Vasilchenko-Malishev Gennady


This paper will go through some historic development in load bearing glass structures with the focus on recentry completed 8 storey high, 28 tall self-supporting lift shaft enclosure for the residential property in Knightsbridge, London. The glass structure, which believed to be tallest self-supporting annealed glass structure in the world, comprised of curved laminated vertically stacked glass cylinder of 1.4m diameter terminating with openable semi-circle roof lights as well as cylindrical roof top structure.

  • Company:Malishev Engineers Ltd
  • Short Bio:Gennady Vasilchenko-Malishev, born 1975, received his civil engineering and master’s degree from the Moscow State University of Civil Engineering in 1998. From 2004 to 2014 he was director in charge of Malishev Wilson Engineers in London. In 2014 he took over the practice, continuing specialising in glass design and special structures.
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