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Papers published in ICBEST '97 
 
Key note papers
The wall of the future 
Massimo Colomban, Permasteelisa, Italy.
The challenge of 'green' buildings in Asia 
John Perry, Maurya McClintock, Arup Facade Engineering, Australia.
Wind performance evaluation procedures for roofing systems - current status and future trends. 
Dr A Baskaran, Dr R M Paroli, National Research Council of Canada, Canada.
Dr R J Booth, Hansed Booth Inc., Canada.
DTI programme activities in building integrated photovoltaics - opportunities and challenges. 
Henry Parkinson, Helen Lloyd, ETSU (DTI), UK.
 
Case studies
Detailing for an intolerant industry - Gosford Hospital case study. 
John Cochrane, University of Newcastle, Australia.
Probing the design pattern of the Chinese comfortably-off villa residence in 2000. 
Professor Yuan Tian, Yongsong Shao, Bing Wu, Harbin Institute of Technology, PR China.
 
Glass
Essential elements of bolted structural glass systems. 
Graham Dodd, Arup Facade Engineering, UK.
The engineering of composite glass beams. 
Andrew Pye, University of Bath, UK.
Dr Stephen Ledbetter, CWCT, UK.
Performance of architectural glass in a mid-rise curtain wall system under simulated earthquake conditions.
Dr Richard Behr, University of Missouri-Rolla, USA.
Spontaneous fracture of glass due to nickel sulphide inclusions - Risk management and development of a non-destructive testing system.
Trevor Ford, Resolve Engineering, Australia.
Trafficable glass roofs.
Philip King, Edith Mueller, Arup Facade Engineering, UK.
 
Structures
The design of building facades for blast resistance.
Jonathan Sakula, Ove Arup & Partners, UK.
Blast resistant GFRP cladding panels.
Ann Alderson, CIRIA, UK.
M S Al-Izzi, Pera, UK
A F L Wong, University of Hertfordshire, UK.
A report on the damages of metal curtain walls, doors and windows by the 1995 Hyogo-ken Nanbu earthquake.
T Seike, I Sakamoto, S Matsumura, A Natori, University of Tokyo, Japan.
Modelling concrete anchors in the analysis of steel sub-frames in the re-cladding of buildings.
Dr Paul C Davidson, Dr Sunday Popo-Ola, Imperial College, UK.
Impact resistance of plain laterized concrete.
Dr G L Oyekan, Professor L A Balogun, University of Lagos, Nigeria.
A report on the damages of precast concrete curtain walls by the 1995 Hyogo-ken Nanbu earthquake.
S Horii, S Oka, M Inukai, K Kohno, I Sakamoto, T Seike, PCSA, Japan.
 
Management process
Management of the cladding/services interface: a case study.
Alistair Gibb, Loughborough University of Technology, UK.
Facade procurement - the role of the facade consultant.
Peter Karsai, Arup Facade Engineering, Australia.
Failure mode and effects analysis in the cladding industry.
Jeremy Layzell, University of Bath, UK.
A study on the cladding system from the viewpoint of 'Yakumono'.
K Sato, S Matsumura, A Natori, M Yamamoto, University of Tokyo, Japan.
 
Sealants
Structural silicone glazing design, application and maintenance.
Stephen Tanno, Buro Happold, UK.
Optimising sealant performance through finite element analysis.
Steve Block, Howard Travis, Dow Corning, USA.
Structural strengthening with external plate bonding.
Mark Shaw, Sika Ltd, UK.
Sealant joints in cladding - obtaining good adhesion.
Dr A Pagliuca, Tremco Ltd, UK.
Dr Alan Hutchinson, Oxford Brookes University, UK.
Effect of cladding panel movement on the performance of newly-sealed joints.
Dr Alan Hutchinson, T G B Jones, Oxford Brookes University, UK.
Evolution of curtain wall design against water infiltration.
Dr Raymond Ting, Advanced Building Systems, USA
The evolution in joint sealing.
Paul Durham, Illbruck Ltd, UK.
Effects of weatherproofing sealants on building aesthetics.
Dr Andreas Wolf, Dow Corning SA, Belgium.
 
Stone
Prestressed Ketton stone perimeter frame: The Queen's Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.
Geoffrey Werran, M G T Dickson, Buro Happold, UK.
Durability of stone for construction.
Bruno Miglio, WS Atkins, UK.
Tony Willmott, Messrs Sandberg, UK.
Undercut anchor technology for attachment of natural stone, ceramic and high pressure laminates in the facade.
Richard Johnson, Artur Fischer (UK) Ltd, UK.
 
Components
Optimum design of composite cladding panels. 
Professor J Michael Davies, University of Manchester, UK.
Solid aluminium panels for exterior wall cladding. 
Dr Luigi Fenzi, Anconser, Italy.
Dr Frely Sacchi, Otefal Sud Spa, Italy.
Wall features - great and small. 
Albert van Grieken, Facade Technology Pty Ltd, Australia.
 
