Glass Block Suppliers: Glass Block Evolution

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Glass Blocks From Glass Block Suppliers

Glass blocks have emerged as a unique and versatile architectural element that seamlessly blends functionality with aesthetics. These translucent building blocks offer a range of benefits, from providing privacy and natural light to enhancing interior and exterior designs. In this exploration of glass blocks, we delve into their history, applications, advantages, and considerations for their installation.

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Glass Block Company: Are Glass Blocks Making a Comeback?

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Are Glass Blocks Making a Comeback? Thoughts From a Glass Block Company

Glass blocks are experiencing a resurgence in architectural and interior design circles.

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Glass Block Windows: Cost, Labor, Lifespan, and Differences Explained

Installation, Architecture, Glass Block

What is the average cost for glass block windows? 

The price range for glass block windows can vary significantly due to several factors.  These include the window's size, the level of intricacy in its design, the type of glass block used, and the associated installation costs.  Design plays a crucial role, with basic glass block windows being more affordable compared to their decorative or custom counterparts.  Moreover, larger windows naturally demand higher costs due to the increased materials and labor required during installation.  Speaking of installation, its costs can fluctuate based on factors like location and complexity.  It's worth noting that additional fees may apply for the removal and proper disposal of existing windows.

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From Sizes to Styles: A Guide to Glass Blocks in Modern Architecture

Design, Architecture, Glass Block

Glass blocks have become an increasingly popular element in modern architecture, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to buildings and spaces. From sizes to styles, there is a comprehensive range of glass blocks available that cater to the unique needs and design preferences of architects and designers. With their ability to seamlessly blend functionality and aesthetic appeal, glass blocks have found their way into various architectural projects, from residential homes to commercial buildings and even public spaces. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the world of glass blocks, exploring their different sizes, styles, and the endless possibilities they offer in transforming the way we perceive and experience architecture. So, whether you are an architect looking for inspiration or a homeowner considering incorporating glass blocks into your space, this guide will provide you with all the information you need to make informed decisions and unleash your creativity in the realm of modern architecture.

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Fire Rated Glass Block | Safety Info

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The Safety and Durability of Fire Rated Glass Block

Attractive, durable, energy-efficient, and capable of illuminating any space, fire rated glass block is endowed with inherent fire-resistant properties. In many fire-safe buildings, fire rated glass block structural components provide an additional level of safety that wood and drywall cannot. Whether for interior walls, stairwells, flooring, or exterior cladding and windows, structural fire rated glass block adds pleasing aesthetics and natural light while providing an added measure of fire protection.

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Custom Size Glass Block Windows: How to Choose the Right One

Design, SEVES, Architecture, Glass Block

The Benefits of Custom Glass Block Windows

Glass Block is a versatile and customizable building product that offers a wide range of benefits, making it an excellent choice for any project. One of the key advantages of glass block is its ability to be completely customized to match any existing opening. Whether you are looking to replace a traditional window or create a unique architectural feature, glass block can be tailored to meet your specific design needs.

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Glass Block Walls: The Ultimate Design Trend for 2023

Interior Finishes, Design, Architecture, Glass Block

The Benefits of Glass Block Walls

Glass block walls are a design trend that has gained immense popularity in recent years, and it's not hard to see why. Not only do they add a touch of elegance and sophistication to any space, but they also offer a range of practical benefits that make them a smart choice for both residential and commercial areas.

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Historic Glass Block Restoration

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Glass Block Renovations

There are so many reasons why an architect, home owner, or designer would choose glass block for a project.  Glass block offers a beautiful, clean aesthetic while being affordable.  Another reason to incorporate glass block is to replace any existing glass block.  When it comes to glass block replacement, GBA is renowned for our remediation expertise and ability to match the existing glass block.  

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Glass Bricks

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Glass block isn’t just for basement windows anymore. Because of their versatility and luminosity, glass bricks have become architects most desirable choice. They have the ability to brighten spaces while still providing a clean and modern look in homes, offices, schools, and many other places.

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History of Glass Block Architecture | Glass Block Wall

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A History of Glass Block Architecture

Glass is one of man’s most important and lasting inventions. Throughout the history of glass usage, it has been reimagined and adapted to applications ranging from dinnerware to packaging, to biotechnology and fiber optics, and to so much more. Glass is a critical component in windows, doors, and other interior features such as mirrors, picture frames, decorative vases, and bottles.  It is also one of many elements architects and designers look to use when adding a "wow" factor to any project.  At GBA, our line of walkable glass systems includes the largest supply of glass block in the United States, which means we have the custom glass wall or glass walking surface solution for you.  

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