Case study looks at the Glazing Vision rooflight solution for Le Cordon Bleu culinary and hospitality educational facilities in London’s West End. This Virtus Contracts project also needed the rooflight to be linked to the building management system to open in the case of a fire to keep the staircase smoke free.
John Pawson Architects chose Glazing Vision fixed Flushglaze Rooflights and bespoke Sliding Rooflights to provide maximum light into the swimming pool and communal areas on a project in Athens. The fixed rooflights were broken up to incorporate sliding sections to provide the right ventilation.
Case Study looks at the role played in a by an electrically operated, telescopic, Skyglide fully opening sliding rooflight from Glazing Vision, specified for a Chadwick Dryer Clarke project in Cambridge. This skylight maximised the light inside an existing kitchen/diner and utility area, whilst not significantly increasingly the floor area.
This spectacular 42nd St Manchester project, designed by Bradshaw Gass & Hope, provided a serious challenge to the Glazing Vision team because of the overall architectural design of the building. Templates were made after numerous site surveys and a bespoke eaves roof light variation on their FlushGlaze system proved to be the right solution
The new Z-wave FTP-V and FTU-V Electro centre pivot roof windows from FAKRO benefit from wireless communication based on a low power radio frequency. The windows can be used alongside blinds and other household gadgets from over 200 manufacturers. Programmable remote controls and single and multi-channel wall keyboards enable the user to create individual systems with an almost unlimited range, all from one chip.