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FORMICA AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201 The use of laminates in retail and commercial environments has come a long way during the past few years. Formica leads the way in the design and manufacture of innovative laminate surface technologies that offer complete flexibility in the specification of commercial interior environments. The advent of digital printing has allowed the creation of highly detailed bespoke designs, which can be tailored to match a specific interior theme.

KINGSPAN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203 High-performance tapered flat-roof insulation by Kingspan Insulation has been used in a new leisure and fitness centre in Maldon, Essex. Alpha Roofing Services installed Kingspan Thermataper TT47 zero ODP tapered CFC/HCFC-free urethane insulation throughout the newbuild project. The boards have been proven to be cost-effective compared with other methods of creating a fall for drainage.

FORBES AND LOMAX AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205 Forbes and Lomax's Dimming System alters lighting levels at the push of a button or by remote control. It is quick to programme and simple to install.

Available in a number of high-quality finishes and in two sizes, the smaller fits into a standard double-depth wall box with separate power unit, and the larger model is entirely self-contained. For more information call 020 7738 0202 or visit www. forbesandlomax. co. uk BAGGERIDGE BRICK AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207 A distinctive paving design in the first new public square to be built in Newcastle for more than 100 years has been created by Newcastle City Council using cobbles from Baggeridge.

The design, featuring dolphins and waves, sets off the entrance to the new East End complex, which houses a swimming pool, fitness centre and library.

FENDORHANSEN AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202 FendorHansen assisted architect RMJM in the design of external glazed curtain walling at the new MC block at Wolverhampton University. FendorHansen's Fineline system was installed in the north and south elevations of the building, with steel mullions and transoms to give inherent strength in load-carrying. For FendorHansen technical literature call 0191 438 3222, or email sales@fendorhansen. co. uk HI-LOAD HINGES AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204 This is another image from Royde & Tucker's new website that should appeal to architects interested in distinctive high-performance door hinges, such as those found in the Greater London Assembly building (architect Foster and Partners).

HI-LOAD hinges, in many finishes, are Certifire approved, do not wear, require no maintenance and have a 25-year performance guarantee. See the Hinge Directory (tel 020 8801 7717) or visit www. ratman. co. uk D-LINE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 When the Said Business School developed a new site for its college in Oxford, D-Line was invited to provide a clear but stylish wayfinding system. The Said Business School is a world-class universitybased educational establishment, which offers a practical approach to management education and knowledge-driven research.

The new school combines stateof-the-art teaching facilities with modern architecture.

SENIOR ALUMINIUM SYSTEMS AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208 High-performance SMR 900 curtain walling from Senior Aluminium Systems has created faceted, semi-circular and angled entrances to four two-storey buildings at new call centres in Dearne Valley.

More than 5,000m 2of doubleglazed curtain walling, featuring large blue-tinted glass 3 x 1m panels, were used in the project. A curved glass stair tower is also incorporated.

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