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| 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 paper will review the impact of silicones at various levels of a sustainable design.
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| This paper seeks to understand the outstanding questions around the potential carbon consequences and benefits of using insulating glass units (IGU) in facades.
| At present, widespread energy innovations in terms of optimizing both the on-site distributed energy generation and the energy use intensity are urgently required in the built environment and in agricultural production facilities.
| Read more about Antti Aronen's presentation at Glass Performance Days (GPD) 2023, "An enhanced model of thermomechanical loading on a Vacuum Insulated Glazing".
| Christoph Timm, Principal at SOM New York, shared insights on decarbonizing the built environment and the evolving landscape of sustainable construction.
| 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.
| 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.
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| Water-filled building envelopes are hybrid constructions with a solid and a fluid component, typically a glass or steel shell filled with water.
| This study identifies the existing supply-chain inefficiencies in the UK glass industry in three stages.
| A theoretical study with applications to blast enhancement
| Dow has a strong commitment to sustainability and recently introduced the first externally PAS2060-verified carbon neutral silicones for façades.
| The paper deals with the recycling of laminated glass, especially with the effective separation of glass (in the form of cullet) from the polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer film.
| End-of-life insulating glass units (IGUs) continue to follow a linear, wasteful path from renovation and demolition sites into landfills or low-value recycling.
| In the present work, subcritical crack growth in soda–lime silicate glass is investigated under different environmental conditions.