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INGLASS WARSAW 2013

The fourth edition of INGLASS International Architecture Conference will take place in Warsaw on November 27, 2013. INGLASS is about glass and glass construction, architecture and engineering, facade systems, energy efficiency and sustainability.

INGLASS 2013 is addressed to architects, engineers, glass producers, glass processors, equipment providers and end-users.

This year’s topic is “glass architecture and engineering“.

INGLASS presents the latest applications of glass in architecture, examples of best practice and architectural projects that bring out the importance of glass.

Internationally renowned architects, awarded for their recent and most representative projects for the built environment and leading companies in the glass industry will present solutions, products and state-of-the-art technologies. The Special Guest of the third edition of INGLASS, held on March 5, in Bucharest, was Prof. Wolf D. Prix, co-founder, Design Principal and CEO of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, AUSTRIA.

INGLASS Warsaw 2013 is the 11th international architecture conference organized by ABplus Events and partners, alongside GIS (interior architecture, design, lighting design) and RIFF (architecture and habitat, roofs, insulations, facades).

Alongside Wolf D. Prix, other special guests of the conferences organised to date have been: Giorgio Borruso (GIS 2013), Tony Fretton (RIFF 2012), Nini Andrade Silva (GIS 2012), Paolo Brescia (INGLASS 2012), Werner Sobek (RIFF 2011), Alan Leo Plestina (GIS 2011), Dan Sergiu Hanganu (INGLASS 2011).

More about INGLASS Warsaw 2013 on the official website of the event: www.ieglass.eu

Top Five Cities for Stunning Architecture

From colonial constructions to modern masterpieces, there some truly amazing examples of architecture around the world. Beautiful buildings can make you want to travel, and when you get there they will inspire you through genuine admiration. Here are five of the most spectacular places to go to be awestruck.

Valparaíso, Chile

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Situated around a two hour bus journey from Chile’s capital Santiago, Valparaiso is a sprawling mass of hills, lights and buildings on the west coast of South America,. Also known as the Jewel of the Pacific, the city was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Some of the main highlights of the cityscape include vibrant houses lining the narrow, labyrinthine paths, and the looming colonial buildings along the high street.

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