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Seismic assessment and finite element modeling of traditional vs innovative point fixed glass facade systems
| This paper aims to assess the seismic performance of glazed facade systems, widely adopted in modern buildings, focusing on point fixed glass facade systems (PFGFSs), also referred to as “spider glazing”.
| In this paper, the attention is given to a glass facade built in 1962 and currently subjected to accidental bird-strike.
| This paper reports on the spectrophotometric characterization of glazings transmittance for the study of components of a modular façade system and its suitability for the climate of Portugal.
| The idea was realized in a collaborative research effort of TU Berlin, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg and Josef Gartner GmbH that resulted in a full-scale mock-up of a Double‑Skin Facade.
| This study investigates the structural behavior of adhesive bonds of glass and metal using thin, structural silicones in heavily constrained applications.
| The current paper explores how digital techniques can be used in the design and manufacturing of an innovative composite façade panel consisting of an additively manufactured polymer core and adhesively bonded thin glass outer sheets.
| This paper investigates the use of bolted and brittle/ductile adhesive connections in glass structures.
Get the light & keep the warmth - A highly insulating, translucent aerogel glass brick for building envelopes
| New translucent, structural and modular façade component.
| The objective of this research is to facilitate a waste-free fabrication of doubly curved glass elements and a facile, fast, low-cost mold-making process for the hot bending of glass.
Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Thermo-Mechanical Behaviour of Glass Panes Exposed to Radiant Heating
| This paper presents the results of an original test series carried out on monolithic glass panes with the dimensions of 500 × 500 mm2 and different thicknesses, under the exposure to radiant heating.
| This paper deals with experiments and numerical simulations of cylindrically curved IGUs.
| It is hypothesized that the usage of smart glass in the building envelope can provide optimum solutions to adapt buildings to the variable climatic and environmental characteristics.
| BIPV represents an important field to explore, since PV systems have an enormous potential within the context of architectural and urban design.
| In the latest Glastory blog, Jukka Immonen shares some practical tips for optimizing energy consumption in automotive glass production. From preprocessing to final inspection, there is huge potential every step of the way.
The influence of fracture pattern on the residual resistance of laminated glass at high strain-rates
| An experimental investigation of the post-fracture bending moment capacity based on time-temperature mapping of interlayer yield stress
| Fins are used as decorative (aesthetical enrichment of the facade), functional (sunshade) and structural (stiffening and load-bearing) elements of the facade.
| The novel curtain wall is achieved by bonding a pultruded glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) frame to the glass producing a composite insulated glass unit (IGU).
| This paper focuses on the fire safety aspects related to the use of fire PV panels and systems in building facades.
| Explosion events represent an extraordinary action for buildings and especially for the building envelope.
| Dow has a strong commitment to sustainability and recently introduced the first externally PAS2060-verified carbon neutral silicones for façades.
| The trend in modern architecture towards a steady optimisation of building envelopes is continuing. Beside its function as a design element, a façade also contributes to the building’s energy balance.
| The present research study explores the seismic performance of single laminated glass panels with various point fixing solutions.
| Structural interlayers in laminated glass have allowed engineers and specifiers to extend and improve the use of glazing solutions in the construction industry.
| A new design approach for loadbearing monolithic glass components of reduced annealing time
| Glass/steel adhesive joints are being used increasingly in the construction industry as they offer significant structural advantages over conventional mechanical fastener approaches.