Glass as a Building Material by Michael Elstner, Interpane Beratungscenter (IBC)

Glass as a Building Material by Michael Elstner, Interpane Beratungscenter (IBC)

Glass is the dominating material in modern day architecture which places optical emphases and provides for numerous technical functions. Today, the glass industry offers glazing with individual technical features that can be used for heat, solar, or sound protection,
Extensive use of Glass and Glazing in construction of Hospitals

Extensive use of Glass and Glazing in construction of Hospitals

Today, glass is the most sought after when it comes to facades. This is true of buildings belonging to almost every sector. Be it swanky IT companies or government department buildings, glass is the unanimous choice. A welcome change from the mostly
Advances in Glazing Materials

Advances in Glazing Materials

In recent times, clear glass has been the principal glazing material, mainly for windows. Although glass is resilient and allows a high percentage of sunlight to enter buildings, it has little or no resistance to heat flow. Most architects opt for glass, sandblasted, frosted,
Glazing Designs For Office Buildings in India

Glazing Designs For Office Buildings in India

Present day trend in high-rise office buildings, with adoption of new technologies along with foreign investment and global nature of Indian companies paramount emphasis on the aesthetical rather than the physical environment, is escalating fast. The influx
Structural Glazing The Demand of the Day

Structural Glazing The Demand of the Day

Structural Glazing is an adaptable form of curtain wall construction which gives designers and architects the freedom to create striking façade and enhance the artistic appeal of the buildings. In addition to these it had also brought in speedy construction practices,
Fusionopolis: A Vertical City Made of Glass

Fusionopolis: A Vertical City Made of Glass

Fusionopolis is an impressive example of sustainable architecture. A particularly varied glass facade provides protection from the sun and privacy where necessary. It also scores with its exceptional design. More than 40,000 square metres of ipasol solar control glass
Efficient Interplay

Efficient Interplay

There is no break in the trend towards transparent glass architecture. All around the world new buildings are being erected each day using architectural planning concepts based to a key extent on the performance of highly functional glass facades. In particular, in the area
Shimmering Glass Facades

Shimmering Glass Facades

Glass, if used correctly can actually minimize energy consumption while minimizing the use of daylight and offering a host of other benefits. Here’s a low-down on the high points of using glass. Glass allows the uninterrupted use of daylight. Yet a host of special glasses
Dressed for the Monsoons - Rain Screen Cladding

Dressed for the Monsoons - Rain Screen Cladding

The modern concept of rain screen cladding was developed in Scandinavia during the 1940's and came into widespread use in Europe and Canada in the 1970's. Lightweight rain screens were developed in the UK in the 1980's with the majority of the earlier projects
For the Sake of Appearance!

For the Sake of Appearance!

The facades of many high-rises are made of aluminum, the wonder material which is the leading choice of many architects and designers today. Here is a look at how these facades can be maintained and kept as clean as new. For many years now, aluminum facades
Roofing and Cladding in India: Keeping Pace, But not Yet Pushing the Envelope

Roofing and Cladding in India: Keeping Pace, But not Yet Pushing the Envelope

The Indian roofing and cladding industry has undergone a sea change in the last decade, primarily because of two reasons—one, the changing needs of the Indian market with a growing number of industrial applications and two, the increasingly aware consumer
Modern Architecture Using Glass: The Concept as a Whole must Fit

Modern Architecture Using Glass: The Concept as a Whole must Fit

To avoid the undesirable heat build-up in interiors, a wide variety of solar protection systems are installed in glass architecture. They are an essential component for the productive interplay between efficient thermal protection, maximum use of daylight and reliable

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