SKY-FRAME ARC

Arc transcends the modernist realm of rectilinear purity to bring curved glass fronts to the building design spectrum. With its more postmodernist tendency – familiar from sceneries from west-coast USA’s iconic buildings to European metropoles, Sky-Frame’s Arc enriches the scope of architectural approaches with an organic nuance, opening structures and spaces up for radical spatial compositions or flowing formal harmony. The radiused glass units incorporate years of development and automatic drives to ensure frictionless running performance, offering new ways of interplay for opening and closing building spaces and connecting the exterior to the interior. Different radii and constellations of curvatures and straight installation embrace the post-modern thought technically and aesthetically: Anything goes!

Feasibility

The following radii can easily be fabricated: (other radii upon request)

Sky-Frame 2 Sliding elements Fixed elements
two-track R = 3.5 – 10 m R = 2.5 – 10 m
three-track R = 5.0 – 10 m R = 5.0 – 10 m
Sky-Frame 3    
two-track R = 3.8 – 10 m* R = 2.5 – 10 m
three-track R = 5.0 – 10 m* R = 4.0 – 10 m

 

Sliding elements: width × height = max. 2.3 × 3.1 m
* Possible with electrical drive

Feasibility

The following radii can easily be fabricated: (other radii upon request)

Sky-Frame 2 Sliding elements Fixed elements
two-track R = 11' 5 13⁄16" – 32' 9 11⁄16 R = 8' 2 7⁄16" – 32' 9 11⁄16
three-track R = 16' 4 7⁄8" – 32' 9 11⁄16 R = 16' 4 7⁄8" – 32' 9 11⁄16
Sky-Frame 3    
two-track R = 12' 5 5⁄8" – 32' 9 11⁄16* R = 8' 2 7⁄16" – 32' 9 11⁄16
three-track R = 16' 4 7⁄8" – 32' 9 11⁄16* R = 13' 11⁄2" – 32' 9 11⁄16

 

Sliding elements: width × height = max. 7' 6 9⁄16" × 10' 2 1⁄16"
* Possible with electrical drive