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 […]

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 Casement Windows & Slim Framed Sliders

architectural glazing to new build house

The slim sliding glass door systems from IQ Glass are one of the most popular architectural glazing elements that we design because they complement any architectural project. The slim 20mm framing, for example, creates impressive glass elevations with minimal interruptions to views inside or outside of the home. The flush threshold also allows for the […]

IQ Glass Featured on Houzz

Three of our projects have recently been featured on Houzz in an article showcasing ‘10 spectacular British housing mixing old and new’. Arkitektur: 10 spektakulære britiske boliger blander gammelt og nyt.   The first IQ Glass project to be featured was, Dalston House. To this contemporary extension bespoke sliding glass doors and aluminium casement windows […]

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 […]

How to Cover Steel Supports

When creating a structural glass box or façade which includes some opening elements, a steel supporting member may be required around these openings, to support the surrounding glass and to create a low deflection opening for slim framed doors or windows to sit within. Part of the design aspect for IQ is designing and detailing […]

Design Options for Structural Glass Roofs

glass roof over basement

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 […]