Passing the Test
Curtain Walls - Exterior metals: A premium on performance
From JPCL, August/September 2007
By Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC
|by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC|
Building design and construction underwent a fundamental shift in the first half of the 20th century. The exact timing of the transition in architectural design from traditional, external loadbearing walls—usually masonry—to today’s dominant technology o...