| The author proposes a simple surface quality test using a standard window cleaning scraper and common smartphone or shop microscope.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| Solar glass can be used to replace conventional construction materials such as glazing or cladding, whilst also generating electricity on site.
| Case Studies of the Aesthetic Qualities and Possibilities of Glass in Architectural Design.
| Glass is a fantastic material… but sometimes it breaks.
| This paper presents a case study of an adaptive sunscreen facade and evaluation of its performance and occupant behavior.
| Structural glass can be used as a fantastic alternative to a traditional façade system.
| With so many different configurations for our glass structures, choosing a design can get a little overwhelming. However, the selection process can be simplified by understanding the different purposes of the structure.
| Glass has entered the sustainability vernacular in a big way, which is great news for builders.
| For this post-Irma episode, Paul and Will engaged in an engrossing discussion about how “hurricane windows” performed against the prolonged battering of wind and rain that accompanied Irma on her journey through Florida.
| To provide stiffness, shading and privacy with abundant daylight and a feeling of openness for restaurant extensions and an entrance canopy to a London hotel, we used glass sandwich panels with aluminium honeycomb core.
| In some cases, the blemished glass can be restored to an acceptable aesthetic condition using a combination of wet and dry polishing methods.
| We are currently on the brink of a new revolution: the revolution that is artificial knowledge.