A Guide to Glazed Extensions for Hotels and Restaurants

Hotels and restaurants are the types of places where many people go to relax, for a break or to celebrate events such as birthdays and anniversaries. This means that for these types of leisure [...]

The Story of Gardening Museum wins RIBA South West Award 2021

The sustainable build takes home multiple awards for the highly glazed design. The Story of Gardening Museum, part of The Newt in Somerset, has been recognised in the 2021 RIBA awards. Taking [...]

Bespoke Internal Glazing for One Crown Place

Discover the process behind the specialist glazing systems in these luxury high-rise apartments. One Crown Place is home to 246 high-end apartments, described as ‘quietly luxurious’, as well as a [...]

Francis Crick Institute opens COVID-19 Vaccination Centre

IQ provided bespoke internal glazing systems for the institute. IQ Projects provided bespoke internal glazing, in the form of folding sliding internal partitions, to the Francis Crick Institute. [...]

Building Regulation Part K – Requirement K5

The K5 requirements cover additional provisions for glazing in buildings other than dwellings. This applies to commercial and non-residential buildings. This article will cover the regulations on [...]

Thermal Performance in Glass for Non Residential Dwellings

Why is thermal performance important in commercial architecture and which of our glazing systems offer enhanced thermal performances. Thermal performance is one of the most important factors to [...]

How to Reduce Daylight Glare in Commercial Building Design

Daylight Glare Probability in Building Design In commercial architecture, highly glazed designs must be carefully considered to ensure they do not overheat or create areas of concentrated [...]

Glass Roofs & Atria for Commercial Buildings

See how this popular trend can be used in commercial settings, utilising glass roof systems to create innovative designs. Glass roofs are a popular choice in commercial settings, often utilised [...]

IQ Projects Featured on Rightmove ‘Innovative Extension Ideas’

IQ’s residential development project, The Crown, was recognised for its innovative rooftop extension.   Rightmove recently wrote an article titled “Innovative Home Extension Ideas” where [...]

Reeded Fire Rated Glazing

How to manufacture a reeded glass fire rated unit   What is reeded glass? Reeded glass, also known as fluted glass, refers to glass with distinct vertical grooves. This decorative glazing [...]