Steel framed windows from IQ Glass

Non-thermally Broken Mondrian Windows

Elegant Art Deco style glazing Art Deco style glazing is growing in popularity due to the on-trend Bauhaus aesthetic achieved with these steel systems. The slim vertical and horizontal steel glazing bars create a sophisticated appearance that nods to traditional industrial glazing design. Although these systems have a heritage look, their performance values exceed modern […]

Why specify bi-folding doors for residential properties?

Internal and External bifolding doors It is often difficult to choose which type of door system is best for a project; the usual debate is whether to specify sliding doors or bifolds. Bi-folding doors are a popular option for modern living spaces where the homeowners want to develop the connection between the indoors and outdoor […]

London Festival of Architecture: The Treehouse at Battersea Power Station

glass tree house at battersea park

The ‘Treehouse’ at Battersea Power Station is on display throughout June as part of the London Festival of Architecture. Dark charred wooden interior cladding juxtaposes the light reflective surface of the external mirrored glass… The London Festival of Architecture runs for the duration of June and has free admission. This year, The Treehouse at Battersea […]

New Mondrian® Style ADL Bifolds at our Showroom

Come and see the new Mondrian® Style ADL Bifolds at the IQ Glass Showroom  We are constantly updating our showroom with the latest innovation in glazing design and technology. In keeping with the current high demand for steel look internal systems and our Mondrian® range we have installed a brand new internal bifolding system at […]

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 […]

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 […]

How can I Cost Engineer my Architectural Glazing Project?

architectural glazing to new build house

Full, frameless glass finishes look fantastic but when it comes down to the final installation sometimes the architectural glass designs need to be cost engineered. Glass can be manufactured and installed at massive heights these days. With the advancements and increased demands for less framing and more glass exposure glass is being manufactured and engineered […]