ARJ Construction has placed its first order with Soundcraft for fenestration and façade works at its residential and commercial Muswell Hill project.
Composite, sometimes called alu clad, windows, doors and curtain walling systems are increasingly specified for multi-storey buildings.
There are many benefits to specifying curtain walling, but what things should be considered for successful specification? Type of system Drainage requirements Ventilation requirements Structural elements Aesthetics
Since its iconic use on the Empire State Building back in 1929, the use of curtain walling to bring natural light into a building has changed the way the building envelope is designed. While an increase in natural light is a major benefit of specifying curtain walling, there are many more other reasons to choose […]
Timber and aluminium composite windows provide a perfect balance between the natural beauty of timber on the inside, and the high performance and weather resistance of aluminium on the outside. Sustainably sourced timber with full PEFC or FSC® accreditation and aluminium with a high percentage of recycled raw materials can also help with the environmental […]
Timber and aluminium composite curtain walling systems give architects and designers a freedom in non-standard façade design which has resulted in an increase in specifications. Hybrid window and curtain wall systems provide a solution that combines sustainability and performance, offering timber from certified sustainable sources (PEFC & FSC®) and aluminium containing a high percentage of […]
Soundcraft Performance Doors and Windows made significant investment in new machinery for the fabrication of SAS Hybrid composite windows, doors and curtain walling in the latter months of 2012. The new capacity has lead, not only to exciting new projects and orders for Soundcraft, but to the replacement of the old windows in the Company’s […]
Composite timber and aluminium systems are increasing specified across a range of sectors from schools and educational buildings to residential blocks of flats; from municipal buildings – civic centres or libraries to sports and leisure centres; office buildings to hospitals and health centres.
Specialising in manufacturing and installing composite (alu-clad) Hybrid curtain walling, plus associated windows and doors, Soundcraft has completed another demanding school project, at the Lady Eleanor Holles School in Teddington, Middlesex.