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| In the European Union, Member States are allowed to set minimum performance requirements to construction products available on their market.
| This paper focusses on the special glass part of the façade that covers both the ground floor as well as the first floor with a total height of 8.5 m and width of 6.5 m.
| The main goal of all fire-rated glass is to compartmentalize fire to enable safe exit. It is most commonly used around egress areas, property line walls, stairwells, and points of exit.
| Elegant glazing - from walls to slabs - clads a residential tower.
| Held in Düsseldorf from 15 to 18 June 2021 glasstec will pick up on the latest glass trends related to shapes, formats and structures.
| What is phishing and how do you know when you make be the victim of it? AJ Piscitelli, PMP gives a real life example in his most recent blog post. Stay tuned for more real life examples!
| This presentation offers a new perspective on limit device design and specifications especially due to construction phase and post-occupancy habits in urban environments.
| Vacuum Insulated Glazing (VIG) concept allows for a significant improvement of thermal insulation compared with the incumbent double-pane windows design.
| For over two decades and following a century of efficient, functional and often orthogonal architecture, we are experiencing the extensive search for ever more complex building geometries and expressive architectural forms.
| The Wilshire Grand’s Façade Design in L.A.’s Seismic Zone 4 Reality
| 111 Main presented a unique challenge of façade design.
| Numerous innovations have been seen in the last decades concerning new façade technologies. These were driven by new materials or new applications of known materials, such as glued-on wall structures (structural glazing) in the 60’s and 70’s.
| Windows have always been at the intersection of various technologies and architectural processes that evolved in parallel and often intertwined.
| Use of cold-bent and warped glass units in unitized curtain walling is a state-of-the art application.
| In the following we’ll be limiting ourselves to the production of single pieces and small jobs of identical pieces, with applications predominantly in construction (e.g. windows, curtain walls, doors, showers, mirrors, kitchen splash backs) and…
| Does it feel like your workers just don’t get it? That no matter what you say or do, the mistakes and remakes just keep happening—or get worse?
| This article reviews the history and current status of Vacuum Insulating Glass (VIG), and discusses future possibilities for this technology.
| A front door can be a status symbol. By choosing the right door, you can enhance the beauty of your whole property.
| Presented below are some of the special challenges facing the skilled glass-processing trades: many products are becoming smarter.
| All offices must be well ventilated. To meet increasingly stringent Health and Safety regulations, a continuous supply of fresh air is necessary.