Glass and Façade Seminar
Facade Design and Glass as a Façade Material

From material properties to problems in practice

In this course you will have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in the field of glass technology in relation to facades and facade constructions. Project examples are used to analyze the construction principles of various glass façade systems. In addition, the course focuses on the material properties of glass and what this means for engineers and architects to work with this material.

Course Contents

  • Glass as a facade material
  • Facade design
  • Facade construction
  • Introduction “What is glass?”
  • Laminated and tempered glass
  • Glass joints

General Information

CP Language Degree programme Prerequisite Study examination Exam Semester
6 English M.Sc. none homework assignment oral summer


  Name Contact
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Knaack
+49 6151 16-23036
L5|06 639
Dr.-Ing. Matthias Seel
+49 6151 16-23015
L5|06 661

Exercise Support

  Name Contact
Philipp Amir Chhadeh M.Sc.
+49 6151 16- 23019
L5|06 632