Buckingham Gate

Residential Development

Buckingham Gate


contemporary building design was created to develop a traditional office block into luxury apartments in the heart of Westminster. The renovation transformed a commercial office block into nine luxury private apartments to complement the original 19th century Westminster House.

IQ Projects installed all of the glazing elements to this contemporary modern design, slim framed sliding glass doors and structural glazing was a key design feature to the rear façade of this redevelopment. The large elevations of glass create bright open-plan living spaces maximising the exceptional views of St James Park, Green Park and Buckingham Palace.

Triple Glazed slim frame sliding glass doors allow each apartment to capture the views, maintaining the minimal sightlines within the rear glass elevation whilst maintaining high levels of thermal performance and weather resistance, even on the upper floors.

An aluminium casement door was used to create easy access to the rooftop terrace, the small opening required a slim framed door to increase the daylight into the apartment. Additionally complimenting the minimal nature to the overall aesthetics of the contemporary design.

Frameless glass balustrades finish of the duplex penthouse terraces perfectly providing uninterrupted views of the city. Glass balustrades have also been integrated into the sliding glass windows creating Juliette balconies allowing each apartment of every floor to open up their living spaces, providing standard ventilation and maximising the city views.

All of the aluminium framings was finished with a dark grey powder coat, RAL 7016. This contrasts effectively with the white rendered wall at the front of the luxury apartment block, giving it a statement design finish. The dark grey aluminium framing works well with the exposed red brick on the large rooftop terrace to the penthouse apartment.

PRODUCTS: Glass Facades, Door Systems
TYPE: Residential Development
LOCATION: Westminster, London

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