Plexiglass. Amy Lynch - Winter 2009. What is Plexiglass? . Plexiglass is a thermoplastic and transparent plastic. In scientific terms, it is the synthetic polymer of mehtyl methacrylate, (PMMA)
Amy Lynch - Winter 2009
This aquarium is a plexiglas cylider, allowing the spectator to view the fish from a 360 degree perspective.
Plexiglas can be colored and tinted. The transparency emits light and allows for multiple possibilities in the aesthetic value of the material.
These tubular slides are made of plexiglas and metal. Visitors to Tate Modern in London can ride the slides to the floor. It creates an interactive and beautiful piece of art.