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GB

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for UNITED KINGDOM.

GB

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. This is the code used in international transactions to and from British bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the United Kingdom. This is used as an international standard for shipping to the United Kingdom. Most British subdivisions have their own codes with the prefix "GB." For example, the code for the Unitary Authority of Brighton and Hove is ISO 3166-2:GB-BNH.
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Another efficient option is plastic blocks which look identical to glass blocks.
Again, please note that these test results should be considered approximate because the makeup of the glass block glazing units made it difficult to measure the properties.
A colleague came up with the brilliant suggestion of building a wall using glass blocks.
An exposed stone wall and beam feature on the landing of a first floor housing a master bedroom with en suite shower room which includes a walk-in fully tiled double cubicle and feature glass block wall.
In three years of looking at more than 150 garages, she's seen everything from the coal shed Henry Ford turned into a garage workshop for the first Model T, to a rustic garage covered in squirrel tails, as well as actor Dennis Hopper's ultra-clean garage that features glass block flooring, a live tree, plus a gallery for both artwork and automobiles.
Its solid-core entry door has flanking glass block windows, which admit light but reflect sound.
In 1988, they predicted that a small shift in the angle at which a laser beam enters a multiply scattering medium such as a translucent glass block would also shift the speckle pattern -- without significantly altering its basic structure.
Designed by Chicago-based architect Kreuck & Sexton, with AV design by the Chicago office of Shen Milsom & Wilke and systems integration by Barco Multimedia of Logan, Utah, Crown Fountain features two 50-foot, water-spurting glass block towers at each end of a shallow reflecting pool.
Natural stone: Revision wall covering (about 200 mA), cleaning and processing Flooring (about 750 mA)Cast stone: stairs (about 400 pieces) and platforms (about 200 mA), screed and TerrazzzoEnhnliche top layer (about 950 mA)Remediation of glass block walls (about 200 mA).
The wide piers separating the stairways are articulated with openings filled with clear glass block creating a heightened experience for the stair users.
On Monday, when visitors stepped inside the station's reception area, where the front desk is located, they glimpsed the glass block, masonry and porcelain panels, a recurring architectural theme throughout the station.
The 64-foot-long gallery with glass block hall runs the length of the main wing.