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IQ Glass project Spiral House in Grand Designs

IQ Glass In the Media

 

Grand Designs July 2016

Spiral House Feature

Spiral House was featured in the July 2016 issue of Grand Designs in an article titled, ‘Build a New Home on Your Existing Plot.’ Spiral House is featured as the building was sunken into the floor to maintain and emphasise a long view from the street across the back gardens of the neighbouring buildings. This building includes seven panel bifold doors, innovare windows and a rooflight. All of these installations have helped maximise the natural light intake into the hidden house. The Spiral House has been described as having a, ‘weaving boundary wall and planted roof’ surrounded by flats.

Projects Featured: Spiral House

Products Featured: Bifold Doors , Innovare Windows , Structural Glass , IQ Glass Flush Threshold


Cotswolds Cottage Feature

 

Grand Designs July 2016 Issue

IQ Glass’ Cotswold project was featured in the July 2016 issue of Grand Designs. The article was titled, ‘Great British Escapes’ and featured a number of holiday homes based in the UK. The title chosen for Cotswolds was ‘Old and New’. The Cotswold project included an extension linked to the original listed cottage with a frameless glass box link. A long glass rooflight was also installed onto this extension to allow natural light into the corridor. An indoor outdoor living space has been created using IQ’s large sliding glass doors, this space is perfect in the summer for a group of friends or family to enjoy.

Projects Featured: Cotswolds

Products Featured: Structural Glass , Glass Link , Sliding Glass Doors , Low Iron Glass

 

Cotswolds Cottage
IQ Glass'project Eastington Lane Featured in Grand Designs

Grand Designs July 2016 Issue

 

Grand Designs – Special Edition THE EXTENSIONS

IQ’s project Eastington Lane was recently featured in Grand Designs Magazine, Extensions Special. The feature focuses on different materials offering advice to homeowners.

‘Timber is the material of the moment, adding warmth and texture’ a clear view through the slim aluminium bi folding doors is framed against the ceiling of reclaimed wood. The bold black aluminium frames makes a statement in the minimalistic kitchen design.

The slim aluminium bi fold door opens up the living spaces onto the decked patio area. As well as capturing the countryside views, the bi folding doors maximises the amount of day light in the kitchen and dining area using innovative materials, creating a contemporary design.

Project Featured: Eastington Lane

Products Featured: Aluminium Bi fold door, Aluminium Casement Windows


Grand Designs July 2016 Issue

 

Sand Dunes Feature

The winner of the 2016 RIBA South West Awards, Sand Dunes, has been featured in the July issue of Grand Designs. The feature was focused on outdoor showers which were installed outside of the pool house. The pool house can be entered through a number of aluminium bifold doors installed by IQ Glass. These bifold doors provide perfect, easy access between the inside and outside. These doors in particular have an open corner, creating the perfect view of the beach from the indoor pool with no obstructions. The main house includes IQ’s slim frame sliding glass doors which enhance the indoor outdoor living experience, helping to provide large light-filled open plan living areas.

Projects Featured: Sand Dunes

Products Featured: Bifold Doors, Slim Framed Sliding Glass Doors

 

Sand Dunes Featured in Grand Designs July 2016 Issue
IQ’s Architectural Glazing with Kate Moss Interior Design

Grand Designs July 2016 Issue

 

Creating a Level Threshold

IQ Glass were mentioned in the July issue of Grand Designs in one of their ‘In Focus’ columns titled ‘Creating a level threshold’. The article focuses on the effectiveness of not having to step up or down from your home to your garden with most sliding or bifold doors. However, they mention a problem that these doors need to be watertight so water does not seep through the bottom of the door into the house. IQ Glass are mentioned in this article as we have developed track systems with integrated drainage to prevent this problem from occurring. Our drainage system is a hidden channel that can take up to 90 litres of water per minute. This system is perfect for marine environments or for pool areas due to the exposed metal being anti-corrosive.

Products Featured: Flush Thresholds, Glass Sliding Doors, Bifold Doors


Bricks and Mortar

 

IQ Glass Featured in The Times

The Times supplement, Bricks and Mortar, recently revealed the best places in the UK to invest in buy-to-let properties. IQ’s project Paultons Square was featured within the Bricks and Mortar supplement with a potential rental value of £15,167 a month through Knight Frank. The Chelsea property uses some of the latest innovations in glass technology with minimally framed sliding glass doors in a double height façade extension using structural glazing. The glass façade produces a radiant heat source using heated glass technology.


Project Featured: Paultons Square

Products Featured: Slim frame sliding glass doors, Structural Glazing, Heated Glass, Bespoke Glazing

 

IQ Glass Featured in the Times
IQ Glass in Home Renovating Magazine May 2016

Home Building and Renovating - May 2016

 

Andover Road

IQ’s project, Andover Road was recently featured in the May edition of Homebuilding and Renovating. The contemporary glazed extension to the 1930s home creates a dramatic new space providing the clients with a light-filled kitchen and dining space, connecting to a vibrant family room that opens up out to maximise the potential of their large garden.

The new glazed extension uses structural glazing from IQ Glass incorporating large rooflights to bring light deep into the internal spaces. The aluminium casement doors open up in a double configuration as modern patio doors, providing perfect access to the garden through the small opening.

A small aluminium window was designed and installed within the structural glass box extension providing the necessary ventilation within the kitchen area.

Project Featured: Andover Road

Products Featured: Aluminium Casement Doors, Aluminium Windows, Structural Glazing, Glass Box Extensions

Build It- May 2016

 

Top Tips for Glazed Extensions: Open–Plan Living

A great way to transform new living spaces is with the addition of IQ’s floor-to-ceiling slim framed sliding glass doors, according to the experts at Build It. IQ’s project, Killieser Avenue was recently featured in May’s edition of Build It, where the south west London property now benefits from a spacious and light-filled kitchen dining living area. The sliding glass doors have been designed and installed with a 90˚ corner creating an architectural design feature.

A large frameless rooflight was also incorporated into the contemporary extension carefully filling the open plan living spaces with natural light. The brise soleil around the perimeter of the extension supports climbing plants providing shading to the minimally framed sliding doors.

Products Featured: Frameless Rooflight, Sliding glass doors

Project Featured: Killieser Avenue

 

IQ Glass Featured in Build It Magazine May 2016
IQ Glass Sweethaws Project Featured in Build it May 2016

Build It- May 2016

 

The Importance of Landscaping

Start planning your garden before finalising the design of your self-build home to reap the rewards of a great outdoor space.

IQ’s project, Sweethaws was recently featured in May’s edition of Build It. The self-build home takes full advantage of its surroundings capturing every element within the design. The home is located on the edge of Ashdown Forest in East Sussex, the building appears to make little impact on the flow of the sloped plot. Its garden boasts a rustic, natural appeal and the property’s timber cladding is a response to the adjacent woodland.

The large elevations of structural glazing and slim frame sliding glass doors create a seamless transition between the internal and external living spaces capture the ‘great outdoor space’.

Products Featured: Structural Glazing, Sliding glass doors

Project Featured: Sweethaws

 

Grand Designs - May 2016

 

The Courtyard Showroom – Electro Chromic Glazing

Our new innovative glazing solution was featured in the May edition of Grand Designs Magazine illustrating the perfect solution to solar shading on a large glass roof. Electro chromic glass is an extremely advanced technical glass solution suitable for use on a wide range of glass elevations. The glazing becomes tinted when electricity is passed through it, negating the need for blinds.


Products Featured: Electro Chromic Glazing

Installation Location: The Courtyard Showroom

 

IQ Glass' New ElctroChromic Glazing Featured in Grand Designs May 2016
Iq Glass' Project Peekaboo House Featured in Grand Designs

Grand Designs

 

Special Edition THE EXTENSIONS

IQ’s project Peekaboo House was recently featured in Grand Designs Magazine, Extensions Special. The extension feature offers advice to homeowners on different ways to extend your property. The sleek basement extension added to the traditional London townhouse works subtly allowing natural light into the new living space.

With limited space available at ground-level, the project was forced underground, peeping up only to provide entrance and circulation. A new glazed box wraps tightly around the existing building. Internally, light is drawn down through a series of mirrors and carefully located internal windows.

Peekaboo House is a perfect example of using an aluminium casement door as primary access to and from the basement extension enabling a slim framed design to maximise natural light with an innovative contemporary design.

Project Featured: Peekaboo House

Products Featured: Structural Glazing, Slim aluminium door

Homes and Property

 

 

IQ’s Contemporary Garden Rooms featuring on Homes and Property

IQ’s Contemporary Garden Rooms featuring on Homes and Property

The Evening Standards, Homes and Property has recently featured IQ’s sleek garden rooms. Home owners are rejecting the high cost of moving house in favour of installing a versatile garden room to get the extra space they crave — and, like most home improvements in London, the trend is driven by the housing shortage.

IQ’s “sleek glass man caves” illustrate the architectural alternative to add more living space to your home. The article features Melbury Road and the Brick Garden Room both using slim frame sliding glass doors to create a seamless link between the interior and exterior living space.

