By Roerta Gedert
Today the facility is not only used for its permanent collection and special showings such as Hot Spot, but instructors offer about 70 workshops and classes, and give more than 600 glass-working demos annually, according to Glass Studio manager Colleen O'Connor.
Japanese architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa (SANAA) have won the 2014 Daylight Award for the design of the Rolex Learning Center EPFL in Lausanne (Switzerland). With CHF 100,000 prize money the award is the highest architectural prize in Switzerland. It promotes buildings with an innovative use of daylight.
By Norman Weinstein
With prescience, Wright believed that future buildings would be constructed where "Walls themselves because of glass will become windows and windows as we know them as holes in walls will be seen no more." Would Wright be surprised to see how his vision of glass architecture has come true in 2009?