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glasstec 2016 | Tips for your trade fair visit


With only a few weeks to go until glasstec 2016, we would like to keep you informed with our newsletter in order to secure the perfect preparation of your trade fair visit. Learn more about the International Architecture Congress and our industry guide. And make sure you buy your eticket for glasstec 2016 now.

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International Architecture Congress

Contrasts – New architecture with glas

International Architecture Conference 2014
The interplay between light and shadow forms a central element in the architecture and design of rooms. Here, there is really only one material with which openness can be created: Glass. The rapid development of technology creates numerous new possibilities – whether for light, warmth, energy or safety.

The International Architecture Congress presents the future-oriented application of glass in architecture. Through current designs, internationally renowned firms from the areas of architecture and interior design present excellent projects in superior aesthetic and functional quality.
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Great materials for great architecture

The Exhibition Materia
Great architects, both past and present, have continuously pushed the boundaries in respect to structure, space, techniques and materials. From the ‘beton brute’ (bare concrete) of Le Corbusier, to Mies van der Rohe, renowned for pioneering the extensive use of glass in buildings. From Shigiru Ban with his work with recycled cardboard and wooden innovations, to Norman Foster with his impressive high-tech steel tension structures. We are now facing an exciting new era, in which digital manufacturing and parametric design can be executed in a diversity of materials. The development of sustainable materials stimulates the creation of buildings with a “material passport”, and encourages the appetite for new renewable and biobased material sources.
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The Industry Guide

We provide perspective

Trade fair moments glasstec 2014
Not just with many trends and innovations in windows and façades, but also with our industry guide. Discover more, in advance of glasstec, about the six core industries, all of the exhibitors and their innovations and developments. Our guide will point you in the right direction at the glasstec trade fair.
The industry guide
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Practical: eTicket to glasstec

The most convenient way to the trade fair

Entry trade fair
Make sure you buy your glasstec ticket online, at our eTicket Shop, before glasstec. You’ll get better prices than at the regular ticket office, you can travel to and from the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Center free of charge with Rhine-Ruhr Regional Transport Network (2nd class, trains without additional fees in fare zone D) and you can print out your ticket at home, so when you get to the exhibition centre, you can walk straight through the turnstiles without wasting any time... There’ll be no need to queue up!
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Chairman of Supervisory Board: Mayor Thomas Geisel

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