Project Featured: Melbury Road, Brick Garden Room

Products Featured: Slim Frame Sliding Glass Doors, Structural Glazing

 

IQ glass'contemporary Garden Rooms in The Evening Standards' Homes and Propert
Inovative Structural Glazing

 

Grand Designs

 

Special Edition THE EXTENSIONS

IQ’s project Yew Tree Road was recently featured in Grand Designs Magazine, Extensions Special. The project planning feature offers advice to homeowners on how to get started. The sleek glass extension added to a grade II listed Cotswold cottage works subtly with the landscape and traditional stone. Yew Tree House is a prime example of using structural glazing to enable a seamless connection between the internal and external living spaces with an innovative contemporary design.

Project Featured: Yew Tree House

Products Featured: Structural Glazing, Slim aluminium door, Slim Frame Sliding Glass Doors, Glass Box Extension

 

Grand Designs Special Edition 04

 

Electro Chromic Glass

Electro Chromic Glass was mentioned in the special edition of Grand Designs Magazine as an ‘In Focus’ piece. This small piece was focused on technical glazing including both electro chromic glass and Aerogel. Electrochromic glass is used for shading and privacy. When electricity passes through this glass, all metal ions are attracted to one side changing the opacity of the glazing. The glass can either be dark or light, dependent on what the user wants at the time. Electrochromic glass is perfect for shading your home without the need for any curtains or blinds.

Products Featured: Electro Chromic Glass

 

Electro Chromic Glass was mentioned in the special edition of Grand Designs Magazine
IQ’s Architectural Glazing with Kate Moss Interior Design

Grand Designs Special Edition 04

 

Killiser Avenue

IQ’s Killiser Avenue project was featured in Grand Designs 4th Special Edition Magazine. This project was featured in the magazine due to the roof light installation above the dining area. Glass sliding doors were also installed onto each outside wall of this kitchen extension to provide the maximum amount of natural lighting into the room and to create an indoor-outdoor living experience. Although these doors allow a large amount of light into the home, having the roof light placed above the dining area allows natural light to pass through into the parts of the home that would usually be quite dull and dark. Installing a frameless roof light provides the maximum amount of lighting to the area with no obstruction for sky views. Being supported by vertical glass beam fins, a frameless appearance is achieved.

Projects Featured: Killiser Avenue

Products Featured: Sliding Glass Doors, Roof Lights

Grand Designs

 

Special Edition 04 - Andover Road

: IQ’s project for Andover Road was featured in the 4th Special Edition of Grand Designs magazine. This project features internal remodelling and a kitchen extension designed and installed by IQ Glass.

Aluminium casement doors have been installed into the kitchen extension for easy access to the garden area. Frameless structural glass supported by L-shape steel box sections were used with large roof lights which allow natural lighting into the new extension. Back painted glass has been used to create a framed effect without the need for bulky frames, giving the extension a neat slim look.


Project Featured: Andover Road

Products Featured: Structural Glazing, Aluminium Casement Door, Aluminium Casement Window

 

Andover House
Camden House

Grand Designs Special Edition 04

 

Camden Town House

IQ’s project for Camden Town House was featured in the 4th Special Edition of Grand Designs magazine. The project features a glass extension and slim frame sliding doors to convert the cellar into a large kitchen and dining area. The minimal sliding doors help create an indoor-outdoor living space by extending the area out onto the terraced garden. These frameless glass doors also provide the kitchen area with natural lighting, much different to the dark cellar it was previously. The glass extension adds a more modern feel to the old brick town house.

Projects Featured: Camden Town House.
Products Featured: Glass Extension, Slim Frame Sliding Glass Doors,

IQ Glass Project

 

featured in DBB Magazine

IQ’s project Richmond House has recently been featured in issue 19 of ‘Design, Buy, Build Magazine'. The contemporary renovation and extension uses IQ’s slim frame sliding glass doors to provide a strong seamless link to the carefully landscaped garden. An aluminium casement door provides a primary traffic door to the garden without opening the entire elevation of the minimally framed sliding doors.

Project Featured: Richmond House

Products Featured: Slim frame sliding glass doors, Aluminium Casement Door

 

DBB Magazine
Umbris Louvre Roof

Umbris Louvre Roof

 

Self Build & Design

IQ’s automated patio louvre roof, Umbris, was recently featured in the May issue of Self Build & Design. The louvre roof illustrated the perfect garden structure to create a new garden design. The striking contemporary aluminium canopy featured, was added to a family home extending the living spaces onto the outdoor patio enabling an all year dining area perfect for entertaining.

The aluminium louvres are automated turning 120˚ to provide control of the sun, either creating a shaded or sunny patio area or providing a watertight roof when the louvres are closed.

Product Featured: Cantilevered Patio Roofs

Ingenious Wooden House

 

Top Street Featured on Homify

Homify has recently featured IQ’s project Top Street as an ingenious wooden house design successfully using stone, wood and glass to create an effective ‘Futuristic’ home.
This contemporary home in Oakham displays a clever architectural design using timber in exciting ways. The bespoke frameless structural glazing has been carefully designed, contrasting with the timber cladding. IQ’s slim framed sliding glass doors were used with minimal detailing taking advantage of its views with the idyllic rural location.
According to Homify, “Modern, exciting wood and glass structures are some of the latest trends when it comes to the construction of wooden houses.”

Project Featured: Top Street

Products Featured: Slim Frame Sliding Glass Doors, Structural Glazing

 

IQ’s pivoting patio door in homebuilding and renovating magazine
Houzz

Featured on Houzz

 

White Lodge project

Ask the expert: How do I choose the perfect patio doors

IQ Glass were recently featured on Houzz with expert advice from us explaining how to choose the perfect modern patio doors, outlining the difference between various styles available on today’s market. One popular choice for a modern design is creating pocket doors from sliding glass doors, enabling the glass to be tucked away leaving a large opening. Our expert advice also mentions the considerations needed to be made before doors are chosen, ie. Wall thickness. Pivot doors were featured as a great way to connect the interior to the garden making a stylish alternative to bi folding doors and slim frame sliding glass doors. In addition to deciding on the style of patio doors, the material used makes all the difference, aluminium being the most popular material choice available and illustrated in IQ Glass White Lodge project.

Projects Featured: White Lodge

Products Featured: Sliding Glass Doors, Pocket Doors, Pivot Doors

Homebuilding and Renovating – April 2016

 

Pivoting Patio Doors

IQ’s pivoting patio door was featured as one of the ‘15 New Home Design Ideas’ in April’s edition of Homebuilding and Renovating magazine.
The featured pivot door was from an IQ project, The Garden Room House which provided access to a first floor balcony area from the master bedroom. The large slim framed pivot door is described as one of the latest design solutions for creating striking exteriors, maximising natural light into the interiors.  When a pivot door is coupled with frameless glass balustrades around the edge of the balcony it creates light-filled interiors and providing uninterrupted views of the gardens.


Projects Featured: The Garden Room House
Products Featured: Vitra Pivot Door, Frameless Glass Balustrades

 

IQ’s pivoting patio door in homebuilding and renovating magazine
slim frame  sliding glass doors in Home Building and Renovating

 

Homebuilding and Renovating – April 2016

 

The Lakehouse with Minimally Framed Sliding Doors

Lamerwood House and IQ’s slim frame sliding glass doors was recently featured in April’s edition of Homebuilding and Renovating magazine on a contemporary new lakeside accommodation.


The featured minimally framed doors transformed this timber cladder boat house into an unexpected luxury home on water taking full advantage of the views. ”Thanks to the slim framed sliding doors from IQ Glass that wrap around the new building, panoramic views of the beautiful surroundings can be enjoyed” 

Projects Featured: Lamerwood House
Products Featured: Slim Frame Sliding Glass Doors

 

White Lodge

 

TIQ’s architectural glazing featured at film location ‘White Lodge’

This new build house in Oxted was glazed entirely by IQ Glass using our most popular architectural glazing products from typical slim framed casement windows to oversized structural glass engineering.

Sliding Glass Doors were incorporated with a silicone jointed structural glazed wall to provide a fantastic open run of glass, breathing natural light into a modern kitchen and living space.

This residential re-design to White Lodge has created a contemporary home which is often used as a location for film and TV, including many music videos.

UK Brands such as Boohoo.com have used this new build as a film set for their latest TV commercial and singers Michael Gray and Shan Filan have also featured White Lodge in their music video.

Visit our YouTube Page with a dedicated playlist giving you a virtual tour of this fantastic house and, of course, IQ's architectural glazing.

Products Featured: Sliding glass doors, Structural Glazing, Aluminium Windows, Oriel Windows, Frameless Windows, Glass Balustrades

Projects Featured: White Lodge

 

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Inovative Structural Glazing

Grand Designs – March 2016

 

Innovative Glazing by IQ Glass

IQ’s project Park Road was recently featured in the March issue of Grand Designs Magazine. IQ Glass provided frameless structural glass elements to this eco rebuild in Chiswick. The innovative glazing has been positioned to capture sunlight throughout the day. IQ’s argon-filled frameless structural glazing ensures an excellent thermal performance of U-value 1.1W/m2K. A key design element to this London eco home was to certify the glass designed retains the heat as well as using structural insulated panels (SIP) to help.

