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Double Glazing Solutions for a Sustainable Building

Post Time:Jul 19,2013Classify:Industry NewsView:61

The First Plaza is a commercial complex located in the quaint, historic town of Metz in France. The Lazard Group Real Estate has developed this sustainable building, based on design by Unanime Architects.    



This new building, which was completed by the end of 2011, is sprawled across an area of 8,275 sq. m. One third of the building is occupied by shops while three floors are dedicated to offices.

The aim of the architectural agency was to create a

The curtain walls of the First Plaza are adorned by transparent, opaque and acid etched glass. 2000 Sq. m of



All over the First Plaza, glass has created a sense of space and enhanced the visual quotient. The glass facade projects a magnificent appearance and makes its presence felt from even a distance. But the use of glass is not just about beautification and better aesthetics. In the effort to create a sustainable building, glass has been instrumental in bringing energy-efficiency with better solar control, thermal insulation and double glazing. With ample natural lighting and reducing the need for air-conditioning costs, the

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