03/26/2021 33rd Street Penn Station Entrance has been open for nearly three months now. Time for Stefanie Manger, editor-in-chief of German trade magazine "metallbau", to recap the construction in the heart of New York in the current issue (3/2021). Stefanie spoke with seele’s Site Manager Dennis Rohrbacher…
03/18/2021 seele's wide-ranging expertise is also applicable to interior design – whether shopping malls, retail stores, museums, office buildings or private villas. The know-how for glass, high-quality materials, such as brass or mirror-polished stainless steel surfaces and three-dimensional forms, is also…
03/15/2021 We are happy to announce that this year again the fitforJOB Augsburg trade fair will take place again this year - this time digitally! seele will also be part of it and will provide information about the various apprenticeship opportunities in the company.
02/19/2021 For New York's largest train station, Penn Station, a new entrance was opened at the turn of the year. The "East End Gateway" at 33rd Street / 7th Avenue presents itself in the form of a 12m high canopy with a double-curved cable façade.
02/03/2021 A special entrance to Penn Station was opened on 31/12/2020 on 33rd Street/ 7th Avenue in New York. The approximately 12m high canopy, consisting of a steel structure and a double-curved cable net façade, was realised by seele and represents a real eye-catcher at New York's most important traffic…
01/20/2021 On 01/01/2021 the Moynihan Train Hall in New York, an extension of Penn Station, was opened. seele was responsible for the execution of the three roof structures with a total of over 5,000sqm. In the project film, the development from design to installation is documented in exciting perspectives.
01/12/2021 For the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), seele was commissioned with the realisation of around 4,800sqm of mullion and transom façades. These consist of a steel substructure and up to 8.30m high insulating glass units on both the ground and upper floors.
12/01/2020 This year the K11 Musea opened in Hong Kong on the waterfront of Tsim Sha Tsui. The shopping centre is part of the Victoria Dockside property development project. It also houses a museum with special works of art and an equally special façade construction.
10/15/2020 Façades specialist seele adds façade system ISOshade® to its portfolio and provides a new technology to build closed cavity façades. seele takes over the construction element from its sister company iconic skin GmbH and offers the complete service portfolio from planning, installation and…
06/22/2020 On September 1, 2020, a total of 12 trainees started their careers again at seele und se commerce. They will be trained in the professions of industrial clerks, technical system planners for steel and metal construction, metalworkers, cutting machine operators and IT specialists in system…
05/26/2020 The seele group designs and builds façades worldwide, and the experts at seele pilsen in the Czech Republic are responsible for the group’s technologically challenging structural steelwork requirements. A workforce of more than 100 designs and fabricates unique structures with maximum precision for…
05/06/2020 Wisdom Hall is located at the highest point of Bangkok’s luxury shopping centre, ICONSIAM. It extends over three storeys and will house a museum. The project film gives spectacular insights into the lifting of the A-frame into its final position.
04/23/2020 seele was the first company in the field of glass façades and glass roof structures to be certified with the highest security level (S1) in accordance with DIN 2304-1 "Adhesive bonding technology – Quality requirements for adhesive bonding processes".
04/07/2020 Approximately 650.000 people use the junction at the famous Madison Square Garden every day and thus make Penn Station to one of the most important train stations in New York. seele realises the complex cable façade of the new main entrance according to plans by AECOM/SOM.
02/28/2020 Current challenge at seele: Processing free-form sheets with a thickness of up to 70mm, as well as some components with sheet thicknesses of 400mm. For the complex construction with difficult geometry and due to the high static load of the structure, high-strength steel (S460) is used.
01/24/2020 Façade construction specialist seele has installed a 42m long glass roof at Place Ville Marie in Montréal according to the designs of Sid Lee Architecture and Menkès Shooner Dagenais Létourneux Architectes. The roof is made up of just 18 insulating glass units. “Grand Hall” is seele’s fourth project…
01/22/2020 More than 500 guests from the region of Upper Austria were guests at the award ceremony of Medienhaus Wimmer. se-austria in Schörfling am Attersee was presented with the economic award.
01/13/2020 Recently, the seele group was again able to thank its long-standing employees for 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 years of loyalty.
12/18/2019 Working with the technology leader in façade construction in 2020? No problem! We are once again offering a wide range of apprenticeships with varied activities at our locations in Gersthofen/Germany and Schörfling am Attersee/Austria.
11/07/2019 seele realized a kiosk of a special kind: It has the shape of a cube measuring 5 x 5 x 5m and consists of a steel substructure with gold-coloured cladding made of anodised aluminium.
