What To Consider When Specifying Structural Glass

A wall of structural glass with a single sliding minimal window to the right.

When looking to include structural glass on any project there are various elements of design, logistics and specification that you will need to keep in mind. The design and installation of structural glazing is not a simple process. Each installation has to be painstakingly detailed and designed. The glazing company you choose should have an […]

Silver House Shortlisted for RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize

silver house new build in wales

Silver House by Hyde+Hyde has been shortlisted for yet another architectural award! Silver House features lots of elements of modern architectural glazing from IQ Glass including our minimal windows sliding glass doors along with various elements of bespoke structural glazing. The new build home in Wales has already received recognition from the Royal Society of […]

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: Silver House

IQ Glass installed slim framed sliding glass doors, frameless glass balustrades, aluminium windows and doors and structural glass walls onto this new build in Swansea. 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 surroundings. Frameless glass balustrades were installed surrounding the balcony to […]

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 […]