Category Archives: Louvre Screening

Portavadie: Plant Housing

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Portavadie Marina Resort: Plant Housing A £10m spa and leisure centre, boasting the largest heated infinity pool in Scotland, marks the latest chapter in the remarkable story of Portavadie Marina Resort. The ethos of the entire project was to be sympathetic to the beauty of the Highland landscape. Designed by Stewart Associates, the spa uses [...]

Lesser Hampden

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Football stadium at Hampden Park, Lesser Hampden The transformation of the football stadium at Hampden Park into a world class athletics venue was the centrepiece of the XX Commonwealth Games that was held in Glasgow. The adjacent facility at Lesser Hampden, the Queen’s Park Football Club training ground, was also upgraded to provide a warm-up [...]

Holy Trinity Primary School

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Holy Trinity Primary School in Dalston Holy Trinity Primary School in Dalston has replaced an older school on the same site, challenging standard models of mixed-use development. With no funding available and an urgent need in inner London for school places, the new two-form entry primary school was subsidised by incorporating private sale apartments within [...]

Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary

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Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary on a spectacular 48-acre site The new 344-bed Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary is located on a spectacular 48-acre site at the edge of rolling hills. Referred to as the ‘Garden Hospital’ for its pastoral setting and 17 courtyards, it is intended to provide an uplifting environment, which research confirms [...]

Sainsbury’s, Redhill

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Sainsbury’s, Warwick Quadrant in Redhill The regeneration of the Warwick Quadrant in Redhill has provided an 80,000 sq ft Sainsbury's store, 68-bed Travelodge hotel and a fitness centre. Alongside the new store, two levels of car park deck were constructed over the supermarket, significantly increasing parking provision within the town. A steel frame was chosen [...]

Cycle Hub, Dundee Station

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Cycle Hub, New Railway Station at Dundee A new railway station at Dundee has created an impressive gateway to the city and is also delivering additional benefits through significantly increased cycle facilities, providing cycling capability to all parts of the city’s £1 billion Waterfront regeneration project. A stand-alone cycle hub with two tier parking for [...]

Milton Park

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Milton Park Drive East Park Drive East has been built to meet the growing demand for science and business space at both Milton Park and in the wider Oxfordshire area. The new buildings have been specifically designed to provide high-tech laboratory facilities and office space and a pre-let agreement saw the relocation of Oxford Immunotec, [...]

St Mary Magdalene School

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St Mary Magdalene School in London The £45 million new St Mary Magdalene School in London will replace two schools located over four sites in Greenwich and Woolwich and accommodate up to 1,646 children. It is proposed that the building will also act as a community hub, with the school and sports facilities being available for local residents. [...]

Caledonian University

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Campus Redevelopment at Glasgow Caledonian University A £32 million campus redevelopment at Glasgow Caledonian University included a screened area within an undercroft. The plant housing and waste storage bays utilised DeltaWing-90 louvres to deliver 90% visual screening. The robust steel construction was considered appropriate for a street level site, regularly accessed by HGV delivery and [...]

REnescience Northwich Project

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REnescience Northwich Project, Built in Cheshire The REnescience Northwich Project is Orsted’s newest bio-resource facility, built in Cheshire. The plant will handle 120,000 tons of unsorted and untreated household waste a year, equivalent to the waste from approximately 110,000 homes, and generate between 5MW and 6MW of renewable electricity a year. The project has involved [...]

Challander Court, Bristol

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Challander Court Northern fringes of Bristol Emmett Russell Architects has designed social housing on several infill sites on the Northern fringes of Bristol to Passivhaus standard, achieving thermal comfort solely by post-heating or post-cooling of the fresh air mass. The projects address the demand for smaller housing units. The key architectural challenge was to make [...]

The Boat House Bristol

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DeltaWing-70 for The Boat House Bristol The Boat House apartments and the refurbishment of the historic Purifier House, a Grade ll Listed building which was an old gasworks, form part of the redevelopment of Bristol Harbour. Sunscreen panels were incorporated into the Boat House design to reduce the potential solar gain from the glazed frontage at [...]

Great Portland Street

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Great Portland Street in central London 78/92 Great Portland Street consists of a group of mixed period buildings; numbers 78/82, built in the early 1900’s, are Grade II listed. The entire block is under redevelopment by Great Portland Estates to provide 23,000 sq ft of residential flats, 11,000 sq ft of retail units and 18,000 sq ft [...]

bet365

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bet365 in a portakabin in Stoke on Trent In 2000 bet365 was founded in a portakabin in Stoke on Trent. It has grown to become one of the world's leading online gambling companies with over 19 million customers in almost two hundred countries. This success has seen the Company move to a new Data Centre [...]

Craigshill Care Facility

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Craigshill Care Facility, joint initiative with West Lothian council The Craigshill Care Facility is a joint initiative with West Lothian council. The unit was specifically built as a specialist dementia unit catering for patients with particularly challenging aspects of the condition and to provide short term, interim care for older people who have been discharged [...]

