Category: Strengthened Glass

Glass Walkways: Beautiful, but are they safe?

Glass Walkway with staircase

Glass walkways and stairs can easily become the center attraction of any interior space.  Indeed, glass brings a lightness and beauty to most architectural applications, but there are some guidelines to follow in designing and ordering glass for these applications. Design approach The International Building Code addresses subject by referencing an ASTM standard, E2741, Standard Practice… Read more »

Curved Laminated Glass Railings

Madison Square

Glass is often the material of choice for designers who seek an elegant transparent, yet sturdy, building material. The latest designs for curved glass railings used in guards or handrails incorporate glass that has been strengthened and then laminated for safety. These railings become the centerpiece of an interior space.   Here’s a look at two… Read more »

Reducing Solar Heat Gain with Laminated Glass

Solar Skylights Laminated Glass

When architects and construction companies set out to build energy-efficient buildings, their choice of windows is one of the most important decisions they can make. When builders skimp on glass, it can cost companies thousands of dollars in added energy costs each year. That’s why we use insulating glass to control heat loss in our… Read more »

Advantages of Laminated Glass Floors

Do you want to add a really cool architectural feature to an office building, school, hospital, shopping center, or other commercial space? Then you should consider going with laminated glass floors. They are very unique and can add the wow factor to just about any architectural design. There are also many advantages that come along… Read more »

Glass Skyscrapers are Gaining Popularity in Cities

From flooring to roofing, there are many architectural uses for glass. But today, beyond your average glass fixtures and simple glass structures, buildings made entirely of glass are gaining popularity in major cities across the world. High strength glass Glass facades are state-of-the-art and highly desirable in many different fields, from big corporations to residential… Read more »

A Brief Explanation of Chemically Strengthened Glass

Have you ever wondered exactly what it means when people talk about things like strengthened and chemically treated glass? The experts at Bent Glass Design are here today to set the record straight. And contrary to what you may have heard in the past, it’s not as complicated as you might think. Chemically strengthened glass… Read more »