Smartphone Glass` façade glazing

Research at TU Delft and TU Dresden in the field of new applications of thin glass in the construction sector shows promising results. Thin glass can be used as an adaptable façade glazing system. As a result, it offers attractive glass solutions that can change their shape in function of external parameters. In addition, thin glass in combination with 3D-printed polymer cores offers strong and rigid, but very lightweight composite façade glazing panels with an attractive appearance. The advantage of such panels is the ease of installation, reduction of transport energy and possibilities for sun protection and daylight control within the design of the 3D printed core. Further studies into thin glass as façade glazing are currently being developed.

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