Tag: Architectural Glass

Keep Warm This Winter With Insulating Bent Glass

Here at Bent Glass Design, we love to create unique, eye-catching designs for our clients that make architectural projects come to life. But adding custom bent glass to your building doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice function for form. We work with a variety of different types of glass that can satisfy the practical needs… Read more »

Glass at the New Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco

The brand-new Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco that opened about a month ago took more than 20 years to plan. It also took more than a decade to build. And there were times when it didn’t look like it was going to end up being constructed. But after seeing the finished product, most people… Read more »

Three Types of Glass Doors

If you’ve decided you want to install glass doors in your home or office, the next order of business will be to decide which type of glass doors you want. There are a handful of different options for you to choose from, and each one comes with its own unique benefits. Let’s take a closer… Read more »

Why Glass Doors Are So Popular

Have you been thinking about installing glass doors inside of your home or business? While some people worry about keeping them clean and the inherent lack of privacy that comes along with glass doors, there are also so many benefits that you’ll get to enjoy with them. Take a look at just a few of… Read more »

Three Advantages of Skylights

If you don’t have skylights installed in your home or business, you could be missing out on quite a few benefits that come along with installing them. You’ll be surprised by how much better your home or business looks and operates with skylights in place. Here are a few of the key benefits you’ll get… Read more »

Impressive Glass Bridges and Skywalks

Are you a thrill-seeker? If so, you should add “Walk across a glass bridge or skywalk” to your bucket list immediately if you haven’t already had the chance to do it. There are a number of incredible glass bridges and skywalks all across the world that will give you the opportunity to look down over… Read more »

What is Electrochromic Glass?

Would you like to be able to take control of the windows in your building and tint them as needed? You can do it by installing electrochromic glass, which is also commonly called smart or dynamic glass. If you’re not familiar with electrochromic glass, it’s a form of glass that can be electronically tinted whenever… Read more »

Bent Glass Technology Can Bring Architectural Products to Life

Once upon a time, glass was used almost exclusively to create windows, doors, and, in some cases, dividers inside of buildings. Glass typically wasn’t incorporated into the architecture of a building because architects, contractors, and designers didn’t have a whole lot of options when it came to utilizing glass. However, that has changed quite a… Read more »

MIT Scientists Want to 3D Print Architectural Glass

Designers have found all sorts of unique ways to utilize glass in architectural applications, and the improvements that have been made to glass over the years have made it possible for them to push the limits of design. From towering skyscrapers to iconic structures like the Louvre Pyramid in France, architectural glass has shaped the… Read more »