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Tailor Structural Glazing Solutions to Your Project

Tailor Structural Glazing Solutions to Your Project

Structural glazing systems are more than just a glass facade; they are precision-engineered, load-bearing elements that bring natural light, aesthetic appeal, and an unobstructed view to architectural projects. These systems stand as a testament to the marriage of technological advancement and design ingenuity. Versatile Glazing System for Any Architectural Feature The Point Supported Glass system,…

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Architect’s Guide to Laminated Glass and PVB Interlayers

architect's guide to laminated glass and pvb layers

To meet building codes and withstand long-term stress, architectural glass uses laminated safety glass. The lamination process reinforces glass by bonding two or more panes with an interlayer. Interlayers reinforce the panes providing increased durability, while in the case of breakage, they hold the panes in place. Laminated glass offers structurally sound construction while incorporating…

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Common Misconceptions of Structural Glass and Steel Design

Common Misconceptions of Structural Glass and Steel Design

Steel and glass are undoubtedly the leading building construction materials. However, there are some misconceptions surrounding their use, from the cost to maintenance. 1. Glass and Steel Have a High Material Cost Cost is a major factor to consider when choosing a structural material, especially now that the cost of materials in the industry is…

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The Clear Advantage of Structural Glass Designs

The Clear Advantage of Structural Glass Designs

In order to dive into structural glass systems, first we must discuss what glass structures are. Structural glass, broadly, is glass that takes on a portion of the structure’s load. The nature of the load the glass maintains depends on its positioning and purpose; for example, a glass floor is created to withstand people walking…

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The Glass Facade Guide for Architects

The Glass Facade Guide for Architects _ What You Need to Know

A glass facade has the power to transform the aesthetic and function of a building. Glass has the ability to cast light with precision while creating inviting and stunning spaces. Beyond appearance, glass serves a vital role in thermal and energy regulation, as well as a building’s security and functionality. This article offers a comprehensive…

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Types of Architectural Glass Used in Construction

types of architectural glass used in construction

Glass is one of the most widely used building materials in architecture, design, and construction. With its unique structural properties, the material can be modified to produce different types of glass in construction. Use and Structure of Architectural Glass Glass is manufactured with different physical properties depending on what it will be used for. Several…

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