Facades, Building Envelopes and Systems

News

Wrightstyle has introduced a new door system that provides 90 minutes of integrity and insulation (EI90).
Sawig Office is a modern and fully glazed office building located in Podgórze, a district of Krakow, Poland.
J.E. Berkowitz has produced a new video that highlights the advantages of the JEB 3Seal® HM+ structural warm-edge spacer for IGUs.
Exhibition pairing confirms leading position.
Octatube has been contracted to build the internal eye catcher; a 4 storey, glass, spiral-ascending structure.
Prism Architectural are pleased to continue their working relationship with Willmott Dixon Interiors on 7-8 St Martins Place, London.
Slimpact® Frameless Impact Window increases overall size by over 90% while meeting HVHZ.
On March 20th, 2018, the day before the opening of the trade fair Fensterbau Frontale in Nuremberg, the previous Executive Board of EuroWindoor was unanimously re-elected for three years.
Department renovation uses five different glazing systems.
JML-CRAFT was appointed the design, supply and installation of a variety of systems on the building.
Daylight and natural light play a crucial role in the design, and along with wide expanses of glass is a large Guardian 275® translucent skylight.
Tanmiyat’s $100mn project is 83% ready and on track for handover in October 2018.
Grove at Grand Bay’s swirl-shaped towers take hurricane-resistance to new heights while earning LEED Gold certification.
The new Schüco ASE 60/80 sliding system platform, Schüco Seamless Combination, which combines façades and sliding systems in the panorama design, and the Schüco FireStop fire and smoke platform are being awarded the coveted international “Red Dot Award 2018: Product Design”.
The complete renovation of Jardines de Nivaria 5* hotel in Tenerife seizes the exclusive design, safety and ease of installation of Comenza railing systems.
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Articles

A facade shouldn’t just dictate how a building looks, but how it works — especially in the harsh climate of Saudi Arabia.
A modular system allows you to create a larger design by joining glass panels together in a line.
With the myriad of glass type available now, it is often confusing what to choose in terms of safety, thermal and solar performance and balancing cost with the benefits on offer.
Solar glass can be used to replace conventional construction materials such as glazing or cladding, whilst also generating electricity on site.
Case Studies of the Aesthetic Qualities and Possibilities of Glass in Architectural Design.
This paper presents a case study of an adaptive sunscreen facade and evaluation of its performance and occupant behavior.
Structural glass can be used as a fantastic alternative to a traditional façade system.
With so many different configurations for our glass structures, choosing a design can get a little overwhelming. However, the selection process can be simplified by understanding the different purposes of the structure.
Glass has entered the sustainability vernacular in a big way, which is great news for builders.
To provide stiffness, shading and privacy with abundant daylight and a feeling of openness for restaurant extensions and an entrance canopy to a London hotel, we used glass sandwich panels with aluminium honeycomb core.
When it comes to safety glass, there are generally two options that architects and designers of today will tend specify: toughened glass and laminated glass.
Anodizing is the most durable and long-lasting option for finishing architectural aluminum building products. An electrochemical process, anodizing produces a finish that resists the ravages of time and environment.

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