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If you build it, how do you make them shop?

Post Time:Oct 30,2008Classify:Industry NewsView:198

It is the building material of the 21st Century, thanks to advances in computer-aided design and glazing techniques. So now just about every landmark building includes some tricksy use of glass.

At Westfield [mall, west London] the glazed roof dips and dives and the stores within feature far more glass than traditional frontages warrant. In fact, there are 3,361 glass panels in the entire complex.

Its architects eulogise about the roof, saying it represents "fluidity and movement" and is the central feature of the design, according to an Oct. 30 BBC News report.

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