Glass balustrades

Expert assistance in the architectural glass balustrades specification process

Here at Balustrade Components UK, we appreciate the technicalities and complexities in specifying architectural glazing products. Achieving compliance to Building Regulations, the adoption of new technology, and working with other stakeholders on intricate projects, all make for a challenging specification…

Frameless glass balustrades

AMG frameless glass balustrades specified on impressive new library construction

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The Krook is an impressive new build development, situated on a previously dilapidated piece of land. Situated in the heart of Genk, it was a large scale urban regeneration project that now houses a library, laboratories and offices for Gent…

Bespoke glass railings

Reducing your risk in architectural glass specification with inhouse technical specialists

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Architectural glass specification is an ever-changing and complex process. With the increasing adoption of new technology e.g. BIM, Virtual Reality, 3D Printing, within construction; as well as increasing workloads and job responsibilities for Architects, Contractors and other construction professionals; means…

Stainless steel handrails

Specification advice – do glass balustrades need a continuous handrail?

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There is often confusion among homeowners and specification professionals as to whether there is a legal requirement for designing handrails into glass balustrades. Generally speaking, UK Building Regulations state that you don’t need a continuous handrail, even if the glass…

AMG Frameless Glass Balustrades

AMG Frameless Glass Balustrades specified and installed at luxurious, modern hotel

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When Netherlands-based Oever Zaaijer Architects were appointed to design the Van der Valk Hotel in Utrecht, they turned to AMG Railings with their glass balustrading requirements. A multi-functional complex comprising of hotel rooms, conference facilities, restaurant and leisure facilities as…

Glass Staircases

Glass Staircases – what to look for when choosing your solution

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Glass staircases are increasingly being specified into interiors, breathing light into enclosed hallways and interior spaces. Clients and home owners often push the boundaries in aesthetic design, to the detriment of functionality and compliance with regulations. How do you design…

RAI Antrium Amsterdam features AMG Frameless Glass Railings

Sustainable Conference and Events Space specifies AMG Frameless Glass Balustrade System

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Centrally located within the city of Amsterdam, the RAI Amsterdam Complex is a modern, multi-purpose development that features conference, events and office space. Completed in 2015, the building was designed and constructed as an addition to the RAI Centre, featuring…

Specifying Architectural Glass

The importance of Specification in architectural glazing, and how accuracy is key to compliance

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Creating a technically accurate, detailed, and up-to-date glass specification is a critical part of the construction build process. Architectural glazing specification considers not only aesthetic guidelines to create striking glass structures, but also important functional and performance criteria, such as…

Glass Staircases

Elegant Glass Staircases Lighting up Interior Spaces

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Glass staircases and frameless balustrades are becoming an increasingly popular option in staircase trends. Glass panels help to create light and airy interior spaces, making even the darkest, narrowest hallways appear bigger and brighter. The light enhancing properties that glass…

AMG Frameless Glass Railings

Enjoy the view – stunning AMG Glass Balustrades maximises light for Sonja Alpine Resort, in the Austrian Alps

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Nestled deep within the Austrian Alps, the luxurious Sonja Alpine Resort is a popular hotel for ski enthusiasts across Europe. It is a newly constructed development and it was decided that AMG Frameless Glass Balustrades was the choice of railing,…