PHILIP WATTS DESIGN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201 Philip Watts Design now manufactures more than 60 different porthole kits for doors, ranging from signage panels to high-specification fire-rated stainless steel. All its kits come with glazing and are remarkably simple to install. Illustrated are two of its porthole/pull handle integrated kits; both can be fire rated to 60 minutes and are available in either satin or bright polish. For further details, visit the new online catalogue at www. philipwattsdesign. com
HANSENGROUP AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202 Two new options have been added to the FrontShield entrance door range from AccentHansen.
FrontShield 56 is a non-insulated, non-thermal-break door system, and FrontShield 66 is an insulated thermal-break version. Both models can be used for inward and outward opening doors with side and top vision panels, and for fixed window sections. For detailed technical literature on security and fire doors or guidance on a specific project, telephone AccentHansen on 0161 284 4100 or email sales@accenthansen. co. uk
KINGSPAN OFF-SITE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203 Kingspan Off-Site has launched a series of guides aimed at helping design and management teams develop their building programmes off-site. The brochures - targeting the healthcare, single-living and key-worker accommodation, and education sectors - provide exemplar designs for each specific category as well as details of the structural framing and finishing options available to each sector.
ARMITAGE VENESTA AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204 For refreshing style, performance and versatility, check out the leisure wash and changing room range by Armitage Venesta - the UK's leading washroom provider. The range brings added design opportunity and welcome extra choice to industry specifiers and consultants. Visit stand 1806 of LIW 2004 at the NEC on 21-23 September to see the range first hand. For further details telephone 01474 353 333 or visit www. armitage-venesta. co. uk
GALVANIZERS ASSOCIATION AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205 A studio designed by David Chipperfield Architects for the artist Antony Gormley was the winner at the 12th annual Hot Dip Galvanizing Awards, held recently in London. Four 'highly commended' awards were given to a diverse group of projects, ranging from Ian Ritchie Architects' landmark Theatre Royal Plymouth building to a more modest courtyard extension in Dublin by David McDowell Architects.
FORTICRETE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 Miller Homes Yorkshire satisfied local planning requirements and identified suitable materials for the external envelope of 45 new homes by specifying a combination of walling stone and roof tiles from Forticrete. By using a single source for the products, the homebuilder was able to meet budgetary constraints but still create the traditional appeal it sought for the homes at Highfield Meadows, Yeadon.
SCREEN SOLUTIONS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207 GAME, Europe's leading specialist retailer of computer software and video games, has specified Screen Solutions' Connection screens, via CBS of Ascot, for its new purpose-built head office. The screens enable individual workstations within a continuous run in an openplan space, which has been designed and planned by Business Design Solutions. GAME's original three sites have been reduced to one office building and an enormous distribution centre, located in Basingstoke, Hampshire, accommodating 250 staff.
MH SURVEYS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208 Photo-rectification software to produce accurate building elevations or streetscenes is available from MH Surveys. The software will adjust and scale the photo and export to CAD via DXF (drawing exchange format), at a price of only £260. For a free demo CD, telephone 01905 763361 or visit our website at www. mhsurveys. co. uk