Doors & windows

Pyramid glass roof by IDSystems
Edward Stobart from IDSystems unveils the key factors to bear in mind when installing glazed elements within your home’s roof structure
gabled dormer window
Inserting a dormer window into the slope of the roof could be the best way to maximise space in your home, but it's got to look good outside. Emily Smith investigates the options
sliding sash windows
There’s a whole host of factors to consider when updating your home’s fenestration – especially if you are dealing with a period property. Chris Bates helps you weigh up the best route for your project
Kloeber bifolding doors
Keen to add a sense of light and space to their Victorian dwelling in Cambridgeshire, the owners sought to develop a bright and airy living and dining area
Schueco sliding doors
Incorporating glazed doors into your home is a great way to fill your interiors with light, as well as capture views of the garden and beyond. Julian Owen investigates the pros and cons of the two most popular solutions
modern metal clad home
How do architects balance the need for light-filled homes that harness the sun’s energy, without introducing negative effects such as excessive solar gain? Here’s how to formulate a ‘daylight strategy’ for your project
IDSystems sliding doors
Eager to adapt their home for a contemporary way of life, the Becketts utilised a large swathe of glazing
glazed walkway
Building Regulations make sure that every home is built to a set of minimum standards, and compliance is mandatory. Here’s how they apply to glazing
timber window
If you want attractive, functional and efficient fenestration for your home, then using timber units could be the ideal choice
Rondo E80 double doors
A well-made front door that fits with the style of your house will offer fantastic kerb appeal, says Emily Brooks


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