Ion Glass: linking buildings with structural glass

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View the Ion Glass entry on BPindex Visit the Ion glass website A structural glass link is the optimum way to connect buildings, providing a stylish interface that offers minimal physical intervention and maximum light flow Above:  An L-shaped glass link connects separate buildings in this luxury single-storey barn conversion. A bespoke design by Ion Glass that ensures the corridor …

Ion Glass: a comprehensive service in glass structures

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View the Ion Glass entry on BPindex Visit the Ion Glass website Ion Glass offer a wholly bespoke service to include every aspect of structural glass design and installation, individually tailored to meet your client’s unique requirements. Above: This unusual glass structure by Ion Glass was designed to provide an entrance for an underground tunnel leading to a swimming pool …

Choose a full-service bespoke provider for structural glass

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View the Ion Glass entry on BPindex Visit the Ion Glass website Ion Glass offer a wholly bespoke service to include every aspect of structural glass installation, individually tailored to meet your client’s unique requirements. Above: The glass balustrade on the Rotunda Staircase at Tate Britain.  Each individual elliptical panel is designed to fit perfectly around every step of the …

Managing the interface between buildings with structural glass

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View the Ion glass entry on BPindex Visit the Ion glass website Structural glass specialists Ion Glass discuss why a bespoke glass linkway is often the best solution, especially with heritage and listed buildings Linking older or heritage buildings with a modern extension can cause a number of problems: current building techniques are very different from those used in the …

Open up new spaces with glass

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View the Ion Glass entry on BPindex Visit the Ion Glass website Modifying conservation and heritage buildings to meet contemporary requirements is a challenge, especially when additional space is required and it’s not possible to extend or change the original architecture. Peter Hazeldean, MD of ecclesiastical and heritage glass specialists Ion Glass, recommends looking upwards.  He said: ‘Buildings designed to …

Creating glass linkways

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View the Ion Glass entry on BPindex View the Ion Glass website Structural glass specialists Ion Glass share their insights into the options available and benefits of a glass linkway for many homes and buildings. Creating links between buildings can often raise some interesting challenges – especially when adding a modern extension to an older building, or connecting two quite …