Products Featured: Structural Glazing, Aluminium Casement Window

Project Featured: 134 Park Road

 

Grand Designs - March 2016

 

The Rusty House Exclusive Featured in Grand Designs

IQ’s project The Rusty House was recently featured in the March issue of Grand Designs Magazine. This striking post-industrial riverside home in East Sussex turned out to be a very successful project. Stephen and Anita reveal their secret to success was the ‘meticulous pre-planning and working with the right people to produce a high-quality home was at the heart of this project’.


The architectural landmark on the edge of Lewes uses IQ’s slim frame sliding glass doors and frameless structural glass to create the illusion that the upper floor is floating. The contemporary new build uses floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors on the both sides of the new build providing access to the external patios. The frameless structural glass was integrated with the sliding glass doors and Vitra Pivot Doors for a cohesive minimal design taking advantage of the views and allowing the natural light to flood the open plan living spaces.


Products Featured: Structural Glazing, Slim Frame Sliding Glass Doors, Vitra Pivot Door

Project Featured: The Rusty House

 

IQ Glass The Rusty House Featured on Grand Designs 2015
House Beautiful – February 2016

House Beautiful – February 2016

 

House Beautiful’s February “Doors & Floors” Feature Includes IQ Glass’s BI Folding Doors

Bi folding doors are a great way to create a seamless link between internal and external living spaces. Lawford Road was recently featured in February’s issue of House Beautiful magazine within the ‘Doors and Floors’ feature. The contemporary rear extension in North London incorporates the ‘concertina style’ bi fold door system opening up a large elevation of the kitchen and dining area. The slim frames maximise the amount of glass used creating a much brighter, light filled living area. The aluminium bi fold doors are the focal point to the rear of the property and allowing independent use of one door for access to the garden without opening the full elevation.

Project Featured: Lawford Road


Products Featured: Aluminium Bi Fold Doors

Grand Designs – February 2016

 

 

Three of IQ Glass projects were featured in February’s issue of Grand Design magazine

IQ’s project Vine House was an innovative knock down and re-build, built to take advantage of its views overlooking Dartmouth. IQ provided all the glazing on the project achieving a minimal design filling the open plan living areas with plenty of natural light.
Campion Road was featured illustrating a contemporary extension which used reclaimed yellow stock bricks in order to construct the single storey open plan living spaces desired. Slim frame sliding glass doors were used to the rear creating a seamless transition between the internal and external living spaces.
The Chesterfield ‘Pump House’ was presented in 10 of the best TV renovations of 2015. The pump house project saw the transformation of an abandoned water treatment plant into luxury open plan living spaces. Mondrian Windows were used to provide the property with the historical window frames that can visually recall the mid 19th to mid 20th century design.

Projects Featured: The Vine House, Campion Road, The Pump House

Products Featured: Sliding Glass DoorsGlass Balustrades Aluminium Casement Windows, Glass Floors, Mondrian Windows

 

3  IQ Glass projects featured in Grand designs February 2016
Inovative Structural Glazing

 

RIBA Products in Practice January/February Issue

 

Featured Double Height Glazed Link by IQ Glass

Numerous contemporary glazing solutions complete the renovation and extension of Cuddington Mill. IQ’s architectural glazing helped create a bold double glazed, double height space connecting the old and new seamlessly, which was recently featured in RIBAs’ ‘Products in Practice’.

IQ’s Cuddington Mill project in Buckinghamshire’s Domesday village of Cuddington was added to create brighter, open plan living spaces suited to modern lifestyles. The new extension features a two storey atrium with floor-to-ceiling glazing linking the existing property with the new extension taking advantage of the idyllic views surrounding the property and creating light-filled living spaces.

RIBA describes the ‘babbling brook’s charms are fully availed at Cuddington Mill’.

You can see more images of the Cuddington Mill project at our project gallery here or get more inspiration from our Double Storey Extensions Pinterest board.

Products Featured: Slim Framed Sliding Glass Doors, Structural Glass, Frameless Glass Balustrade

Onslow avenue featured in Schuco

 

Another Successful Renovation Project by IQ Glass

IQ Glass was recently featured in The Schueco UK Trade Residential News Update with a successful, effective renovation project in Richmond-upon-Thames, London.

IQ’s Onslow Avenue project was awarded the ‘Best Home Improvement Glazing Project’– sponsored by The Glass and Glazing Federation using aluminium bi fold doors and structural roof glazing to flood this family home with natural light.

The renovation now provides a large opening access to the back garden as well as transforming the dark cluttered interior.


Project Featured: Onslow Avenue

Products Featured: Aluminium Bi Fold Doors, Structural Glass Roof

 

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IQ Glass The Rusty House Featured on Grand Designs 2015

Grand Designs 2015

 

The Rusty House Featured on Grand Designs 2015

A project of IQ’s was recently featured on Grand Designs. The contemporary new build house in Lewes was constructed on an old quarry site by the side of a river. The Rusty Metal four bedroom home features sliding glass doors and frameless structural glass by IQ Glass. The contemporary house sits on a prominent brownfield site in the South Downs National Park on the banks of the River Ouse.
The new build creates the illusion that the upper floor is floating with a large glass elevation of frameless structural glass with full height sliding glass doors .
Slim frame sliding glass doors were used on the both sides of the new build providing access to the external patios. For a cohesive minimal design, frameless structural glass was integrated with the sliding glass doors and Vitra Pivot Doors to take advantage of the views and allowing the natural light to flood the open plan living spaces.


Project Featured: The Rusty House
Products Featured: Sliding Glass DoorsFrameless Structural Glass, Vitra Pivot

RIBA Products in Practice November/December Issue

 

Featured Glass Extension by IQ Glass

A contemporary glass extension featuring IQ’s architectural glazing, was recently featured in RIBAs’ ‘Products in Practice’
The Shenfield Mill project in Berkshire was added to create brighter, open plan living spaces suited to modern lifestyles.  The Slim framed sliding glass doors are the focal point to the rear extension, which allows a seamless transition between the internal and external living areas. The bespoke design, features a cantilevered roof design with our sliding glass doors opening away from a frameless corner beneath, creating the appearance of a floating corner roof design. Described by RIBA as ‘a frameless corner opening onto a slice of traditional Berkshire countryside.’

You can see more images of the Shenfield Mill project at our project gallery here or get more inspiration from Glass Extensions Pinterest board.

Products Featured: Slim Framed Sliding Glass Doors, Structural Glass, Frameless Rooflight, Aluminium Bi-Fold Doors, Glassmotion

 

Featured IQ Architectural Glazing in RIBAs' Products in Practise
IQ’s Architectural Glazing with Kate Moss Interior Design

X Factor ITV

 

Nick Grimshaw's X Factor house with Glazing by IQ

Featured in Homes and Property the house in the woods located in the Lakes by Yoo a luxury Cotswolds development has recently been featured on X-Factor as Judge Nick Grimshaws House.
The Interior was ‘beautifully remodelled’ by Kate Moss Interior Design with a rock’n’roll theme rather than the typical classic country home.
All of the architectural glass was designed and installed by IQ Glass providing minimal and frameless glazing solutions. An impressive double height glass elevation within the gable of the property was featured on X-Factor as the main performing area for the contestants. The frameless structural glass and sliding glass doors complete the contemporary slim frame design finish to a high quality.
The ‘full length retractable windows’ seamlessly flows into the external living spaces taking advantage of the surrounding Cotswold woodland. The frameless glass facades ensure generous amounts of daylight filling the open plan living spaces. 

Products Featured: Sliding Glass DoorsFrameless Structural Glass

Build It- November

 

Roof Windows and Natural Light


A great way to transform new living spaces is with the addition of frameless rooflights. IQ’s project, Victoria Road was recently featured in November’s edition of Build It, where integrating rooflights into your designs can change the way you interact with your living environment. IQ Glass provided numerous architectural glazing elements to a basement extension to a traditional London town-house. The large walk-on rooflight was supported with a structural glass beam, flooding the basement with natural light. Roof glazing is not only a great architectural design but also logical. Horizontal light only penetrates so far, whereas light filtered in from above can be around 20% brighter than that of conventional windows and doors. Build It also covered different design ideas by IQ that can provide seamless aesthetics achieved with a bespoke frameless rooflight without the use of supports to complete the design to a minimal finish. The additional architectural glazing elements such as the slim framed sliding glass doors used compliment the contemporary design and crisp white rendered walls.
Products Featured: Frameless Rooflight, Sliding glass doors, Structural Glass
Project Featured: Victoria Road

 

Featured IQ Architectural Glass in Build It Magazine
IQ’s Architectural Glazing with Kate Moss Interior Design

Sunday Times - October

 

IQ’s Architectural Glazing with Kate Moss Interior Design

Sunday Times- October

A house in the woods located in the Lakes by Yoo luxury Cotswolds development has recently been featured in the Sunday Times. Kate Moss Interior Design ‘beautifully remodelled’ the luxury house into more rock’n’roll than classic country.
IQ Glass designed and installed the glazing elements to the project creating extremely minimal glazing solutions with an impressive double height glass elevation within the gable of the property, using frameless structural glass and sliding glass doors all with a contemporary slim frame finish.         
The ‘full length retractable windows’ seamlessly flows into the outside taking advantage of the Cotswolds woodland surrounding the luxury house. The frameless facades of glass ensure generous amounts of daylight fill the open plan living spaces.
Products Featured: Sliding Glass DoorsFrameless Structural Glass

Homify Feature

 

Featured IQ Architectural Glass in Kew Road Project


The Kew Road project, with architectural glazing from IQ Glass, was written up as a full project feature for Homify design website.
The article was titled ‘The Home of Amazing Glazing’ and featured the various elements of architectural glazing by IQ Glass heavily. Of particular note was the glazed extension to the rear and how it integrated well with the traditional stone building. We used our slim framed sliding glass doors and structural glass to create a minimal design.
Additional design elements noted were the frameless up and over rooflights and the glass staircase within the glass extension. You can see more images of the Kew Road project at our project gallery here or read the full article on Homify.  

