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Glass act

A dramatic new type of glass (pictured) has been designed for the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, a large-scale venue for musicals, international opera, ballet and dance. Working closely with architects, the Architectural Glass Department at the Swansea Institute of Higher Education has developed 10cm-thick strips of solid glass, which will be sandwiched between the strata of slates on the outer walls of the building. Blocks created by the heat fusion of multiple sheets of green ...

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