Case studies

We've collected some of exciting projects that we've worked on, with details about the products that helped us achieve them. We hope they'll give you inspiration towards your own grand design.

Incredible Scottish cantilever house

This incredible cantilever house on the edge of Glasgow is truly unique and features six sets of theEDGE2.0 sliding doors that enable the house to enjoy spectacular views over the Cathcart Castle Golf Club.

Stunning South London house transformation

Transforming this tired old 1930s semi-detached house in South London whilst living in it was the challenge for this home owner. The end result is a stunning light filled home with more than fifty percent more floor space and panoramic views over London.

South West London extension and remodel

The brief for Simon Gill Architects for this project in Putney was to completely transform the ground floor of this detached house by creating a larger dining room and better connecting the inside of the home with the garden.

Eye-catching two-storey extension

Adding a two storey extension has completely transformed the lower two floors of this town-house. The ultra-stylish zinc clad extension features a set of theEDGE2.0 sliding doors and full height fixed frame windows with matching frames.

The Man Cave, creating the ultimate entertaining space

Having completed a number of projects for the homeowner, Lincoln-based Stirlin Developments were tasked with finalising the plans, constructing and finishing a building designed to be the ultimate entertaining space featuring large Grand Slider II doors.

New-build home with stunning views

Set in a stunning location with views over the rolling countryside and valleys, Vila Mir is a contemporary new-build home that features large sliding doors and windows to maximise light and to breakdown the boundaries between the house and its surroundings.

Award-winning contemporary home

Winner of the RIBA Suffolk Design Award 2017, this uncompromisingly modern, eye-catching new home was built on the edge of historic Bury St Edmunds overlooking the meadows beside the River Linnet, perfectly complementing its surroundings.

Trend setting new build mews house

This striking new-build home was designed by Suzanne Brewer Architects and sits in the heart of the Blackheath conservation area. The two storey structure features a large set of Grand Slider II sliding doors at ground floor level.

Spectacular seaside retreat right on the beach

The term 'right on the beach' has long been overused in the travel industry, but for this luxury self-catering apartment perched on the side of the cliff in the North Norfolk seaside town of Sheringham, the term couldn't be more accurate.

Contemporary extension of 1970s house

Having returned home after years of working abroad the owners of this 1970s house engaged Harvey Norman Architects to extend the property to make better use of the internal space and to breakdown the divide between the house and the garden.

Stylish North London kitchen extension

Creating a larger kitchen and additional useable space at ground-floor level whilst providing a better connection between the house and the garden were the key objectives for Scenario Architecture on this North London project.

Innovative extension of large South London home

Designed by Simon Whitehead Architects this extension and renovation to a detached house in South London has completely transformed the living space by creating open plan rooms filled with light thanks to the innovative use of windows and sliding doors.

Sustainable North Norfolk new-build with a stunning view

This sustainable, low energy new build home in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the North Norfolk coast includes three sets of IDSystems theEDGE ultra-slim sliding doors to provide the house with light and maximise the stunning views.

Transformed rural farm workers cottage

Working to a client brief to create contemporary, open spaces that maximised the available natural light, Adam Knibb Architects had to overcome restrictive planning constraints to create a stunning open plan house that makes the most of the rural views.

Ultra-contemporary Cardiff new-build home

This ultra-contemporary detached home was designed by Downs Merrifield Architects. Set in the suburbs of Cardiff suburbs the eco-house was constructed in the garden of the neighbouring property and designed to provide open plan living.

Green-roofed, timber clad extension to a Victorian villa

This challenging project saw this Victorian villa extended to create an open plan living space filled with natural light. The largely glazed timber (sustainably sourced) clad extension houses the kitchen and dining area and facing the garden.

Luxury Edinburgh garden room guest apartment

Creating a luxury garden room apartment from an old stone store may not have been the most obvious route to take for the owners of this property in Edinburgh, but that is exactly what Sally and Dan Weatherly achieved.

Inspiring timber clad barn extension

Turning a dream into reality was the task for the IDSystems technical team when presented with this non-standard extension for this timber clad barn - and utilising an innovative combination of glazing helped to achieve the vision.

Ground floor extension of South London terraced home

Adding an extension (complete with 3-panel SUNFLEX SF55 bifold doors), refinishing and remodelling the ground floor of the property has completely transformed and modernised this South London, mid-terraced home.

Ten new-build townhouses in the heart of Cambridge

Set on the banks of the River Cam in the heart of the city and overlooking Midsummer Common, the Cambridge Riverside development by Berkeley Homes features ten contemporary townhouses complete with IDSystems bifold doors and glass roofs.

Wine tasting room gets a large sliding door and fixed frames

The Wine Sanctuary, the new tasting room at the winery of England’s leading wine producer Chapel Down, features a large set of theEDGE sliding doors combined with full height fixed frame glazing to maximise stunning panoramic views over the Kent vineyards.

Single storey, open plan rear and side extensions

The desire to create large, light-filled living spaces by opening out the rear of a home is a common theme amongst our customers. With this in mind we have put together a case study showing how our glazing solutions can bring a project to life.

Conversion of Victorian Methodist chapel

The complete, yet sensitive, renovation of this Victorian red-brick Methodist chapel overlooking an area of outstanding natural beauty required an innovative design to create a contemporary family home flooded with natural light throughout.

Regency Terrace kitchen extension

This contemporary kitchen extension to a Regency Terrace in Colchester was recently completed. The client was looking to use large amounts of glass with minimal framework to let as much light into their new extension and existing home.

New build ecohouse on the Suffolk coast

Perched on the cliff tops at one of the most easterly points of the country this stunning new-build ecohouse, featuring a full package of glazing from IDSystems has been designed to maximise both thermal efficiency and the stunning views of the North Sea.