Project profile: Pittsburgh Glass Center
The Pittsburgh Glass Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching, creating, and promoting glass art. The Center's new building includes state-of-the-art studios in hot glass, flameworking, and coldworking. A neighborhood revitalization project in Pittsburgh's historic Friendship area, the Center is housed in a building that has previously been home to a food cooperative, a mattress distributor, and an automobile showroom.
(2005 AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects recipient)