 

Featured IQ Architectural Glass in Kew Road Project
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Amazing Spaces with George Clark

 

Architectural Glazing to Beach House



A project with architectural glazing from IQ Glass was featured in the 5th series of George Clark’s Amazing Spaces. In episode 6 of the 2015 series George Clark investigated beach houses and visited Camber Sands. Here IQ Glass helped create two modern beach huts right by the sea using our slim framed sliding glass doors and frameless structural glass. Find out more about our architectural glazing works at Camber Sands here.

Hilton Hotel

 

The Ageas Bowl


An IQ Glass project was officially opened in July 2015 by Catherine Zeta-Jones. The 171-room Hilton hotel has a Media Centre and Sky Sports camera gallery which was glazed entirely by IQ Glass with frameless structural glass. The hotel has eight different meeting rooms and also hosts the largest ballroom in the region, holding up to 700 people, other facilities include the first UK Hilton Eforea spa. The 20 meters of frameless glass was a key design feature with the hotel overlooking the Ageas Bowl cricket grounds, seamless views were desired. The glass used in the media centre on the lower floor was toughened fixed glass whereas the Sky Sports camera gallery on the top floor had the glass panels fitted into roller carriages so that the panels can be moved to create an opening for the cameras.

 

 

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Build It – August 2015

 

Loft Extensions

Loft extensions or conversions are one of the most effective ways to add space and value to your home. Two of IQ’s projects were recently featured in October’s edition of Build It, where the topic of loft extensions is trending.
For the first project featured, Cranley Gardens, IQ Glass provided all glazing elements to this rear refurbishment and extension. Slim Framed Doors that slide away into the wall cavity opening up the kitchen and dining space completely. Additionally the large glass sliding doors are used again in the loft extension to maximise the light.
Build It also covered design ideas to inspire highly contemporary loft conversions, such as the Bryanston News project which was created with frameless glazing and slim framed doors opening up onto a roof terrace.
Projects Featured: Bryanston News, Cranley Gardens
Products Featured: large glass sliding doors, frameless glass balustrade

 

Build It – August 2015

 

Slim Framed Doors in Greenways


IQ’s project at Greenways was recently featured in the August issue of Build It. The modern new build features large expanses of glass, roof lights and slim framed doors overlooking the large wooded garden to ensure the interiors are flooded with plenty of natural light this helped to underpin the design’s contemporary credentials. Double height glass, link the separate two wings of the house together, creating a central focus point to this contemporary design.  
Products featured: Slim Framed Doors, Glass Balustrades, Structural Glass, and Aluminium Windows
Project Featured: Greenways

 

IQ Glass  |Slim framed Doors
IQ Glass | Thin Framed Architectural Glazing

Build It - September

 

Thin Framed Architectural Glazing in Monroe Drive

Build It - September

IQ’s thin framed doors were featured in the September issue of Build It. The thin framed architectural glazing achieves stunning aesthetic effects on this family home in south west London. They allow the maximum amount of glass to be used to open up the rear of the property, increasing the amount of daylight into the living spaces, offering views out to the pool and surrounding gardens.
Products Featured: Sliding Glass DoorsStructural Glass RoofsStructural Glass Windows
Projects Featured: Monroe Drive

Build It – October 2015

 

Umbris

The October issue of Build It features the launch of IQ’s new automated louvre roof, Umbris. This all-weather patio roof system, is perfect for contemporary home designs to extend outdoor living spaces. The aluminium louvres interlock when turned flat to provide a completely watertight roof on a rainy day or opening to offer a sunny space on warmer days. 
A great element to the Umbris is its solar shading abilities, making outdoor living spaces more versatile. Additionally the dimensions of your Umbris can be custom made to large scales to your necessary requirements.

Featured Products: Umbris Patio Roof

IQ Glass | Umbris Patio Roofs
IQ Glass | The Perfect Glass Extension

Evening Standard 03/09/15

 

Slim Framed Doors Culford Road

A beautiful renovation and rear extension in east London was featured in the Evening Standard was a past project of IQ Glass. The main objective to this extensive building project in Culford Road was to provide light and spacious contemporary living space, which was achieved with IQ’s Slim Framed Doors. These ensured generous amounts of daylight filled the kitchen and dining area giving views of the garden and Victorian walls that once hid behind overgrown hedges.  
Project Featured: Culford Road
Products Featured: slim framed doors, frameless glass rooflight

Grand Designs - Window and Door Supplement

 

Grand Designs - Thin Framed Doors

An individual supplement within the September issue of Grand Designs Magazine focuses on windows and doors. New innovative ideas of residential glazing were covered in detail within the magazine.
Two of IQ’s projects were featured, firstly The Vine House which utilises IQ’s thin framed doors and structural glass across the front of the property and above the front door giving large frameless views of the surrounding landscape.
Another example of IQ’s thin framed doors was from a previous project at Killieser Avenue, a rear kitchen dining extension with floor to ceiling sliding glass doors opening at the corner. The flush floor finishes across the base track of the sliding doors effectively merging the internal living rooms with the outside space.
Projects featured: The Vine House, Killieser Avenue
Products Featured: Thin Framed Doors, Structural Glass, Glass Rooflights

IQ Glass  | Thin framed Doors
Slim Framed Doors in Russel Garden Mews

Grand Designs September

 

Slim Framed Doors in Russel Garden Mews

IQ’s work at Russell Garden News was featured in September’s Grand Design magazine. This innovative new build was built on a small plot of land with a large basement constructed below the new house to increase living spaces. IQ provided all the glazing on the project and the slim framed doors which helped to open up the basement reflecting the light around. Slim framed doors were also used leading out onto the garden with a courtyard waterfall at the centre. 
Projects Featured: Russell Garden Mews
Products Featured: Sliding Glass DoorsGlass Balustradesand Frameless Roof lights

Real Homes- August 2015

 

Featured Home Extension in Dalkeith Project

The contemporary home extension and renovation, Dalkeith was featured in Real Homes October issue, using IQ’s architectural glazing. The detached home in south-west London had the internal renovation and rear extension to create larger brighter living spaces. IQ designed and installed all of the glazing to the modern rear elevation including the large sliding patio doors onto the garden and the slim framed sliding glass doors on the upper floor. The Thin Framed Doors are the focal point to the rear extension, which merges effectively with the internal and external living areas.
Products Featured: Sliding Glass Doors, Structural Glass, Frameless Rooflights, Slim Framed Sliding Windows,
Project Featured: Dalkeith

IQ Glass |  Home Extension in Dalkeith
IQ Glass  | Drainage

Real Homes - October 2015

 

Drainage

IQ’s new sleek drainage idea has recently been featured in August’s edition of Real Homes. The step free Flush Threshold prevents water from settling in the tracks and is suitable with all our flush threshold doors such as our large sliding glass doors, bi folding doors and minimal pivot doors. Additionally, the hidden drainage channel can drain away water at the rate of 120 litres per minute. This new technology is definitely useful for the British climate and is even suitable for the most exposed environments within the UK.

 

 

Real Homes – October 2015

 

Aluminium bi fold doors in Onslow Avenue


Onslow Avenue was a previous project of IQ Glass, which has been featured in October’s issue of Real Homes. The magazine illustrates a rear renovation and extension using aluminium bi fold doors.  
The redesigned space creates an open plan living area which is much more suited to modern lifestyles with bright, spacious areas generated by using architectural glass.  Aluminium bi fold doors were used to great effect in the kitchen and dining area flooding it with light. Where the bi fold doors lead out into the garden, opening up almost the entire rear of the property.
Projects Featured: Onslow Avenue
Products Featured: Aluminium Bi Fold DoorsGlass BeamsStructural Glass Roof

IQ Glass  | Aluminium bi fold doors in Onslow Avenue
IQ Glass | Frameless Window

Channel 4

 

Channel 4 Series, ‘Very British Problems’

A new channel 4 series, ‘Very British Problems’, has recently featured an IQ Glass installation as a backdrop when Stephan Mangan was interviewed on his British experiences with ‘Feelings and Emotions’. This frameless window allows the room to be flooded with natural light making it a perfect location for filming. In addition the frameless glass allows uninterrupted views of the garden and surrounding even in the unpredictable British weather.

