Glass Interface Design: Structural Glazing with Opening Elements

Glass floors meeting a minimal windows flush threshold, on inside and out. Portland Road.

As an experienced architectural glazier IQ Glass has developed a large range of architectural glazing systems, including exclusive solutions such as the Invisio™ Structural Glazing System and the minimal windows® sliding door. These different systems are often specified together to create larger glass installations. When you see the photos of these completed architectural projects, they […]

How To Use Heated Glass as a Heat Source

What Is Specialist Heated Glass? Electrically heated glass is an innovative glazing product that is an excellent heating alternative for architectural designs. The heated glass is applied with a specialist coating which provides a radiant heat source when electricity is passed through it. IQ’s heated glass can be installed as the sole heat source avoiding […]

Using Slim Frame Sliding Glass Doors as a Façade Design

slim framed sliding glass doors

The minimal windows slim sliding glass doors from IQ Glass are one of our most popular architectural glazing products. The slim 21mm framing creates impressive glass elevations with minimal interruptions to views inside or out. The flush threshold also helps encourage the merging of internal and external spaces, which is a popular design consideration for […]

How to Mix Aluminium Casement Windows and Slim Framed Sliding Glass Doors

The minimal windows sliding glass doors from IQ Glass are one of the most popular architectural glazing elements that we design into any architectural project we are involved in. The slim 21mm framing creates impressive glass elevations with minimal interruptions to views inside or out. The flush threshold also helps encourage the merging of internal […]

In a Contemporary Design, How Can I Include White Frames in Windows and Doors?

Spiral House featuring, flush glazed bi fold doors and Innovare windows with white frames

In contemporary architectural design, dark greys seems to be the current colour of choice when designing the window and door elements of a build. These darker frame colours aren’t as harsh as black but create a slim, neat framing appearance. But white frames in windows and doors can be used effectively in contemporary designs when […]

Design Options for Structural Glass Roofs

Flat structural glass roofs and rooflights are a popular and timeless element to modern architectural designs. The bespoke nature of these frameless installations means that glass roofs can in any number of shapes, sizes and designs. Structural glass roofs and roof lights are designed with no integral frame; instead, they are supported using structural angles […]