to mention bakeries and police stations.
The floorboards by Mydeck is made of a combination of waste wood and plastic and, yet, look like planks from solid wood.
ArchitectureFor a new company building in the small Tyrolian town of Hall the sun-protection blinds were made specially of Plexiglas.
In the context of the renovation works on the Holmenkollen ski jump ramp, the impressive landmark near Oslo has succeeded in increasing its appeal.
It is the world's first ski jump featuring a permanent windbreak.
It is the world's first ski jump featuring a permanent windbreak.
Architecture | Invisibility – Out of SightThe meaning of air conditioning is to create a pleasant ambient climate for people in the room. The goal: A climate that ensures the health and comfort of the users. The use of room cooling surfaces, in particular cooling ceilings, is the best way to meet these high standards.
Architecture | Invisibility – Out of SightLighting systems that are almost unnoticeably integrated into the ceiling system ensure that the room does not compete with the lighting as the two blend almost perfectly.
Architecture | Invisibility – Out of SightWhat people expect of an office has changed down through time. Today, they are expected to be versatile, flexible, transparent, communicative and yet at the same time offer secluded, acoustically sealed rooms. Designing a glass dividing wall is a special challenge.
ArchitectureFlexible usage is becoming increasingly important when designing office and event rooms. The idea is to enable rooms to be adjusted flexibly to their individual requirements.
The genuine wood veneer panels “Firewood” comply with strict fire protection requirements while boasting a fine surface finish.
The creative possibilities for utilizing colored glasses, dichroic color effect glasses and double-sided optical interference anti-reflective glasses are highlighted by three distinctive sample projects.
ArchitectureAt the press of a button this folding window morphs into a walk-on balcony in a matter of seconds.
As opposed to most glass, on account of its U-shape, profiled glass is extremely resilient and can be used for large surface areas. Furthermore, this specially-shaped construction glass has typical aesthetic advantages.
The "Floor and more power" hollow flooring system can be installed quickly and accurately. It is particularly resilient and is ideal for prestigious areas such as car showrooms and public areas, for example the entrance hall in airports and museums.
Architecture | BAU 2011 MunichThe "GM Toproll Parapet" system enables variable combinations of open and glass-enclosed balconies.
Thanks to the "GraphicConcrete" technology, patterns, images and texts can be durably applied to concrete surfaces.
ArchitectureUnfortunately, you only ever catch a very brief glimpse of the high-quality details of the concealed, high-quality door hinges, namely when the door is opened. For precisely this reason, DX hinges are a compelling solution for planners.
With the sweeping lines of its roof, the new airport building near Montevideo in Uruguay celebrates the aesthetics of aviation - and its lighting concept celebrates its powerful architecture.
They can be installed quickly and come in many shapes as serial productions - the inflatable structures by London company Inflate.
To date, the main argument in favor of a walk-in shower was primarily the fact that it was easy to get into one that was barrier-free. There are, however, other reasons for choosing this form of shower.
ArchitectureWith "fibreC" the Austrian family-run company Rieder has launched a new concrete panel in an easy-to-handle slat format.
ArchitectureThe world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle now boasts a new LED lighting system.
Under the name Lumeo the company Durlum offers a ceiling lighting system that comes in many different designs.
ArchitectureA substation is the first new building for the 2012 Summer Olympics Games in London to be commissioned and opened. Astonishing architecture for what is actually a structure of minor significance, which on closer inspection surprisingly reveals interesting details.
"TIMax GL" is a translucent glass fiber insulation mesh that considerably enhances the thermal insulation of profiled glass on façades. It serves as a light-dispersing insulating insert and completely fills out the space between the glass.
The environmentally innovative wood plastic composite UPM ProFi creates a visually unique marble white facade for the ‘Giant´s Kettle' the Finnish Pavilion at the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai.