Challenging Glass Conference 5

International Conference on the Architectural and Structural Application of Glass

16 & 17 June 2016 - Ghent University - Ghent - Belgium

Introduction

Challenging Glass is an international bi-annual conference that aims at gathering world class designers, engineers, researchers and industry partners to discuss on the architectural and structural use of glass.

 

Previous editions of the Challenging Glass conferences have been held in 2014 at the EPFL in Switzerland and in 2012, 2010 and 2008 at the TU Delft in The Netherlands.

 

The upcoming edition of the Challenging Glass Conference, edition 5, is planned for

16 & 17 June 2016 at Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium. The conference is organized by Christian Louter (TU Delft), Freek Bos (TU/e) and Jan Belis (UGent).

 

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Conference themes:

  • Projects & Case studies
  • Joints & Fixings & Adhesives
  • Strength & Stability
  • Laminated Glass & Interlayer Properties
  • Hybrid & Composite Glass Components
  • Numerical Modeling & Experimental Validation
  • Curved & Bended Glass
  • Architectural Design, Geometries & Lighting
  • Structural Glass Design Philosophy & Structural Safety
  • Insulating Glass Units
  • Glass in Facades

Photographs taken at Challenging Glass 4 held in February 2014 at the EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. All photographs can be downloaded from EPFL - Mediatheque.

Photographer: Alain Herzog - EPFL

Challenging Glass Conference 5 - Ghent University - Ghent - Belgium - 16 & 17 June 2016 - cgc5@challengingglass.com

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