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glasstec 2012 Takes a Look at New Glazing Technologies and Trends

Oct 31st, 2012

From new coatings to new interlayers, glasstec 2012, which took place last week in Dusseldorf, Germany, offered attendees a number of developments for architectural glazing. About 43,000 trade visitors, including international architects, took to the halls of glasstec where they visited with 1,162 exhibitors, all focused on the latest technologies for the glass industry. While […]

Attention Grabbers

Oct 31st, 2012

It’s been 12 years since I attended my first glasstec, the mammoth glass-industry trade show that takes place every other year in Dusseldorf, Germany. While glass fabricators travel from around the globe to see the latest in processing and fabrication equipment, there really is more to it than just machines. Architects looking for the latest […]

glasstec 2012 to Feature Architecturally Focused Programs and Sessions

Aug 8th, 2012

Some of the world’s greatest architects will convene in Düsseldorf, Germany on October 24 for an Architectural Congress, which will be part of the biennial glasstec trade fair, October 23-26. Titled “Opinions + Perspectives,” the Architectural Congress will feature international architects’ studios presenting their latest innovations. The event is organized in co-operation with the North-Rhine/Westphalian […]

glasstec und Me

Jun 27th, 2012

I booked my trip to Düsseldorf for glasstec today. It started me thinking. The first time I went to glasstec was in 1982—30 years ago. This will be my 16th glasstec. You can imagine how things have changed during this time. For one thing, in 1982, my mentor Bud Glassberg ran tours to glasstec because […]

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