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Seattle’s High-Rise Convention Center Nears Completion

April 25, 2022

Image courtesy Adam Hunter/LMN Architects. BY NOVID PARSI, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR | APRIL 14, 2022 The 1.5-million-square-foot addition includes two mixed-use office and residential towers. The…

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The Queen recognises South West College excellence in her Anniversary Prizes

February 23, 2022

South West College has been recognised by the Queen for becoming an outstanding leader in environmental sustainability, by winning a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher…

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CareyGlass Barnardos Christmas Appeal

December 18, 2021

  We are delighted to report that our Barnardo’s’ Christmas appeal was a huge success again this year. We would like to thank everyone who…

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Vista Therm/CareyGlass Northern Ireland Charity Drive for Cruse Bereavement Support

December 6, 2021

CareyGlass staff at our Northern Ireland and Chester UK factories have raised £10,000 for Cruse Bereavement Support.Cruse Bereavement offer support through their website, national helpline, live chat,…

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CareyGlass Install Second Picasso V2 Line

September 6, 2021

There is no doubt that the Spanish company has not felt the effects of the pandemic and it’s living good moment thanks to the spectacular…

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1771 N. Street Wins Award of Excellence for Best DC Urban Office

August 17, 2021

1771 N. Street wins the Award of Excellence for Best DC Urban Office: Up to 150,000 SF The design of 1771 N ST NW balances the re-use and…

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High-Performance Glazing in Windows Offer a Massive Energy Reduction Potential

July 6, 2021

Source: Glass for Europe A study, published in May 2019, by the Dutch scientific institute TNO, commissioned by Glass for Europe, finds that nearly 30%…

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CareyGlass Helps Create Luxury Accommodation For All Seasons In Halifax, Nova Scotia

June 13, 2021

Image Above: Image courtesy of Developments HFX Tall buildings clad almost entirely in glass have some significant advantages. They afford their occupants a spectacular view…

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Portland’s Ritz-Carlton Developer on Why Things are Looking Good for a 2023 Opening

May 6, 2021

  Source: Jonathan Bach  –  Staff Reporter, Portland Business Journal Downtown Portland’s planned Ritz-Carlton was revealed in 2019 during a wholly different time for hotels, long…

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CareyGlass Buys 2.500 Milestone ‘EASY-LIFTER’ from Glaston

May 5, 2021

Source: Glassonweb.com Independent glass processor, Irish based CareyGlass, has recently made investments in Glaston technology with the purchase of an EASY-LIFTER handling device. The sale…

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This Week Marks the Fifth Anniversary of Maggie’s Manchester

April 29, 2021

Source: Foster + Partners Located across Britain and abroad, Maggie’s Centres are conceived to provide a welcoming ‘home away from home’ – a place of…

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New Cross Circuit Bridge at Iconic Silverstone Race Track

April 21, 2021

2020 is a big year at Silverstone Racetrack, with F1 celebrating its 70th anniversary. The iconic race track that hosts Formula One’s British Grand Prix…

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Concrete And Glass Façade Of SOM’s 1245 Broadway Continues Progress In NoMad, Manhattan

April 8, 2021

Image by MICHAEL YOUNG Source: New York YIMBY Façade work is shaping up on 1245 Broadway, a 23-story office building in NoMad. Designed by Skidmore Owings…

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Merchant Square an Environmental ‘First’ as PwC HQ Awarded BREEAM Excellent Status

March 25, 2021

MERCHANT Square in the heart of Belfast’s business district, which is set to house 3,000 PwC staff from later this year, has become the first…

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Delivering Northern Ireland’s First Passivhaus Plus College

March 4, 2021

Due to open its doors this year, the new £29m South West College in Enniskillen, designed by Hamilton Architects LLP and built by #TraceyBrothersLtd, will…

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Stunning House on Lake Huron Brings the Outside in with the Clever use of Glass

February 24, 2021

Source: Building Talk Lake Huron House sees local ‘cabin country’ architecture completely reimagined to create a modern family retreat on the banks of one of…

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Frascati Shopping Centre Wins Retail Project of the Year

February 12, 2021

Many congratulations to Collen Constructions Frascati Centre in Co. Dublin which took home the award for Retail Project of the Year at the 2020 Irish Construction…

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Charlemont Exchange awarded LEED Gold Certification

January 25, 2021

Charlemont Exchange has been awarded a LEED Gold Certification by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), for outstanding environmental performances. Since its completion in 2019,…

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American University in Washington DC’s new faculty to house its science programmes.

