Architects and designers have discovered the benefits of using laminated glass with colored interlayers to achieve a specific objective. Whether daylighting, wayfinding, area-defining, or simply transforming the space to bring joy, color is being used increasingly and creatively in interior and exterior design.
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, California, is as unique as the industry it represents. One part of the museum—the sphere—has a glass rooftop dome that used laminated glass with polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers to provide superior structural capacity.
British Airways passengers flying through Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. can relax in a new lounge surrounded by customized architectural glass. The project’s architect—TPG Architecture—incorporated a variety of customized glazed pieces, combining hardworking architectural surfaces with a luxurious aesthetic.