Seminars and Conferences

Seminar on Design and Challenges in Glass Facade in Buildings

Glazing Society of India and the Structural Glass Research and Testing (SGRT) Facility, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) have successfully organized a one day seminar on Design and challenges in glass facade in buildings; Sustainability in Safety and Energy Performance on Thursday, the 29th of September 2016 at IIT Madras, Chennai.                                                  

The presentation sessions were followed by a visit to the Structural Glass Research and Testing (SGRT) Facility, where the various testing to be done on different types of processed glass were demonstrated. About 50 plus professionals including architects, builders, consultants etc attended the seminar.

The seminar was addressed the following topics
  1.  Design parameters for the safety, structural and energy performance of glazed  buildings 
  2. Selection of materials for the safety and energy performance of glazed buildings
  3. Implementation of codes and standards for the use of glass in buildings
  4. Case studies
Various speakers from Industry and academia including Mr Mahesh Arumugam, Meinhardt FacadeTechnology; Dr Benny Raphael, IIT Madras; Mr J Nagesh Kumar, CEEP; Ar Aditi Salway, Godrej Green
Building Consultancy Services; Mr Antony John, Schuco India,
Mr N Murali, Saint Gobain India; Mr S Ravishankar, Dow Corning and
Mr S Senthil Kumar, AIS Ltd addressed in the seminar.