Fajr Al Madina Group

Curtain Wall


Curtain walling is a form of vertical building enclosure which supports no load other than its own weight that of ancillary components and the environmental forces which act upon it. Although the term is sometimes restricted to metal framed curtain walls, the above definition embraces many different construction methods and materials including non-loadbearing precast concrete. This Technical Note describes the various forms of curtain walling and the materials employed. Description of curtain walling types The classification of types of curtain walling varies but the following terms are commonly used:
◗ Stick
◗ Unitised
◗ Panellised
◗ Spandrel panel ribbon glazing
◗ Structural sealant glazing
◗ Structural glazing