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Article: Designing Structural Glass Walls

Designing with glass is considered by many Architects as a 'black art'. It is not something that as Architects we are taught the structural physics of how to design with it as we are taught in Wood and Steel. To create facades free of the traditional supporting structures requires consultation with specialist glass engineers that balance the transparency of glass with the structural ability of the same material. This article from Linked in (Structural Glass Facades Group) written by Mike Maguire of Bellweather Technologies, a USA based custom glass and glazing company discuss the design considerations around total glass walls. 

Woods Glass in New Zealand, like Bellweather Technologies, understand, and can master on your behalf the complexities of designing fully in glass - ultimately offering a totally rewarding solution.

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