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Post Time:Dec 14,2012Classify:Industry NewsView:94

SGG Diamant in BMW Welt, Germany


Imagine an exhibition building as impressive as the products it showcases. Well, that is precisely how the glittering glass facade of the BMW Welt (German for BMW World) has ensured it to be.

Built to be a ‘multi-functional customer experience and exhibition facility’ of the BMW AG, the

The resplendent piece of architectural design has consumed not less than a whopping 12400 sqm of glass! The SGG CLIMAPLUS SOLAR CONTROL on


The BMW Welt has been designed by architects Coop Himmelb(l)au for the BMW Group. Although it was conceived to be ready in time for the World Cup 2006, it was opened to the world a year later in October and deliveries commenced soon after. Often housing exhibitions of BMW models, the facility puts on display, a wide range of BMW cars and motorcycles. It even ensures a special experience when it comes to customers taking delivery of their ordered vehicle. The premises also comprise shops with BMW auxiliary products and a fully serviced gastronomic restaurant.  Conference rooms and the arena to stage media events add to the facilities that the commercial building offers.

The potent combination of Saint-Gobain Glass and BMW represents a classic case of one style icon meeting another! In the era of

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