Structural glass facades are as much about the expression of elegant and minimalist structural systems as they are about facade transparency.
Glass fins represent the earliest form of structural glass facade, dating back to the 1950s French Hahn system used at the Maison de la Radio in Paris.
Structural glass facades often make use of different materials and processes than the conventional facade.
Virtually any type of glazing system can be used with structural glass facades. Check out the options.
Enclos’ services have proven especially effective in any building program including innovative content in the form of advanced design, materials, systems or installation methods, and in programs incorporating BIM and LEED.
In this fourth edition of Insight, the Studio’s multi-disciplinary teams investigate six over-arching themes of complexity, delivery, environmental, material, performance and process — all forces that continue to propel the facade industry forward. Print edition available upon request: email@example.com
…panel deflection, Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel (AESS), thermal performance, environmentally responsive parametric tools, photovoltaic testing, case studies, research & development initiatives, and much, much more. Print edition available upon request: firstname.lastname@example.org