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La Pensilina - Canopy Comes To UK At London Build

La Pensilina is a cantilever, load-bearing glass canopy system.
21 November 2019

Swisspacer has developed its range of solutions for glass in the UK with the addition of the La Pensilina premium glass canopy. This, alongside new fittings and systems for glass balustrades, will be available from the company later this year.


La Pensilina is a cantilever, load-bearing glass canopy system, which is designed for outdoor use and can be installed above entrance doors or sliding and folding patio doors in the domestic market.

The design is stylish and minimalist - the lack of visible screws gives the canopy a ‘floating’ effect. At the same time, the continuous aluminium profile provides the strength to hold a distributed load of up to 350 kg/m2 without breaking. No rods or glass cut-outs are required.

La Pensilina is the first canopy system without glass holes to hold an ETA (European Technical Assessment) document.


Logli Massimo

The innovative new products are made by Logli Massimo, part of the Saint-Gobain group, following the acquisition of the Italian manufacturer in March 2018. Logli Massimo specialises in high performing systems and accessories for the fixing and assembly of glass panels. The quality of its products is demonstrated by the substantial testing it undertakes at a laboratory built in partnership with the School of Engineering at the University of Florence.

Andreas Geith, MD of Swisspacer, says: “Our brand of premium warm edge spacers has a reputation for great looks, innovation and high performance. Logli Massimo’s range complements Swisspacer perfectly and is part of a longer-term strategy to extend our range of premium products in the UK.”


London Build

Swisspacer UK will be at the London Build show, held at Olympia London between 27-28 November, where La Pensilina and the new balustrade system will be on display at stand C30.

The La Pensilina canopy is also ideal for entrances to small commercial or business units.

Visitors to the show will also be able to learn more about Swisspacer’s range of high performance warm edge spacer bars, designed to reduce heat loss in sealed units to improve windows’ energy ratings.

London Build is one of the UK’s leading construction shows. It is free to attend – tickets are available at

Picture: La Pensilina is a cantilever, load-bearing glass canopy system.

Article written by Brian Shillibeer | Published 21 November 2019


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