The One World Trade Center might be the most expensive skyscraper in history, but the mighty concrete tower is also one of the safest and most sustainable
From the sharp diagonal lies of Zaha Hadid's first commission to the swooping curves of futuristic stadiums and museums, this selection of her most outstanding works capture the Queen of Curves' radical style
Villa Savoye is a definitive example of a modernist building. Set in the Parisian suburb of Poissy, the villa was designed by Swiss architect and modernist titan Le Corbusier and his cousin, Pierre Jeanneret.
German-American architect Mies van der Rohe is considered to be one of the pioneers of the modernist movement, devising in a paper sketch the world’s first glass skyscraper and practically inventing open-plan spaces.
In the age of the smartphone, Jordan Söderberg Mills champions a hands-on creativity that's still Instagram-friendly
Nestled in the lush greenery of the Swiss countryside, Sky-Frame produces some of the most ambitions sliding glass doors and windows in the world
Czech designer Lucie Koldová's glass lighting systems juxtapose the mastery of Bohemian glassblowing with contemporary technology.
Finnish glassmaker Iittala is renowned for producing works by Alvar and Aino Aalto, Tapio Wirkkala and, most recently, the Bouroullecs. But it is the factory workers, performing one of the most intuitive crafts in the world, who bring their designs to life
The designer has placed a stack of handblown stained glass cylinders in the V&A's Medieval and Renaissance galleries
A chandelier reminiscent of scientific equipment, ceramics that resemble iced biscuits and products made of discarded glass are among the items on display at the cafe and gallery
For David Gill's gallery in west London, Zaha Hadid has created an ice-like table that appears to be melting into its own legs.