Challenging Glass Conference

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June 2016

Challenging Glass Conference

Ghent University in Ghent, Belgium
Date: 16.06.2016 - 17.06.2016
Challenging Glass is an international bi-annual conference that aims at gathering world class designers, engineers, researchers and industry partners to discuss on the architectural and structural use of glass.

Previous editions of the Challenging Glass conferences have been held in 2016 at Ghent University in Belgium, in 2014 at the EPFL in Switzerland and in 2012, 2010 and 2008 at the TU Delft in The Netherlands.

Challenging Glass 6 will take place in the first half of 2018. Date & location to be announced.

Conference themes:

Projects & Case studies
Joints & Fixings & Adhesives
Strength & Stability
Laminated Glass & Interlayer Properties
Hybrid & Composite Glass Components
Numerical Modeling & Experimental Validation
Curved & Bended Glass
Architectural Design, Geometries & Lighting
Structural Glass Design Philosophy & Structural Safety
Insulating Glass Units
Glass in Facades