The Place

 

Heated Glass for Pools



IQ recommends heated glass for exterior pool houses, as recently mentioned in the summer edition of ‘The Place’, this is to prevent condensation build-up. By incorporating Pool Glazing you can literally be outside with large glass sliding panels to create the feeling that you are swimming outside. All minimalist glazing and high performance specialist glass can be custom made to specific needs and requirements.

See more product information for heated glass.

IQ Glass  | Heated Glass for Swimming Pools
IQ Glass | Build It Supplement 2015

Build It Supplement

 

‘Let in the Light’ supplement featuring Glass Extension

 

A standalone supplement within the latest issue of Built It magazine focused on ‘letting in the light’ to homes. Within the supplement magazine many areas of residential glazing design were discussed.

IQ Glass lent their expert advice to the magazine on the areas of ‘feature glazing’, or architectural glass, and also spoke about the popularity of slim framed sliding glass doors over bi folding doors in modern designs.

Most glazing installations in modern housing design are an attempt by the designers to merge the internal and external living areas. IQ Glass spoke about the easiest ways to do this and how using a specialist architectural glas company is important in these complex installations.

One project of IQ Glass was featured showcasing both of these ideas. The Claremont Square side infill extension is a popular project showcasing a structural glass roof, slim framed sliding glass doors and a feature brick wall.

 

Homes and Gardens June 2015

 

Expert advice on architectural glass

IQ Glass were invited to give the readers of Homes and Gardens expert advice on architectural glass and what to consider if they were to include this into their house design.

The architectural glazing company that is chosen to undertake these specialist works is an important aspect as to its final appearance and quality. You need to ensure you chose a company with a proven track record in specialist architectural glazing.

Make sure that you view past projects by the architectural glass company and view their showroom. The IQ Glass showroom is the largest of its kind in the UK and gives home owners and architects alike a real feel for what their architectural glass installations may look like.

The article also advised home owners about what would be required to get a quotation together. Dimensions and the site address are the basic minimum required for a quotation but any planning or architectural drawings are useful.

 

IQ Glass  |Expert advice on architectural glass
IQ Glass | Real Homes March 2015

Your Home April 2015

 

Buyers Guide to Glass Conservatories

The Modo Vitro glass conservatory from IQ Glass was featured in the April issue of popular home magazine, Your Home.

The guide explained design options and technical u=issues such as choosing the right glass, and featured the Modo Vitro as the modern option for home owners wanting to extend their living space outside easily and at a cost effective price.

Elevations of the modern glass conservatory are frameless and can be chosen as sliding, sliding-stacking or fixed glass units.

Products: Modo Vitro Glass Conservatory

Glass & Translucent Materials ADF 2015

 

Design Options for Internal Glazing

IQ Glass were asked by Architects Datafile to write an expert article for their most recent Glass & Translucent Materials supplement.

The subject was Internal Glazing design with IQ explaining the options in design for internal doors and screens.

The two main design choices would be either a frameless interior system for a frameless glass appearance, or the Mondrian Internal system for an industrial steel appearance.  

Products: Frameless Interior System , Mondrian Internal

IQ Glass  | Selfbuild & Design
IQ Glass | Real Homes March 2015

Real Homes March 2015

 

New Looks for Bi Fold Doors

Real Homes focused on bi fold doors in March, in the lead up to Summer many home owners will be investigating the possibility of using these flexible patio doors on their own properties.

IQ Glass supplied a selection of example projects for the article, including an example of mixing frameless structural glass windows with aluminium bi folding doors at Crouch Hall Road for a large area of glass to the rear elevation.

IQ were then further mentioned for their use of fully bespoke aluminium bi fold doors, enabling home owners to have bi folding doors that fit their own space and design.

Products: Bi Fold Doors

Selfbuild & Design March 2015

 

Focus on Modern Windows and Doors

IQ Glass were featured in the March issue of Selfbuild & Design. As well as our project on Malbrook Road being featured on the centre of the front cover IQ Glass were asked to provide an article to the magazine giving their readers advice on the choices now available from Modern Windows and Doors.

The article mentions some popular window options from our Innovare flush window range, slim casement windows as well as bi fold doors and slim framed sliding glass doors.

Products Featured: Slim Casement Window , Oversized Casement Window , Picture Window , Bi Fold Doors , Sliding Glass Doors

IQ Glass  | Selfbuild & Design
IQ Glass | Real Homes Jan 2015

Real Homes January 2015

 

New Large Pivot Door Available

The launch of IQ’s Vitra Pivot Door was featured in the news pages of Real Homes January 2015. IQ Glass launched this large pivoting door as an offshoot of our large sliding glass door range, incorporating the main design aspects of this popular sliding door in a pivot action opening.

“If you’re increasing the sizes of your homes with a large glazed extension, invest in a door of equally generous proportions.” Using the same slim aluminium frames as the sliding glass door system IQ have created a large pivoting door that can be designed in heights of 3.7m with widths of 2.4m.
“Its slim 60mm aluminium frame means that the threshold can be flush when the door is open, while there is minimal visual distraction when it’s closed.”
When open the pivot door leaves a flush head and base frame for a large clean opening. The surrounding aluminium frame is detailed to be as slim as possible whilst maintaining the required thermal and weather performance of modern aluminium frames. The Vitra Pivot Door is a brilliant addition to IQ’s extensive modern window and door range and continues our design ethos of modern, minimal detailing and large glass sizes. As the frames are a variation of the frames used on our sliding glass door system the pivot door and sliding works very well together in a single view or installation. Speak to IQ Glass about integrating the pivoting and sliding doors.

Homes and Gardens

 

Featured Project

IQ Glass were asked to provide their expert advice to the readers of Homes and Gardens as the magazine explored ‘Inspiring Extensions’.
Sliding Glass Doors with a minimal frame are extremely popular in modern extension design . AS we explained, they allow lots of light to enter the space as well as helping to merge the inside and outside living spaces which is a key feature of most modern rear extensions. In order to achieve this inside-outside design feature you should opt for a sliding door with a slim frame, large glass sizes and a flush base track.
We also pointed out the preference for flat frameless rooflights over traditional lantern rooflights in modern extension designs. The flat nature of the rooflights is more suited the neat detailing and minimal framing requirements for contemporary design.
An emerging trend that we noticed towards the end of last year that was also mentioned is ‘Modern Art Deco’. IQ’s Mondrian system can be used to recreate this industrial style design in either external windows and doors or internal glass partitions.
To the top of the page IQ’s project at Killieser Avenue was featured, showing out sliding glass doors open on the corner as part of a modern rear extension project in London.

IQ Glass  | BBC Inside No. 9
IQ Glass | The Apprentice 2014 Task 5

BBC

 

The Apprentice 2014 Task 5

In episode five of this year’s popular BBC program, the Apprentice, viewers were given a fantastic view of IQ’s frameless glass designs, installed at the prestigious historical building. Groups taken to the country manor would have been greeted in the East Courtyard which is the public entrance to Blenheim Palace as well as the location of the café and gift shop. It was here that IQ Glass designed and installed a number of invisible frameless glass panels to fit into the traditional archways that surround the greeting courtyard.

Installation techniques used here meant that the installation of the new glass didn’t damage the stones and masonry of the archways with no frame on show.
These iconic stone archways were clearly visible on the Apprentice as the candidates walked through the yard. Large sweeping shots of the heritage building highlighted the unobtrusive nature of IQ’s glass installations which is the design appearance required on sensitive buildings of such historical significance as Blenheim Palace.
Specialist extra clear low iron glass, frameless installations and the comprehensive surveying techniques used by IQ Glass all allow us to create these glass installations that are sensitive to historical or listed buildings.

Products Featured: Low Iron Glass , Structural Glass
Project Featured: Blenheim Palace

Inside No. 9

 

White Lodge contemporary windows used as backdrop for dark comedy

The BBC’s comedy show Inside No. 9 used IQ’s project, White Lodge, as the setting for episode 2 in the latest series. Each episode is set in a different house numbered ‘9’ with episode 2 of the series set inside ‘White Lodge’, a contemporary family home in Oxted. ‘A Canine Inconvenience’ was shot in the ground floor living areas of the award winning contemporary home with IQ’s slim framed sliding doors and contemporary frameless windows acting as a stunning backdrop. As dim witted thieves attempt to enter the property the filming of the skit gives an excellent view of the contemporary windows and glazing used on this home. IQ Glass supplied, designed and installed all specialist glazing to the build which has been recognised widely in the design community for its stunning contemporary design. This is certainly not White Lodges first taste of the film lens with the location being used as the backdrop for various music videos and used as a party location for an episode of reality show The Only Way is Essex


Products Featured: Sliding Glass Doors , Structural Glass .
Project Featured: White Lodge

IQ Glass  | BBC Inside No. 9
IQ Glass | Living ETC Dec 2014

Living Etc Dec 2014

 

"Get the Look" with IQ Glass Balustrades

IQ Glass offered expert advice to the readers of Living Etc as to how to achieve the industrial look of the featured New York loft apartment.
The home included a feature steel, timber and glass staircase through the centre of an open plan living space. IQ Glass gave advice to achieve the same look by using frameless glass balustrades using high specification structural glass.
To include a timber handrail as shown in the magazine holes would need to be pre-cut into the glass units before toughening so be sure to use an experienced architectural glazier for these types of installations.
The frameless glass balustrade would be fixed to the steel structure of the staircase at the base leaving the rest of the installation frameless.

