Glazing Trend: Architectural Bronze

slim framed sliding doors with architectural bronze frames

How to specify architectural bronze glazing and find the right finishing option for your project Architectural bronze has become a huge trend in glazing, growing in popularity in recent years. From contemporary new builds to home renovations, incorporating architectural bronze glazing can be used to maintain a more traditional design, or to introduce colour to […]

Billionaires Row Luxury Homes With Architectural Glazing

architectural glazing on the bishops avenue billionaires row

Projects on The Bishops Avenue, a.k.a Billionaires Row, With Architectural Glazing by IQ Glass.   The Bishops Avenue is a road in London that connects the North side of Hamstead Heath and East Finchley, considered to be one of the wealthiest streets in the world. Dubbed ‘Billionaires Row’ the avenue is known for its luxury […]

Vertical Sash Windows FAQ

vertical sash window in contemporary new build home

A guide to vertical sash windows where we answer your frequently asked questions.   Vertical sash windows are the vertical version of sliding glass doors, designed as a contemporary window system that is perfect for utilising the oversized glazing trend. These sliding window systems are perfect for contemporary new build and renovation projects, creating double […]

Innovative Frameless Shaped Window Designs With Structural Glazing

frameless shaped window in indoor swimming pool area

How to achieve bespoke shaped windows with frameless structural glazing.   IQ’s unique Invisio system – the UK’s first thermally broken structural glazing system – enables architects to work with unrivalled flexibility when designing bespoke structural glass solutions. Structural glass products range from eaves windows to structural glass bridges, however, frameless shaped windows are arguably the […]

What is Biophilic Design and How Can Glazing Help?

floor to ceiling glass walls for uninterrupted views in biophilic architecture

How to use glazing to achieve a biophilic architectural design  Biophilic design started as an interior design trend, based around forging a strong connection to nature from within the home, incorporating living plants and natural materials. The trend has grown steadily and evolved into an architectural trend as well as an interior trend, using large […]

The minimal windows Sliding Door System Is Now PAS 24 Rated!

luxury new build home with high security slim sliding doors from minimal windows

The minimal windows sliding system is one of the only slim framed sliding door systems on the market that is fully PAS 24 tested.    In terms of performance and design, the minimal windows Sliding Door has always been unparalleled, including when it comes to security. However, as the framing profiles are produced on the […]

Reduce CO2 Emissions Effectively With Natural Light

Reduce CO2 Emissions Effectively With Natural Light

How choosing the right specialist glazing systems can impact your energy usage and reduce CO2 emissions With a move toward sustainable building design, changes to building regulations and the government’s plans to cut carbon emissions, finding ways to reduce CO2 emissions in homes has become an increasingly hot topic. One way to do this is […]

A Guide to Natural Light in Architectural Design  

large floor to ceiling sliding glass doors

Introduction Ensuring plenty of natural light is key in the design of any home, whether this is incorporated from the start in a ground-up new build project, or in an extension added down the line. We’ve seen increasing amounts of research showing the positive impact of light on health, as well as home trends zoning […]