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Miri, Bahareh (author)
Owing to the rapid development of construction materials in building industry, a tendency towards smart and light design solutions using modern architectural principles is growing noticeably. The ultra-thin glass is a relatively new material which could be replaced with the thicker glasses in traditional windows to create a new concept for the...
master thesis 2018
Ribeiro Silveira, Rafael (author), Louter, P.C. (author), Klein, T. (author)
Chemically strengthened thin glass (t < 2 mm) is a material that is stronger and due to its small thickness, more flexible than conventional window glass. As such, thin glass offers the possibility for lightweight and flexible glass façades that could change shape depending on external conditions. This paper explores this concept and presents...
conference paper 2018
Ribeiro Silveira, R. (author)
This research studies the use of thin glass on adaptive facade panels with the objective of increasing the knowledge of the use of this material in the built environment. Thin glass is a material that is harder, stronger and flexible than common glass. As some of the main current challenges faced in glass design are material use and building...
master thesis 2016