Frequently Asked Questions: minimal windows®

corner sliding glass doors

How has the system been tested for performance? The minimal windows® system has been fully tested and certified at the Rosenheim Institute in Germany. IQ Glass have undertaken additional testing for Security, Air Permeability, Water Resistance and Resistance to Wind Load. How much does it cost? The price of a minimal window® must be calculated […]

Get the Look: Victoria Park Road

Fixed glazing

The owners of this townhouse in London created a modern style kitchen extension with trendy touches of industrial style throughout the kitchen design as well as with the choice of patio doors. The Mondrian® Range of steel windows and doors, available exclusively to IQ, offer industrial style to extension projects whilst offering modern performance values […]

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 […]

Picking the Right Patio Door for Your Project

two pane minimal window patio door

The old-fashioned phrase ‘Patio Door’ conjures an image of a chunky uPVC door set and having to step up and over a base frame onto your external patio. This reality has long since passed with the advent of flush floor details, step-free access, modern framing design and the progression of slim framed door systems. Bifold […]

Bricks and Mortar – The Latest Extension Designs

Outside the box designs for glass extensions Square glass extensions are still being designed and constructed but architects are beginning to think outside the box. With moving costs high and a dearth of stock on the market, the desire to stay put and make the most of what you have remains strong, particularly because it […]

Using Slim Frame Sliding Glass Doors as a Façade Design

slim framed sliding glass doors

The minimal windows slim sliding glass doors from IQ Glass are one of our most popular architectural glazing products. The slim 21mm framing creates impressive glass elevations with minimal interruptions to views inside or out. The flush threshold also helps encourage the merging of internal and external spaces, which is a popular design consideration for […]

Home Supplement – The Sunday Times

Walk On Glass

Clever Architectural Glazing Designs A recent feature in The Sunday Times illustrates clever designs in order to ‘let the sunshine in’ using numerous architectural glazing solutions. Nearly half of potential property buyers (46%) would be put off by a home with poor levels of natural light. Building regulations can cause restrictions on adding glazing that […]