Durability
Towards whole life costing of facades. 
Barry Smith, WS Atkins Structural Engineers, UK.
Durability of the facade. 
Diego Alves, WS Atkins Structural Engineers, UK.
The corrosion of masonry clad steel framed buildings constructed up to the late 1930s. 
Peter Gibbs, Graham Sanderson, Taywood Engineering Ltd, UK.
 
Weather
The benefits of testing cladding for weathertightness. 
Neal McDonald, Dr David Kerr, Taywood Engineering Ltd, UK.
Jeremy Layzell, University of Bath, UK.
Methodology for establishing the water penetration testing criteria. 
Professor Edmund Choi, Nanyang Technological University, Malaysia.
Environmental monitoring of an overcladding system. 
Dr Remo Pedreschi, University of Edinburgh, UK.
To develop a European standard watertightness dynamic test for curtain walling. 
Dr David Kerr, Russell Matthews, Taywood Engineering Ltd, UK.
Thomas Kirmayr, Institut Für Fenstertechnik, Germany.
 
Green buildings
The South-east Asian 'green' building. (Abstract only)
John Perry, Maurya McClintock, Arup Facade Engineering, Australia.
Simplified loop analysis for naturally ventilated buildings. 
Dr Richard Marshall, Professor Z Ibarahim, University of Wales (Cardiff), UK.
 
Double facades
'Das Düsseldorfer Stadttor'; Exercising an integrated approach to double facade planning. 
R D Lieb, E Oesterle, D S Plan, Germany.
Double skin glass facades - Investigations into the load sharing possibilities. 
Professor H J Gerhardt, O Kruger, IFI Aachen, Germany.
 
Advanced glazing
Variable solar control glazing. (Abstract only)
Dr José Gallego, Pilkington Plc, UK.
Thermal properties of evacuated glazing based on experimental solar simulation and computer-based simulation modelling. 
Philip Griffiths, Dr Philip C Eames, Professor Brian Norton, University of Ulster, UK.
Advances in transparent insulation technology. 
Dr Werner Platzer, Fraunhofer-Institut fur Solare, Germany.
The lighting and perception of multi-layer translucent skins. (Abstract only)
Andrew Sedgwick, Ove Arup & Partners, UK.
ETFE foil cushions as an alternative to glass for atriums and rooflights. 
Stephen Tanno, Buro Happold, UK.
 
Photovoltaics
The Architecturally integrated photovoltaic facade at Northumberland Building, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne. 
Malcolm Shaw, Ove Arup & Partners, UK.
N Pearsall, University of Northumbria, UK.
Integrated non-imaging concentrator photovoltaic building facades. 
Dr Philip C Eames, A Zacharopoulos, Professor Brian Norton, University of Ulster, UK.
 
Heat, light and sound
Design and performance of an integrated envelope/lighting system. 
Eleanor Lee, Stephen Selkowitz, LBL, USA.
Optical and radiative characterisation for relevant application of several commercially available low E coated glasses from the European market place. 
Francois Olive, Jean Luc Chevalier, François D Menneteau, CSTB/SM (Material Division), France.
Thierry Duforestel, EDF/DER, France.
Eric Allain, Eliope Espace ELEC, France.
 
Thermal bridging
The development of a thermally improved system - System 1.0 
Michael Rawlinson, Hueck, UK
Point thermal bridges in ventilated curtain walls - Measurements and numerical calculations. 
Dr Karim Ghazi Wakili, C H Tanner, EMPA, Switzerland.
 
Fire/acoustics
The new IFI aerocoustic wind tunnel - a tool for building acoustic investigation. 
Professor H J Gerhardt, R Grundmann, IFI Aachen, Germany.
 
Hygrometry
Bringing colour to inner city life 
Jimi Fadayomi, Sika Ltd, UK
Hygro-thermic behaviour of earth-bricks masonries. 
Marco D'Orazio, P Munafo, University of Ancona, Italy.
Experimental analysis of the hygrometric behaviour of plasters - the role of stratification. 
Marco D'Orazio, Professor Alessandro Stazi, University of Ancona, Italy.
Use of an environmental chamber to investigate large-scale envelope specimen hygrothermal performance. 
Dominique Derome, P Fazio, A Athienitis, J Rao, Concordia University, Canada.
Field testing of filled-cavity wall systems. 
J F Straube, Professor E F P Burnett, University of Waterloo, Canada.
Hygrothermal load on composite-facade performance. 
Qi Zhu, Dr Will Guan, Nanyang Technological University, Malaysia.
Case studies on external wall insulation systems faced with thin render. 
Jyri Nieminen, VTT Building Technology, Finland.
The use of bentonite in residential rooms as a hygrometric retarder. 
Marco D'Orazio, D Barbanti, A Versari, University of Ancona, Italy.
 
Wind engineering
The deformation and wind safety of metal facades 
Professor H J Gerhardt, IFI Aachen, Germany.
Unsteady pressure gradients and their implications for pressure-equalised rainscreens. 
Diana Inculet, Dave Surry, Alan Davenport, University of Western Ontario, Canada.
Velocity and impact direction of wind-driven rain on building faces. 
Professor Edmund Choi, Nanyang Technological University, Malaysia.
 
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