Products Featured: Glass Balustrades

Arkitexture ‘Ask the Expert’

 

Expert Comment on Technical and Architectural Glass

IQ Glass were asked to provide some advice to the readers of the online architecture portal Arkitexture regarding the use and design of specialist architectural glass.

The article focused on some of the more technical glass solutions available including heated glass, privacy glass and solar control coatings. We also advised on the use of specialist structural glazing that IQ are known for, how to use frameless glass beams, silicone joints glass and the creation of glass boxes.

Products Featured: Structural Glass , Glass Beams , Solar Control Coatings , Heated Glass , Privacy Glass , Sliding Glass Doors
Project Featured: Top Street. You can read the article here

IQ Glass  | Grand Designs October 2014
IQ Glass | Houzz Tour

Houzz Tour and Ideabook October 2014

 

Tour of an “An Award-winning Contemporary Forest Home”

The Sweethaws project has garnered a lot of attention since its completion earlier this year, being nominated and winning various awards from the design and architectural community. The contemporary home has now been featured on the housing design website Houzz.

Impressive images give a tour of the family home, featuring IQ architectural glass on all faces. Our sliding glass doors line the basement pool, give access to the upper ground floor balcony and open the living areas to the surrounding forest. Our contemporary glazing solutions act as frameless windows for the bedrooms where no curtains or blinds were needed due to the secluded nature of the site

You can read more about the article at our blog post and view more images of Sweethaws at our project gallery

Products Featured: Sliding Glass Doors , Structural Glass , Innovare Windows. Project Featured: Sweethaws  

Grand Designs October 2014

 

Top Street Replacement Sliding Doors Featured

IQ’s work at Top Street was featured in October’s Grand Design magazine citing the improved aesthetics of the contemporary home after the replacement of thicker framed sliding doors with our slim framed sliding glass doors .

These sliding glass doors also help improve thermal performance in a space with advanced thermal break technology and high specification glazing units.  The flush floor finishes across the base track of the sliding doors effectively merge the internal living rooms and the large expansive grounds surrounding the new home.

When you have the views afforded to this new family home near Wing large glass elevations from the main living areas allow you to enjoy your external spaces, even if the sliding glass doors are closed.

You can read the short article featured within the news pages here or you can see more images of the Top Street project at the project gallery .

Products Featured: Sliding Glass Doors
Project Featured: Top Street

IQ Glass  | Grand Designs October 2014
IQ Glass | Sliding Glass Doors

Design Et Al Awards Issue - Glasshouses

 

Two glass extension projects nominated in awards issue

IQ Glass have an impressive 3 projects up for nomination within several categories of this year’s Design et Al awards .
Dalston House showcases a single storey glass extension using a structural glass roof and minimally framed sliding glass doors. It is located in East London and the modern extension, designed by HUT, contrasts fantastically with the traditional Victorian house behind. 
Greenways in Harrogate is a double height glass extension. Here sliding glass doors were used along the whole ground floor level whilst slim profile curtain walling was used for the upper level. The glass extension was added to a new build to link two elements of the large house together.
Voting is still open . Click here to enter your votes.

Real Homes October 2014

 

Turney Road Glass Extension featured

IQ’s glass extension project in Putney was featured in this month’s Real Homes magazine. The October issue featured a range of ways to extend a traditional Victorian home with our glass extension been chosen for its contrast between new and old.

The full page feature also included expert advice from IQ Glass for including glass within an extension and its use within traditional Victorian homes.

There are many ways to create a modern extension space to an older home; Turney Road included walls of frameless structural glass with our minimally framed sliding glass doors to the rear. You can view more images of the project in our project gallery .

Read the full article here

 

IQ Glass  | Glass Extensions
IQ Glass | Sliding Glass Doors

Selfbuilder & Homemaker July/Aug 2014

 

White Lodge used as feature home

IQ’s already well publicised project in Oxted has again been featured, this time in the Selfbuilder & Homemaker publications July/August issue.

The issue includes an interview with Nicky and Tony, the owners of the house, who explain why it was so important to them to include large areas of architectural glass in their new dream home. The ground floor living and kitchen area is walled by floor to ceiling glazing on two sides with near no framing. As well as a great visual effect these large windows provide a large amount of natural light to the living spaces.

You can view the project in our project gallery and read the article here .

Real Homes September 2014

 

Glazed Extension used in Case Study

IQ’s project at Ansty Manor was featured as a Case Study within September’s Real Homes magazine. The glazed extension replaced a traditional stone building, matching the design of the home. The new addition from IQ Glass has a much more contemporary design with two glass walls comprised of minimally framed sliding glass doors. The article included a before image of the project showing the traditional stone building the glazed extension replaced.
You can view more images of the project at our project gallery and view the article here .

 

IQ Glass  | Glass Extensions
IQ Glass | Sliding Glass Doors

Build It Natural Light Guide

 

 

IQ’s Sliding Doors Featured in the Glazing Guide

Our project at Elm Park Drive was featured in the glazing guide from Build It magazine to showcase the effect minimally framed sliding glass doors can have on a space. The article mentions how the flush floor track effectively merges the internal and external spaces even when the doors are closed the minimal 21mm sightline still allows for that indoor-outdoor effect and for large amounts of natural light to enter the space. This ingress of natural light is also aided by the frameless rooflight above.

You can view more images of the Elm Park Drive project at our project gallery or view the article here .

 

Architects Datafile Glass and Translucent Materials 2014

 

Internal Glass and Glazing

IQ Glass were invited to provide a technical article to the Architects Datafile for their annual Glass and Translucent Materials. The subject was internal glass and how glass techniques have advanced to use internal structural glass on more areas of a project.

Frameless pieces of single glazed structural glass can be used as internal walls, balustrades and glass floors. These frameless structures can be used with IQ’s Frameless Interior System to add frameless opening doors within these installations.

You can view the article here

 

IQ Glass  | Sliding Glass Doors to Kitchen Projects
IQ Glass | Sliding Glass Doors

Real Homes June 2014

 

 

Glass Conservatories

In June’s issue of Real Homes IQ Glass were included in a 6 page article on Conservatories. IQ’s project, Highacres, was chosen to represent the contemporary glass conservatory design with frameless structural glass panels filling in a gables end and our slim framed sliding glass doors opening the conservatory up by sliding away from the leading corner, integrated the large light space with the garden and water feature.

You can view the article here

 

Housebuilder & Developer Jun/July 2014

 

Architectural Glass Trends

IQ Glass were asked to offer their expert opinion and advice to this month’s Housebuilder & Developer issue. The subject was architectural glass trends which IQ Glass, as the UK’s leaders in architectural glazing, were more than well suited to provide comment on. The article talks about the use of slim aluminium frames, frameless ‘Picture Windows’ as well as emerging trends in flush glazed windows and doors (IQ’s Innovare system)

You can read the full article here

 

IQ Glass  | Sliding Glass Doors to Kitchen Projects

 

IQ Glass | Sliding Glass Doors

Homebuilding & Renovating Doors and Windows Buyers Guide 2014

 

 

Bi Fold Doors and Frameless Rooflights

IQ’s contemporary Bi Folding Doors were featured in this year’s Doors and Windows Buyers Guide. The project shown was Lawford Road , showcasing the modern aluminium framing and flush floor track finishes. Later in the guide our project on Bradbourne Street gave an example of how you can achieve a fixed frameless rooflight effect.

You can view the Bi Fold doors here and the Rooflights page here .

 

Grand Designs Windows & Doors 2014

 

Sliding Glass Doors and Frameless Windows

For another year running IQ were recognised as the provider of contemporary glazing solutions by Grand Designs. IQ has a long history with both the printed publication and the television series in which we have featured. In this year’s Windows and Doors guide IQ’s project at Dalmeny Road was used as an example of slim framed sliding glass doors and a picture window at Cranley Gardens was shown to explain the great effect a frameless window can achieve.

You can view the articles here

IQ Glass  | Sliding Glass Doors to Kitchen Projects
IQ Glass | Sliding Glass Doors

Grand Designs July 2014

 

 

Heated Glass to Swimming Pools

Heated Glass was again mentioned in George Clarke’s news article in July’s Grand Designs. George is obviously familiar with the technical heated glass solution through its use on the Ice House project which was featured in Restoration Man a few years ago. In this article George explains how heated glass can also be used to stop condensation build up on glass faces which is especially useful in humid environments like swimming pools.

