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| This paper presents the initial results of a seismic study of silicone bonded glass curtain wall systems, combining both finite element analysis and experimental validation.
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| A novel approach to generate a flat plate with enhanced stiffness has been identified. This approach is scalable, offering the potential for improved stiffness for both large-format glass and thin, chemically tempered glass.
| This paper seeks to understand the outstanding questions around the potential carbon consequences and benefits of using insulating glass units (IGU) in facades.
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| Read more about Antti Aronen's presentation at Glass Performance Days (GPD) 2023, "An enhanced model of thermomechanical loading on a Vacuum Insulated Glazing".
| 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.
| 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.
| Christoph Timm, Principal at SOM New York, shared insights on decarbonizing the built environment and the evolving landscape of sustainable construction.
| 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 study provides important design guidance to the Photovoltaic (PV) solar panel development efforts using the finite element based computations of the PV module under the mechanical loadings.
| 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 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.
| 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.
| 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).