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Saint-Gobain glass clads the Louis Vuitton Foundation
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Designed by the architect Frank Gehry, the Louis Vuitton Foundation building in Paris (France) dedicated to contemporary art is in part equipped with Saint-Gobain glass. For the facades, 3,500 square meters of Saint-Gobain Glass (Innovative Materials) glazing was processed by Glassolutions CZ in Brno (Czech Republic).
 

In particular, extra-clear SGG DIAMANT glass allows visitors to fully enjoy the Jardin d’Acclimatation gardens surrounding the edifice. In the auditorium, CLIMAPLUS SILENCE double-glazing ensures acoustic comfort. For the roof, a combination of extra-clear SGG DIAMANT glass, low-e SGG PLANITHERM glass and solar-control SGG COOL-LITE SKN 172 glass screen-printed by Glassolutions (Netherlands) provides optimum solar control. In all, more than 2,000 glass panels were delivered, of which 1,600 varying in shape and size: a real exploit in terms of production and logistics. In addition, 1,100 square meters of Vetrotech Saint- Gobain fire-protection glass, with fire-retardant ratings of up to 60 and 90 minutes, contributes to the building’s safety.

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