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The Glas Trösch stand in Basel was consistently designed in line with the Cradle to Cradle design philosophy. Still virtually under wraps, to be experienced up close at SWISSBAU.
From Milan to Florida, attention to the environment is growing, and Mappi is always on the front line.
29th-30th March Adelio Lattuada Srl and Lattuada North America Inc. will take part as Gold Sponsor in the GPAD event, which will take place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee (U.S.A.).
Şişecam, the only global player in all core areas of glass, hosted the leading names of the world glass industry at the 36th Şişecam Glass Symposium with the theme “Glass is Future”.
The 4 largest exhibition halls of the MTP Poznań Expo will be filled with construction novelties and market premieres, products that will set trends in 2022!
To kick off the new year, Glasstech Asia and PERAFI successfully held the 5th webinar of the series titled "Façade beyond Glass and Metal".
Once again wishful to partecipate, proud to sponsor!
FIT Show event director Nickie West responds to the announcement that Fensterbau Frontale has been delayed from March 29 - April 1 until 12 - 15 July 2022.
FGIA is pleased to welcome Frank Abagnale as the keynote speaker for the upcoming 2022 FGIA Hybrid Annual Conference
New York Build (March 2-3, Javits Center) is the largest construction & design show for New York and the Tri-state area.
The leading fair event in the construction industry in the Southeastern Europe region – The 46th International Building Trade Fair SEEBBE, will be held from the 27th to the 30th of April 2022, in the halls and in the open space of the Belgrade Fair.
We are pleased to announce that the GlassTrend Board and the Organizing Committee of the International Year of Glass 2022 (IYOG 2022), are cooperating to offer a joint GlassTrend – IYOG 2022 series of events.
In 2021, Windows, Doors & Facades Event (WDF) and Gulf Glass took place alongside The Big 5, bringing the entire construction industry face to face again.
Registration for the Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference is now open! 24 years of tradition begins again this March.
The ICG 2022 – the 26th International Congress on Glass, the 95th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Glass Technology and the 13th Advances in Fusion and Processing of Glass (AFPG) – will take place in Berlin from 3rd until 8th of July 2022.
The trade show pairing of FENSTERBAU FRONTALE and HOLZ-HANDWERK 2022 has been rescheduled in close consultation with exhibitors.

Articles

Exploring Issues Of Compatibility For The Case Of Schaesberg Castle
Serrated building envelopes are a very eye-catching element of contemporary architecture. This type of façade in plan resembles the edges of a serrated blade, hence the name.
An Initial Study Towards Optimized Structural Assessment of Glass Components
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.
In the European Union, Member States are allowed to set minimum performance requirements to construction products available on their market.
Unitised Façade System Designed with a Highly Transparent Façade of Low G-value Combined with Blast Requirements
For years and years research, development and discussions have been made on the safety of glass structures.
Building code requirements for wind-borne debris protection have been in existence since the mid- 1990s, and as a result, many glazing systems have been tested and certified to these performance requirements.
For nearly 50 years, glass has been used as structural elements in glass fin applications. These applications include interior and exterior projects, supporting facades, canopies, storefronts, curtain walls and skylights.
Anisotropy is the term used in the façade industry to describe the manifestation of patterns and colourful areas in heat-treated glass under certain light and viewing conditions.
Connecting glass with heat bonds is a way to create all-transparent glass structures. Two methods have been researched in theory and practice, glass welding, through local heating, and glass fusion through global heating.
This paper focuses on the geometric optimization of the free-form gridshell towards planar quad glass units.