Sliding roof lantern brings light and grants rooftop access to terraced home A recently completed project, close to London’s Borough High Street, now benefits from a sliding rooflight lantern. The impressive glazed installation grants rooftop access from below, allowing the homeowners to enjoy a rooftop terrace space. Often in densely populated areas, residential dwellings are […]
Things to consider as part of your glazing package Bespoke Shaped Glazing When specifying a glass installation, unique shapes and sizes can be achieved. The bespoke nature of structural glazing means we can construct specialised designs in impressive sizes. Gable end windows are a popular choice for contemporary homes, following the roofline and letting a […]
Roof glazing is a great architectural glazing solution to bring light into internal spaces. Having glass within the roof means that you can achieve optimum light ingress throughout the day, something that is not possible with vertical glazings such as frameless glass walls or sliding doors. As with all architectural glazing, the use of glass […]
How to achieve a high-end architectural glazing design on a budget Glass Box Extensions by IQ Glass Watch this video on YouTube. 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 […]
Modern Home Extension IQ Glass designed, manufactured and installed all glazing used on this modern home extension in Surrey. This included a structural glass roof, sliding glass doors, aluminium windows, slim framed sliding windows, frameless rooflights, a Vitra Pivot and an aluminium casement door. Contact Information: +44(0)1494 722 880 email@example.com The Courtyard Showroom, Sky House, […]
Incredible New Build in Surrey Using Glass Sliding Doors This recent new build in Surrey has caught the attention of many magazines and other news articles. Treeside was designed by Lewandowski Architects with all glass design and installations provided by IQ Glass. Slim framed sliding glass doors and windows, glass balustrades and frameless rooflights all […]
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 […]
IQ often provide and incorporate automation within our architectural glazing products, especially useful to create easy to open glazing elements if they are out of reach, or heavy. Auto venting rooflights, access roof boxes and sliding glass windows and doors are all popular examples of automated glazing used often in architectural glass design. Large glass […]
When looking at attracting light into a space from above there are many different design options, performance considerations and fixing types that need to be thought through.
The first, and simplest, design option is a single fixed rooflight, this can be installed upon an upstand with the external panel of glass stepped over the edges of the upstand and back painted, hiding all fixings and construction.
Using glass to create small residential extensions filled with light. When extending a home you don’t need to add large percentages of floor area to dramatically change the internal living environment or improve the internal experience of a home. A small glass extension can still add much needed space to a home and, when combined […]