Dakota Hotel

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Dakota Hotel in Glasgow Dakota Hotels were conceived and developed with design as a founding element of the brand. The company's latest venture is a new luxury sub-brand for city centre locations; Dakota Deluxe have opened in Glasgow and Leeds with plans for further expansion throughout the UK. Dakota Glasgow is a remarkable conversion of a redundant [...]

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham in United Kingdom. With over 1,000 beds, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham is one of the largest single-site NHS hospitals in the United Kingdom. The hospital was designed by BDP Architects with construction over an eight year period by Balfour Beatty. Within the site there is provision for the parking of [...]

Portavadie Marina Resort

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Portavadie Marina Resort North Sea oil industry. Portavadie Marina Resort has been developed on the derelict brown-field site of a failed initiative in the 1970’s to build concrete platforms for the North Sea oil industry. Its popularity as a leading tourist destination with outstanding views over Loch Fyne towards the Isle of Arran belies its past. A [...]

Priory School Croydon

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Priory School in Croydon Squeezed between suburban houses and woodland, the Priory School in Croydon accommodates 132 secondary students with severe, complex and challenging learning difficulties, and is the first purpose-designed ‘forest school’ in London. The multi-storey building and external landscaping sits comfortably alongside the natural woodland, which is designated as a site of Nature Conservation Importance. [...]

Ashford Retail Park

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Retail Park in Ashford Town As a communications hub at the centre of 5 railway lines, Ashford is the fastest growing town in Kent and was ranked as the fourth-best place to live in the UK by a TV poll. Best known for its Designer Outlet designed by the Richard Rogers Partnership, Ashford Retail Park [...]

Marischal College

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Marischal College, Aberdeen Marischal College is situated in the historic city centre of Aberdeen. The City Council have leased and fully redeveloped and refurbished the Grade A listed building from the University for use as office space. A new 4-storey car park was required to service the new office accommodation. It was important that this [...]

The Rock, Bury

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The Rock town centre of Bury The Rock is a 1.6million sq/ft mixed use development aimed at regenerating the town centre of Bury. The £350million project includes shops, restaurants, cinema, bowling alley, parking space and residential units. Lang+Fulton supplied 300 sq/m of custom-sized panels and 20 sets of doors to secure and ventilate the street-front [...]

Edward Alleyn’s School

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Edward Alleyn’s School in Dulwich The Croft Theatre is a professional performance space at Edward Alleyn’s School in Dulwich. Designed by award-winning architects van Heyningen and Haward at a total cost of £12.5 million, the theatre boasts the latest technology and can seat an audience of 350. It will also be used by the National [...]

Dunfermline High School

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Dunfermline High School in Scotland Dunfermline High School has a historic past. In 1128, when Dunfermline was the capital of Scotland, King David I endowed a school as part of Dunfermline Abbey. It was formally founded as a separate institution in 1468. During the reformation the original buildings were destroyed but reconstructed by Queen Anne [...]

Jaguar Land Rover

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Jaguar Land Rover - Perimeter Fence Jaguar Land Rover's new £500 million engine manufacturing facility at the i54 business park is situated close to the M54 motorway outside Wolverhampton. The new plant, which is the size of 14 football pitches, is JLR's largest investment for in-house engine design and manufacturing in a generation. It will [...]

North Kent Police HQ

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North Kent Police HQ - Landmark Building, Gravesend North Kent Police HQ is a four-storey landmark building of 11,500 m2 situated at Gravesend. Glenn Howells Architects were responsible for developing the building concept which features a number of ‘green’ technologies including solar shading to the south façade which is provided by means of brise soleil. [...]

Tranent School

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Tranent School, East Lothian A new £9.6 million Primary School in Tranent, East Lothian was opened in 2008 by the Scottish Secretary for Education, who praised the school as "an excellent example of the work that can be done in easing demands on the environment". The architectural brief for the design and construction demanded the [...]

Newham Mental Health Centre

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Newham Mental Health Centre - Italia-80 bin storage East London NHS Foundation Trust required a secure compound for the management of waste bins at Newham Mental Health Centre. Lang+Fulton's proposal of an Italia-80 bin storage compound was accepted as fit for the purpose, providing the required level of visual screening and security. The 2400mm vertical panels and [...]

661 London Road

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661 London Road - Italia-80 steel louvred panels 661 London Road was designed by award-winning architects Munkenbeck & Marshall. The apartments are arranged over two buildings connected by glass links to three communal roof terraces with views across London. The stylish, contemporary landscaping was designed by Philip Cave Associates with a  strong, flowing scheme of [...]

Residential Development

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Residential Development - Pressure-Locked Louvre A pressure-locked louvre was used extensively to provide architectural detail at a private high-end housing development of four semi-detached units. The versatility of the DeltaBox-70 panels had the advantage of combining variety  of function with continuity of design. as brise soleil screen to the front elevation enclosing a small cantilevered balcony as structural [...]

Castle Course St Andrews

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Castle Course St Andrews - Italia-80 steel louvred panels The Castle Course is the newest addition to the St Andrews' portfolio of golf courses, opened in July 2008. The architectural brief was for a prestigious club-house with a low environmental impact and features a circular design, clad in Scottish sandstone with a copper roof. Lang+Fulton [...]