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Shanghai Hospitals and Other Buildings Banned the Use of Glass Curtain Wall

Post Time:Feb 06,2012Classify:Industry NewsView:213

(China Glass Network)Recently, executive meeting of Shanghai government  adopted “ Shanghai Management Method of Building Glass Curtain Wall”, which has taken effect on Feb.1. According to the new rule, Shanghai’s residence, hospital, school, nursery school and geracomium which have above two floors will be banned the use of glass curtain wall in the future.

 

In addition, the buildings facing straight line in the T crossroad will be banned the use of glass curtain wall.

 

This method also made a clear regulation that owners shall undertake responsibility for the safe use and maintenance of the building glass curtain walls which have been put into use. Moreover, it required to set up the special maintenance fund for glass curtain wall. And the fund for new buildings shall be deposited to designated account by construction units one time. And the fund for old buildings shall be deposited to designated account by owners one time or stages in five years.

 

The deputy director of Shanghai Construction Traffic Committee SHEN Xiaosu revealed that 35 buildings with glass curtain wall have serious potential safety hazard in Shanghai, 440 buildings exist hidden danger of different degrees.

 

Before the end of March, Shanghai Construction Traffic Department and Housing Management Department will organize the relevant experts to form 10 inspection teams. The teams will inspect the special rectification work of glass curtain wall all over the city, supervise and urge the rectification of buildings with hidden danger.

Source: glassinchinaAuthor: shangyi

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