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WICONA Finder

Following its relaunch, the renowned WICONA Finder is proving itself attractive and dynamic.

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Wicona façades on the Kista Torn - Stockholm's tallest residential building

In the middle of expansive Kista in Stockholm, rises Kista Torn, a residential block with two towers boldly interrupting the urban city profile. 

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Reference letter - Beijing One

Beijing One is a project consisting of 5 residential towers: 3 of 31 floors and 2 of 24 floors. The apartments have a total surface area of 280,000 m² requiring 15,000 m² of windows and 100 tons of aluminium.

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WICONA at Batimat 2015

Once again, Wicona attends the French fair and unveil its new hi-technology!

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REFERENCE LETTER - White Square

White Square is a building located in Al Dafna, a seaside developing district of the Qatari capital, Doha. This modern tower, designed by MZ & Partners, fits perfectly in this business area which features some of the most upscale hotels, restaurants and shopping avenues.

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REFERENCE LETTER - Jaidah Square

Jaidah Square is a state-of-the-art building situated on Airport Road in Doha, one of the busiest streets in the capital.

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WICONA lift-and-slide door gets full marks in soundproofing

BEB Beirut is located in the heart of the Lebanese capital. Designed by Arquitectonica (an architectural company from Miami), it comprises a 14-storey tower containing 64 luxury modern apartments ranging between 175 and 422 m2.

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Trade-show review BAU 2015

Strong performance, promising innovations, enthusiastic visitors

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Wicona wishes you a Happy New Year 2015!
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New: WICSLIDE 160

The best acoustical performance ever reached by a lift & slide system

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WICONA façades to reflect Olympics in Sochi

Sotschi, Austragungsort der Olympischen Winterspiele 2014, erlebte einen Bauboom, an dem viele international renommierte Architekten, Ingenieure sowie Unternehmen der Bauindustrie beteiligt waren. Sapa Building Systems entwickelte zusammen mit Partnern eindrucksvolle WICONA Fassaden für den neuen Bahnhof „Alpika Service“ und das Luxushotel Hyatt Regency.

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WICONA Scheme Wins German Façade Award

Die von dem Berliner Architekturbüro Staab Architekten durchgeführte Sanierung des Hochhauses der Hochschule Darmstadt (h_da) ist mit dem Deutschen Fassadenpreis 2013 für vorgehängte hinterlüftete Fassaden ausgezeichnet worden. WICONA hat für dieses Objekt Aluminium-Systemteile der Serien WICLINE und WICTEC geliefert.

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Bespoke façade solutions for German National Library

The internationally-acclaimed extension to the German National Library in Leipzig features a series of bespoke façade solutions from Wicona.

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Wicona curtain walling for Glasgow Velodrome

The Emirates Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome have just been completed, creating a new world class sporting landmark for Scotland. Curtain walling from Wicona was specified for this fantastic venue, which will be the showpiece for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

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Following in the footsteps of Roald Amundsen

The Indian government’s idea was to set up a research station in the Antarctic. The architect’s idea was to align the safety aspects and the extreme structural requirements with the building envelope, giving a panoramic view out onto the Polar region. The engineering firm’s idea was to build the station using over 130 prefabricated containers and add an extra outer envelope, whilst meeting the tight assembly deadline. The solution for the facades, windows and doors was provided by WICONA’s (modified and heat-insulated) aluminium mullion-transom facades and fire-protection windows and doors.

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A complex glass structure

This seven-floor office building that also houses a car showroom on the ground floor has just been delivered to the client, the Jaidah Group.

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WICONA trade fair stand awarded

With the stand concept for building exhibitions in 2011, the system supplier from Ulm has achieved it for second time: the entry in the "Trade Fair Design Annual 2011/2012. In this architecture classic the authors present "the 50 best trade fair stands" in the last 12 months. WICONA applied this stand on all big international shows like Bau, Batimat, MADE, Polyclose and Nordbygg.

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KfW's awarded as best tall building in the world

The "West Arcade" building at KfW headquarters in Frankfurt, equipped with a special WICONA façade construction, was awarded with the "CTBUH 2011 Best Tall Building in the World Award” of the international Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The CTBUH evaluated the design, the technical innovations applied and energy efficiency as well as the building's impacts on the city in which it's located and inhabitants.

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WICONA gains "Intersolar Award 2010"

Hydro Building Systems GmbH (Ulm) with its brand WICONA was awarded together with further project partners for a novel aluminium façade concept with integrated solar heat collectors with the “Intersolar Award 2010”. Managing director Arnd Brinkmann received the award in the category solar heat at the worlds biggest trade fair for solar technologies in Munich.

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Top prize to Tornado Tower in Qatar

The Tornado Tower in Doha, Qatar, which features aluminium building systems from Wicona, has won a major international architectural award as Best Tall Building in the Middle East and Africa.

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