(this article originally appeared in Architecture Magazine Oct/Nov 2023 issue | header image (above): Internorm KF 520 uPVC-Aluminium Triple Glazed Window)
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Top/Header Image: Internorm KF 520 uPVC-Aluminium Triple Glazed Window
This article is adapted from the Architecture Magazine Oct/Nov edition.