Tag - Architecture

BUDMA 2022

The 4 largest exhibition halls of the MTP Poznań Expo will be filled with construction novelties and market premieres, products that will set trends in 2022! From 1 to 4 February, the BUDMA fair starts – one of the most important events in the construction industry in Poland and Europe! This is the 30th edition...

Glass in Modern Architecture

Global population is growing alongside increasing urbanisation and construction activities. Even today, modern architecture could not do without the material that is glass and its many innovative properties. Glass in Modern Architecture Cities are growing worldwide. Even today, the earth is populated by just under 8...

Glass Fins in Architecture

This paper was first presented at GPD 2015 by Prof.dr. Mick Eekhout (General director Octatube Delft and Professor of Product Development TU Delft). Abstract In the time of my professorship 1991-2015 I have initiated research & development of’ Zappi’ the unbreakable glass structural material. It lead to a number...

Redundancy Tests on Glass Fins

Source: Challenging Glass 7 Conference on Architectural and Structural Applications of GlassBelis, Bos & Louter (Eds.), Ghent University, September 2020.Copyright © with the authors. All rights reserved.ISBN 978-94-6366-296-3, Authors: Peter van de Rotten (Octatube)Michele Arinze AkiloWouter van der Sluis Since...

The large glass that covers the €1 billion R&D Centre

Tvitec’s large-scale solutions light up AstraZeneca’s magnificent Discovery Centre designed by Herzog & de Meuron. They say little has been spared in the construction of AstraZeneca’s new Discovery Centre in Cambridge (UK). It will be one of the three largest research centres of the Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical...

Development of a CCF Glass Tube Façade in Hong Kong

This paper was first presented at GPD 2019 by Martien Teich, Christian Rehner and Fabian Schmid from seele GmbH. The glass tube façade consists of 307 tubes made of laminated safety glass, 238 half- and 69 full-tubes with a height of 9m and a diameter of 900mm. Aluminium profiles connect adjacent tubes...

Hotlineglass GmbH Will Rely on SentryGlas® Xtra™ Ionoplast Interlayers

The advantages are convincing: thinner and lighter glass, better edge stability and higher residual load capacity In the future, Hotlineglass will rely on SentryGlas® Xtra™ Ionoplast interlayers for special applications  Hotlineglass GmbH, based in Aachen, Germany, is one of the innovation leaders for heatable...

Guardian Glass Project: Pema 2 Project

PEMA’s P2 building is a multifunctional commercial and residential building located in Innsbruck, Austria. Glass plays a very important role in the design and function of the building. The glass chosen for the stunning-looking facçade is Guardian SunGuard® Solar Light Blue 52, which reduces glare from the sun and...

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