Glazing India’s 2nd Green Airport

Posted by:   |  Oct 26, 2016

Saint-Gobain Infinity at Vadodara International Airport, Gujarat

 

Green Airport

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When Honourable Prime Minister, Mr.Narendra Modi, made his first visit to Vadodara 2 years after he became PM, it was a cause worthy of a nation’s attention. The Vadodara International Airport. Sealing its place in history as only the 2nd eco-friendly airport in the country, it is being lauded for its holistic endeavours towards going green. Inaugurating the airport on October 22nd, 2016, the PM said, “Construction of such iconic buildings on green concept will encourage citizens to take up construction on these lines.”

 

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Glass is the new Green

Posted by:   |  Oct 22, 2016

Saint-Gobain Infinity at Godrej Waterside, Kolkata

 

Going Green

 

The Godrej Waterside is an IT Park developed by Godrej Properties at Salt Lake, Kolkata, among the most rapidly growing Information Technology hubs across the country. The LEED-Gold rated building is glazed with Saint-Gobain glass, yet again an emphatic reminder of its supremacy in the sustainable solutions’ space. Ar.JP Agarwal Architects created a green blueprint in the City of Joy, leaving a lasting impression on the region’s IT landscape.

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Indian Railways’ First Green Building

Posted by:   |  Oct 11, 2016

Saint-Gobain Infinity at Rail Nirman Nilayam, Hyderabad

 

Green Building

 

The Rail Nirman Nilayam at Hyderabad, constructed by the South Central Railways, is the first project of the Indian Railways that has been registered for GRIHA compliance. Recipient of GRIHA’s 3 Star rating and winner of IGBC’s LEED-Gold certification, it will go down in the echelons of history as Indian Railways’ first Green Building. Several factors come into play to give a building its ‘green’ status, not the least among which, is glass. In this project too, glass for green buildings makes it presence felt, loud and clear with Saint-Gobain’s glazing solutions designed to ensure a role model in sustainability. (more…)

Glass for Green Buildings

Posted by:   |  Sep 27, 2016

Saint-Gobain Infinity at Suzlon One Earth, Pune

 

Glass for Green Buildings

 

 

Welcome to a corporate that is living its vision of ‘powering a greener tomorrow’. Welcome to one of the greenest corporate campuses in the world. Welcome to Suzlon One Earth, Pune, a LEED Platinum and GRIHA 5 Star certified building. It is where the concept of ‘going green’ comes alive, it is where glass for green buildings makes the loudest impact. It is where Team Suzlon comes together from all over the world to work together for a greener tomorrow, today. (more…)

Glazing Europe’s Tallest Tower

Posted by:   |  Sep 15, 2016

Saint-Gobain Glass at Lakhta Center, Saint-Petersburg, Russia 

 

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The Lakhta Center is designed to be a colossal project to construct  a contemporary business center in the Primorsky district of Saint Petersburg, Russia . It will be implemented as a pilot project of an integrated development of the area and the construction of a mini city on the outskirts, therefore creating a sustainable district for life and work. At 86 floors and 462 m tall, it will be the tallest tower in Europe when completed in 2018. The architects Gorpoekt and RMJM deployed a whopping 44,000 sqm of high-performance glass from Saint-Gobain for glazing Europe’s tallest tower. (more…)

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