without boundaries : the glass pavilion : toledo museum of art : sanaa architects : photography iwan baan

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opened in 2006, the glass pavilion is home to toledo museum of art’s world-renowned glass collection, featuring more than 5,000 works of art from ancient to contemporary times. the 74,000-square-foot building also includes galleries for special glass exhibitions, artist studios, demonstration areas, and spaces for education, visitor relaxation, and special events. the glass pavilion is, in itself, a work of art. all exterior and nearly all interior walls consist of large panels of curved glass, resulting in a transparent structure that blurs the boundaries between interior and exterior spaces. designed by tokyo based SANAA architects  . all photos iwan baan                                                                            .

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