Facades, Building Envelopes and Systems

News

As usual in recent years, Tvitec presents its new Corporate Presentation.
Guinness World Records hails Saudi Arabia’s Maraya Concert Hall as world’s largest mirror-clad building.
The demand for our new product sedak isopure is increasing.
cube berlin is an eye-catching, 11-storey office building located at Washington Platz in the Europacity urban district of Berlin.
It’s official, the countdown to FIT Show 2021 is on. And we want you to be part of FIT!
The Glazing Summit is the must-attend destination for industry leaders to connect, learn and forge new relationships.
Walker Glass is proud to be able to offer a new AIA approved version of its bird safe glass presentation!
2050 M Street covers an area of 41,800 square meters and 5,000 square meters of curtain wall glass.
This week, we continue with 4 videos from the Facades from Concept to Realization session. Please check out the videos via the links below.
In the second video in this series called “Solutions”, Walker Glass covers what needs to be done to make windows safer for birds.
Ascent Windscreen with ½-inch clear tempered/laminated glass lines the 11th floor heated saltwater pool, providing wind protection and privacy for pool patrons.
Glass partition walls flood rooms with light and provide unequalled transparency. They convey a modern atmosphere and set strong accents in interior design, especially in black colour.
In Atlas, LIXIL Group believes it has found an ideal owner for Permasteelisa, committed to continuing the turnaround of the company into a profitable, standalone business.
This week, we continue with 2 videos from the Glass & Sustainability session.
SunGuard® SuperNeutral SN 70/35 and SN 62/34 were chosen for the building.
SunGuard® SNX 60/28 coated solar control glass was selected to help save energy costs due to a lower demand for artificial lighting and air-conditioning.

Articles

New solutions for edge-enameling of sputter coatings. System TEA is a specific ceramic paint application, jointly developed with the enamel manufacturer Ferro, for the combination with Guardian sputter-coated architectural glass.
The paper discusses some essential findings of two recent research studies on the durability and service life of structural silicone glazing sealants and structures.
The Wilshire Grand’s Façade Design in L.A.’s Seismic Zone 4 Reality
The museum “La Maison des Fondateurs” in Le Brassus, Switzerland will represent the watch making manufacture Audemars Piguet. Audemars Piguet stands for the finest quality, precision as well as innovation based on traditional watchmaking expertise and craftsmanship.
Glass panes adhesively-bonded to structural profiles allow for the design of stiff, robust and transparent sandwich structures.
A pedestrian glass bridge, located at the TU Delft campus site, is being designed by the TU Delft Glass & Transparency Group.
The refurbishment of Hall access involves the complete demolition of existing access for the construction of a new lobby with greater transparency. To get this new image, the architect choose a solution in structural glass, without other structure.
Durability Testing Under Climatic Influences and Mechanical Loads
In 2015 a pavilion mainly built of glass was finished. The building contractors themselves planned it as a transparent extension of their detached house to the garden.
In the last decade there has been a trend in Architecture to design façades in which all structural elements are made of glass. This trend has also extended to other parts of the building such as rooflights, staircases, etc.
111 Main presented a unique challenge of façade design.
This paper aims to answer a simple and elemental question: how do we qualify and quantify thermal comfort in highly glazed spaces with diverse occupants’ use and expectation?

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sedak GmbH & Co. KG
sedak GmbH & Co. KG
POLFLAM Sp. z o.o.
Walker Glass Company Ltd.