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An EU energy label for windows

Glass for Europe, the trade association of Europe’s manufacturers of building, automotive and solar-energy glass, has launched a communication campaign to support the development of an EU energy label for windows. Assuming that the 85% of the glass parts of...
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Innovative coatings: architecture and colour

The proposed concept for the site was to transform a single-use office building into a genuinely mixed use development incorporating office, retail, restaurant and residential use; seeking to create a new destination integrated within the local area. The architects chose...
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CityLife residences in Milan. Triple skin facades by Zaha Hadid: aluminium, wood and glass.

The citylife project located in the heart of Milan — in the centre of the historic fiera area immersed in a park of 160,000 square metres (one of europe’s largest pedestrianized zones) — involves a group of architects rather than a...
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Renzo Piano’s green neighborhood: le Albere

‘Le Albere’ is an urban expansion project of the ex-Michelin area in Trento designed by italian architect Renzo Piano, who coordinates the work process through the Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Situated on the Adige river, it is considered to be among north...