|Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), manufacturer of the Vanceva® color system for laminated glass, will honor the winners of this year’s Vanceva World of Color Awards during Glasstec 2014, the largest international glass trade show running October 21–24 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Eastman’s exhibit booth, located in Hall 11-A56 at the Messe Düsseldorf, will showcase photography of the Vanceva World of Color Awards winning projects, as well as display the actual awards that will be presented to the winners.During the Glasstec 2014 show, Eastman will have the opportunity to honor the winners of the third annual Vanceva World of Color Awards, which is an international competition that recognizes architects, interior designers, and other industry professionals who have demonstrated innovative and liberal use of Eastman’s Vanceva color interlayers for laminated glass in their work during the past year.
The Vanceva color system provides unparalleled creative freedom to incorporate color into glass and glazing systems using tinted interlayers laminated between two pieces of glass. A palette of 16 colors can be combined in up to four layers to produce more than 3,000 transparent, translucent and opaque glass colors, providing designers unparalleled flexibility to create custom colors and one-of-a-kind aesthetics.
Two winners and four honorable mentions will be recognized for their creative applications. Awards will be given to the designers and glass fabricators for the six winning projects at the Eastman exhibit booth.
EXTERIOR Division Winner:
Le Claustra de Daniel Buren
Artist: Daniel Buren
Architect: RCP Design Global/Via composites
Contracting authority: Cité Tram
Glass laminator/supplier: Macocco
INTERIOR Division Winner:
Arize Hotel Sukhumvit by Aroz of Design Co., Ltd
Architect(s)/Firm(s): Aroz of Design Co., Ltd
Glass laminator/supplier: Thai Techno Glass Co., Ltd. (BSG Glass)
Architect(s)/Firm(s): CEBRA A/S JDS Architects A/S SeARCHbv, Louis Paillard, Kontech A/S
Glass laminator/supplier: bo·glas a/s
Collège Anne de Bretagne
Architect(s)/Firm(s): Phlippe Gazeau Architecte
Marian University Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences
Architect(s)/Firm(s): Schmidt Associates, BSA LifeStructures
Architect(s)/Firm(s): NAU Architecture, Drexler Guinand Jauslin Architekten
Laminator/supplier: Glas Trösch AG Swisslamex
Eastman’s booth will also feature interactive displays and information about the expanded Saflex® product offering for both architectural and automotive glass applications.
Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2013 revenues of approximately $9.4 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, TN, USA, and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world.