10/29/2019 The second white paper of seele deals with the current material trend in architecture: Bronze, brass and copper. Façade specialist seele follows this trend by using the latest production methods. Methods such as additive manufacturing or the combination of post-processing and patination are giving…
10/04/2019 The 60th symposium of IASS - International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures - will take place in Barcelona from 7 to 10 October 2019. The Symposium brings together leading designers and researchers from the fields of civil engineering and architecture. seele will be represented with two…
10/01/2019 On Friday, October 11, 2019 the Job Shuttle Fair will take place in the VIP-Lounge of the WWK Arena in Augsburg from 14 to 18 o'clock. At seele, interested visitors can gain exciting insights into the work of the globally active façade construction specialist. Our apprentices and trainers show…
09/03/2019 The assembly of the first façade elements in Level 1 on Halkin Street, consisting of elements with glazing and relief panels, has been completed. In May this year, seele began to work on the construction site for the Peninsula Hotel in London, not far from Buckingham Palace.
07/31/2019 In 1991 the architect Helmut Jahn designed the Messeturm Frankfurt, the second tallest building in Germany. As part of a redesign of the lobby on the ground floor, seele was commissioned to design, manufacture and install a 1,800 sqm steel and glass façade for this entrance area.
07/12/2019 In recent years the second largest stadium at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, the No.1 Court, has been completely refurbished. For this purpose, façade construction specialist seele realized 13 different façade types and a 6,000sqm retractable membrane roof over the whole stadium.
06/24/2019 40 tons of steel and 60 trapezoidal and triangular insulating glass panes form the Capricorn Bridge in Düsseldorf. The bridge, designed by Gatermann + Schossig Architekten, connects two buildings. One of the special features is its structural concept.
05/10/2019 Since 1994, se-austria, a part of the seele group of companies, has been implementing unique façade construction projects that convince with their size, aesthetics and technical solution. Around 120 employees work at the branch in Schörfling am Attersee and design, plan and realize complex steel and…
05/09/2019 seele, the technology leader in façade construction, now offers white papers with detailed information. Interested parties will find profound scientific articles on technical standards, case studies and descriptions, in particular on façade construction topics.
04/23/2019 Recently assembly work was carried out at the barrel-vault glass roof of the Maximilian Museum in Augsburg, which was realized by seele in 1999: So far they used ladders for cleaning and maintenance work. This work is now facilitated by a maintenance system designed by seele.
04/03/2019 At this year's Glass Performance Days, lectures and workshops will deal with the requirements of urban planning as well as building planning, energy efficiency and environmental compatibility. The focus will be on the latest glass technologies. The façade specialist seele will be holding a workshop…
03/28/2019 On April 1, Benoit Fauchon takes over the management of the specialist in membrane architecture seele cover. He replaces Konrad Maier, who has been managing director of seele cover since 2010 and is now retiring.
03/21/2019 For the modular research and innovation building DFAB House of Empa (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research), seele cover implemented, in cooperation with researchers of the ETH Zürich, a world innovation: a translucent ETFE façade with aerogel filling.
02/22/2019 Recently, seele opened a new location in Bangkok. se-project services (Thailand) Ltd. is responsible for complex façade construction projects in Thailand and South Asia. Façade specialists with outstanding expertise realize unique building envelopes - like ICONSIAM and MahaNakhon.
12/12/2018 The film shot shows the development process of the luxury shopping mall ICONSIAM. Gain an insight into the design process, the production of glass and steel and the assembly of the 5,300 sqm all-glass façade.
11/27/2018 Production is the heart of the façade construction specialist seele. seele not only plans and designs, but also knows how projects with the highest standards of quality and precision are manufactured. The production areas of seele GmbH in Gersthofen are constantly being redesigned to meet the…
11/09/2018 Today the luxury shopping mall ICONSIAM in Bangkok is ceremoniously opened. Star guests such as Alicia Keys and Naomi Watts celebrate the impressive and architecturally extraodinary building envelope. ICONSIAM's glass front reaches a height of up to 24m, making it one of the largest all-glass…
10/16/2018 From 23 to 26 October 2018 the 25th glasstec (International Trade Fair For Glass Production - Processing - Products) will take place at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre. seele will be represented with the cooperation project "Gravity" and the trend theme thin glass.
10/04/2018 seele will be part of this year’s fair "Job Shuttle" on 12 October 2018 and will give an insight into the exciting work and the wide range of training opportunities. From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., instructors and trainees will be at the stand in the VIP Lounge of the WWK Arena to answer questions from all…
10/04/2018 seele wins award for interior glazing of st. patrick’s cathedral in new york. The renowned US-American magazine "Glass Magazine“ announced the winners of its annual award, which honors the best products and constructions of the glass and metal industry.
08/22/2018 The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial at Gateway Arch in St. Louis was officially opened on July 3 with live music and other attractions. As part of the redesign of the park grounds, seele implemented the spectacular entrance area of the museum.
07/09/2018 The IASS - International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures - symposium will take place in Boston from July 16 to 20, 2018. The symposium, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), brings together leading designers and researchers from the fields of construction engineering…
07/03/2018 From New York, Miami, Los Angeles to Seattle - behind the façade of out-standing buildings stands seele. The New York branch is responsible for unique projects in the USA - for this reason the façade construction specialist has expanded and moved into a larger office.
