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Office buildings

2013

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Address : Esplanade de France
42000 Saint Etienne
France
Contact person : Hamid Blurfruchan
hamid.blurfruchan@wicona.com
- France

Architects : Architectes Mandataires : - Art+I (Lyon) – ARCH AAGROUP (Saint-Etienne) - France / Architecte consultant : - Maki & Associates (Tokyo) - Japan

Fabricator : Métalleries du Forez - Montbrison - France

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Facade systems

WICTEC 50 EL

Unitized façade system on a stick basis visible sighlines 50mm an dfor expansion mullion 60mm Uf up to 1.4W/m²K infill thickness up to 44mm max façade element dimesions up to 3x3m
Built:: - Semi façade
Facade systems

WICTEC 50

Filigree look without any change in appearance to the inner mullion and transom gaskets Ideal for vertical and polygon façades, sloped glazing and spatial structures Individual design thanks to a wide range of profile geometries for the structural and glazing profiles Uf up to 1.2W/m²K, solutionfor passiv houses up to Uf =0.74W/m²K Reliable glass load transmission (up to 4 kN), with adapted transom-joint technology Overlapping and secure drainage at the cross point, without mechanical mullion processing, ensures tried-and-tested impermeability Broad selection of profiles enables economic adaptation to structural requirements, with the additional option of internal reinforcement Glazing from outside featuring single- and/or two-part pressure and cover profiles Design options with concealed or visible screw fixture Extensive solutions for structure junctions and conservatories Burglar resistance up to WK3 with presure profile reinforcement bullet resistance class up to FB4 fire resistance class G30/F30, glass or panel up to 1.8x3.0m or 1.4x2.4m, overhead glazing possible, construction principle identical regular WICTEC 50 Complete product range for glazed roofs or slope facades Easy integration in roof windows, realizeable as SHEV variant as all glass facade, appearance similar to structural sealant glazing (SSG) facade Special pressure profile available with concealed guide for integrated sun protection
Facade systems

MECANO

Stick type curtain wall with 52 mm sight lines, 2 connecting and sealing solutions: continuous aluminium pressure plates or punctual holders made of polyamide The bearing structure allows for different exterior façade designs: grid, horizontal or vertical cover profiles, SSG, SG BG and punctually held glass for vertical and polygonal façades as well as roof glazing Thermal performance: Ucw 100 % glazed = 1,4 W/m².K with glass Ug = 1,1 W/m².K, Ucw 50 % glazed = 1,1 W/m².K with glass Ug = 1,1 W/m².K Possibility to integrate SSG and SG BG windows as fixed glazing or opening sashes, high thermal performance: Ucw = 1,3 W/m².K with glass Ug global = 1,0 W/m².K, Ucw = 1,1 W/m².K with glass Ug global = 0,7 W/m².K Sound insulation performance RA,tr = 41 dB Trame horizontale Capot de traverse en forme d'ogive ou ronde En vertical, maintien des volumes par un anti-dépresseur ponctuel Joint creux de 22 mm entre les montants Prise de volume de 6 à 42 mm Intégration d'ouvrants VEC Trame verticale Capot en forme darrondie ou droite En horizontal, maintien des volumes par un presseur ponctuel Prise de volume de 6 à 42 mm Intégration d'ouvrants VEC
Built:: - Special construction - Open outwards - Fixed glazing - Semi façade