You can read the article here

 

Build It July 2014

 

Contemporary Aluminium Windows

The article in Build It magazine, titled ‘The Self Builders Guide to Windows’, looked to give self-builders and designers an overview of the window options available to the building market today. IQ’s project, in Oxted was used as an example of contemporary slim framed aluminium casement windows . Aluminium allows for neat sharp edges which look great on a contemporary design.

You can view the article here

IQ Glass  | Sliding Glass Doors to Kitchen Projects
IQ Glass | Sliding Glass Doors

 

George Clarkes Amazing Spaces

 

 

Sliding Glass Doors to Basement Extensions

IQ’s images were used again on a popular Channel 4 Property show as inspiration and examples to viewers. This time it was George Clarkes Amazing spaces and the subject was basement renovations. In Season 3, Episode 4 shown on Channel 4 Thursday 26th July IQ’s project Russell Garden Mews was shown as an example of a basement renovation, using minimally framed sliding glass doors to a lightwell allowing natural light into these windowless spaces.

 

Hello Clitheroe May/June 2014

 

The Garden Shed is Dead

Two of IQ’s completed projects were used in an article by Sarah Rigg in the May/June issue of Hello Clitheroe. The article featured on modern summer houses and garden rooms with IQ’s two projects, obviously, featuring large elements of glazing. The feature image of our project on Melbury Road is a full glazed garden room surrounded on all four sides by our minimal framed sliding glass door system. Similarly the Minimal Windows garden room uses these sliding doors on three sides with a wooden clad rear to the outdoor space.

You can view the publication online here

IQ Glass  | Sliding Glass Doors to Kitchen Projects
IQ Glass | Sliding Glass Doors

 

Kitchen and Bathroom Living July 2014

 

 

Sliding Glass Doors to Basement Kitchen Extension

IQ’s minimal framed sliding glass doors were used on this rear kitchen extension in London. The kitchen was located in the sub ground floor or basement of this terrace family home. The large areas of glass available in our sliding glass doors (up to 12m2 of glass per panel) and the thin framing (21mm) allows the whole rear face of the kitchen to be fully glazed for maximum light ingress.

You can view the kitchen extension HERE .

 

Beautiful Kitchens June 2014

 

Sliding Glass Doors to Kitchen Projects

IQ Glass were listed as the sophisticated solutions to glass doors on kitchen projects in this month’s Beautiful Kitchens magazine. The article was detailing the growing trend toward ‘indoor-outdoor’ kitchens utilising large glass doors to flood the internal space with light. IQ Glass offer a range of different options from our large s liding glass doors to I nnovare flush glazed doors .

IQ Glass  | Sliding Glass Doors to Kitchen Projects
IQ Glass  | Frames Sliding Doors

Grand Designs June 2014

 

Contemporary New Build House in Architecture News

The new build home by De Matos Ryan was featured in Grand Designs news pages for architecture. The house in London used minimal framed glazing and thin framed sliding doors throughout the build. To the ground floor our sliding glass doors wrap around two sides and slide neatly away from the corner to open the ground floor living space to the courtyard garden outside.

View the article here .

 

Real Homes May 2014

 

Let the Light In

Many of IQ’s images, projects and products were used within Real Homes feature ‘Let in the Light’. The article showed many ways in which homes and renovations can allow extra light into a home. Items such as a structural glass roof, sliding doors, bi fold doors, Innovare windows and heated glass units all allow more glass to be used within a space and allows more natural light into a living area.

Read the full article HERE

 

IQ Glass | Structural Glass Roofs | Slinding Doors
Pocket doors: Minimal framed sliding doors

Self Build Homes April 2014

 

How to Enhance and Improve a Contemporary Space

Self Build Homes April 2014 How to Enhance and Improve a Contemporary Space IQ were recently used as the knowledge and image source for an article in Self Build Homes on Sliding Glass Doors. These minimal framed glass doors are a standard item on all contemporary builds, extensions and renovation projects in modern architecture. IQ’s large sliding glass doors are a highly engineered aluminium frame with high quality thermal breaks and thermally insulated base block for impressive thermal performance. The glass used can be double or tripl glazed depending on thermal performance requirements with the slimmest profile of 21mm and all surrounding framework hidden. Step free, wheelchair friendly access and minimal integrated locking are just a few more design traits. Find out more here .

You can read the whole article here.

 

Homes and Garden May 2014

 

Frameless Sliding Doors for En Suites

IQ’s relaunched Frameless Interior System was featured within the May issue of the high end home magazine Homes and Gardens. Our top hung frameless sliding door was shown as an option for open plan bedroom and bathroom spaces or en suites.

Using a single piece of toughened glass that slides on smooth tracks in the head you can create a clear sliding door form one space to another anywhere in a home. For more privacy any number of interlayers can be used or a translucent sandblast can be applied to one side of the glazing.

See the article HERE

 

IQ Glass Extension glazing
Pocket doors: Minimal framed sliding doors

Real Homes May 2014 | Garden Rooms

 

Contemporary Glass Sided Garden Room

IQ’s relaunched Frameless Interior System was featured within the May issue of the high end home magazine Homes and Gardens. Our top hung frameless sliding door was shown as an option for open plan bedroom and bathroom spaces or en suites.

Using a single piece of toughened glass that slides on smooth tracks in the head you can create a clear sliding door form one space to another anywhere in a home. For more privacy any number of interlayers can be used or a translucent sandblast can be applied to one side of the glazing.

See the article HERE .

 

The English Home May 2014

 

Heated Glass for Heating Conservatories

IQ’s revolutionary heating system was featured in May’s issue of the English Home. The heated glass units were featured within an article on conservatories as a solutions for heating.
A specialised conductive coating is applied to the internal of the glass unit, when an electrical charge is passed through the coating it provides a comfortable radiant heat source able to heat any high glazed environment such as a conservatory.

View the article HERE

 

IQ Glass Heated Glass Conservatories English Home
IQ Glass Architecture Today | Inhabit

 

Architecture Today | Inhabit

 

Aluminium Framed Architectural Glazing

IQ Glass were specified to provide all the architectural glazing solutions to this new build townhouse in Holland Park. The design by Smerin Architects incorporated structural glass floors , glass balustrades , frameless windows and aluminium framed windows and doors .

IQ are uniquely suited to these types of projects as we can provide a full contemporary glazing package for all glazing elements on a project.

Read the article HERE

IQ Glass Innovare RIBA

RIBA Journal March/April 2014

 

Innovare Windows for Architectural Design

Innovare windows were featured within the RIBA Products in Practice for their unique window aesthetic, excellent thermal performance and easy maintenance. Architects and Designers specify these high performing windows for their sleek fully glazed external appearance which is a great suit to both contemporary and traditional external building finishes.

See the product write up HERE .

 

Real Homes April 2014

 

Featured in Homes News

Vitrendo Glass Extensions, a joint venture between IQ Glass and Smerin Architects, was featured within the news pages of Real Homes in April. The contemporary glass extension was highlighted for its architecturally designed solution to glass extensions that is able to be added to any type of property. View the news snippet HERE .

 

IQ Glass Extension glazing
Pocket doors: Minimal framed sliding doors

World Interiors News

 

IQ Glass featured in a project winner of Interiors News Annual Award 2014

IQ’s prolific project with Found associates is featured on WIN.com and also one of our images used within advertising literature for the websites awards.
The project itself has been awarded the interiors news annual award 2014 for a residential interior.
You can view the article HERE .

 

Period Living May 2014

 

Contemporary Glazed Extension to Traditional Home

IQ Glass project at Ansty Manor was featured within a feature on glazed extensions and conservatories within Period Living issue May 2014. The traditional home in Salisbury was extended by IQ Glass with a minimally framed, contemporary glazed extension including  our large aluminium framed glass sliding doors

View the article HERE

 

IQ Glass Extension glazing
Pocket doors: Minimal framed sliding doors

 

Real Homes April 2014

 

IQ Large Glass Sliding Doors on Terrace Renovation

IQ Glass’ popular Large Glass Sliding Doors were featured in this month’s Real Homes magazine. The slim framed aluminium sliding doors were installed on a dated Victoria terrace property in a rear renovation, opening up the small space with an open plan kitchen and dining area.

See the Article HERE

Selfbuild & Design May 2014

 

Architectural Glazing Inspiration

 Several of IQ’s most interesting projects were showcased in Selfbuild & Design this month in a special article titles ‘Glazing Inspiration’. Amongst the projects shown were Ladlecombe , Melbury Road and Dalston House .

