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| The current paper compares experimental results obtained at different scales (from TAjoints to large scale 914mm by 1524mm) with the predictions of the analytical equations and FEA.
| Modern free form glass architecture has become increasingly popular in the structural sealant glazing application, as demonstrated by many iconic building projects, such as Allianz tower in Milan.
| This study experimentally investigated the strength behavior of toughened glass with cylindrical near-edge holes via photoelasticity and destroying four-point bending test.
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| In this paper, the Sandwich Theory of effective thickness is applied to the evaluation of multilaminate glass fin stability for in-plane flexure.
| Wide-span glass roofs are becoming increasingly popular as they provide transparent roofing for atriums or entrance areas. Most often, IGU`s (Insulating glass units) are used.
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| Octatube delivered this roof in March 2021.
| With increasing concern over plant conservation, there has been a renewed interest in large-scale, enclosed botanical garden structures.
| This paper seeks to understand the outstanding questions around the potential carbon consequences and benefits of using insulating glass units (IGU) in facades.
| This paper describes the lessons learned when using structural glass to carry out a canopy design integrated into a new façade.
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| This paper presents a review on the state of art of analysis and design of glass window/facade system under blast loading, with evidence of available experimental outcomes, design methods and trends, open challenges.
| This paper takes the curtain wall reconstruction project of the Wuhan Tianhe Airport T2-T3 Terminal building as the research object.
| The main objective of this paper was to assess the performance of a new WFG-unitized facade as a high-performance envelope with dynamic thermal properties.
| This paper presents an approach to the estimation of a window shape for increasing the adaptability of glass façade-cleaning robots to different buildings.
| Glass structures are subject to high fire safety requirements. Two methods are employed in this work: experimental studies of small-sized and large-sized samples and simulations of heating glass structures.
| Christoph Timm, Principal at SOM New York, shared insights on decarbonizing the built environment and the evolving landscape of sustainable construction.
| This study describes what to our knowledge is the first full scale fire resistance tests of Timber-Glass composites beams.
| 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”.
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