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Steven Sletten: Insights into Facade Structural Engineering

Today’s guest is Steven Sletten, a Licenced Professional Structural Engineer and Project Manager for Larson Engineering in New York. Steve has great experience in the Façade and Curtain Wall Industry and has licenses from New York and Minnesota states. Has been involved in many great projects such as Transbay Transit Center, the Star Statue at …

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Ventilated Façades and Fire Safety: No need to be a zero-sum game

The concept and the history of building façade is not something novel. Actually the first examples of building facades are met in medieval Europe. Wood was the dominant material for the construction of facades since it was easily sourced from the vast forests that existed in Western Europe during this historical period. West Stow, Suffolk …

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John Wheaton interview: Creating Structure | a 40-year Journey on Facades

Today we have the honour to host in our blog John L. Wheaton, CEO and Co-Founder of Wheaton & Sprague Engineering in Ohio. John is a legendary figure in facade industry, having engineered, consulted or directed on thousands of exterior cladding projects, including custom and standard curtain-wall systems, panel systems, stone facades, architectural components and most …

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Curtain Walls: Is a Unitized or a Stick System Better for Buildings?

Definition for Curtain Walls can be as non-structural aluminium framed walls, containing infills of glass, stone or metal panels that are connected on the building structure. They can be broadly categorized into Unitized Curtain Walls and Stick Built Systems. The question of whether to opt for the one or the other, is a very common …

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Interview with Abhishek Chhabra on Fire Safety and Fire Strategies

Abhishek Chhabra is an Engineer and a Post Graduate Diploma holder in Finance. He has been advocating the need for compliance to standards for improved Safety and Quality across industries for most of the last two decades. He has vast experience of promoting conformity assessment in several industries. He has worked on several Standards and …

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Shop Drawings drafting

Shop Drawings submittal for Toronto project / Terracotta cladding

Part of our Shop Drawings submittal for our ongoing project in Toronto Canada.   Our team works for Façade Engineering Services for the cladding of this projects with Terracotta Ceramic Panels, Porcelain Panels and Metal Cladding. Our Scope of Services includes System Design, Concept Design, Shop Drawings, Material Take Off and Fabrication Drawings. Below are …

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Interview with Khalid Shamlawi | Jotun for Powder Coating

Khalid Shamlawi is the Specifications Manager for Jotun Powder Coatings and looks after UAE region as well as Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Egypt. Among his duties is to establish and maintain strong relationships with key upstream clients and project owners to influence specification decision-making at the project management cycle. He’s a keynote speaker for all …

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