Facades, Building Envelopes and Systems

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The glass can contribute decisively to the edification’s sustainability.
This year the Minneapolis-based company commemorates its 30th anniversary and has more than a few reasons to celebrate.
Join us September 10, 17, and 24 for our three-part webinar series on Saflex® Structural PVB interlayers for glass, featuring Eastman’s own Wim Stevels!
Read about how Bill 919 protects wild birds on the Walker blog.
Walker Glass and Vitro Glass technologies combine to protect venue’s local bird habitat
Specialty Glass Expansion Fuels Name Change and More
POLFLAM® fire-resistant glass has been used in the skylight over the hotel lobby.
As fall temperatures arrive, fire safety comes back into focus, as October 4-10 is Fire Prevention Week in the U.S.
While committed to pursuing its own development, NorthGlass hopes to make its own contribution to promoting the sustainable development of the industry.
Voluntary Standard for Safety Glazing Materials Used in Buildings.
Welcome to this discussion between host John Wheaton and guest Michael Kohler, both of Wheaton Sprague Building Envelope.
WinDoorEx Middle East has proven itself as the regional key communication platform for gathering the prominent industry giants and professionals.
The next edition of Gulf Glass will run alongside The Big 5, the leading construction show in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia, on 12-15 September 2021.
sedak welcomes new apprentices.
Presented by Bill Lingnell, FGIA Technical Consultant, this webinar will review items and concerns that cause insulating glass unit (IGU) problems and issues that may lead to failures.
Split panels of Mist Fog Glass set within the Track Rail system allow for transparency from both sides to optimize views from The Directors Box.

Articles

In this paper we will look at the potential of what is now a commonly used component in facade design - a load-bearing glass wall panel.
The world of constructions and building envelope has been evolving in recent years and the curtain wall has become the main expression of the architects’ imagination.
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.
This case study describes the façade performance of the 2nd tallest building in China, the Ping An International Finance Center (Ping An IFC), located in the city of Shenzhen.
In this paper the mechanical and application properties of Sikaflex®-268, a high performance polyurethane adhesive are presented and compared to Sikasil® SG-500, a typical silicone adhesive used for structural glazing applications in facades.
Decorative glass is limitless in design, colors, patterns, textures, and offers aesthetic brilliance in countless interior applications.
The structural sealant glazing (SSG) system was adopted in numerous skyscrapers glass facades since the mid 1980’s in Japan.
This paper proposes system concepts and fabrication methods for the use of ultra-thin glass in facades.
This paper was first presented at GPD 2019 by Nebojsa Jakica, Mikkel Kragh and Grégoire Besse.
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.

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