bespoke glass extension to a family home
Shenfield Mill was recently featured in RIBA’s Products in Practice November/December Issue. The bespoke glass extension was added to a family home in Berkshire. The design created a very large open-plan living space completely transforming the rear of the house with minimally framed doors.
minimal windows 4+, was used on two elevations in floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors to the contemporary extension, creating an impressive slim framed glass facade. This design merged boundaries creating an indoor and outdoor living effect.
The slim framed sliding glass doors are the focal point to the rear extension, which allows a seamless transition between the internal and external living areas. The bespoke design, features a cantilevered roof design with our sliding glass doors opening away from a frameless corner beneath, creating the appearance of a floating roof design. Described by RIBA as “a frameless corner opening onto a slice of traditional Berkshire countryside”.
The floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors with triple glazing have a slim 26mm framing create a bright, light filled interior to the open plan living space, even when the opening corner is closed. The large glass elevation takes advantage of the properties surrounding views.
RIBA featured Shenfield Mill for its large glass elevation which forms floor-to-ceiling facade of glass allowing the light to flood the large open plan living spaces.