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The development of real-time façade performance monitoring with embedded remotely monitored cellular-based sensor technology. Areas of monitoring include Incidence and Transmitted Solar Radiation/ Surface, Glazing Unit Cavity and Room Temperatures/ Air Leakage/ External Wind Pressures and Façade Cavity Pressures/ Colour/ Surface Gloss etc. The aim is to obtain real time information 24/7 on the façade […]

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So much more is expected of High-Rise Facades today: more in terms of thermal performance, energy and comfort; more in terms of weatherproofness; more in terms of durability and the maintenance of performance values achieved at project completion over the ensuing years. What are the risks that the Architect must manage? Are the materials and […]

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Improving the delivered Quality of glass used in architectural projects. the current methodology on all steps of the glass industry from float to glass installer on site is not keeping up with the actual demands. It is essential for the glass industry to clearly recognize the challenges ahead and contribute to solutions not cover problems […]

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Andreas Hiersemenzel

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Most, if not all, architectural projects begin with a concept and ideas that provide the organization for project development. The design process is iterative. During design, development of the design, and detailed documentation, this process of discovery can be viewed as problems or opportunities. Using current projects, the design process will be presented to illustrate […]

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