Eckersley O'Callaghan, an engineering consultant firm, designed a 10-storey-high slide made from just one piece of glass.
A massive nine meters long in length, the seamless design is almost invisible at most angles, as only a few metallic pieces accent the glass slide so that its appearance stays uninterrupted. Holding it up is another pane of glass that's adhered by structural silicone, which has see-through treads that lead up to the top of it. In order to create the glass slide, Eckersley O'Callaghan joined with Cricursa, a glassware store that's based in Barcelona.
Lisa Rammig, an associate of Eckersley O'Callaghan, described the project by saying "Vidre-Slide exemplifies the collaborative approach between engineers and fabricators, testing the practical application of emerging glass technologies for tomorrow's structures."
Single Pane Glass Slides
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