Intelligent Glass makes a style statement at Number 23

Date: 13 November 2014
Source: Pro Display
The architect’s challenge is to create bold, stunning designs whilst keeping a keen eye on build costs and energy usage.

Intelligent Glass’s switchable glass panels score on all points, removing the need for costly and busy blinds and curtains, and at the same time improving thermal insulation.    

Number 23 is a multi award-winning family house constructed on a vacant end-of-terrace site in West London. The signature ‘floating box’ window on the front elevation is made extra special through the use of Intelligent Glass switchable panels, turning from frosted to clear at the press of a button.

The simple frontage conceals a house that is 30% bigger than its neighbours, despite occupying a 20% smaller plot. And although the design has a distinctly playful tone, its architectural intentions are serious: it’s designed to demanding Code 4 environmental standards.

Intelligent Glass’s switchable glass technology brings light into every room in the house, whilst providing instant privacy whenever it’s needed. At night time, with the internal lights on and the switchable panels in opaque mode, a warm diffuse glow is cast to the street outside. Such generous glazing means that daylight fills every room in the house, even the basement, and is complemented by a combination of rooflights and sunpipes.

Jamie Conroy at Intelligent Glass says: “Our switchable glass technology ticks many boxes for architects and designers, allowing windows to play new architectural roles that are both visually striking and practical. And switchable glass has its green credentials too, offering additional insulation benefits over plain glass windows.”

“We were very pleased to work closely with the architect, the installer and the client on this beautiful, practical and unique project.” Credit goes to photographer Will Pryce for the images of Number 23 Intelligent Glass is a division of Pro Display TM Ltd

About Pro Display

Pro Display was born to innovate, changing the face of visual display as we know it today. A British manufacturer at the forefront of display technology worldwide, focused on new and exciting ways to advertise, inform and entertain. Pro Display brings together vision, sound and touch with design flair, technical innovation and expert knowledge to create a truly unique range of display products and solutions. Pro Display’s technology is used around the globe by leading brands including BBC, Sky Sports, ITV, Bloomberg, Microsoft, Google, the Oscars, gsk, P&G, Coca Cola, Jaguar, Rolls Royce and many more.

Pro Display | www.prodisplay.com

Intelligent Glass | www.intelligentglass.net

Contact Darren Falkingham, marketing manager, Pro Display darren@prodisplay.co.uk +44 (0)1226 740 663

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