IQ Glass are the leading architectural glass technology and minimal framed glazing company in the UK. Utilising years of experience with glass, IQ Glass are able to mix minimal aesthetics with innovative glass technology for a beautiful yet function glass structure. We strive to understand and fulfill the highest customer's quality expectations, of performance, durability and design.


The Vitra Pivot

The Vitra Pivot is a large pivoting window solution, perfect for full height windows where occasional access is required

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Full Height Windows

The Vitra Pivot has been in development for some time, mixing the slim sightlines of our minimally framed sliding glass doors into a full height window that can pivot open when required. 

The finished design maintains all the neat detailing, slim profiles and integrated locking of our minimal windows sliding doors into a pivoting element that can reach heights of up to 3.7m and widths of 2.4m across.

Hidden stainless steel pivoting points allow the large glass element to move effortlessly within the holding aluminium frame. The pivot point of the slim framed pivoting window must be a minimum of 10mm from the closing edge of the opening but then may be moved anywhere up to the centre point for a centrally pivoted window.

The integrated aluminium thrust lever locking handle is easy and simple to operate, activating a two point locking device within the vertical sections with the simple turn.

Flush thresholds and a frameless open aperture are possible by hiding the head and base framing within the floor and ceiling. You can also integrate IQ’s flush threshold drainage channel to the external of the large pivot door if integrated drainage is required.

Vitra Pivot
Vitra Pivot

Minimally Framed Window

The aluminium framing of the Vitra Pivot is the slimmest possible in a thermally broken slim profile. The surrounding frames are as slim as 40mm with the aluminium frames able to be powder coated any RAL colour of your choosing.

A D handle design has been specially engineered for this pivoting window which merges seamlessly with the surrounding aluminium frame for a discrete finish.

We recommend that you include the optional self-closing mechanism into the slim framing of the Vitra Pivot. This hidden mechanism is hidden into the head frame of the pivoting door and also allows a hold open feature at 90 degrees.

Many of our specialist performance glass solutions can be used within the slim frame of the pivot door from low maintenance coatings to solar control glass . Speak to one of the team at IQ about your requirements and we can advise what is possible.

For a dynamic opening feature you can integrate these oversized pivot doors with our sliding glass doors of the same profile design. These can be used together in the same elevation of our slim framed sliding doors or can meet on a corner, sliding and opening away from the meeting point leaving no left over framing or supports.

These slim framed architectural glass elements are perfect for rear garden extensions, balcony doors or side entry to a building, IQ Glass do not recommend the Vitra Pivot for a front door on a house or a main traffic door on a commercial building.