SUMMARY The article contains information on using glass in roofing, possibilities of the positions of the support system and the requirements lied upon choice of glazing. Two examples of last well-known realizations with using glass in roofing demonstrate structural details in support system and overhead glazing.
SUMMARY We live in a renaissance of glass blocks used in glass-covered external, roof and filling structures. The present structures are transparent with relatively high efficiency of diffused light transmission. Higher thermal insulation is considered to be the great advantage of the structures in comparison with so-called classic glass-covered structures. The striking advantage of them, […]
SUMMARY Architectural work as a result of technical, aesthetic and economic requirements reflects the period of its origin. Expression of the shape of a building can form a part of the functional intention and in such cases it can result in its geometry, surface and colour. On the other hand it can be a formal […]
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