Expo Milano 2015: AGC glass in the Belgian and Japanese pavilions showcases durability, innovation and diversity

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At the upcoming Expo Milano 2015, the Belgian and Japanese pavilions were built using a total of 3,300 m2 of high-performance glass designed to provide solar protection, generate energy and be decorative as well as safe and hygienic, and even serve as a dynamic medium for displaying information.

AGC glass has been used in the construction of the Belgian and Japanese pavilions at the Expo Milano 2015
AGC has been instrumental in the construction of the Belgian and Japanese pavilions at the Expo Milano 2015: a total of 3,300 m2 of high-performance glass has been used for both buildings, designed to provide solar protection, generate energy and be decorative as well as safe and hygienic, and even serve as a dynamic medium for displaying information.
Reflecting the general theme of the upcoming Expo, the two pavilions feature AGC Glass Europe’s superior energy-performance glazings. For the Belgian Pavilion, two BIPV glazings incorporating either photovoltaic cells (SunEwat XL) or an organic film cover the southern side of the geodetic dome and roof – two features which symbolise respectively the ideal urban-planning model of the future comprising a central area with surrounding districts, and the traditional Belgian farm. Covering a total area of 315 m2, the photovoltaic cells supply electricity to the pavilion by generating an estimated 130 kWh of energy daily.
As part of AGC Glass Europe’s range of high-performance magnetron-coated products, Stopray glazings maintain a comfortable temperature inside the pavilions thanks to their solar-control features. With this in mind, 560 m2 of Stopray Smart 51/33 has been installed on the roof and façade of the Belgian pavilion, while Stopray LamiSmart 24 was chosen for the entire façade of the Japanese pavilion (1,100 m2).
Decorative glass manufactured by AGC Glass Europe proved the ideal choice for partition walls inside the pav...


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