Shanghai to ban glass curtain walls
on many new buildings

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: safety concerns have led local officials in Shanghai to propose the introduction of a regulation banning the use of glass curtain walls on new schools, hospitals and residential buildings - China Daily

A number of recent incidents involving falling glass in the city, which has the highest number of glass-clad buildings in China, have led to concerns that poor installation and maintenance are increasing the chances of injury to the public.

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Posted on Sunday, October 9th, 2011 at 1:54 pm by Alex Torrance. See our copyright policy. Before commenting, please read our comments policy.

  • WJG

    Maybe they should tighten the regulations for installation and maintenance first?