How Much Will a Glazed Extension Cost?

Contemporary glass extension

How to achieve a high-end architectural glazing design on a budget Glass Box Extensions by IQ GlassWatch 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 on […]

Get The Look: Molesey

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 hello@iqglassuk.com The Courtyard Showroom, Sky House, […]

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 […]

Automated Large Sliding Glass Doors

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 […]

Structural Glass Roof Light Designs

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.

Design Options for Structural Glass Roofs

glass roof over basement

Flat structural glass roofs and rooflights are a popular and timeless element to modern architectural designs. The bespoke nature of these frameless installations means that glass roofs can in any number of shapes, sizes and designs. Structural glass roofs and roof lights are designed with no integral frame; instead, they are supported using structural angles […]