Tvitec wins the European Isolar Award 2016 for the triple glazing used for the new headquarters of Nordea Bank
06/27/2016 | Ponferrada
Isolar, the german association of independent European glass manufacturers , has awarded the Tvitec Spanish architectural glass company for his work in glazing the new Nordea Bank headquarters in Copenhague (Denmark). Isolar gave to Tvitec the prize regarding the best work in the category of Representative Projects 2016 during the recent convention held in Leipzig. Commercial representatives of the Spanish transformer, Mr. Recaredo Prado and Mr. Ramón Soler, collected the award and explained in accuracy the glazing details of this project.
The Nordea project, a new headquarter of one of the biggest Scandinavian banks, consist of two buildings connected by a foyer. The buildings are characterized by an innovative and challenging design with a unique facade and skylights that makes these buildings a true landmark in Copenhagen. The facade is designed in a way to highlight a random pattern expressing the magnitude of the buildings to its surroundings. The skylights consist of triple glazed units connected with a stick system on site.
Tvitec supplied for the Nordea new headquarters over 19.000 sqm. of architectural and high performance glass. Tvitec transformed laminated and tempered glass, IGU, triple glazing and monolithic enameled panes for this project with different glass types as Low-e with solar control. Tvitec provided rectangular and squares panes, but also shapes with sizes up 2.700 x 2.500 mm.
The Dutch facade contractor, Scheldebouw B.V., has translated the intent of the architect into a curtain wall design consisting of a modular system of mainly 1.500 and 2.250 mm panels. These panels consist of a double skin facade, with laminated glass on the outer pane and double glass on the inner pane for the vision panels, and toughened glass on the outer pane for the sprandle panels.
So, the award is extended to the architecture study, Henning Larsen, and the Scheldebouw BV metalframer. Henning Larsen Architects is an international architecture company with strong Scandinavian roots. They assign great importance to designing environmentally friendly and integrated, energy-efficient solutions. Tvitec is proud to cooperate with this philosophie.