10 Most Inspiring Glass Buildings Around The World
The world of transparent structures is a fascinating one -- for architects as well as those who experience it. Glass has been one the most innovatively used building materials, as it gels into any kind of environment, purely reflecting the nature and blurring the lines between the outdoors and indoors. Though every building made using glass poses a unique challenge, the outcome of these buildings has always been awe-inspiring.
MakaanIQ lists 10 unique glass structures around the world that inspired the world of architecture and design: 30 St Mary Axe (the Gherkin), London, England; Aldar Headquarters, Abu Dhabi, UAE; Basque Health Department Headquarters, Bilbao, Spain; Botanical Garden of Curitiba, Brazil; Hotel W, Barcelona, Spain; Louvre Pyramid, Paris, France; National Grand Theatre, Beijing, China; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri, The US; Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Hilversum, The Netherlands; Reichstag Dome, Berlin, Germany.