Replacing 45,000 white, Carrara marble panels with 5,000 glass lites isnít an everyday feat. Tie in the fact that the glass also needed to offer the same aesthetic as the marble and things get even more complex. Can it be done? With the right team on board it can indeed.
Architects use decorative glass to create a colorful, fanciful display for a children's hospital.
Sure, glass can be used in doors, windows and walls. But what else can it do? Hereís a look at just a few ways glass has gone from being, well, just glass, to glass with a purpose.
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First Canadian Place in Toronto recently underwent a glassy facelift. Read the article on page 14 to learn more. Cover photos courtesy of Moed de Armas & Shannon Architects..
Architects' Guide to Glass
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