Amazing Glass Buildings in the World
The Botanical Garden of Curitiba
Inspired by the mid-19th century Crystal Palace of London, the Botanical Garden was opened in 1991. Located in the center of Curitiba, it is one of the major tourist attractions in the city. The greenhouse forms the seminal part of the garden, where various species of plants are grown. An art nouveau building spanning over 450 square meters in area, the greenhouse is an elegant construction made of glass and metal, surrounded by waterfalls and fountains.