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3 New World Glass CONTENTS Twitter Blog Masterclass A new chapel and recital centre at the Catholic Ladies College in Melbourne’s Eltham makes a remarkable engagement with its Green wedge setting. Designed by Williams Ross Architects, keen spatial qualities balance nature and nurture. 04 Through the Looking Glass Investing in Australia’s future Viridian is the largest glass provider and the only manufacturer of float glass in Australia. With over 150 years of glass making history and more than 1000 employees, we provide comprehensive glass and glazing solutions across Australia and New Zealand. Fully automated D line – part of our $250m technology upgrades. As part of CSR Building Products, our ongoing commitment to new technology and innovations has reduced the environmental impact of our processes and increased manufacturing efficiencies throughout our network. We have embraced a ‘Target of Zero Waste,’ which includes reducing packaging and inter-packing materials, recycling our chemicals and recycling glass back into our Float glass that contains 29% recycled product. Two giants of 20th century architecture, Alfred-Russell Hitchcock and Walter Gropius, would surely be fascinated with the Piermont House designed by Rachcoff Vella. Viridian has invested $250m in upgrades since 2007 into plant and equipment technologies that have improved service, quality and delivery on an extensive range of residential and commercial products. This includes glass products specific to energy efficiency, acoustics, safety, fire, security and military. 14 Let us help you deliver light, views, comfort and a sense of space in your next project. Visit or call us on 1800 810 403. Contents ™Trademark of CSR Building Products Limited. Disegno VIR13453