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Schollglas, Triple insulating glass, insulating glass, facade

Facade that Sends a Signal

With its new customer centre at its Ochsenhausen site in the ­German region of Baden-Württemberg, a domestic-appliance manufacturer wanted to create ­a communicative and open meeting place. The ­design for the building was drawn up by the ­Zurich-based ­office Monoplan, who in collaboration with the ­facade planner IFP Weber developed an glass outer skin for the building that combines the facade and product presentation into a single unit. The glass shell is designed as a double-glazed facade and integrates display cases for displaying items from the company’s product range. Across the entire area from the first floor upwards, therefore, ­the appliances are ­presented as an integral part of the facade in 36 glass display cases. These slide forward out of the flat glass surface and are framed ­by slender double-shell metal frames. ­
At night the showcases are illuminated, making the facade an eye-catcher that is visible from afar. The double-glazing facade has been executed with ­a room-side insulating glass layer as ­triple glazing and an open second skin made of laminated safety glass using Gewe-therm sun triple insulating glass with Gewe-com connect from Schollglas.

Schollglas, Triple insulating glass, insulating glass, facade

Photo: Liebherr

This article is taken out of the following magazine:
DETAIL 10/2020
DETAIL 10/2020

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