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Importance of natural light in modern office buildings

A positive and healthy working environment in modern office buildings is reliant on on several factors, including the company that an employee works for, the comradery in the office, and if the office design allows for sufficient amounts of natural …

Smart Hotel Rooms – Integrating Technology & Design

Technological innovations are challenging architects to dramatically step up hotel interior design. One of the new design trends on the rise in 2018 is to create a ‘smart’ hotel room, where designers use modern technology to provide a more comfortable, …

How innovative academic building design can inspire learning

The design of academic buildings can significantly impact academic performance, for better or worse. Students perform best when they study in an environment where they feel comfortable, safe, and productive in their learning. Functionality is also important—academic building design can …

How Smart Technology Can Transform Skyscrapers

The construction of skyscrapers is a huge industry. The number of skyscrapers being built is rising year on year, and this growth is expected to continue as cities look to become more modern and eye-catching with impressive skylines that attract …

When Switchable Glass Meets Security Glass

The management of modern commercial buildings involves many important duties, not least of which is maximizing security to prevent break-ins and other safety breaches. One of the most common architectural practices used to increase the safety and security of commercial …

2017 ARCHITECTURAL GLASS DESIGN TRENDS

Despite still being early in 2017, it’s already becoming apparent that glass will be a key component of architectural designs in the year to come. Both commercial and residential architects are including more glass elements in their plans, for both …

How Switchable Glass Benefits Healthcare & Medical Environments

Healthcare providers are constantly aspiring to provide the best possible environment for their patients. By continuing to upgrade their facilities, hospitals and other healthcare providers can ensure that patients feel as comfortable as possible. A cornerstone feature of improving patients’ …

Global Antibacterial Glass Market to surpass $244 Billion

The antibacterial glass market is one of the fastest growing segments of architectural glass. In fact, according to the Global Industry Analysts by 2018, it’s expected to reach a valuation of $183.3 million US dollars. A core reason behind this …

Exploring the Applications of Smart Glass Roofs

Smart glass is now the material of choice for modern interior design, but it’s also rapidly gaining traction in architectural exterior design. The applications are endless and one increasingly popular application is the use of smart glass in roofs. Smart …

How to Maximise Natural Light in Office Design

A common feature of contemporary office design is to make best use of natural light. Maximising natural light doesn’t just reduce energy costs, it also creates the illusion of a larger space. As well as this, natural light is said …