Glazing is a highly versatile option for the exterior of many buildings. Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of ESG Group, looks at how specifying strong, durable toughened laminated glass allows architects to create uninterrupted clear views, using larger panel sizes.
Cavity Trays Ltd was asked to visit an attractive church that had been erected ten years earlier. It was built of cavity wall construction, punctuated with some large traditional stone mullions. A sympathetic blend of new with old.
The Cineworld New Mersey Retail Park is a multi-million pound complex, comprising 11 cinemas, including one with Super-screen, as well as six restaurants.
A product that is manufactured entirely in the Midlands and is designed with local supply-chains and energy efficiency in mind, has scooped an award win for Energy Efficiency Product of the Year at the Electrical Review & Data Centre Review Excellence Awards.
Established in 1932, Sidey are Scotland’s leading manufacturer, supplier and installer of quality windows, doors & composite fire doors. Our turnkey fenestration solutions achieve energy efficiency, security, durability, and whole-life sustainability.
All apartments at the Triptych Bankside development, next to the Thames in Southwark, benefit from spacious balconies, with an emphasis on the quality of the finishes. However, their highly unconventional and dramatic semicircular profiling meant Schöck had to demonstrate its design expertise in meeting the structural load-bearing thermal break requirements.
The road to net zero may be leading the construction industry in a new direction, but some processes, like the reliance on linear supply chains, can prove to be hard habits to break. Andrew Cooper, National Specification Manager from Senior Architectural Systems, one of the UK’s largest privately-owned aluminium fenestration solutions providers, discusses the theory behind supply chain circularity and how specifiers and manufacturers can put it into practice.