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The use of low-iron UltraClear™ Guardian glass made the project look light and transparent.
Trex Commercial Products provided more than 1,100 lf of Track Rail along the interior stairs and common area balcony overlooks in the multi-phase transformation of Atlanta’s Perimeter Mall.
The building is a square structure with 16,900 pieces of SGP colored glazed laminated louver glass on the facade. 
SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer from Trosifol helps deliver strength, clarity, energy efficiency and protection to Miami’s Brickell Flatiron, the city’s tallest condominium.
Do not miss this opportunity! Register for the August 13th Facade Tectonics session (12-2pm) on Advancements in Structural Glass & Glass Facades.
The fourth episode of the webinar series will see a discussion on the many facets of glass and its use in the architectural and design realm.
Preparations for BAU 2021 are moving full steam ahead—and that includes the work of many highly respected exhibitors.
This 8/13 session will focus on the appearance properties of glass and glazing to mitigate unanticipated outcomes of various treatments, presented by Steve Thomas, PE (CA) of Guardian Glass.
GlassBuild Connect - 1 month of industry focused programming | 22 days of content targeting all glass & glazing industry segments | 5 daily content themes | 330+ companies displaying products & solutions.
The BAU Exhibition Director, Mirko Arend, will leave Messe München on 31 July.
Among the highlights of the open-concept building is a ceremonial curved staircase, created by Trex Commercial Products using HDS technology to 3-D scan the structure and deliver a custom fabricated design.
Urban agglomerations around the world are growing. Living and working is increasingly taking place in the centres of cities. But space is limited and many cities cannot expand any further in terms of area.
Trosifol Web Seminar with a speaker Allan Gibson - UK Market Development Manager Kuraray.
At 420,000-square-feet, the massive tower is the latest addition to the Raleigh skyline with its sleek, modern design, featuring low-emissivity floor-to-ceiling windows, metal skin and vertical mirror glass fins.
Glass is increasingly the material of choice used by architects and designers to create safe, healthy, and inspired spaces where people live, play, learn, work, and heal.
Healthy daylight, free solar heating, excellent thermal insulation and an unimpeded view of nature: these are the attributes of the modern wood and glass house whose expansive glass façades make nature a constant companion.

Articles

This paper deals with the development and construction of a novel 2,308 sqm glass tube façade engineered by Eckersley O’Callaghan (EOC) as façade consultant and turned into reality by seele.
Sky View is a twin tower development with skybridge and skywalk observation deck located in Downtown Dubai, close walking distance from Burj Khalifa.
In this paper, we present the workflow of design and construction of Chaoyang Park Plaza tower façade located in Beijing, China.
When I first met Sophie Pennetier, I was struck by her expressed influences and her remarkable experiential pedigree. She cites Peter Rice’s brilliant book, An Engineer Imagines, as the inspiration for her engineering pursuits.
Contemporary architectural transparency (understood as the optical property of the material) is constantly being redefined and, over the last decade, new design trends have developed related to transparent façades in architecture.
This paper demonstrates the feasibility of training machine learning algorithms on structural data and their potential application as a predictive tool in early stage design work.
This document refers to a small explanation of the Auditorium execution process from the design and development of the technical solution, testing, manufacturing, to its final execution.
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.
As a modern society, we’re spending about 90% of our time indoors – at home, in offices or commuting. How is it possible to get access to daylight, when we can’t naturally be outside? By making buildings more transparent.
The paper will provide an overview of the currently applied engineering approach in the industry for curved hot bent glass in the absence of standards and codes.
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 Wilshire Grand’s Façade Design in L.A.’s Seismic Zone 4 Reality

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