Tag: Glass Architecture

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 »

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 »

Glass Walls for Modern Office Spaces

There are so many different ways that you can use glass to give your office space a more modern look. You can create an entire conference room table out of glass to set it apart from the rest of your furniture and impress your clients. You can also utilize glass when creating stairways and railings…. 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 »

Glass Design of The Louvre

When you think of Paris, a few key landmarks come to mind: the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and most likely, The Louvre. According to Paris City Vision, The Louvre is as famous for the paintings it contains as it is for its unique shape and façade: its transparent glass architecture, placed in the… Read more »

Glass Observation Decks: Why So Popular?

How would you like to walk on air? Sounds like a dream, but it’s not. The glass observation decks attached to some of the world’s highest skyscrapers attract thousands of visitors every year and here’s why. Sleek Look The design aesthetic of glass observation decks present a sleek look and depending on how they are… 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 »

New LA Courthouse Takes the Form of a Floating Glass Cube

Downtown Los Angeles is home to a new US Courthouse, and it looks distinctly different form the 1930s-era building it was designed to replace. Just a few years ago, the site of the new courthouse was nothing more than a hole in the ground in the heart of downtown LA. Today, it’s been reborn in… Read more »