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GlassWin System: Modern Aesthetics combined with ...

Once, the „Rheinberger“ building in Pirmasens, in the South Westernpart of Palatinate, was the biggest shoe manufacturing plant in Germany. The building is still considered as an outstanding example of industrial architecture of the beginning 20th century. The challenge during the renovation of the impressive complex of buildings, was to comply with the regulations for historic monuments conservation and with the requirements for modern thermal insulation properties at the same time. In this context, it was particularly difficult to replace the existing 1,000 steel frame windows without affecting the overall appearance.