DORMA AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201 An exclusive London restaurant now has vastly increased its capacity, thanks to Dorma's automatic door operators and glass products.
During the refurbishment of Pissarro's on the River, in Chiswick, owner Paul Carvosso decided that the existing terrace needed to be enclosed to contend with the British weather.
'The original building was a restaurant, built as part of a major residential development five years ago, ' explains Carvosso, 'but I took on the task of refurbishing it 18 months ago.'
ANDERSON WATERPROOFING AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203 The main hall roof of St Cyprians School in Thornton Heath, Croydon, has been completely refurbished with a range of products from Anderson Waterproofing. The original roof was in need of renewal, and architect Tomei and Mackley was called in to specify the most appropriate system. Having reviewed the options, it specified a combination of Profiles and Tecnatorch from Anderson Waterproofing.
BAGGERIDGE BRICK AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205 Shortlisted for this year's BDA Brick Awards in the categories of Best Structural Use of Brick, Best Public Building, and Best Craftsmanship, Baggeridge Medium Dark Yellow Stock bricks were specified for the Jerwood Medical Education Centre in London, owned by The Royal College of Physicians, which is now complete. In Peto Place, it is part of John Nash's scheme for the perimeter of Regent's Park.
GOODING ALUMINIUM AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207 Gooding Aluminium's versatile, contemporary range of perforated decorative panels has been specified by Burks Green - architect and engineer - for use in the reception area of a prestigious new regional distribution centre for Scottish Courage at Thatcham.
The design of the reception area blends perfectly the contrasting materials of coral blue slate, soft tactile beech and sleek satinbrushed aluminium.
HANSENGLASS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202 Some of the largest glass panels ever installed in Scotland have been supplied to the two-storey curtain wall facade of the prestigious recently opened Harvey Nichols store in Edinburgh, by Liverpoolbased HansenGlass. Charles Henshaw and Sons, the Edinburghbased facade specialist, required HansenGlass ThermoCool insulating glass units in excess of 8m each for the main feature facade. ThermoCool insulating glass units for environmental management meet the varied needs of the modern window.
D WILSON ARCHITECTURAL AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204 D Wilson Architectural Metalwork specialises in the manufacture and installation of feature metalwork, balustrades and staircases. Its facilities include the manufacture and installation of all associated joinery, and in-house polishing of stainless steel (grades 304 & 316), brass and aluminium. Contracts range from £10,000 to £1.5 million throughout the UK. Contact the sales/estimating office on 0121 446 2800 or email DWilsonAMsales@aol. com ROYDE & TUCKER AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 Hi-Load hinges are designed to make buildings work - buildings designed by architects where aesthetics are coupled with high performance. Hi-Load hinges, available in many finishes, will not wear, are Certifire approved, require no maintenance and have a 25-year performance guarantee.
The new www. ratman. co. uk and Hinge Directory explain why Royde & Tucker door hinges are the right choice for architects.
MARLEY FLOORS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208 The ultra-modern Urbis Museum building in Manchester is a jewel in the crown of Manchester's ambitious city centre regeneration and rebuilding project. The shining, high-tech result of a prestigious international architectural competition run by the City Council, it has employed Marley's X Floors to stunning effect. Following the museum's extra-sensory theme, Urbis has harnessed the creative potential made possible with X Floors in a 2m wide hallway on the building's second level.