STREET CRANEXPRESS AJ ENQUIRY No: 201
This brochure is essential reading for architectural and engineering specifiers, who have a brief to design, manufacture and install a bespoke mechanical handling solution. Street CraneXpress is one of the uk's most innovative and accomplished suppliers of such solutions. These range from customised cranes, hoists and other mechanical handling equipment to retractable/rotating systems and theatre stage lifts.
MAGHANSEN AJ ENQUIRY No: 202
Constructed from MagHansen single-glazed Thermestra structural glass system, the 11-storey, glazed, central facade section of Norwich Union's offices in Leeds City Square forms an 11m wide rebated 'Z' shape, incorporating a 400m2 screen and two-sided glazed lift shaft. The 550 Hansen windows had punched-out water deflectors through the vest frame to ensure longevity of colour match and were triple-glazed with internal blinds to achieve a 'U' value through the frames of 2.9w/m2K and an acoustic mean reduction of 39dB. The architect was Abbey Hanson Row with detail design architect Shepherd Design and Build.
HUNTERDOUGLAS AJ ENQUIRY No: 203
The 14-storey Royal and Sun Alliance office in Croydon has been transformed with the addition of Luxalon Bi-Modular 'D' Sandwich Wall and Bi-Modular Glazing System in a metallic champagne colour. The Total Wall System concept combines fully intergrated and made-to-measure cladding, windows, doors and louvres. More than 5000m2 of panels were used in 1200mm standard widths with mineral-wool core and pvf 2 finish to meet very stringent fire restrictions. The architect Hunter Price Partnership chose the cladding for its low maintenance costs and cost-effective installation.
AMERICAN SHUTTERS AJ ENQUIRY No: 204
Superb quality interior wooden shutter panels with adjustable louvres are custom-made in the us in a range of stain or paint colours. These can meet the most demanding of design problems. Indeed, panels can be made to suit any installation, including fan-top, rake and arch designs. A wide selection of louvre shapes and sizes is available to choose from. Visit American Shutters' Web site on www.american shutters.co.uk
ARMSTRONG CEILINGS AJ ENQUIRY No: 205
Armstrong has introduced a new range of ceiling tiles, Prima Dune Premier. Using a new technology - Super Board - the range has significant additional performance benefits. It is stronger and more durable with 99 per cent humidity resistance making it suitable for situations where heat and moisture make tiling a challenge for architects. Prima Dune Premier tiles come with a lifetime guarantee and can be used to supply the correct acoustic absorption for any space.
MAXON TILE DISTRIBUTORS AJ ENQUIRY No: 206
Maxon Tile Distributors have been involved in the development of the Pier's most recently opened retail outlet in The Oracle Centre, Reading. The tiles used in the main entrance of the shop are Maxon's Impasti floor tiles in a rugged slate-blue colour. The tiles have a high degree of shade variation achieved by the use of natural pigments, giving a marvellously colourful, yet hardwearing and practical floor finish.