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| Use of cold-bent and warped glass units in unitized curtain walling has been getting a state-of-the-art application for the last years.
| Glass-Sandwich-Facades are not conceived with new materials but are a new and innovative combination of proven components and technology – glass, structural adhesive, sandwich panels and window systems.
| The paper discusses some essential findings of two recent research studies on the durability and service life of structural silicone glazing sealants and structures.
| The reduction of greenhouse gases is one of the most important goals of the international climate policy. Today, roughly one third of all greenhouse gas emissions is created by urban population.
| In several standards such as EN 1288 test scenarios for the determination of strength of glass is described.
| A pedestrian glass bridge, located at the TU Delft campus site, is being designed by the TU Delft Glass & Transparency Group.
| In 2015 a pavilion mainly built of glass was finished. The building contractors themselves planned it as a transparent extension of their detached house to the garden.
| In the last decade there has been a trend in Architecture to design façades in which all structural elements are made of glass. This trend has also extended to other parts of the building such as rooflights, staircases, etc.
| 111 Main presented a unique challenge of façade design.
| This paper aims to answer a simple and elemental question: how do we qualify and quantify thermal comfort in highly glazed spaces with diverse occupants’ use and expectation?
| The use of renewable energies will play a role at “glasstec 2020” as well as at its special show “glass technology live” held in Düsseldorf from 20 to 23 October 2020.
| When we speak about technological progress in mechanical engineering in general terms, conversations often revolve around Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
| 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.
| Presented below are some of the special challenges facing the skilled glass-processing trades: many products are becoming smarter.
| Current product trends and innovations in production will be presented by manufacturers at glasstec 2018.
| The author proposes a simple surface quality test using a standard window cleaning scraper and common smartphone or shop microscope.
| At glasstec 2018 in Düsseldorf exhibitors will present intriguing developments in the display glass segment. This theme is also addressed in a very special way by the expert conference “Function meets Glass” on 22 and 23 October.
| Arup are consulting engineers for a series of recent projects involving curved glass: The High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas and a revolving feature lift for the new Louis Vuitton townhouse in London.
| XXL glasses expand the scope for design in architecture: view and admire at glasstec 2018 in Düsseldorf from 23 to 26 October 2018