December 13, 2020

Spurring innovation and collaboration between scientists to enhance the student experience was front of mind when American University in Washington DC planned to build a…

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Handel Architects Brings Home Gold for The Essex

November 13, 2020

The 14th edition of the MHN awards program honors the industry’s outstanding deals, projects and professionals. A panel of distinguished industry professionals evaluated submissions across more…

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Universal Music Group Move into 80 Atlantic Avenue

November 12, 2020

A Match Made in Heaven – Universal Music Group Canada  moves into the award winning 80 Atlantic Avenue. The world’s leading entrepreneurial music company renowned…

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Big Win for 2 Windmill Lane

November 9, 2020

2 Windmill Lane has been awarded the best refurbishment over €5 Million at The 2020 Irish Construction Excellence Awards.  2 Windmill Lane offers your business…

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The Guinness Gravity Bar Receives Award

November 4, 2020

Designed by RKD Architects, the Gravity Bar Expansion at Guinness Storehouse recently achieved a Merit at the BCSA Structural Steel Design Awards 2020. Fifty panes…

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A big win for Miesian Plaza at the Ireland Engineering Excellence Awards.

October 21, 2020

  Sustainability is at the heart of Dublin’s Miesian Plaza office complex retrofit, the country’s first LEED Platinum v4 certified development.  We’re delighted that the…

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80 Atlantic wins Office Development of the Year and Green Award at 2020 REX Awards

October 7, 2020

80 Atlantic Avenue, Toronto adds to its list of achievements. Toronto’s first multi-storey mass timber office building in 100 years has received two awards at…

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First Glass Units Installed at Washington State Convention Centre

October 1, 2020

Phase I of construction of the 1.5-million square foot Washington State Convention Centre Summit Building has wrapped up as indicated by the completion of the structural…

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Cork’s €30m Counting House overhaul nears completion

September 29, 2020

Source: The Irish Examiner A new 7,000 sq ft European-style public plaza, 70,000 sq ft of “best-in-class” office space, a “cultural corridor” and the reinstatement…

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Perkins + Will’s Prismatic Facade Scheme Wins Competition for York University Building in Toronto

September 25, 2020

Perkins+Will’s triangulated facade scheme has won an international competition for the design of the new School of Continuing Studies at York University’s Keele campus outside…

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Iconic Architecture by Zaha Hadid Stands The Test of Time

September 10, 2020

The Power of Architecture…. The Evelyn Grace Academy opened 10 years ago this month and remains an exceptional piece of architectural design. “The strategic use…

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Tropical Fruit Warehouse in Dublin’s Docklands launched by IPUT

August 30, 2020

Source: Irish Building Magazine IPUT plc (“IPUT”) has announced the launch of the Tropical Fruit Warehouse, an 80,000 sq.ft. landmark office development on Sir John…

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Explore Ireland’s Most Beautiful New Golf Destination

August 2, 2020

Source: Architectural Digest Robert Trent Jones II’s first designed course in the Emerald Isle is backed up by locally inspired—and seriously stylish accommodations. For fans…

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Nobu Hotel London Portman Square Set To Open In 2020

July 12, 2020

Nobu Hospitality, the globally established lifestyle brand founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper, is delighted to announce the launch of its…

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The Jade Nears Completion. Live. Life. Downtown.

July 7, 2020

The Jade, 1595 Barrington Street is nearing completion and will bring to market new retail supply in the heart of Downtown Halifax, Canada. Drawing inspiration…

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Covid-19 News- In-House Maintenance Teams

June 2, 2020

The CareyGlass in-house maintenance team are working hard as always keeping our machinery in tiptop shape. The current crises highlights the importance of being as…

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Custom Made Glass Shields

May 2, 2020

It’s a whole new world, and we need to focus on the health and safety of our customers and coworkers like never before. A glass…

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Toronto’s 80 Atlantic wins The Mass Timber Wood Design Award

March 6, 2020

80 Atlantic Avenue has recieved The Mass Timber Wood Design Award 2020. Set in the heart of Liberty Village, 80 Atlantic is Toronto’s first new…

