The NSG Group rolls out second edition of Glass in ...

In each situation, the glass incorporated into the architect’s design serves a variety of functions that help to enhance the aesthetics of the building, as well as its overall sustainable performance. Jolanta Lessig, European Marketing Communications Manager at NSG Group, said: “Architects from all over the world continue to incorporate ...

Product Categories - Pilkington

Fire Protection. Provides passive protection from the effects of fire for up to 180 minutes allowing maximum use of natural light and enabling all areas of a building to be occupied.

The sky’s the limit: structural glazing and building design

Since its invention, glass has been used to make a statement in the built environment and this trend has continued into the modern age. Iconic buildings in the world capital cities, such as London’s Gherkin and the Shard, act as a powerful example of the physical and aesthetic effect the material can have on the urban landscape.

Insights - Pilkington

Pilkington Italia to exhibit at ARCHITECT@WORK Rome 02 October 2018 Pilkington Italia will present the latest innovations of the NSG Group at the third edition of ARCHITECT@WORK Rome, the international event for architects, designers and other professionals in the sector.

NSG Group at architectureworld 2017

The architectureworld is a fair and congress for architecture regarded as the most innovative event for architects, planners and building engineers.


Applications Pilkington Profilit™ can be used in interior or exterior applications e.g. industrial, commercial or residential buildings. The "U-shaped" channels can be installed either vertically or horizontally. The glass is available in a variety of colours and textures with varying translucency, allowing for the passage of natural light without the loss of privacy.

Guarding and protection: how to specify glass barriers

The use of glass barriers is a common feature of modern architecture. They are used in the stairways and atria of many commercial and residential properties to provide a striking and aesthetically pleasing alternative to traditional building materials such as brick or wood.

Engineered for strength

For most applications where safety glass is required, it is usually a choice between toughened or laminated glass. However, we’re seeing the popularity of laminated toughened glass increase as it is used in applications where clients are looking to combine the benefits of both products. Here we describe the applications in which laminated toughened glass is being specified.

Project References - Pilkington

theatre, around architect staircase Golden one way mirrors on the ceiling of theatre and discotheque Glass curtains in theatre, glass walls in panoramic elevators Staircase shelters; Cinderella - Built at Masa-Yards Shipyard, Helsinki, Finland, 1989. Windshields Panoramic windows and glass walls in restaurants and public areas

Form and beauty expertly processed

The Park Hotel Imperial, situated in Limone del Garda, on the Brescia coast side of the Lake, showcases extensive use of glass elements, mainly through the processing of two types of glass: Pilkington Optiwhite™ extra clear glass and Pilkington Mirropane™ Chrome Plus toughenable mirror.. Pilkington Optiwhite™ 10 mm thick toughened and laminated glass* was used for the hotel’s external ...