The Future of Glass Skyscrapers

“Does the glass skyscraper have a future?” Last year as architects around the world declared the Climate Emergency, the AIA’s Emerging Architects and Graduates Network (EmAGN) interviewed me along with others.

While it seems office and apartment towers with walls of glass have not yet had their day in Brisbane, I note that elsewhere around the world, the high-rise building industry has already begun a shift away from a generation of all-glass facades and is placing more value on place-specific solutions with more overt external shading, and more actual ‘wall’ than glass.

See the full interview here.

Pinnacles@Duxton Singapore HDB Image: R Kennedy

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