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 Dancing House, Prague, Czech Republic

Date: 3rd Apr 2012

Our quest to showcase glass as a versatile building material has taken in everything from pyramids to floating glass houseboats and even a giant piano and violin. We’ve documented some weird and wonderful designs but none as controversial and downright bizarre looking as the building formerly known as Fred and Ginger.

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 […]

Great Glass Buildings of the World: Leonardo Glass Cube, Bad Driburg, Germany

Date: 24th Jan 2012

Glass has been used in buildings all around the world to create innovative architectural designs which have undeniable impact. At Aquamark, we’re passionate about glass and its use in all kinds of buildings, and we’re looking at a different building every week to showcase these fabulous creations. Last week, we were in sunny Spain, looking […]

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