Extensions with glass roofs: Brilliant ideas for a light-filled addition

kitchen extension with a glass room and view to courtyard
(Image credit: IQ Glass)

Extensions with glass roofs combine the benefit of addition space with an abundance of natural light and views of the sky and garden. 

As with every house extension, you should carefully consider what the new room(s) will be used for — a glass roof designed for a kitchen extension will be different to that designed for a new living room or home office where glare could be an issue, for instance.

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.