Acoustically-insulated glass block meets the international standards for sound noise limits by isolating environments and reducing background noise (up to 49 dB). Soundproofed glass can be selected according to project type such as residential, commercial, or industrial (homes, office buildings, libraries, retail stores, etc.)
Third largest stadium in Portugal, the Jose Alvalade Stadium was projected by Tomas Taveira in 2003, ahead for the European Championship of 2004. The Stadium is the center of a biggest complex, which includes the club museum, a mall, a health club and several other entities.
In this massive project, glass blocks where used to provide acoustic insulation to the structure, combining at the same time creativity and aesthetics by giving color, brightness and vivacity to the building as a celebration of club colours.