- Channel (U-Shaped) Glass
- New Construction
- Wismar, Germany
- Lengfeld & Wilisch
Located in Wismar, a UNESCO world heritage site, this new municipal parking is on a half island adjacent to the Old Town Port. The choice of red fritted channel glass for the facade creates an aesthetic link to the historic site, which is dominated by brick and stone structures.
Wismar is an old town on the Baltic Sea coast, in the north eastern part of the country, known as a traditional trading city with a historic harbor. The architect and client envisioned the new parking facility as an architecturally sophisticated building that offers modern, affordable, safe, and user-friendly parking in the city center. Channel glass’ cheery red fritted colors blend the structure into the historic landscape, while enhancing the user experience through color and light. The durable, vibrant glass cladding shields occupants from wind-driven moisture and is resistant to fading, salt spray, and graffiti.
Our Lamberts® channel glass also offers an attractive curved glass aesthetic, softening the corners of the building. It is a uniquely budget-friendly solution. The glass is captured at the top and bottom only; only the frames required custom curving, while the segmented channels are pocket-set into the frames.