World of Color Awards

The jury is in. Eastman Chemical Company, manufacturer of the Vanceva® Color Interlayer System for laminated glass, has announced the five jury members for its international design recognition program, 2020 Vanceva World of Color Awards™, which is inspired by the liberal use of Vanceva Color Interlayer System in both exterior and interior architecture and design. All projects will be judged by this international jury of renowned industry professionals representing the architectural and design industries.

The Vanceva World of Color Awards is a worldwide competition designed to honor architects, interior designers, glass fabricators, furniture designers, glazing contractors, engineers, and other industry professionals for their innovative use of colored laminated safety glass in building design and interior spaces. Preliminary entries can be submitted from now to February 29th, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. CST and all entries can be uploaded at vanceva.com/woca.  

THE 2020 JURY

Ammar Al Assam, CEO, Dewan Architects & Engineers

Thomas Bögl, partner and director architect, LIAG architecten en bouwadviseurs

Paul Eis, architectural photographer, www.paul-eis.com

Kateri Knapp, senior façade engineerArup

Benjamin Wright, artistic director, Pilchuck Glass School 

“This year’s winners of the Vanceva World of Color Awards will be determined by a varied group of professionals looking at each project through their own creative lens and experience,” said Priya Kalsi, global market segment manager, advanced interlayers for the Vanceva Color Interlayer System. “This jury, as well as juries past, are experts in the artistic use of glass and bring their own unique perspectives to what makes an architectural project or design standout.”

The Vanceva Color Interlayer System offers architects and designers unparalleled creative freedom to incorporate color into glass and glazing systems using tinted interlayers, which are laminated between two pieces of glass. A palette of 16 colors can be combined in up to four layers to produce more than 17,000 transparent, translucent and solid glass colors. This gives designers unmatched flexibility to create custom colors and one-of-a-kind aesthetics. Vanceva color interlayers also offer all the benefits of polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers for laminated safety glass, including security, solar control, sound insulation, and UV protection.

The Vanceva World of Color Awards competition is an international recognition program open to all industry professionals. All entries must include liberal use of Vanceva color interlayer products, including Vanceva Colors, Earth Tones, and the White Collection. 

Eastman Saflex® and Vanceva brand PVB interlayers are the most trusted name in PVB interlayer technology for laminated glazing, delivering outstanding performance and durability, backed by reliable and knowledgeable service. As a result, Eastman interlayers are found in nearly 40 percent of laminated architectural and automotive glass worldwide. 

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