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Architects can take advantage of DuPont™ SentryGlas® stiffness, clarity, and impact toughness in high-performance building facades and curtain walls.

Open edges and novel, elegant fixturing methods are among the design advantages in SentryGlas®.

The following area features examples of SentryGlas® use in curtain walls and facades. For more design examples, see the complete Design Gallery.


Belarusian Potash Company

"Crystal Bird Headquarters" Lights Up the Landscape Thanks to DuPont™ SentryGlas®

The red crystal structure of the new Belarusian Potash Company headquarters deploys SEFAR® Architecture VISION fabric AL 260/55 printed and DuPont™ SentryGlas® interlayer. It is a remarkable example of glazing being used to maximize light and color.
» Belarusian Potash Company | Glazed Facade
Banco Bolivariano building | glass facade made with DuPont™ SentryGlas®
Banco Bolivariano Financial Group Sustainable Building, Hand in Hand with DuPont™ SentryGlas®
The design of the building and its façade reduces solar energy gain, which precludes excessive use of air conditioning, while SentryGlas® improved the natural lighting, removing the need to turn the lights on inside the building. » Banco Bolivariano Case Study
Subway Golden Line, Mexico City
Passengers of Mexico City's New Subway Golden Line Protected by DuPont™ SentryGlas®
The high performance of DuPont™ SentryGlas® polymer interlayer made it the most suitable material for the stations and platforms of Mexico City's new Subway Golden Line 12. » Subway Golden Line 12 Case Study
Resistance to Temperature and Humidity
The façade construction used on the Sowwah Square Towers comprises a high-performance glazed curtain wall system, resistant to humidity and high temperatures, with help from DuPont™ SentryGlas®. » Sowwah Square Towers Case Study
Lisbon office glass facade
Thinner, Lighter Glass Façade
Laminated glass at a Lisbon, Portugal, office building takes advantage of SentryGlas® structural interlayer performance. » Case Study
Inside, Meet Outside
Extra-large panels of bolted glass stretch open the design envelope at the delightful new Alice Tully Hall in New York's Lincoln Center. » Case Study
Celebrating Media Transparency
Washington, D.C.'s Newseum uses DuPont™ SentryGlas® with low-iron glass to help create an extra-clear view celebrating freedom of the press.   » Case Study
Shanghai Oriental Arts Center: Curtain Walls and Facades in SentryGlas®
Present A Bold New Face
Leading international architects are achieving new levels of design in curtain walls and facades using SentryGlas®, in projects such as the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center. » Case Study
A Versailles chapel- SentryGlas® Curtain walls and Facades
Reduce Glass Weight and Structural Costs
Using SentryGlas® ionoplast in the design of a glass curtain wall facade helped a Versailles chapel achieve elegance and weight reduction compared with using PVB. » Case Study
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