From Scenic Study Pavilions to Glass-Wrapped Urban Abodes

By: Jana Pijak - Jan 14, 2015
Playing with transparency, these glass architecture examples range from to scenic study pavilions to glass-wrapped urban abodes. Whether building modernist residences or open concept gallery spaces, architects tend to use glass materials when aiming to make a strong visual impact with their projects.

From the sensory to the minimalist, these glass architecture examples rely on a lightweight and transparent material that provides one with endless design possibilities. The striking buildings on this list boast complex ceiling applications, transparent LED displays and glass-wrapped exterior facades that play with positive and negative space.

Fans of the iconic material will appreciate its versatility and the subtle air of elegance its designs tend to exude. A standout from this list is the Singapore Changi Airport plan that features an all-glass construction. The structure is reminiscent of a solarium and brings a hint of greenery to an industrial and urban area.