This paper concerns two cantilevering steel-glass structures recently built in New York, USA. Each structure consists of two outward tilting primary steel beams with a length of 27m, a central column, and a glass surface providing lateral stability and weather protection. Twelve panels of four-layer laminated safety glass with dimensions of 2,3×4,4m are connected to the underside of the beams. The glass panels act as the only bracing system of the structure; no additional bracing is required. The connection between glass and steel is made by custom-built point fittings with four fittings per glass panel connected by a two-part injection mortar. At the column kink a ‘glass knee’ of two frameless four-layer laminated safety glass panels is used for even load distribution.
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