The building of the Estonian National Museum was designed with a point-fixed double-skin facade with a volume of 6,500 m2. For this, a point-fixed facade solution with a suitable price and design was required.
Standard swivel point fittings could not be used as they did not fit into the project budget and were of an unsuitable shape and size for the architect.
First, we made strength calculations for the glass according to the wind load. Based on the result, the optimal glass thickness is 8 +10 mm hardened-laminated.