06/27/2018 The certificate from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) certifies that seele pilsen meets the quality standards required in the USA as a steel manufacturer. In order to ensure this on a permanent basis, an audit is carried out once a year, with an auditor from the AISC.
06/12/2018 On 14/15 June 2018 is the official kick-off of the research project DigitalTWIN - Digital Tools and Workflow Integration for Building Lifecycles. It is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Together with renowned partners, se commerce GmbH, a company of the seele Group,…
05/04/2018 For the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, seele implemented the façade from stainless steel tubes. State-of-the-art 3D planning and parametrisation of the design, the highest material competence and demanding logistics were of importance.
04/27/2018 On May 4, 2018, from 10am to 3pm, the annual fair Pyramid, one of the largest recruiting fair for students in southern Germany, will once again take place at the University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg.
04/04/2018 se-austria, a member of the seele group, gives a look behind the scenes at the "Lange Nacht der Forschung" on April 13, 2018. In Schörfling, interested visitors can experience at first hand how architects' visions become extraordinary constructions all over the world.
03/07/2018 seele is part of this year’s conference "Glas im konstruktiven Ingenieurbau" at University of Applied Sciences Munich and will present two lectures. The experts will provide insights into the project TEC Bridge in Toronto and complex geometries in glass construction.
03/05/2018 From 7th until 9th March 2018 the annual conference Vertical Cities will take place in Bangkok/Thailand. seele will be part of it and present a lecture with the topic “Enhancing attractiveness of mixed use developments by incorporation of design highlights”.
02/05/2018 Bloomberg’s new headquarters in London was nominated for BREEAM Award 2018. The awards recognise the achievement of those involved in the specification, design, construction and management of BREEAM certified buildings with focus on sustainability.
01/09/2018 seele realized the main and rear façades, the glazing to the east façade and the glass stairs, skylights, doors and balustrades for Apple retail in San Francisco. The highlight is a sliding section with an astounding height of 13m and 12m wide steel-and-glass construction.
11/23/2017 After completing a membrane roofs or façades, maintenances are of great importance, because they ensure more security and longer service life to make the most of the membrane construction.
09/13/2017 seele’s capabilities are extensive when it comes to unique building envelopes. The impressive architecture of major construction projects can also be implemented for private schemes.
08/29/2017 seele is short-term searching a trainee for the apprenticeship Metalworker, Construction Technology f/m for 2017. It is not necessary to write an application, just come to our consulting hours in Gersthofen on September 5, 2017 from 2.00 to 5.00pm.
08/28/2017 2,590 stainless steel tubes were installed at the façade of the new retail and entertainment centre in the shape of WestQuay Watermark. seele’s contract covered the suspended tubular façade to the cinema complex.
07/06/2017 The new AIDAperla has been officially baptized on 30 June 2017 in Palma de Mallorca. It was the second cruise ship of AIDA Cruises for which seele cover, the membrane specialist, delivered moveable roof sections.
06/27/2017 Since more than 20 years se-austria GmbH & Co. KG has realized projects in the field of façade engineering worldwide. About 120 emloyees know how to put demanding and pioneering building envelopes into reality.
05/31/2017 Stainless steel is a true all-rounder in the construction industry. To back up this trend seele pilsen has expanded its stainless steel production.
04/25/2017 In June 2014 the development of the Principal Place façade has started. Recently the last elements were installed by seele. The new building is located in the East End of London.
03/24/2017 According to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 seele meets the highest requirements in quality management. This certification is considered ideal proof of competence and performance capability.
03/06/2017 The erection of the steel-and-glass elements for the West Block Rehabilitation Project in Ottawa is progressing well even under extreme weather conditions.
02/13/2017 Factory tours and visits to project sites are giving a great insight to seele's competences.
02/05/2017 Every step of the erection of the 500t of steel and 2,672 insulating glass units was recorded from unique perspectives.
12/20/2016 Butterfly House, designed by the architects from 3deluxe, has won the World Architecture Award in metal.
10/26/2016 Today’s architecture using ETFE film for membrane designs by seele cover is thermally insulating, UV radiation-resistant and recyclable.
10/14/2016 “German Export Hit: Glass Façades” – that’s the title of a report on the seele group that was broadcast on the Pro7 TV programme “Galileo”.
09/15/2016 The remarkable steel-and-glass roof by seele is almost complete. The complex free-form gridshell has a total area of 7,080sqm, spans up to 35m and contains 2,672 insulating glass units.
09/05/2016 As in previous years, we recently welcomed a group of new trainees who started their courses on 1 September.
12/29/2015 Implementation of Apple’s corporate architecture draws praise and recogni-tion from the world’s most important manager.