AQATA has expanded its Design Solutions range for 2018 to include the new DS500 Quintet. The uniquely five-sided shower enclosure fits perfectly into corners providing a contemporary design as well as maximising the bathroom’s floor area - creating a feeling of more space.
Within creative industries, the workspace can be the perfect canvas for showcasing originality. So what role can the humble door play? Ian Chubb, Managing Director of bespoke manufacturer Deuren, explores how a one-of-a-kind pivoting portal became a focal point of the office for digital marketing agency, The Bigger Boat.
Smart Architectural Aluminium will be showcasing its new, high quality Designer Door and Orangery Roof systems at this year’s Ecobuild exhibition, with extensive displays of both ranges on the company’s stand.
Significantly upgrading safeguarding standards, Derbyshire County Council Construction has recently completed a new reception area at the William Allitt School, incorporating a sliding automatic entrance system from TORMAX. Giving good visibility from the office, staff can easily monitor people and pupils as they come into and leave the building. Powered by the TORMAX iMotion 2302 sliding door operator, a long-life span with exceptional reliability is assured thanks to the unique, high-torque motor that has been cleverly designed without any of the elements that commonly wear out, such as gears and brushes.
Working with BSL Interiors of Glasgow, TORMAX was contracted to install an automatic entrance to the Robertson Trust Library and Learning Resource Centre at University of the West of Scotland’s Paisley Campus. Creating an impressive frontage to this important building, a Classic 5251 TORMAX 3-wing revolving door is powered by a precision engineered motor designed at the TORMAX HQ in Switzerland, ensuring reliability and longevity of the system.
A grade II listed building, No.7 Savoy Court has been sympathetically refurbished to provide contemporary office space in the heart of London’s West End. Contributing to an elegant and sophisticated façade, TORMAX worked with fabricator, Stewart Fraser to install a Bronze Metal Antique finish entrance screen and set of automatic swing doors to the main entrance. Impeccable aesthetics are maintained thanks to the in-house designed TORMAX iMotion 1401 door operator that is cleverly concealed within the floor space. This Swiss-engineered motor features none of the working parts that tend to need replacing, such as gears and brushes, delivering truly exceptional reliability and minimum maintenance requirements.
TORMAX automatic doors deliver outstanding reliability even under near-constant use, which is why they were specified to work with Essential Aluminium Ltd, to supply and install the entrance to the new Pure Gym in Ipswich, which is open to members 24/7. Consisting of two sets of folding door leaves, the contemporary black, TORMAX automatic TOP Foldor system opens smoothly from the centre, quickly and silently, every time
TORMAX was recently contracted by Regency Homes Ltd, to install a prestigious 3-wing revolving door system to the main entrance of the restored and refurbished Georgian Manor of Groves hotel. Giving access to a contemporary new reception area, the revolving door system enhances the external façade and is also highly functional, providing clear and easy access for guests whilst also minimising energy costs by reducing heat-loss from the foyer and helping maintain an ambient internal temperature, whatever the weather.
As access control and door entry management face greater challenges to provide first-rate security as well as second-to-none accessibility and flexibility, the role of GSM technology is playing an ever-increasing role.