6 Examples of Glazing for a Home on a Sloping Site

home on sloping site in weymouth

Maximising views on tricky sloping building sites When a house is located on a sloping site there are always logistical challenges and complexities, but the possible views are amazing. The proper use of architectural glazing on a sloping site home offers excellent opportunity to maximise views from the elevated site position. Below are some brilliant […]

Design Trend: Using Timber Posts with Architectural Glazing

timber posts and glazing

Incorporating timber posts and architectural glazing into modern architecture A design you see time and again in modern architecture is the combination of rustic timber posts with architectural glazing. The combination of these two materials in the same installation or structure brings the best of both from each material, offering a warm texture from the […]

Specific Uw Values for Slim Sliding Doors

specific Uw values for slim sliding doors

Specific Uw values for slim sliding doors are calculated on a project-by-project basis, as there are many factors such as size and glass specification that affect this.   With the updates to building regulations and the improved Uw value requirements for glazing, there is a misconception that this will mean that glazing specifications will need to […]

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 […]