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First Look: Inside the new, €20m Gravity Bar at Dublin’s Guinness Storehouse

March 4, 2020

A €20 million expansion of Dublin’s iconic Gravity Bar gives a toucan’s-eye-view of the skyline, reports Pól Ó Conghaile. Source: The Irish Independent “It’s like…

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Centre National des Arts, Ottawa

January 13, 2020

The Kipnes Lantern at the National Arts Centre | Centre National des Arts by #diamondschmittarchitects brightens the winter night sky in downtown Ottawa with custom…

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NOVAS Christmas Appeal

December 20, 2019

The Team at our Co. Tipperary plant have been working hard to support the NOVAS Christmas Appeal. The high spirits and generosity shown by the…

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2019 AN Best of Design Awards

December 11, 2019

“A revelatory rebuild…” Simon Houpt, The Globe and Mail Diamond Schmitts highly acclaimed National Arts Centre Rejuvenation project has recieved an editors pick mention in the…

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Maggie’s Centre Manchester, UK, Shortlisted for CIBSE

December 9, 2019

Maggie’s Centres, Manchester, has been shortlisted for the CIBSE Building Performance Award 2020 ‘Project of the Year – Public Use’. This project is a fully…

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Irish Design Project of the Year 2019

December 6, 2019

Congratulations to Carr Cotter & Naessans Architects, winners of the Design Project of the Year at the Property Industry Awards 2019 for Gardens International Limerick….

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Inbound from Ireland – Carey Glass plants a flag in North America

October 10, 2019

Source: Canada Glass Magazine https://www.glasscanadamag.com/inbound-from-ireland-4982/ Carey Glass is gaining traction in North America They’re big and they’re here. Carey Glass boasts an 850,000-square-foot plant in…

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Green Building Week: Ten of Europe’s most eye-catching sustainable buildings

October 3, 2019

26 September 2019, source edie newsroom To mark World Green Building Week, edie is showcasing ten European buildings with best-practice sustainability credentials. Recent research from…

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A Day in the Life of the National Arts Centre

Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, this transformative architectural rejuvenation of the 50-year-old National Arts Centre in Ottawa turns the Brutalist structure inside out so that…

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Shortlist for Building + Architect of the Year Award

August 3, 2019

Congratulations to all involved! Gardens International, Limerick, designed by Carr Cotter Naessens Architects & Denis Byrne Architects has been shortlisted for the Building and Architect…

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Scaffolding comes down on 120 Adelaide Street West, Toronto

July 3, 2019

Now that some of the mast climbers have come down, the full effect of this amazing two-tower re-cladding project is on display! Amazing teamwork by…

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Installing first of the large units on the North Elevation of Navigation Square Block B.

June 3, 2019

Design by Henry J. Lyons Architects. Facade by 20/20 Windows.  Navigation Square Block B. Installing first of the large units on the North Elevation. Credit…

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Charlemont Exchange, Dublin

May 3, 2019

What a transformation at the redevelopment of Charlemont Exchange.  Designed by Burke-Kennedy Doyle Architects, Main Contractor Walls Construction, Facade by Mealey Architectural Façades Ltd Glass supplied…

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Video of Installation of Large Glass Panels in Ontario, Canada

April 3, 2019

This wonderful time lapse video shows the expert installation of large glass panels supplied by CareyGlass at a residence in Ontario, Canada.

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Hanover Quay Dublin, Last Pane of Glass Installed

A bit of a milestone reached today as CDS Architectural Metalwork installed the last pane of glass on this project at Hanover Quay for Cairn….

