The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released a second updated industry market study in the FGIA Industry Update of the U.S. Market for Residential and Non-residential Windows, Doors and Skylights.
The glass panes are joined with fireproof silicone sealants and the resulting joints are only 2 mm wide. The pane edges are aesthetically finished with a strip of ceramic paint of appropriate width in any RAL colour.
The International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ has been rescheduled. The new dates are June 7-9, 2021 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. WFCT will be hosting WFCT Preview Day on January 14, 2021, which will be virtual.
For over two decades and following a century of efficient, functional and often orthogonal architecture, we are experiencing the extensive search for ever more complex building geometries and expressive architectural forms.
Numerous innovations have been seen in the last decades concerning new façade technologies. These were driven by new materials or new applications of known materials, such as glued-on wall structures (structural glazing) in the 60’s and 70’s.
In the following we’ll be limiting ourselves to the production of single pieces and small jobs of identical pieces, with applications predominantly in construction (e.g. windows, curtain walls, doors, showers, mirrors, kitchen splash backs) and interior design (e.g. display cases, furniture).