| Researchers and engineers search for solutions to achieve transparent lightweight structures combined with high structural performance.
| Re-thinking the life-cycle of architectural glass brings together recent research into the economic, technical, environmental and logistical viability of closed-loop construction glass recycling.
| Daylight control is a main resource of energy saving in buildings. Daylight control systems with mirror optics have the potential to save air conditioning due to the ability to reflect the solar rays back into the sky.
| The color and performance of glass in buildings are important design elements. Project specific designed coatings can merge the visual intent of architects and building owners with the energy performance requirements of a building.
| Does it feel like your workers just don’t get it? That no matter what you say or do, the mistakes and remakes just keep happening—or get worse?
| The Glass structure of the West Balustrade in Eleftherias Square Nicosia Cyprus presented a challenge to Pentagonal in terms of 3D modelling, special glass fittings fabric, glass production, installation and testing.
| Best Practices in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and the Philippines.
| When designing with glass, there are a wide range of options to choose from to create a truly unique project.
| The high-tech, high strength glazing that covers today’s megatall buildings is as important to the building’s performance as the steel and concrete inside it.
| As companies strive to make their workplaces more flexible, interior glass has become a popular choice. Demountable interior glass also offers tax advantages.
| This article reviews the history and current status of Vacuum Insulating Glass (VIG), and discusses future possibilities for this technology.
| 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…
| 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?