LIGNACITE AJ ENQUIRY NO: 201 Polished Snowstorm Facing Masonry from Lignacite has been stylishly used in a Learning Resource Centre designed by Richard Rogers Partnership. Lignacite is keen to demonstrate that Facing Masonry works aesthetically, not only in external applications but also to create different and unique interiors.
For information contact 01842 810678 or info@lignacite. co. uk BLACKWELL PUBLISHING AJ ENQUIRY NO: 203 is now out in paperback. It includes more than 6,000 diagrams packed full of data; is 40 per cent larger than the previous edition, with 3,000 extra illustrations; and contains expanded sections on building components, services, heating, lighting and sound. To order a copy call Marston Book Services on 01235 465500 or call Blackwell Publishing on 01865 206083. The book's price is £39.50.
REHAU AJ ENQUIRY NO: 205 Rehau's signo BS cable management system has been used by North Lanarkshire council as part of a major installation to upgrade the fire alarm system at Caldervale High School. Rehau was specified for its cost-effectiveness by both the council and the main M&E contractor, Scotshield, which installed about 1,200m of signo BS through the school corridors. The system is available in a comprehensive range of sizes and comes with standard accessories.
REHAU AJ ENQUIRY NO: 207 Musgrave Manor, a newbuild development of exclusive apartments in Belfast, has benefited from the installation of acoustic windows fabricated by Bowman Windows using Rehau uPVC profile. The four blocks of four-storey apartments are sited close to the M1 Dublin-Belfast motorway, and the architects'main criteria in selecting windows for the development was that they should be able to minimise traffic noise in rooms overlooking the motorway.
HANSENGROUP PRESTIGE CONTRACT 26 AJ ENQUIRY NO: 202 AccentHansen has installed its MultiShield double doors at the National Football Museum in Preston. The MultiShield steel doors, between the museum and Preston North End FC's Deepdale Stadium, provide access and protection for museum visitors and football supporters.
MultiShield all-purpose doorsets can be used for stores, service areas and escape route applications.
HARTINGTON CONWAY AJ ENQUIRY NO: 204 Hartington Conway's GRP factory-assembled insulated rooflights (FAIRs) have been installed by Keyclad on the 60,000m 2roof of Sainsbury's new distribution centre in Stoke-on-Trent. The 4,800m 2of Harcon translucent double-skin FAIRs were manufactured to suit Kingspan's KS1000RW profile and have a 40mm-deep box. Hartington Conway's unique rigid HardPak internal supports were also incorporated to ensure optimum performance, weather-tightness and longevity.
KINGSPAN INSULATION AJ ENQUIRY NO: 206 High-performance flatroof insulation by Kingspan was chosen for Independent News and Media's £14 million new Dublin printing facility, which publishes the group's three flagship newspapers in Ireland.
Gerald F May Roofing installed a Trocal single-ply membrane roof with a total 8,000m 2of Thermaroof TR26 insulation in two layers on the white aerofoil-shaped roof, which extends well beyond the building's footprint.
WARD AJ ENQUIRY NO: 208 Ward's new Topdek insulated membrane roof system has recently been installed at Derwentside College, Consett, County Durham.Ward's ability to deliver high-quality engineered products was instrumental in its selection by Shepherd Contruction. Arthur Harrison, project manager, said: 'The roof has saved us 30 per cent in installation time compared with traditional systems.' The third edition of Architects' Data