07.09.2017

The Merging of Glass and Wood

sedak evolves lamination capabilities: real wood veneers in seven-meter façade

Nothing less than the perfect symbiosis of glass and wood - that is what the architects of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) wanted for a new 24-level office building in Salt Lake City, USA. The wood installed in the façade of the lobby "grows into" the seven meters high glass elements. sedak, specialized in oversize formats, to let this architectural vision become reality they have developed a lamination technique that allows the German glass manufacturer to laminate real wood veneers in between the glass layers. Hence, the visual appearance is original and the wood permanently protected by the glass.

 

 

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