Architectural Glass

Flat glass used for utilitarian purposes, although the term is sometimes used to describe what is known as stained glass. In modern times some is made in solid or hollow blocks to be used for building walls. Can be decorated by etching, sandblasting or other techniques.

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Go Historic ID
4108
Names
architectural glass
glass, architectural
glas Dutch
vidrio arquitectónico Spanish

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Flat glass used for utilitarian purposes, although the term is sometimes used to describe what is known as stained glass. In modern times some is made in solid or hollow blocks to be used for building walls. Can be decorated by etching, sandblasting or other techniques.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300010855. The J. Paul Getty Trust.