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Aluminium windows and doors offer the latest innovation and technology, delivering superior strength, durability and longevity for your project. Evolution Windows offers aluminium windows and doors from the Vantage®, Elevate™ and ThermalHEART® range. Our aluminium window and door range incorporates sliding, hinged, bi-fold, and pivot doors along with awning, casement, double hung, louvre and sliding windows. We also offer a wide range of commercial framing solutions. Our aluminium windows and doors are fully tested to exceed Australian standards. JOFEBARPANORAMAHSHARE:Google+FacebookTwitterE-MailTHE HORIZONTAL SLIDING GLASS WINDOW/WALL IN THE 20TH CENTURY, A LONG TECHNICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL EVOLUTION
The relatively recent innovations in glass manufacturing described in the previous chapter are part of a long process of technological and architectural evolution that runs through the entire history of the 20th century. (6)
2.1. The ‘fenêtre en longueur’
The “column-beam-slab” reinforced concrete structure, popularised from the first decades of the century, decomposed the traditional façade wall by replacing it with lightweight, flexible structures. This innovation paved the way for a new transparency between interior and exterior space, consequently leading to a radical change in the design of the frame and in the concept of the opening itself. Moreover, the period coincides with the industrialisation of glassmaking – boosted by the shop window market, which was demanding ever-larger and more transparent glazed surfaces – finally turning it into a standard, affordable product.
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