The compatibility of two or more materials consists in their capacity to co-exist in juxtaposition for an indeterminate period of time without manifesting signs of detachment (delamination), discoloration or alterations produced by chemical interactions.
The construction typology of the curtain wall arose with Joseph Paxton’s Crystal Palace and accelerated in the 20th century.
Along with the multifunctionality of the building skin, BIPV today involves a new aesthetics in contemporary architecture.
A front door can be a status symbol. By choosing the right door, you can enhance the beauty of your whole property.
This paper will describe the design, detailing, testing and construction of structural glass beams as part of load bearing grid shell structure in the newly built Zaryadye Park in Moscow, Russia.
Productivity within the fabrication plant can be affected by the choice of drilling and milling machinery- what is the option- Horizontal or Vertical?
The functionality of glass goes far beyond the proven basic properties of this transparent material.
This year the special show will address the four focal themes Interactive Façades/Display Glass, Energy and Performance, Structural Glass and New Technologies.
There have several type smart glass, what is the difference for different type? How can you know that and choose right?
Presented below are some of the special challenges facing the skilled glass-processing trades: many products are becoming smarter.
Current product trends and innovations in production will be presented by manufacturers at glasstec 2018.
The author proposes a simple surface quality test using a standard window cleaning scraper and common smartphone or shop microscope.
At glasstec 2018 in Düsseldorf exhibitors will present intriguing developments in the display glass segment. This theme is also addressed in a very special way by the expert conference “Function meets Glass” on 22 and 23 October.
Arup are consulting engineers for a series of recent projects involving curved glass: The High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas and a revolving feature lift for the new Louis Vuitton townhouse in London.
A facade shouldn’t just dictate how a building looks, but how it works — especially in the harsh climate of Saudi Arabia.
XXL glasses expand the scope for design in architecture: view and admire at glasstec 2018 in Düsseldorf from 23 to 26 October 2018
Glass is enhanced with added functions to form an integral part of the building network. We are still in the early stages of development.
This article will focus on the edge stability of PVB and ionoplast laminates and address the potential causes of blemishes.
A modular system allows you to create a larger design by joining glass panels together in a line.
All offices must be well ventilated. To meet increasingly stringent Health and Safety regulations, a continuous supply of fresh air is necessary.
Producers, processors and finishers are getting ever smarter The 4th Industrial Revolution will be one theme at glasstec 2018
Many exhibitors at glasstec 2018 in Düsseldorf will focus on the theme of Industry 4.0 and exhibit interesting developments.
Condensation is regarded as a problem associated with old and new windows. Commonly seen on the inside pane of glazing, new high performance sealed units and windows have resulted in condensation sometimes forming on the outside pane.
Glass off the roll - Thin glass is revolutionising the performance spectrum of glass and glass panes
Thin glass – as thin as a razor blade or a human hair – is a reliable method to protect smartphone touchscreens, sensitive filters and sensors.
With the myriad of glass type available now, it is often confusing what to choose in terms of safety, thermal and solar performance and balancing cost with the benefits on offer.
This blog post was written based on an interview with M.Sc. (Chem.) Santtu Jolkkonen, Sparklike's Service and Maintenance Manager, who has been working as technical support specialist for Sparklike over a decade.
Case Studies of the Aesthetic Qualities and Possibilities of Glass in Architectural Design.