Although most people think glass blocks
are solid, most residential blocks are actually hollow.
A colleague came up with the brilliant suggestion of building a wall using glass blocks
The total solar transmittance was measured by pointing the glass block
glazing units directly at the sun and recording the mV output of the thermopile pyranometer.
Wright, for instance, is working with Pittsburgh Coming to develop a vinyl spacer system as well as design and estimating software for glass block
. "Everything will be very Lego-oriented.
The unsurpassable privacy, beauty, and strength of Pittsburgh Coming Glass Block
is available in pre-assembled, vinyl flame windows.
Much more than just a design element, glass blocks
Avoiding delays is not the only beauty of the ready-to-go glass block
windows, their makers boast.
"Rather than filling in the first door, we decided to put glass blocks
there, which looks really attractive and still lets plenty of light into the hall, " she says.
The distinctive John Lewis Evolution knife, part of a set of five costing around pounds 125, was in its glass block
on the day of her murder.
The need for light, privacy, and decorative accents are the driving forces behind the use of glass block
This comprises a huge block of transparent glass in one room and in another a matching, highly polished glass block