Queen’s University – The Isabel
This vast 7-storey, double-glazed atrium wall is impressive at 37m high. The curving wall follows 60m long arc. Glass is supported on a custom-designed edge supported bracket that offers four elements of adjustability including in/out and rotational pivoting. The loading capacity of the bow truss system is equivalent to two fully loaded eighteen-wheeler trucks. At its completion, this technically complex project was believed to be the largest bow truss in Canada.
For more information about this project, check out its case study below or view a detailed engineering white paper here – http://www.dialogdesign.ca/open-dialog/structural-engineering-white-paper-edmonton-clinic-south/
Specialty Glazing Systems Inc.
Structural Glass Wall Systems
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