Curtain walls

GEODE MX 52

Horizontal & Vertical Trame

Creative Curtain Wall

Characteristics

GEODE curtain wall can be created either with a grid appearance or structural glazing with a vertical or horizontal trame.

It allows concealed opening as top-hung, parallel or tilt and turn.

Cap choice enhances the external design of the façade.

Documentation
Geode MX 52 Brochure (pdf)

Product benefits

LARGE SIZES

  • Glass volume up to 6 m² (half-perimeter up to 5 m)
  • Max weight up to 400 kg by glass volume
  • Glass infill up to 42 mm

DIVERSITY OF APPLICATIONS

  • Grid aspect
  • Horizontal trame aspect
  • Vertical trame aspect
  • SSG aspect (Structural Sealant Glazing)

DIVERSITY OF FORMS

  • A wide range of external caps for greater aesthetic choice
  • Facetted façade +/-10°

HIGH PERFORMANCE

  • Ucw = 1.4 W/m²K. with Ug = 1.1 W/m²K. (Grid aspect)
  • Air permeability (Class A4)R7 / PASS under pressure and depression 1600 Pa and 2400 Pa (sudden pressure)
  • Ucw = 1.5W/m²K with Ug = 1.1W/m²K (Beaded glazing)

More information

Technical manual

Tests report

BIM

Projects using curtain walls GEODE MX 52

Campus ENOVA

FRANCE

ARCHITECT AGENCY: TAILLANDIER ARCHITECTES ASSOCIÉS

OWNER: VINCI IMMOBILIER

TECHNAL METAL BUILDER: ALUMINIER AGRÉÉ TECHNAL P.O.

PHOTOGRAPHER: ROLAND HALBE

PALMARES 2019 : MENTION ETUDIER

AVENHAM PARK, YORKSHIRE

United Kingdom
The £1m centrepiece in the restoration of a historic park in Lancashire has been completed, incorporating innovative use of the MX curtain walling system from Technal. The dramatic sculptural pavilion in Avenham Park was the winning design in an RIBA competition. The building has a strong geometric design, which includes a complex zinc-clad ‘saw tooth’ roof and extensive use of timber, aluminium and glass.

The Shield, Newcastle

United Kingdom
Specified for long-term durability and visual impact, advanced windows, door and curtain wall systems from Technal were installed at The Shield - a high-end student accommodation development close to Newcastle City Centre on Stoddart Street.

Lawson Quay, Lancaster

United Kingdom
Caton Court, part of the wider Lawson’s Quay site, is currently being built by Eric Wright Construction for the developer Hines UK, while Preston based LDG Contracts is the specialist fabricator which chose to utilise the Technal MX curtain wall and FY65 window systems for the first phase of the project.

Dock Office, Salford

United Kingdom
The residential Refurbishment of the Iconic 1920's Dock Office in Salford Quays has included a stunning two-storey steel-framed structure at the roof level, incorporating Technal MX Toggle Curtain Walling to all sides achieving panoramic views across the city.

Business Center de Oliveira de Azemeis, Matosinhos, Portugal

Portugal

ARCHITECT AGENCY: TELMO CASTRO & PEDRO MENDES ARCHITECTS
OWNER: CÃMARA MUNICIPAL DE OLIVEIRA DE AZEMEIS, JOAQUIM JORGE FERREIRA
TECHNAL METAL BUILDER: JOSÉ CARVALHO, METALCOVO
PHOTOGRAPHER: JOÃO MORGADO

AWARD: WATA 2019