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Shanghai Hongqiao Performing Arts Center, Bau Jan 2016

Shanghai Hongqiao Performing Arts Center, Bau

Building Case Studies

Solid, brittle and transparent. Some level of reflective.


The Glass Farm, Mvrdv Jan 2013

The Glass Farm, Mvrdv

Building Case Studies

The exterior glass has an image of a collage of hitsoric farms printed on it. The architects used a fritted procedure to apply the image onto the the glass. There is varying transparency throughout the building, responding to views and necessary light.


The Glass House, Mike Ford, Andy Ramus, Stephen Osborn Jan 2012

The Glass House, Mike Ford, Andy Ramus, Stephen Osborn

Building Case Studies

provides a clean and light looki, delicate, brittle, transparent


Zamora Offices, Alberto Campo Baeza Jan 2012

Zamora Offices, Alberto Campo Baeza

Building Case Studies

The double facade works like a trombe wall. It holds in heat in the winter (GREENHOUSE effect) and at the same time expel the heat and protect the building in the summer (VENTILATED facade)


Glass House For Diver, Naf Architect & Design Jan 2011

Glass House For Diver, Naf Architect & Design

Building Case Studies

Overall composition of the building consists of roof and transparent glass to enclose interior space with the aforementioned concrete block structure. There is no roof over the concrete blocks. Therefore rays of the sun pour over the blocks, and the reflection of the light shines inside the house. Furthermore, vines of various flowers will be planted along the block, changing breakwater-like structure to a hill of flower and greenery in the future.


Vakko Headquarters And Power Media Center, Rex Architects Jan 2010

Vakko Headquarters And Power Media Center, Rex Architects

Building Case Studies

No abstract provided.


Toledo Museum Of Art, Sanaa Jan 2010

Toledo Museum Of Art, Sanaa

Building Case Studies

No abstract provided.


The Lantern Pavilion, Awp/ Atelier Oslo Jan 2010

The Lantern Pavilion, Awp/ Atelier Oslo

Building Case Studies

No abstract provided.


Corning Museum Of Glass, Thomas Phifer And Partners Jan 2008

Corning Museum Of Glass, Thomas Phifer And Partners

Building Case Studies

Contemporary gallery façade will be made of aluminum, with perpendicular blades of ultra-thin specialty glass. Windows and skylights that punctuate the façade will be double glazed insulated glass uses high performance low-E (low emissivity) coating to minimize heat gain. An additional UV filtering coating of the glass further protects the art from damaging ultraviolet rays.


European Investment Bank, Ingenhoven Architects Jan 2008

European Investment Bank, Ingenhoven Architects

Building Case Studies

The glass and steel superstructure is extremely lightweight


Nelson-Atkins Museum Of Art, Steven Holl Jan 2007

Nelson-Atkins Museum Of Art, Steven Holl

Building Case Studies

No abstract provided.


New Milan Trade Fair, Studio Fuksas Jan 2005

New Milan Trade Fair, Studio Fuksas

Building Case Studies

Free standing fluid like glass canopy runs entire site. It dramatically flows down to the ground level in a parabolic vortex fashion. Rhomboidal glazing panes were utilized on the flat portions and triangular panes were used to make the curves


The Johnson Wax Building, Frank Lloyd Wright Jan 1939

The Johnson Wax Building, Frank Lloyd Wright

Building Case Studies

The building is a complex that includes labratories. The glass on the façade is pyrex glass tubing, which diffuses the natural light and reduces glare, which is important in a highly functional space, such as labratories.


Maison De Verre, Pierre Chareau, Bernard Bijvoet Jan 1932

Maison De Verre, Pierre Chareau, Bernard Bijvoet

Building Case Studies

The glass blocks for this house were custom made, with clear glass featuring an elegant circle