What are the design aesthetics of aluminium curtain walling?

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The design aesthetics of aluminium curtain walling typically include clean lines and sleek glass surfaces. Known for providing a modern appearance, aluminium curtain walling is suitable for a range of buildings such as offices, shopping centres, blocks of schools, hospitals and universities.

When specifying aluminium curtain walling, there are a number of different design aspects to consider to ensure the result meets your aesthetic requirements. These include:

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Are aluminium windows Part Q compliant?

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The design, hardware and installation of aluminium windows are factors that affect whether the product is Part Q compliant.

Following the publication of Part Q, security has become an essential consideration for new-build properties, and we’re often asked if aluminium windows meet these requirements. The answer is: it depends.

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Terry Marshall has retired

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Terry Marshall has now left the company and retired to be a full-time Grandad, reader, writer etc…
He joined the company in 1991 as Director of Sales & Marketing, becoming Managing Director in 1997. In 2012, he stepped down as MD, handing over to Rob Thomson, concentrating on Sales & Marketing again.

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Does curtain walling need to be Secured by Design?

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Security is an important consideration for any new-build project. After all, future occupants will want the property to be secure and a certain standard is required by the Building Regulations 2010.

Specifiers may already be aware of how doorsets and windows need to meet certain safety regulations – but what about curtain walling? Many mixed-use Does curtain walling need to be Secured by Design?

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