GPD 2019 Presentations – Architectural glass

The Glass Performance Days conference 2019 was full of informative and inspiring presentations on a variety of topics.  For us, it’s a mission to share this educational material with you.

Architects love using glass in their projects since the innovations in glass technology have made this material ever more flexible in terms of shape and design. This page hosts leading industry experts speaking about new innovations in glass façades and present fascinating solutions to modern architectural challenges.

Glass façades

  1. Tim Leslie, Batessmart – A three-part exploration of daylight and glass:
  2. Keith Boswell, Skidmore Owings and Merrill – Specific solution for a specific opportunity:
  3. Andreas Hiersmenzel, HS&A Ltd. – Just meeting the specified standards is not good enough:
  4. Oliver Ng, BG&E Facades – Façade performance, real-time sensor-based data collection:
  5. Christoph Bauchinger, se-austria GmbH & Co. KG – Total transparency, all-glass designs and its features:
  6. Agnes Koltay, Koltay Facades ­– Building sky view:
  7. Ulli Mueller, Sika Services AG – Advanced calculation method for design of SSG joints:
  8. Martien Teich, Seele GmbH – Development of a novel CCF glass tube façade in Hong Kong:
  9. Georgia Ewen-Campen, Heintges Consulting Architects & Engineers – Nike flagship façade: \
  10. Helle Foldbjerg Rasmussen, Microshade – BPC® workflow for coupled daylight and energy simulations:
  11. Valérie Hayez, Dow Silicones – Structural silicone joint dimensioning, ETAG002 and beyond:

Architectural challenges and solutions

  1. Pedro Borges de Araújo, Jofebar – The tallest, heaviest sliding glass door of all:
  2. Graham Coult, Eckersley O’Callaghan – Laminated glass panels, understanding a new failure mechanism:
  3. Miguel Núñez Díaz & Sergio Cobos Alvarez, PERIFERIA SL / University of Castilla La Mancha – High-tech achievable for everyone:
  4. Barbara Siebert, Dr. Siebert Consulting Engineers – Inspection of glass façades:
  5. Ari Uusikartano, Finnglass Oy – Glass igloos and large-scale architectural case studies:

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