Designing with Glass: Privacy and Translucency

Sponsored by National Glass Association
1 AIA LU/Elective; 0.1 IACET CEU*; 1 AIBD P-CE; AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines; AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.; MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.; This course can be self-reported to the NSAA; NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; OAA 1 Learning Hour; SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain ways to incorporate privacy and translucency in building designs using glass.
  2. Compare types of decorative glass, and design and application possibilities.
  3. Describe how different types of glass are made.
  4. List key considerations of specifying decorative glass.

This course is part of the Glass and Glazing Design Academy

This course is designed to educate architects and designers about the ways to incorporate privacy and translucency into a building space using glass and glazing building materials. It will review in detail a variety of decorative glass products that enhance aesthetic appeal and maintain occupant comfort.

Designing with Glass

Photo courtesy of National Glass Association

National Glass Association The National Glass Association (NGA) is the largest trade association serving the architectural glass and metals industry. A technical and educational resource, NGA envisions a future in which glass is the material of choice to enhance spaces where people live, play, learn, and work.

 

Originally published in July 2021

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