The Ultimate Guide To Glass Bridges

What are Glass Bridges?

Suspended between two towering structures, structural glass bridges, or skybridges, provide panoramic views of urban landscapes by connecting two separate builds while often creating the illusion of walking on air.

Their sleek contemporary aesthetic and innovative glass engineering have become iconic symbols of modern cities, inviting locals and tourists alike to explore the intersection of architecture, glazing technologies, and urban living.


Glass Bridges with See-Through Glass Floors

These structural glass suspended walkways harmoniously unite two separate entities into a cohesive whole as individuals traverse the boundaries between architectural structures through a seamless blend of artistry and practicality high above the city streets.  

By choosing a see through glass bridge floor alongside structural glass walls, the cityscape is allowed to unfold beneath the public’s feet, revealing a breathtaking panorama all around as well as below. 

Furthermore, thanks to the transparency of glass, daylight effortlessly filters through the glass bridge casting interesting patterns of light and shadow on the surrounding structures, achieving a highly picturesque yet functional build feature.

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Kees Hummel

Swimming Pool Glass Bridges

Crafted with precision and innovation, glass swimming pool skybridges stand as a testament to the advancements of contemporary glazing technologies.

Made up of marine grade toughened laminated glass to withstand the exposure to weather conditions as well as harsh elements such as chlorine, swimming pool glass bridges are able to create uninterrupted expanses of transparency, allowing swimmers to feel as though they are floating high above the rest of the city, all the while connecting one building to the other.

Through the reinforced strength of structural glazing, a glass bridge swimming pool is not only aesthetically stunning but also robust, capable of withstanding the elements and providing a safe yet exhilarating experience for all who dare to dive in.

With sleek lines and an ethereal appearance, glass swimming pool skybridges are a true architectural wonder that pushes the boundaries of design and imagination.

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Simon Kennedy

Glass Bridges as Extensions

When designed for as a highly glazed suspended extension, glass bridges can create “hanging” living spaces rooms connected to buildings on either side, extending the interiors beyond their conventional boundaries.

These glass extensions offer residents a one-of-a-kind experience, allowing them to relax and dine while enjoying panoramic views of the bustling cityscape below. Suspended high above the ground, skybridge extensions can create a sense of exclusivity and luxury, elevating the concept of urban living to new literal heights.

With floor-to-ceiling near frameless windows offering unobstructed views and a sleek, modern design aesthetic, these hanging living spaces redefine the notion of upscale living in the heart of metropolitan landscapes. 

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Foster + Partners

Contact the IQ Glass International team today to discuss glass bridges for your next project.