MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 193, 2018International Scientific Conference Environmental Science for Construction Industry – ESCI 2018
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Environmentally Friendly Architecture Design|
|Published online||20 August 2018|
Architectural possibilities of using PVC window units in historical buildings
Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, 129337 Yaroslavskoe shosse, 26, Moscow, Russia
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The work presents the possibilities of using PVC window units in the historical buildings. There are reasons of their widespread use in projects of adaptation of historical buildings for modern use. The analysis of possible replacement options of window units of the historical heritage is done according to their architectural and historical values of the exterior and the interior. A review is made of the existing technological capabilities of modern PVC window systems used in the historical buildings. Examples of application of PVC window units in historical buildings of various architectural styles are given. Examples of structural solutions of window units and stained glass windows made of PVC in historical heritage are considered. The analysis of perspective ways of the use of modern types of translucent fillings in historical buildings can significantly improve the energy performance of these buildings and provide them with conditions that meet the modern requirements of comfort and safety.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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