View the article here

 

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Pocket doors: Minimal framed sliding doors

 

Kitchens Bedrooms & Bathrooms April 2014

 

Pocket doors: Minimal framed sliding doors

 

Within the April edition of Kitchens Bedrooms & Bathrooms  IQ Glass  were featured as a specialist glazier introducing our minimal framed sliding glass doors. The Sliding Doors were featured to highlight the system’s ability to slide into cavity pockets within wall spaces, thus opening up an entire façade. As mentioned within the article this configuration of door is especially prominent on rear and kitchen extensions as it allows you to completely open up your kitchen to the external or garden area, essentially extending this space further in warms months. The flush floor finishes across the sliding tracks add to this feature. You can learn more about IQ’s sliding door system  HERE  and you can view the full article  HERE

 

 

Living Etc April 2014

 

IQ Glass Extension glazing

 IQ Glass was named as the go to source for extension glazing within this month’s issue of Living Etc. The feature showed a number of highly glazed contemporary extensions, loft conversations and basements.
With IQ Glass as the UK’s leaders in contemporary glazing and structural glass it was only natural that readers are pointed towards us for their glazing requirements.

 

IQ Glass Extension glazing
IQ GLass contemporary windows solutions

 

Real Homes March 2014

 

Contemporary window solutions

Within the Buyers Guide to windows IQ were again showcased for our contemporary window solutions this time showing a standard square edged aluminium casement on our project Parkside. You can view the article HERE.

Highacres on Dezeen and Architects Journal

 

Minimal framed sliding doors

IQ’s project with Duncan Fosters Architects was featured online with the architects journal and Dezeen design website highlighting it’s use of minimal framed sliding doors that allow an open corner to the impressive living extension.

View both articles here:

Architects Journal

Dezeen

minimal framed sliding doors

Selfbuild & Design March 2014

 

Architectural Glazing Inspiration

 

 

Several of IQ’s most interesting projects were showcased in Selfbuild & Design this month in a special article titles ‘Glazing Inspiration’. Amongst the projects shown were Ladlecombe , Melbury Road and Dalston House .

Grand Designs February 2014

 

IQ Glass and our works were featured throughout February’s issue of the iconic publication Grand Designs noted for both the design of our contemporary glazing installations but also the innovation of some of our products such as the Heated Glass.

Firstly two IQ projects were featured as 3 of the best inspiring glazing designs within the architecture section. Our project with HUT Architecture in Dartmouth at Vine House showed a sliding minimal window meeting structural glazing to create floor-to-ceiling glazing with 180 degree views. Also our large project Sweethaws with Smerin Architects was featured for its large, frameless picture windows. Read the article HERE .

Further into the magazine IQ’s exclusive minimal windows 4+ sliding doors were featured in Ben and Rachel’s South London home. These triple glazed sliding doors have a vertical framing of only 26mm but can hold massive units of up to 12m2 per sliding panel.

A second case study featuring IQ minimal windows sliding doors comes next with the standard version of the sliding doors opening up the top floor maisonette in London onto an external terrace. IQ Glass also provided elements of structural glazing like the fixed shaped rooflights. Read the full article HERE .

Lastly IQ’s project in Scotland – The Ice House – was featured in George Clarks article about the new developments in glazing. This glass extension used heated glass units to provide the heat source with George commenting “This means that any large panels of glazing can act as sizeable and efficient radiators. These panels work so well that I’ve designed spaces that need no radiators or underfloor heating”. You can read the full article HERE .

Wallpaper February 2014

 

IQ’s project in Crowborough is used as the backdrop for the car shoot in February’s issue of Wallpaper. Clearly visible on the front elevation of the timber clad garage is IQ’s award winning Innovare window system whose flush glass exterior contrasts brilliantly against the rougher wooden surface surrounding.

Click here to see the article.

Architects Data File feature on Structural Glass

 

IQ Glass were invited to write an expert article on structural glazing by one of the UK’s biggest architecturally focused magazines.

You can read the article HERE .

Living etc

 

IQ Glass give expert comment on how to replicate an oversized, frameless boxed window seat. Using oversized panels of double or triple glazing you can hide all glass fixings in the surrounding finishes or structure leaving just the glass on show. These types of fixed frameless windows create a truly stunning and eye catching feature to any space.

For more information click here .

Sweethaws featured in BD Online

 

Smerin Architects publically unveiled their project at Sweethaws in the 25th October edition of BD Online. All glazing on this contemporary home was designed and supplied by IQ Glass utilising some of our most exclusive glazing solutions. Minimal windows sliding doors were used to the basement swimming pool and ground floor living spaces. Innovare flushed windows were used on the front elevation whilst frameless structural glazing provided all the windows to the upper floors.

You can read the full article HERE .

Double Your House with IQ Glass

 

IQ Glass UK were featured in Series 2 Episode 10 of the channel 4 program with Sarah Beeny. ‘Double Your House for Half the Money’ shows home owners attempting to improve their homes, increasing the value whilst making a profit.

IQ’s frameless glass construction at Edge House was featured as an example of how you can use glass to create a stunning and unique visual effect which will improve the ‘wow’ factor to any project, increasing the market value with something unique.

Sunday Times Awards 2013

 

The iconic project White Lodge won yet another property award in November 2013 this time from the Sunday Times. The owners Nicky and Dyer Grimes were in attendance at the awards ceremony in London to collect the well-deserved commendation for the contemporary design.

The family home is conspicuous throughout architecture and design professionals with its expansive use of glass through the open spaces. Minimal windows sliding doors were used on all elevations with a feature wall of structural glazing spanning the kitchen and living areas. On the front elevation IQ designed and installed a bespoke structural glass Oriel style window that protrudes from the rendered finish.

Homes & Improvements Supplement 29th September 2013

 

IQ Glass were named in the Mail on Sunday supplement within their ‘Freshen up your home this autumn’ article.

As an architectural glazier and specialist sub contractor IQ Glass UK can design and install all glazing elements to a build or renovation no matter the size of the project.

Built It November 2013

 

Dalston House was selected by Build It magazine as their ‘Project of the Month’ in this month’s issue.

The rear extension in Hackney incorporated minimal windows sliding doors to the rear with a structural glass roof above, supported by steel T sections. To the side a fixed frameless ‘Picture Window’ looks over the side passage way leading to a contemporary aluminium casement door with a large fixed piece of structural glass above as an overlight.

International Design and Architecture Awards 2013

 

IQ Glass’s prestigious White Lodge project by Dyer Grimes has been shortlisted for the International Design and Architecture Awards 2013. The impressive contemporary home includes large elements of glazing from IQ’s minimal windows sliding doors to bespoke structural glass elements.

Voting is open until Friday 13th September and White Lodge is listed in the Architectural Awards category for a Residential Architectural Property.

Vote here .

Build It October 2013

 

IQ Glass UK were featured in this month’s Build It magazine. The magazine, focusing on self-build projects, featured IQ’s Highacres project in their ‘Inspiring Extensions’ feature highlighting its opening corner sliding doors and slim sightlines along with its ‘crowning glory’ combination of a fully glazed gable end and vaulted ceiling which ‘ maximises the amount of natural light that enters the space’ [page 87].

IQ are also aptly featured in the issues ‘Glazing Glossary’ providing expert comment on new innovations in glazing such as Electro Chromic Glass and our new Innovare window and door system [pages 78-79].

‘The Week’ features IQ Glass

 

IQ’s minimal windows garden room was featured in last week’s copy of The Week’ mentioned for its non-traditional appearance and more contemporary solution to outdoor spaces.

Read the article here .

Glass Box Extensions - You Magazine

 

IQ glass were featured in the mail on Sunday 'YOU' magazine.

The Melbury road garden room is a fantastically minimal and striking example of using glass to extend or add extra space to your property.

This garden room used minimal windows sliding doors to all sides to create a minimal framed effect. .

Park Road featured in Build It Magazine

 

IQ Glass’s project at Park Road was featured in this month’s issue of Build It in its expert glazing section.

IQ provided and installed all frameless glass elements to this contemporary home including the front bay windows and frameless rooflights.

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Architect of the Year Awards 2013

 

Entries are now open for this years Architect of the Year Awards.

IQ are sure that many of the fantastic architects we work with will be shortlisted in many of the available categories.

You can enter your practice HERE .

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IQ Glass featured in Grand Designs Extension Special

 

Pick up Grand Designs latest special edition; this time focusing on extensions. IQ have a good few image examples in their ‘Buyers Guide to Glazing’ as well as some expert comments from our technical executive.

IQ’s fantastic Bishops Avenue glass extension was singled out by Hayley Gilbert, the magazines interiors journalist. “It has a serious wow factor,” she says on the first page of the magazine, “a truly modern way of merging old and new.”

IQ Glass featured in ‘Glass on Web’

 

IQ’s expert article on Sound Insulation in Architectural Glazing has been picked up and published by the worldwide website 'Glass on Web' .

Read the full article HERE.

IQ Expert Comments in Self Build Homes

 

Read IQ’s expert editorial in this month’s Self Build Homes. Why Glass?

House of the Year 2012

 

The Gota Dam Residence, designed by Studio Seilern, has been awarded the House of the Year Award 2012 by World Architecture News. IQ Glass supplied all specialist architectural glazing elements for the glass boxes spanning between the deck and roof including fixed structural elements and our exclusive Minimal Windows sliding doors.

IQ’s glazing offered a frameless window across the still reservoir and mountains beyond as well as the introduction of Minimal Windows for minimal sliding access to and from the glass boxes beneath the cantilevered roof.

Read more here