Solar Roadways

Jan 28, 2018No Comments

Electricity-generating solar road modules To be most effective, solar power requires an expansive area for energy harvesting as well as a limited distance across which

Solar Activated Facade

Jan 21, 2018No Comments

Solar thermal glass and wood cladding system Conventional facades attempt to decouple the building interior from the exterior. The Solar Activated Facade (SAF) is designed

Bar Code

Jan 06, 2018No Comments

Stratified glass light wall The Bar Code project celebrates the vibrant and kaleidoscopic interplay between material and media. Designed by Höweler and Yoon Architecture, Bar

Switchable Mirror

May 21, 2017No Comments

Electrochromic mirror window Researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology have developed a mirror that quickly shifts between reflective and transparent


Feb 19, 2017No Comments

3D-printed optically transparent glass From the discovery of glass bead-making processes in ancient Egypt to the development of modern industrial flat glass production, glass has


Feb 05, 2017No Comments

Bioreactor facade system SolarLeaf is the world’s first bioreactive facade. Developed by Arup engineers in collaboration with the Strategic Science Consult of Germany and Colt


Dec 28, 2011No Comments

Glass brick KiloLux is a monolithic glass block with the appearance of a laminate produced by thermally bonding glass at low temperatures. Wales-based Innovative Glass


Dec 06, 2011No Comments

Layered cast glass Named after the way each piece is stacked then fused together, Stax Series offers a way to create rich multi-layered textures using

Mercury Glass

Nov 18, 2011No Comments

Hand-blown silvered glass Silvered glass “Mercury Glass” was invented in the nineteenth century as a decorative substitute for more expensive silver tableware. Where traditional Mercury

24K Blown Glass

Oct 06, 2011No Comments

Hand-blown glass infused with 24-karat gold Suzan Etkin Enterprises combines refined metals with glass to create exotic material hybrids. Gold is fused to the glass