IQ Shortlisted for Don’t Move Improve Awards 2018

keeling house converted water tank

One of our projects – Keeling House – has been shortlisted for this years Don’t Move, Improve! awards.

The renovation project took an old water tank at the top of a Grade II listed building and converted it into a two floor apartment. Our minimal windows sliding doors as well as bespoke structural glazing helped open up the water tank and bring in natural light.

keeling house converted water tank

Due to the planning restraints and privacy issues of such a high level and overlooked building we designed the glass walls with translucent glazing and a bespoke glass louvre system to the central opening pane. A frameless glass balustrade integrated with the sliding doors to allow the centre pane to open for ventilation.

keeling house converted water tank The resulting apartment sits in a proud location at the top of Keeling House which is an iconic and highly visible tower block in Bethnal Green.

You can find out more about the glazing on this project here at our project gallery. See the other shortlisted entries at the New London Architecture website. 

 

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Rebecca is Head of Marketing at the IQ Group and has worked in glazing specification for many years. She has a broad range of technical knowledge about all our glazing products and offers technical advice and guidance to architects for specification. Her easy to digest technical advice is often quoted in magazines and publications. You might also recognise her as one of the IQ Glass CPD presenters.