Great Glass Buildings of the World: The Tropical Greenhouses: Yumenoshima Tropical Botanical Gardens, Tokyo, Japan

Date: 18th Apr 2012

Glass is a fabulously versatile building material and in the hands of talented architects, designers and crafts people it can be nothing short of magnificent.  We’ve documented some of the world’s finest glass structures and this week is no different as we travel to Japan to a man-made island re-claimed from years of Japan’s accumulating […]

Great Glass Buildings of the World: Bahrain World Trade Centre

Date: 10th Apr 2012

We’ve been feeling the cold here at Aquamark this week so in our search for some of the world’s finest glass structures, we’re heading for some sunshine. This week we head to the Middle East to the warmer climate of Bahrain to look at a truly intelligent building that not only looks spectacular but offers […]

Great Glass Buildings of the World: The Reichstag Dome, Berlin, Germany

Date: 28th Mar 2012

Last week our quest to find some of the most eye-catching and innovative uses of glass in architecture took us to sunny Barcelona.  We’re staying in Europe this week and heading to Berlin to one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city, the Reichstag Dome.

Great Glass Buildings of the World: The Hotel W, Barcelona, Spain

Date: 21st Mar 2012

Barcelona is an architect’s dream. Best known for the fairly-tale like works of Gaudi, the city is a mix of styles and influences. Here we look at something completely different to Gaudi’s famous La Sagrada Familia and the Parc Guell and head out of the city to the sea front to the breath taking Hotel […]

Great Glass Buildings of the World: Division Knoll Residence, Big Sur, California

Date: 14th Mar 2012

To say that it’s raining today in London would be a real understatement; the rain is pelting off the windows, so now seems a perfect time to continue our search for iconic, bizarre and eye-catching glass buildings across the world.  To take our minds off the wet British spring let’s go to sunny California, to […]

Great Glass Buildings of the World: The Modern Art Museum Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 7th Mar 2012

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is a real gem of a building. The design is simple and clean with lots of straight lines highlighted by vast concrete columns and 40 ft. glass walls that mirror the landscaped grounds and sky. To add to the scene, the whole structure is ethereally reflected in the […]

Great Glass Buildings of the World

Date: 29th Feb 2012

Sometimes you have to travel the world to see the beauty of your own surroundings in their true colours and light.  We’ve brought reports of great glass buildings to amaze, inspire and just plain marvel at from all around the world but we’re staying closer to home this week. With the upcoming Olympics all eyes […]

Great Glass Buildings of the World: Feria Valencia Convention and Exhibition Centre, Spain

Date: 14th Feb 2012

Regular readers of our blog will know that we’re on a mission to get everyone as excited about glass as we are, so we’ve been documenting some of the most famous (and not so famous) glass buildings that are turning heads all around the world.  Last week we stayed in the UK capital to pay […]

Great Glass Buildings of the World: City Hall, London

Date: 8th Feb 2012

Our mission to seek out and celebrate some of the world’s most exciting and innovative glass buildings has taken us on a virtual tour of the world.  Last week we stayed closer to home to discuss the Glass House at Cardiff’s National Botanic Garden of Wales and today we’re even closer to home as we […]

Great Glass Buildings of the World: The Great Glass House at the National Botanic Garden of Wales

Date: 31st Jan 2012

Readers of our blog will know that as well as cleaning glass in its many shapes and forms, we spend a little time each week musing on the versatility of glass as a building material and documenting some of the most impressive glass buildings in the world.  Our appreciation has taken us to many a […]

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