Through the Looking Glass: This Week’s Glass Innovations

Basque-Health-Headquarters_1When it comes to architectural glass solutions, what’s letting in the light this week?

As usual here at VisionAGI we’ve found lots to be excited about. What we love is seeing inspiring work and creative use of architectural glass solutions. No matter where the projects are or who is doing them. Innovation is contagious.

When we say ‘architecture’ most people immediately visualise buildings constructed of bricks and mortar. But glass is leading the way as an architectural building materil when it comes to design innovation and indeed, beauty.  Glass can drive the design of the entire structure as in perhaps one of the most cutting edge and famous uses of architectural glass which is the Basque Health Department building in Bilbao designed by architects Coll-Barreu.

Glass opens up a building to the outside environment while controlling that of the interior one. Perhaps that is why we are becoming aware of its increased flexibility and design flow which makes glass an organic solution.

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Posted: Monday 29th August 2016 | Author: Vision AGI Team