Glassolutions has fabricated and installed a curtain walling system for Alford Academy’s new Community Campus in Aberdeenshire, creating a space with excellent temperature control, effective ventilation and lots of natural sunlight.
The curtain walling system was installed as part of a £37 million contract devised by Aberdeeshire Country Council, in partnership with Hub North and the Scottish Futures Trust, to create Alford Academy’s new Community Campus.
The campus has been built to accommodate up to 960 pupils and to provide sport and leisure facilities for the wider community.
Glassolutions selected Metal Technology’s System 17 High Rise curtain walling system to form the two-storey building envelope.
The system provides excellent thermal efficiency throughout the building due to its continuous thermal isolator, paired with thermally broken casement windows from Metal Technology’s System 4-20 range.
Large glass units were specified for the project to maximise light transmittance.
The Alford Community Campus was completed in just over 2 years, with construction finishing after the 2015 October half term.
The development has been praised for its light, airy interior and well it has accommodated both the needs of the students and the wider community. The project was named as a finalist for the Community Development Project of the Year award at the Scottish Property Awards 2016.
Tel: 024 7654 7400
GEZE UK has revised a piece of lifesaving learning, in the form of its popular RIBA-approved CPD that covers specifying, installing and maintaining ironmongery for fire doors.Posted in Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Building Services, Building Systems, Continuing Professional Development (CPD's), Doors, Health & Safety, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Posts, Security and Fire Protection, Seminars
When you’re in need of a scaffolding contractor NASC believes you should only ever employ the services of a member of the NASClondon.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Health & Safety, Roofs, Video of the Week
Aggregate Industries’ commitment to managing biodiversity has seen the company partner with the Butterfly Conservation and Cumbria Wildlife Trust.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Concrete, Cement, Admixtures, Posts, Site Preperation, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency
Brunswick Square in London recently installed 192 REHAU PVC-U flush fit casement windows for a contemporary finish to a new apartment development.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Glass, Windows