How to Connect Two Spaces Using Glass Links

Green Barn Glass Link

A frameless glass link is an excellent way to provide a seamless, minimal and insulated connection between two different elements of a property. Structural glass links can be designed to be frameless and an almost invisible connection between two structures, minimising the visual impact of the connection and providing shelter and insulation. What is a […]

4 Ways to Create a Wall of Glass that Disappears

sinking glass wall to home build

Modern architecture is gripped with the notion of connecting the inside and the outside, internal-external living spaces, merging the inside and out…. The various ways this design technique is described is almost endless. Glass is, obviously, one of the most popular ways in which architects and designers try to connect these spaces. Its see-through nature […]

Get the Look: Hermitage Lane

Aluminium Windows and Sliding Doors on Heritage Lane Project

IQ installed aluminium windows and sliding doors along with frameless glass balustrades, conservation rooflights and walk-on floor lights onto these residential new build properties in London. Aluminium windows were installed onto the front and rear of the building to provide natural light intake and ventilation into each of the spaces on the higher levels of the […]

How Much Will a Glazed Extension Cost?

Contemporary glass extension

How to achieve a high-end architectural glazing design on a budget While a conservatory can be a relatively inexpensive alternative to an attractive solid glass extension, a high-end architectural glass extension will almost certainly be more costly. However, dreams can be still be achieved on a budget. Glazed extensions can make a real design statement […]

Metallic Frame Finishes

Secco Windows and Doors with Corten Steel

What Metallic Frame Finishes are Available? Metallic Powder Coating Anodising is the standard framing finish in order to achieve a metallic finish to framings. Although the initial finished appearance you can achieve with an anodised finish can be quite dramatic, an anodised finish has a number of downsides to consider. The most prevalent in the architectural […]

Get the Look: Water End House

Water End House by IQ Glass

IQ Glass installed slim framed sliding glass doors, frameless effect rooflights, an aluminium window and door and structural glass walls onto this new build in Hertfordshire. Installing the 21mm framed sliding glass doors alongside frameless structural glass created fully glazed walls of glass, perfect for maximising light intake and providing incredible views of the homeowner’s […]

IQ Glass are RIBA Regional Winners across the UK

Silver House RIBA Award Winning Project

As the UK’s leading architectural glazing company we have the pleasure of working with some of the UK’s finest and most innovative architects. Projects featuring our glazing have won countless awards throughout the years and this year is no exception. The RIBA (The Royal Institute of British Architects) recently published the final winners of their […]

Get the Look: Moonstone

IQ Glass installed slim framed minimal windows sliding glass doors, a minimal windows pivot door and fixed structural glazing throughout this holiday home to provide stunning coastal views and to maximise natural light intake. Four sets of sliding glass doors were integrated onto the Cornwall property with different configurations including a bi-parting configuration, providing a […]