|Main Contractor:||Galliford Hodgeson|
|Systems Used:||Comar 2, 5 & 7|
The design of the envelope using different textures and facade materials resulted in this eye-catching development. Creative use of aluminium provided the glazed facade, whilst blue rain-screen paneling created texture into insulated rendered brickwork. Due to the nature of this project, Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems were involved at an early stage to provide design drawings and fixing advice for the project.
This close involvement in the design stage resulted in a smooth running project that was completed to site deadlines. Comar 2 was used to create the grey stairwells and framing to the elevations which was abutted to the structural steel openings. Integrated into the framing were top hung open out Comar 5 windows, which, for safety, were fitted with friction stays and restrictors.
Comar 7 doors were used both in the retail outlets and entrances to the flats. The light airy feel to shops was created using Comar 2 framing with toughened safety glass with a span of 2500mm x 2000mm.