Klein Residence

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA


Transparent pavilion.

The steel roof of this private house is supported directly off the laminated glass walls. The glass is triple laminated using a 19mm thick central ply enclosed by two sheets of 10mm thick heat strengthened glass. Load testing of the wall panels demonstrated their capacity to support the roof load with a factor of safety greater than 6.

Budget $5m
Completed 2004