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Old January 26th, 2015, 03:56 PM   #1
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The Importance of Glass in the Design of Future Sustainable Buildings

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How important will the use of glass be
in the design of future sustainable buildings?




That is a topic that is raised often, and in this first item in this "thread" from LEAF Review, a leading London-based architecture website, the author discusses it with top architects of some of the world's most high profile buildings. Read the complete story at LEAF Review's website at:

http://http://www.leading-architects...dings-4492828/

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Old January 26th, 2015, 07:59 PM   #2
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We've heard this same old "glass buildings aren't sustainable" idea for the past 10 years over and over but many of these buildings end up LEED certified and there's no sign they'll stop. And small windows are bad for office towers, they make the interiors dreary and basement-like.
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