Designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, the Museum of Art Pudong, located at 2777 Binjiang Avenue, in Shanghai is scheduled to open to the public on July 8. The seven-story structure with 54,000 square meters of space will feature large spans of glass supplied by Tianjin NorthGlass. According to the company, the maximum height of a single piece of glass is 12 meters, with seven layers of laminated hollow structure and weighing up to 10 tons with thicknesses of up to 130 millimeters.

“The back is a one-way perspective glass, the two groups of glass form a mirror glass interface, a 5 meters wide landscape channel is in the middle, the whole facade and electronic fluorescent screen combine to form a part of the photoelectric glass,” according to NorthGlass. An LED screen also provides an opportunity to visualize art paintings and exhibitions.