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Modern University Architecture: More Room for Students and Improved Energy Efficiency

Currently, roughly 3,400 students are enrolled at Potsdam University which was founded in 1991. It offers degree programs based on a limited admissions policy in engineering, social sciences and design. The latest construction project, known as “Annex 1,” now further enlarges the university’s working space. This new building was planned by ...

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arcon Invests 1.6 Million Euros in its Feuchtwangen Facility

For arcon’s Managing Director, Dr. Bernhard Söder, one thing is clear: “Our new LSG production line is a vote of confidence in our Feuchtwangen operations and provides our customers with significant benefits.” Recently, the production area was also expanded to roughly 1,000.00 m². This now allows them to produce large format, single-pane safety ...

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The Summit of Energy Efficiency

Now everyone can experience the fascinating world of the high Alps by visiting the new “House of the Mountains”, covering 17,000 m², and enjoy stunning panoramas of the surrounding Watzmann mountains. Here, the building’s large windows offer not only great views – they also use special glass sheeting that is exceptionally energy efficient. In ...

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arcon’s Sunscreen Glass Fights Scorching Heat

In 2011, Gibraltar’s new passenger terminal was opened - based on a design from British architects at 3D Ried and after only a two year construction period. Here, arcon’s special architectural glass known as “Sunbelt Scandic 53/25” was used – covering an extensive surface of 7,000 m² – and installed by the Spanish engineering firm, ...

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Hamburg’s “Schanzenviertel” District gets a Face-Lift

Where last May violent demonstrations occurred, city planners have been working to counteract the neighborhood’s negative image and provide fresh architectural impulses. Now, store widows are no longer associated with the shattering effects of riots – but with the area’s sustainable, multifaceted urban development. Since May 2012, experts from ...

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The “Dancing Towers” of Hamburg’s Reeperbahn

Visually, the “Dancing Towers” project a sense of erotic and movement, while also giving the Reeperbahn with its new Onyx Hotel a previously unknown feeling of elegance and respectability. Here, both the tradition and needs of Hamburg’s most famous district were cleverly combined by Hamburg architects from BRT, who planned this 45 million euro ...

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Revolutionary solar control glass from arcon

Glass manufacturer arcon heralds a new era in solar control glass, with its sunbelt A70, A60, A50 and A40 coatings. From now on, these four coatings are all you need to cover an entire building's solar control glazing requirements. "This really is a revolution, and we are restructuring our previous comprehensive range of solar control products to ...

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New Animal Enclosure gives Visitors a “Safari Feeling”

In the privately owned zoo, Ree Park – Ebeltoft Safari, on Jutland’s Djursland Peninsula these 1.5 meter long leopards can now be seen in a specially designed 1,500 m² enclosure. In 2012, this special enclosure for Chinese leopards was created to closely resemble the natural habitat of these big cats and also to blend in with the local landscape. ...

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The hanging gardens of Bavaria

Three vertical trellises, upon which vigorous vines climb upwards, and gradually transform the passage into a green oasis, set the extraordinary scene. They are fixed in height by the stainless steel cables stretching between the parts of the building. As a result, this iconic office building not far from Munich’s Bavaria Statue, combines ...

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