A Guide to Natural Light in Architectural Design  

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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

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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, […]

The Importance of Glass in Interior Design

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How your glazing choices can impact the overall interior design of a home The importance of natural light in architectural designs is amongst the highest priority when starting a new build or renovation project.  There are endless advantages to specifying large elevations of glass, including reducing the CO2 emissions of a home. Equally as important […]

Using Natural Light to Reduce CO2 Emissions

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How choosing the right window and door systems can impact your energy usage Natural light has long since been regarded as an essential rather than a luxury within any new build home project. In modern architecture, large elevations of oversized glazing are regarded as the ultimate luxury and interior design schemes often revolve around spaces […]

Design Trend: Internal Sliding Glass Doors

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See why people are choosing modern sliding solutions over traditional hinged doors One interior design trend that has continued to increase in popularity over the last year is internal glazing. Glass balustrades, internal glass partitions and door systems are all extremely popular ways of incorporating glazing throughout the home. In the ever-changing landscape of interior […]

Luxury 5 Bedroom Home with IQ Glazing in Newcastle for Sale

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IQ’s prestigious and award-winning glazing project Edge Hill is now listed for sale with Sanderson Young. The architecturally designed 5-bedroom home is situated in the exclusive area of Darras Hall in Ponteland and showcases an excellent example of architectural glazing in Newcastle. The building was designed by Sutherland Hussey Architects with minimal architectural glazing from […]

The Invisio Floating Glass Beam

An innovative application for our in-house developed structural glazing system Using structural glass, in the form of our in-house structural glazing system Invisio, IQ Glass has developed an innovative new way of supporting glass roof structures. Maintaining the most minimal design possible, the new floating glass beam concept eliminates the need for glass fins or […]

Invisio Structural Glazing Now Available Curved and Triple Glazed

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IQ’s exclusive thermally broken structural glazing system has been updated to allow even further flexibility for architectural designs. The frameless structural glass system was the first thermally broken structural glazing system in the UK, expertly designed by the team at IQ to address all typical installation and specification issues of structural glazing. By integrating a […]

Types of House Extensions – From Glass Boxes to Basements

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From glass boxes to basement renovations: a guide to house extension design ideas The ‘don’t move, improve!’ trend has seen homeowners increasingly turn to renovating and extending their homes, rather than looking to buy elsewhere. And for good reason – there is a huge range of different options when it comes to extending a home, […]