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Glass balustrade fixings

The popularity of glass clamps and their benefits for glass balustrade projects


The increasing specification of glass balustrades in recent years has led to a growth in the popularity of glass clamps. Post systems, as well as frameless systems, are used extensively across residential and commercial buildings to provide stylish glass railings,…

Glass Railings

Growing support for the Glass and Glazing Industry with bespoke, UK manufactured glass balustrade fixings


Despite a somewhat challenging year with the looming Brexit deadline and economic influences, the glass industry remains in buoyant mood. Balustrade Components, a UK-based glass balustrade fixings manufacturer, has enjoyed an upturn in glass hardware sales. And a series of…

Bespoke glass railings

Reducing your risk in architectural glass specification with inhouse technical specialists


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…

AMG Frameless Glass Balustrades

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


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


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


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


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


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


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,…

Glass balustrades for staircases

Specifying glass balustrades – what you need to know


Glass balustrades are an increasingly popular feature within modern construction designs. Specifying glass balustrades is possible in two options – frameless glass designs and post systems. These structural glazing elements are used primarily to provide an aesthetically pleasing glass barrier…