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Structural Glass is defined as an application of the material glass in a main bearing structure of for example a building or a bridge. Involvement started for the author in 1986, with designing and building of the Sonsbeek pavilion and continues, up to present, with the completion of the Taipei Performing Arts Centre expected in 2019. This...
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In human history glass has been a key material. Obsidian, a naturally occurring volcanic glass, played a key role in the technology of many cultures. It is even argued by some historians that the easy availability of obsidian in Central America and the good properties of obsidian tools, made the Bronze Age unnecessary for the Mayans.
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Structural Glass is defined as an application of the material glass in a main bearing structure of for example a building or a bridge. Involvement started for the author in 1986, with designing and building of the Sonsbeek pavilion and continues, up to present, with the completion of the Taipei Performing Arts Centre expected in 2019. This...
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