Facades, Building Envelopes and Systems

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Yorglass' anti-slip floor glass series carry the quality and aesthetic appearance of the glass to the spaces.
Vitro is offering online Continuing Education (CE) opportunities for you throughout the month of April.
An Architectural Glass Façade for Sensor City, Liverpool, England.
The new building by Atelier Oslo and Lund Hagem Architects is the result of a joint competition success, which combines innovative thinking with energy-efficient architecture.
Solarban® R77 glass reveals new design possibilities with its neutral-reflective, soft silver-blue aesthetic.
FENEX will unite the global window, door, conservatory and glazing industry in a show stopping world exhibition in Las Vegas!
NorthGlass won the “first choice brand for building glass” award with its strong product research and development and manufacturing capabilities.
This webinar focuses on the chosen materials and surfaces as well as on the project facade and glass tectonics.
NorthGlass builds a special high strength outer curtain wall glass system for the Knight campus.
Eastman and Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering partnered to develop a new laminated glazing product.
With a year to go, FENSTERBAU FRONTALE already has registrations from 480 exhibitors from 33 countries.
The TV channel Augsburg TV currently reports in its format "Vorsprung Schwaben" about innovative companies from the region around Augsburg.
Draft Curtain System Meets Fire Codes and Protects Against Threats of Smoke
SOLARBAN glasses promote healing at Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Healing Outpatient Experience (H.O.P.E.) Tower
A visually stunning facade made with digitally printed glass adds glam to the Aleja shopping center, one of Ljubljana’s trendiest spots.
To materialize, the Renovation Wave needs to be backed by an ambitious revision of both the Energy Efficiency Directive and the Energy Performance of Building Directive.

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The study describes the results of the principal applicability of fiber optic strain sensors to evaluate the structural behaviour of laminated glass and provides the basis to define a model for the material characteristics of viscoelastic interlayers.
The aim of this paper is to identify and discuss challenges with the assumption that the SSG is isolated from the glass self-weight and provide a better understanding on the complexity of SSG systems.
The determination of interlayer modulus data is complex.
Here, comparisons are made with numerical analyses, performed by implementing an ad hoc routine in the software Straus7, developed by Maffeis Engineering.
Shells made of structural glass are beautiful objects from both the aesthetics and the engineering point of view.
An Exploration on Novel Techniques for Generating Complex and Customized Geometries
The structural glass for this globe structure is created with laminated double curved glass panels patch supported by a steel structure.
Renzo Piano Building Workshop designed a 290,000 sf museum celebrating the artistry and technology of film, becoming the world’s first museum and event space devoted to the Motion Picture.
The post-breakage behavior of glass beams is not easy to predict, therefore Octatube performed a range of tests on different glass fins varying the test setup.
The paper presents an overview of the work completed within the on-going research project “Structural safety of glass components” carried out at the Silesian University of Technology, Lund University and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden.
Thin glass offers a promising prospect for lightweight façades with reduced use of raw materials, also opening up entirely new perspectives for architectural expression.
This paper focusses on the special glass part of the façade that covers both the ground floor as well as the first floor with a total height of 8.5 m and width of 6.5 m.

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