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World Congress, Week Two, Focuses on Mock-ups, Timber Curtainwall

The Facade Tectonics Institute’s (FTI) 2020 World Congress continued this week with paper presentations on a range of topics including lab testing of glazing system mock-ups and challenges for mass timber curtainwall systems. Timber Curtainwall David Barber, principal for Arup, … Continue reading

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How to Determine the Cause of Glass Failures

Glass breakage happens for many reasons and determining those reasons is an important step in preventing future breakage. That’s why Arup held a webinar titled, “Broken Glass: How and Why to Find the Origin of Failure Among the Fragments.” Graham … Continue reading

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Guitar-Shaped, Glass-Clad Hotel & Casino is Ready to Rock

After months of anticipation, the guitar-shaped Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has finally opened in Hollywood, Fla. The glass-clad building, which stands 35 stories above ground, is curved to create the realistic look of a guitar standing up, complete … Continue reading

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Dreaming in Glass: Architects Share their Design Wish Lists

What do architects want? It’s a question GlassCon Global addressed during the “Architects’ Dream List” panel discussion Wednesday afternoon. Panelists included Christoph Timm of SOM, Winfried Heusler of Schuco International, Michel Micho of Enclos and Graham Dodd of Arup. The … Continue reading

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GlassCon Debuts with Transatlantic Debate Covering Global Glass Innovation

“Some of the greatest minds in our industry are in attendance at this conference.” Those were the words of Ed Zaucha, chair of the inaugural GlassCon Global Conference, which opened today at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Approximately 350 … Continue reading

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