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Interpane: exclusive living with solar control coating for the perfect climate

2012-02-08 | Glazing / Insulating Glass

Modern living in style – this is what the inhabitants of an exclusive area of London, United Kingdom, are guaranteed. This article ‘shows us round’ these highly expensive apartments, where energy consumption and environment protection are ensured, and where security and security personnel follows indications and training from the Special Air Service (SAS).

Direct view of Hyde Park – ipasol neutral solar control glass ensures an optimal climate in the rooms
The most expensive apartment in the world?
Knightsbridge, City of Westminster. This luxury neighbourhood has the finest restaurants, the most exclusive boutiques and now, perhaps the most expensive apartment in the world: One Hyde Park. The 14-storey building, inaugurated in the spring of 2011, is a complex of four interconnected towers designed by architect Richard Rogers of Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners. The inhabitants of the penthouses have a breath-taking view of the city of London and of Hyde Park through the large areas of glazing in every room. To ensure colour-neutral transparency, thermal insulation on cold winter days and protection from the sun’s heat in the summer, the glazing is made of modern triple insulation glass. Interpane provided the 14,000 square metres of iplus E thermal insulation glass with ipasol neutral 61/33 solar control coating.
Hyde Park on one side, Knightsbridge on the other: One Hyde Park is perfectly situated. Hyde Park, the most well-known of the eight ‘royal parks’, stretches over 1.4 square kilometres, divided by the 11 hectares of the Serpentine.
The park and the lake are loved by Londoners and tourists alike. The lake is perfect for a swim or a row; with a permit, even fishing is allowed. If one prefers land activities, one can use the horse riding facilities or the bowling alley, or just picnic on the grass. Should the well-heeled dwellers of One Hyde Park choose instead to go for a stroll in Knightsbridge, they can enjoy exclu...


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