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Breaking Misconceptions About Laminated Glass

High-performance interlayers add to the stability, design flexibility, and adaptability of architectural glass Meeting building codes and providing strength, sound damping, solar control, visual beauty, and impact resistance for safety, security, storm protection, and post-breakage performance are all attainable with...

Determination and Verification of PVB Interlayer Modulus Properties

Dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) experiments were carried out on three different Saflex® interlayers from commercial production, all at a nominal thickness of 0.76 mm. Source: Challenging Glass 7 Conference on Architectural and Structural Applications of GlassBelis, Bos & Louter (Eds.), Ghent University...

Applicability of Design Thinking to the Construction Industry

The aim of the paper to apply design thinking to the construction industry via recent case studies. This paper was first presented at GPD 2017 by Olavi Uusitalo from Holmark. Design thinking, first used to make unique products, is now being applied to complex, intangible issues, such as how a...

Physically Accurate Visual Representation of Advanced Glass Facades

Glass selection represents one of the core aspects in decision-making process and planning of glass curtain walls for architects, engineers, and clients among others. Wide variety of advanced coatings and surface treatments along with innovative smart glazing technologies such as switchable glazing and solar control...

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