Why Retail is Switching On to Smart Glass Potential
Customer expectations are constantly evolving with shoppers expecting more, not just from the products they buy, but also from the environment in which items are sold. As the high street battles with online retail and customers face the pressure of rising inflation, brick-and-mortar shops need all the help they can …
Transforming Commercial Spaces With Switchable Glass
As demand for natural light and a modern aesthetic continue to dominate commercial building design, so architects around the world continue to favour glass in the construction of new builds. Switchable smart glass brings several advantages in support of this trend, both for those working in commercial spaces and those …
Smart Design for Residential Spaces
While most clients want to create a home that is unique to them, new trends in residential design are always emerging. Our homes reflect new patterns in the way we live, as well as our changing aspirations and desires. Architects tasked with meeting these preferences often have a tricky role, …
How Smart Glass Is Enhancing Hygiene in North American Healthcare Facilities
In recent years, increasing attention has been drawn to the standards of cleanliness and hygiene in North American hospitals and healthcare facilities, driven by evidence confirming that hospital and healthcare environments can become contaminated with microorganisms responsible for Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI).
How Smart Glass Enhances Customer Experience In Bar and Entertainment Venues
Bar and venue owners worldwide, from Boston to Berlin, Dublin to Dubai, Paris to Perth, have tried and tested various techniques to get customers to stick around a little longer, buy another round or sample some food. Typical efforts to get customers to spend a little more tend to revolve…
Importance of natural light in office buildings
A positive and healthy working environment in modern office buildings is reliant on on several factors, including the company that an employee works for, the comradery in the office, and if the office design allows for sufficient amounts of natural light to enter the workspace throughout the day.
Smart Hotel Rooms – Integrating Technology & Design
Technological innovations are challenging architects to dramatically step up hotel interior design. One of the new design trends on the rise is to create a ‘smart’ hotel room, where designers use modern technology to provide a more comfortable, enjoyable experience for guests.
How innovative academic building design can inspire learning
The design of academic buildings can significantly impact academic performance, for better or worse. Students perform best when they study in an environment where they feel comfortable, safe, and productive in their learning. Functionality is also important—academic building design can promote a sense of community while providing quiet spaces for…
How Smart Glass design is changing architecture
Technology moves at an increasingly rapid pace in the modern world, and it waits for nobody. Architects are in a particularly vulnerable position when it comes to technology. They must stay current with other key architectural aspects, such as the latest building materials and design trends, both of which also…