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Construction Boom In Cork As Another Crane Joins The City Skyline 

March 6, 2019

One of the city’s biggest projects reached a significant milestone this week, four weeks ahead of schedule. The first tower crane was erected at JCD’s…

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Capital Dock Dublin

March 3, 2019

Beautiful aerial shot of the iconic, landmark Capital Dock building. Capital Dock is a 22-storey mixed-use development in the Dublin docklands. Developed by Kennedy Wilson, the…

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Delivering Commercial nZEB Schedule & Speakers

February 22, 2019

Schedule  9.00 – 9.30 Registration & Tea / Coffee Plenary Session 1 Chair – Joseph Little 9.30 – 9.45  Joseph Little – Welcome Address. 9.45 –…

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Doors Open at Aloft Hotel, Dublin

February 3, 2019

The beautifully designed Aloft Dublin City hotel officially opened its doors at the beginning of February.  Aloft, a branch of the renowned Marriott International brand was…

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DELIVERING COMMERCIAL NZEB

January 24, 2019

DESIGN – FABRIC – SYSTEMS – CULTURE CHANGE To support compliance with the new nZEB standard (as transposed in Part L of the Irish Building…

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TÁNAISTE VISIT TO CAREY GLASS PLANT, CO. TIPPERARY, IRELAND

November 23, 2018

Mary Newman Julian was delighted to welcome Tánaiste Simon Coveney to Nenagh today to visit Carey Glass Carey Glass was established 53 years ago by…

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The Ottawa National Arts Centre is Transformed

August 17, 2018

Diamond Schmitt swaps concrete for glass at brutalist arts centre in Ottawa Glass by CareyGlass

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Advanced Glazing will Help Landmark Manhattan Building Keep its Cool

June 21, 2018

When the designer of 115 Delancey Street, part of the £770 million Essex Crossing development in New York City’s Lower East Side, decided to front…

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The Great House Revival Featuring Vista Therm Triple Glazed Windows.

June 5, 2018

https://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/the-great-house-revival-30005245/10881813/ In Season 1, Eposide 3 of The Great House Revival, a couple transform a derelict 19th-century schoolhouse in Cavan into a new home by…

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Kevin Street Garda Station Dublin

Some great shots of Kevin Street Garda Station recently completed by Season Master and APA Facades, Glass by CareyGlass. Contractor J.J. Rhatigan & Co. The…

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Riverlight win at RIBA London Awards 2018

May 21, 2018

  It was recently announced that RSHP’s mixed-use development was chosen as one of the RIBA London winners 2018. Riverlight, a residential-led mixed use development,…

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The New Maldron Hotel Belfast Opens

May 11, 2018

The new Maldron Hotel in Belfast opens with 110 jobs. Design by Consarc Design Group, Main Contractor McAleer & Rushe and Glass by CareyGlass. The…

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St. Marks Cathedral, Seattle, WA

Carey Glass have been involved in a bespoke glass project with a top glazing contractor in Seattle WA. It is St Marks Cathedral founded in…

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4075 N Williams Ave, Portland Oregan

April 4, 2018

Designed by William Kaven Architecture,THE WILLIAMS PROJECT, located on the corner of North Williams and Mason Street in NE Portland, combines leasable office and retail…

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2017 Urban Design Award

March 27, 2018

Award of Excellence: National Arts Centre Rejuvenation The Rejuvenation Project at 1 Elgin Street to transform and expand the National Arts Centre (NAC) sought to engage…

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Navigation Square

March 21, 2018

  CareyGlass are delighted to be involved with Navigation Square, the latest major project undertaken by O’Callaghan Properties. Designed by Henry J Lyons Navigation Square…

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Bishop’s Square Office Development

February 23, 2018

CareyGlass are delighted to be involved in the extension of the prestigious Bishop’s Square Office Development in Dublin city centre. This landmark project will be…

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Galway Racecourse Tote Building Redevelopment

February 21, 2018

  CareyGlass are supplying the glazing for the redevelopment of the Tote Building at Galway Racecourse.  The works will involve the demolition of the existing…

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Charlemont Exchange Building

December 8, 2017

  The Charlemont Exchange building, located on the bank of the Grand Canal in Dublin 2, consists of 89,118 sq ft of Modern Grade A…

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Number One Bristol

November 1, 2017

CareyGlass were delighted to have worked with Bray & Slaughter, Hydrock and O’Leary Goss Architects and Taunton Fabrication on the recently completed #NumberOneBristol. CareyGlass supplied…

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Protecting Cities Against Fire With Advanced Glazing

October 21, 2017

  “When you have two buildings this close together, standard glazing is not an option”, learn how designers used advanced glazing to meet fire regulations…

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The Canaletto Tower

October 13, 2017

The building is designed with a curving façade of aluminium and glass divided into a series of three to five-story clusters, conceived as “individual neighbourhoods…

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Groundbreaking at Nile Street

October 4, 2017

McLaren and London Borough of Hackney celebrated the start of construction on site of the new Nile Street development in Hackney designed by Avanti Architects….

