Glass in Architecture

This book offers the first comprehensive technical and historical overview of the art and science of glass, demonstrating its importance in the past and its use in practice today. It presents 20 international case studies of contemporary glass architecture, large and small. A detailed appendix provides an overview of the science of glass, making this an essential manual for architects and constructors worldwide.

‘Immensely rewarding … the most important book on the subject.’
— Arq
‘Comprehensive in scope, the book traces the historical roots of recent developments and provides a wonderfully complete technical summary of how glass works as a visual and environmental filter. Technical references should all aspire to this level of graphic quality.’
— Jury of the American Institute of Architects
Glass in Architecture
Winner in the Professional Reference category, American Institute of Architects International Architecture Book Awards, 1998
David Jenkins
Mark Vernon-Jones
Phaidon Press

250 × 290mm
Hb c.200 colour
150 b&w illustrations

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