structural glass

structural glass

[′strək·chə·rəl ′glas]
(materials)
A vitreous material cast as cubes, rectangular blocks, and rectangular plates to be used as a decorative covering for masonry walls.

structural glass

A glass which is cast in the form of cubes, rectangular blocks, tile, or large rectangular plates; used widely for the surfacing of walls. See also: Glass

structural glass

Glass, sometimes colored, which is cast in the form of cubes, rectangular (solid or hollow) blocks, tile, or large rectangular plates; used widely for wall surfacing.
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Structural Glass to concentrate on building bolers.
In the courtyard, solid glass block skylights have been replaced with structural glass of the same size and spacing.
These include the intricate stainless steel structural glass canopy that has transformed the iconic Waverley Steps in Edinburgh.
Crews stripped off the brick veneer, cut out the concrete block in the middle, and replaced it with a structural glass curtainwall facing Wabasha Street.
In this regard, several research studies have been dedicated over the last years to the development and/or assessment of specific design regulations and novel design concepts for structural glass systems, including extended experimental and finite element (FE) numerical investigations related to connections, composite assemblies, and hybrid systems [3-6].
The tempered glass walls with structural glass fins and spider fittings become part of the visual aesthetic.
Does the structure have any structural glass? Does the structure have the appropriate floor finishes?
Designing, manufacturing and installing amazing unique structural glass and metal creations.
Each oor will have viewing platforms with structural glass oors giving guests a 360 degree panoramic view over the city.
It will use structural glass to help manage the temperature and solar cells will be installed on the roof to provide power, as well as a ground source pump to for heating the building.
In the majority of modern earthquake resistant building design codes, glass facades in buildings are considered as non-structural elements, despite the fact that the term "structural glass" is usually referred to the glass facades.
Based on the Peterlee Business Park the company carries out shop fittings and structural glass installations and supplies glass worktops and splashbacks, mirrors and safety glass to customers including Primark, Fenwick and TK Maxx.

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