glass block, is an architectural element made from glass. The appearance of glass blocks can vary in color, size, texture and form. Glass bricks provide visual obscuration while admitting light.
Glass block as building materials with a partial vacuum at the hollow center.Glass blocks have outstanding insulation against heat and sound. They are suitable for walls, floors and ceilings applications to provide natural light to rooms.
Glass Block creates an agreeable space by transmitting, refracting, or reflecting light. The transparent glass blocks permit a view of the surrounding landscape. Opaline glass blocks are suitable for securing a private space. Moreover, glass blocks create a quieter space by reducing noise. It opens a wide range of design possibilities.
Standard residential glass-block windows are not solid glass. They are made of two hollow rectangular halves that are fused together at high temperatures. This high-temperature fusing process creates a partial vacuum inside the glass block. As theblock cools down after the fusing process, the air inside it contracts.