| Constructions at exceptional locations are often challenging but worth one’s while. Extreme boundary conditions and sophisticated demands of the client have to be considered.
Comparative Study of Cantilevered Laminated Glass Balustrades using Full-scale Testing, FEM, and ASTM E1300 Formulas
| Historically, monolithic tempered glass has been primarily used in North America, but with the recent changes to the International Building Code (IBC 2015), laminates with heat strengthened or tempered glass are now required.
Stiff PVB and Annealed Laminated Glass for Freestanding Balustrades with Respect to National Standards in Europe
| This paper presents an evaluation of the use of annealed laminated glass incorporating the stiffer PVB interlayers.
| Cantilevered laminated glass balustrades supported by bearing in continuous base shoes are among the most ordinary applications of structural glass.
| Glass balustrades are a common application of laminated glass, wherein the glass panel acts as a structural member that is required to sustain lateral design loads as stipulated by building regulations.
| Structural, architectural and installation demands must all be considered in glass structures. The best solutions do not form a compromise between these demands but integrate them into one solution.
| Extended abstract (The complete contribution will be published in the Glass Structures & Engineering journal).
| The Glass structure of the West Balustrade in Eleftherias Square Nicosia Cyprus presented a challenge to Pentagonal in terms of 3D modelling, special glass fittings fabric, glass production, installation and testing.
| Incidents in Melbourne of ‘spontaneous’ glass breakage are more about the construction industry forgetting the lessons of the past than ‘cheap’ Chinese imports.
| When it comes to safety glass, there are generally two options that architects and designers of today will tend specify: toughened glass and laminated glass.
| A glass balustrade can transform your stairs, landing or balcony into a thing of beauty.
| If you’re looking to create an eye-catching and unique design feature, decorative glass is a really effective and attention-grabbing way to do it.
Post glass breakage performance of SentryGlas® interlayer key to new glass floor and balustrades at The Eiffel Tower, Paris
| Laminated safety glass with SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer is helping to ensure the safety and security of visitors to the recently upgraded glass floor and balustrades on the first floor of The Eiffel Tower – the most visited paying monument in…
| Glass has been used for both decorative and functional purposes for much of history; the forms and techniques used have changed with our technological advances.