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The College of Idaho Receives a Private Donation to Build New Library

September 28, 2017

  A private donation by Deborah and Glenn Murray has made the construction of a new, 60,000-square-foot Cruzen-Murray Library at the College of Idaho possible. According to…

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Top 10 Architectural Schools for 2018

We are fortunate enough to work with some of the worlds top architects, many of whom are graduates from this list. Take a look at…

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Curved Glass Pioneer, CareyGlass Deploys Iconic Yonge Street Property in Downtown Toronto

September 10, 2017

Enterprise Ireland, the national export agency, is proud to announce a major deployment of straight and curved insulated glass units from Tipperary-based CareyGlass, by Flynn Canada…

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Zurich North American HQ Wins 2017 International Architecture Award

September 6, 2017

The North American headquarters for Swiss-based Zurich Insurance Group has won the 2017 International Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design…

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Capitol Dock Progress Update

August 21, 2017

Capital Dock, a visionary urban quarter that brings fresh cultural and commercial energy to the heart of Dublin Docklands is progressing well. Main Contractor: Sisk. Design: O’Mahony Pike…

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The Hanging Gardens Project

July 21, 2017

CareyGlass are delighted to be involved with the redevelopment of this historic building. Designed by Carr Cotter & Naessens Architects in collaboration with Denis Byrne…

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1133 Yonge Street Toronto Nears Completion

June 20, 2017

As seen in recent site photos, installation of the new, glassier cladding—including curved glass at the corners—is nearing completion in anticipation of the project’s targeted…

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CareyGlass Supply All State HQ

CareyGlass are delighted to be involved in the new HQ for All State NI. The office building is being developed by architects WDR & RT…

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1133 Yonge Street Toronto Nears Completion

June 13, 2017

Source: Glassonweb Installation of the new, glassier cladding—including curved glass at the corners—is nearing completion in anticipation of the project’s targeted 2017 completion. While the…

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Why the Glass Industry Loves Architects

April 18, 2017

Source: Heart Songs By Debra Levy on April 17th, 2017; US Glass Magazine The glass and glazing community loves to grouse about architects—heck, we’ve even written…

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De-Airing PVB Flat Glass Laminates with Hot-Rollers

April 12, 2017

I realized few weeks back that I have not written public material in a while. Going through my notes made for potential topics for new…

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CareyGlass Supply Apples New Campus – Apple Park, in Cupertino, California

Apple Park, the company’s new 175-acre campus, will be ready for employees to begin occupying in April. The process of moving more than 12,000 people…

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CareyGlass supply all External & Internal Glass to The Capitol

The Capitol, designed by award winning architects Wilson Architecture is a fifty million euro development by John Cleary Developments. Located on Patrick Street with frontage…

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New Public Sculpture Celebrates ‘Origin’ of Belfast

September 16, 2016

As the Northern Ireland Arts Council reports, a major new piece of public art will be unveiled in Belfast tomorrow, Friday,16 September, to coincide with…

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Why Do We Heat Soak Test?

September 28, 2015

  What is the principal reason for heat soak testing and why do the team at Carey Glass refuse to rely on batch testing of our…

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CareyGlass Celebrates 50 Years

May 12, 2015

There was a quiet celebration last weekend amongst the Carey family, to mark the 50th anniversary of the CareyGlass Group. The business began in 1965…

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Three Business Feature CareyGlass

January 12, 2015

Carey Glass International is one of the largest independent glass manufacturers in Europe with three production sites across Ireland and the UK, including its headquarters…

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All Eyes on the Fit Show This Week!

June 13, 2014

Source: Glassonweb Opening the first day of the FIT 2014 show at the Telford International Centre, CareyGlass have custom designed and built a striking two…

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New Facility Includes 80 New jobs

May 12, 2014

The Daily Post reports that the new 80,000-square-foot Carey Glass processing facility in the Deeside industrial zone will bring 80 new jobs to the area….

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A Guide to Photometric Glass Terms

January 10, 2014

When selecting glass types such as low E glass or solar control glass it is important for architects, M&E Consultants and owner /occupiers to measure…

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