For decades glass block has been used and has only become more modern as time went on. Glass block has been transformed from your "grandma's glass block windows" to a versatile building material, and is highlighted for strength, functionality and light transmittance. Glass blocks can be used to increase the thermal efficiency of any glass block wall design. Recently architects and designers have been able to join that functionality with the availability of different patterns, colors, sizes, and compositions to create exquisite architectural statements. Glass blocks are being used to create modern glass accent wall designs, as room dividers or wall partitions. Utilized for any commercial or high-end residential project, whether it is new or restorative. Glass blocks create a physical barrier yet allows light and clarity at levels preferred.
One major concern of the glass floors is the level of privacy a person walking on the glass has. By acid-etching the glass or changing the transparency of the glass, you can create the desired level of privacy for those walking on your glass floor. Despite changing the transparency or adding additional frit patterns, the natural light pouring through the glass will not change