Studio Gang: Architecture - Beyond Transparent

Film by Spirit of Space

Transparency is a wondrous quality and glass is a fascinating material, but it is time to untangle these terms, which have acquired new distinctions.”

With its thin layers of metals, films, ceramic frit, and micro-coatings, today’s glass is very different from the material used by the early modernists. In the final chapter of Studio Gang's new monograph with Phaidon, Jeanne Gang asks what new kinds of glass architecture become possible when our ambitions expand beyond transparency and embrace “a culture of care.”⁠

Studio Gang: Architecture is now available for purchase at an independent bookstore near you, or online at Phaidon.

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