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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Planned Showroom Reopening – 12th April

IQ office and showroom in Amersham with structural glazing and corner opening sliding glass doors

IQ Glass are thrilled to announce that in line with government guidelines, we will once again be opening our showroom doors and conducting showroom visits. Whilst our doors have been closed to the public we’ve been carrying out some exciting updates and installing new glazing systems throughout the showroom. Although our doors have been closed, […]