Glass walls are one of the most popular types of partition going around at the moment. Organisations are using them for both the front-facing façade of their business and the internal design of their offices. But, equally importantly, people building homes and property are coming to realise the value of making good use of glass walls.
Glass walls are every bit as sturdy and safe as solid brick walls, when designed and implemented by properly accredited expects (click here for information on what you should be looking for in an expert to execute on your glass walls design). But the advantages that they hold over more traditional walls are significant, both in form and function.
Glass walls allow light though. This is an obvious statement to make, but the impact this has on spaces is significant. By allowing natural light through, the space becomes brighter and lighter in tone, lending the area an airy atmosphere that helps facilitate a natural comfort level in the area for most people. It also helps keep the space warm in winter, and cool in summer, with the application of blinds, because glass walls allow the sun to heat a greater space, while not maintaining heat during the summer if the windows are covered.
It’s more than the environmental effect, though. Glass walls enable privacy by effectively blocking out noise. At the same time, they allow people to see outside them. If you’ve ever been in an office environment with traditional walls and partitions, you would know how isolated you can feel when in your office or cubicle. Glass walls provide you with an outlet from your space, and this allows you to feel more connected with what is going on outside your office.
At Innovative Aluminium and Glass we are fully accredited professionals at designing and constructing glass wall environments for both commercial and residential property. From custom work on luxury homes to the facades of the biggest banks and retailers, we have worked on a wide range of projects and are able to help you execute on your design brief in both a timely and cost efficient manner. Please contact us today at 02 9199 0701 for a no-obligation quote and further discuss the ideas you might have for glass walls in your design.