Types of House Extensions – From Glass Boxes to Basements

4.5m tall sliding glass doors to kitchen extension

From glass boxes to basement renovations: a guide to house extension design ideas The ‘don’t move, improve!’ trend has seen homeowners increasingly turn to renovating and extending their homes, rather than looking to buy elsewhere. And for good reason – there is a huge range of different options when it comes to extending a home, […]

What Goes Into The Full Glazing Package

Jura House Glass Courtyard

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 […]

NEW Invisio Brochure is Launched

The Invisio Brochure is now available for download from the IQ Glass website. The digital brochure outlines the new structural glazing system from IQ, designed in-house by our experts. Driven by the architect’s requirements for structural glazing the team at IQ has been developing this new system for some time. The unique structural glazing fixing […]

Glass Interface Design: Structural Glazing with Opening Elements

Glass floors meeting a minimal windows flush threshold, on inside and out. Portland Road.

As an experienced architectural glazier IQ Glass has developed a large range of architectural glazing systems, including exclusive solutions such as the Invisio™ Structural Glazing System and the minimal windows® sliding door. These different systems are often specified together to create larger glass installations. When you see the photos of these completed architectural projects, they […]

The Anatomy of a Glass Box Extension

Glazed Extension

Glass box extensions are very popular extension types for houses and buildings all over the UK. A glass extension could provide a modern extension to a contemporary house or could be used to create an all-glass extension to a more traditional building; this extension method is sometimes preferred by planning authorities for the visual differential […]

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 […]