For the installation on the substructure, U-shaped holding rails are affixed on the backside of the insulating glass units. All in all, there are 5 types and forms are individual from rectangle to trapezoid or triangle.
The retail store‘s entrance façade is designed as an all-glass structure consisting of 9 panes up to 5m height and 2.70m width which are only connected by structural silicone. Furthermore, two double-leaf glass doors supported by stainless steel portal frames are integrated into the façade. Moreover the scope includes two interior double-leaf glass doors. Especially the ambitious schedule was challenging: The installation had to be completed within only 5 months. With this sixth project on 5th Avenue, seele once again proved its expertise in a sophisticated storefront façade.
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