Amazing Uses of Decorative Glass in Architecture

Whether used for its ability to harness natural light, or completely transformed into an art piece of itself, the possible uses for decorative glass in architecture are limitless. put together this fantastic list of 15 of the most creative uses of glass in architecture. “The transparent, ethereal nature of glass allows for extraordinary creations in the world of architecture… glass is truly a versatile material for the creative architect.”


 Sports and Leisure Center in Saint-Cloud France, Koz Architects


The Selgas Cano Architecture Office designed of course by Selgas Cano, photography by Iwan Baan.


The Sears Tower (now known as the Willis Tower) Glass Balcony



The Farnsworth House by Mies van der Rohe


The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO by Steven Holl Architects, photography by andryryan


The Glass Houseboat by X-Architects



La Estancia Glass Chapel of Cuernavaca, Mexico designed by  Bunker Arquitectura



National Grand Theater of China by architect Paul Andreu



The Basque Health Department Headquarters, designed by Coll-Barreu Architects



The X House by Arquitectura X



Kanagawa Institute of Technology Glass Building

The House Cafe Kanyon by Autoban Architects

The itHouse, a prefab house in the desert by architect Taalman Koch


What do you think? Are these the most creative uses of decorative glass that you have seen in an architectural project? Can you add to the list? Contact Goldray Glass today to find out how creative you can get using decorative glass.

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