ICB ALWITRA AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201 Alwitra lists more than 22 reasons why its single-ply roofing membrane remains ahead of the competition, but the key, it says, lies in its comprehensive technical service package. From start to completion of a project, architects, designers, main contractors and building owners have access to on-call specification and product assistance, while onsite installation is carefully monitored and backed by guarantees.
LIGNACITE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203 Creating a solid basement for the iconic steel and glass building at 30 St Mary Axe in the City of London are 7,000m 2of Lignacite medium-dense concrete masonry units, chosen for their high precision, quality and unique acoustic characteristics.
The Foster and Partnersdesigned building for owner Swiss Re is on schedule to be finished later this year.
CAST STONE ASSOCIATION AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205 From its elevated position in leafy Surrey, this exceptional private residence relies upon cast stone dressing to enhance its classical styling and create a strong visual appeal.Winner of the Best Housing Project in the recent UK Cast Stone Association awards for excellence, the house uses bespoke semi-dry cast elements in a special Portland finish, produced by Elegant Stone of Yorkshire.
HOPPE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207 The Arrone AR3500 is the latest overhead door closer from the Architectural division of Hoppe (UK) to achieve Certifire accreditation, assessed for use of 30 minute, 1 hour and 2 hour fire doors. The unit is designed for hightraffic areas such as schools, offices, hospitals, shops and other public buildings.
HANSENGROUP AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202 Steel door specialist manufacturer AccentHansen supplied and installed 420 doors from its Multishield and Fireshield ranges at The Walks Shopping Centre in Basingstoke, Hampshire. A variety of door sizes were required including wide-leaf and swing fire-rated doorsets. The architect for the development was Lyons Sleeman and Hoare. For Accenthansen technical literature call 0161 284 4100 or email sales@accenthasen. co. uk 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 KALWALL IN THE UK AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 Stoakes Systems has announced the publication of the new Kalwall in the UK guide. This guide for architects and specifiers illustrates many recent projects that use Kalwall cladding or roofing. It includes technical and performance information and explains why this translucent, diffused daylighting system has become so popular with UK architects. For a free copy tel 020 8660 7667 or email mailbox@stoakes. co. uk SCOTTS OF THRAPSTONE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208 Used as a harmonising design element throughout drinks giant Diageo's headquarters in west London is a unique beech, curved, slatted wall display unit, created by joinery specialist Scotts of Thrapston. Repeated on every floor of the seven-storey building designed by Aukett Europe, the wall contributes to a visually stunning and highly effective modern workplace.
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