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Case study: Oak Meadows

October 12, 2023
In terms of aesthetic design, attention to detail and low energy performance, developer Calmont Homes has raised the quality bar at Oak Meadows, a new development of 61 family homes in the village of Middleton St George. Project information Project: Oak Meadows, 61 family homes Location: Middleton St George Client:...
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Case study: Sikh Gurdwara

June 26, 2023
The new Sikh Gurdwara in Barking, London, is a strikingly beautiful building which skilfully combines traditional and modern architecture to create both a place of worship for members of the Sikh faith and an important hub for the wider community. Project information Project: New build Gurdwara Location: Barking,...
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Case study: Casa-Di-Lusso

May 17, 2023
Casa-Di-Lusso is a showcase for latest thinking in care home design, where contemporary style and specialist functionality combine to deliver a highly attractive environment which also fully supports residents’ varied needs. Project information Name: Bridgwater Sector: Care home Architect: Boon Brown Specified for:...
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Case study: Marine Place

May 16, 2023
Marine Place, in Clevedon (just south of Bristol), is an impressive development by Acorn Property Group which consists of nine three- and four-bedroom homes that overlook the Bristol Channel. Project information Project: Marine Place Location: Clevedon Sector: Residential Developer: Acorn Property Group Specified for:...
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Case study: Dalston Lane

May 15, 2023
The VELFAC system has been installed at Dalston Lane, the world’s largest CLT (cross laminated timber) building. VELFAC supplied full-height glazed units, punch-hole windows and glazed doors for both residential and commercial units, with the system specified for its high performance features, contemporary design, and...
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Case study: Cromer Road Primary School

May 12, 2023
Designed by architects Innes Associates, the latest addition to Cromer Road Primary School is a distinctive, L-shaped red-brick classroom building which wraps around a newly landscaped play space. Project information Name: The Cromer Road Sector: Education Architect: Innes Associates Specified for: Sustainable...
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Case study: Launchpad Building

May 10, 2023
Designed by architects BDP, the Launchpad Building provides a dedicated hub for Falmouth University’s ground-breaking post-graduate business incubation and acceleration programme, Launchpad, and also a link – via the new ‘Creative Bridge’ - to the Academy for Innovation and Research (AIR, completed in 2012). Project...
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Case study: Kearns Village Rossendale

May 9, 2023
Built on the site of an old mill in Lancashire’s Rossendale Valley, this collection of luxury family homes combines traditional materials with high performance, well designed products – including VELFAC composite aluminium / timber windows and doors. Project information Project: Kearns Village: 22 three, four and...
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Case study: Didsbury

May 8, 2023
The Didsbury, in London’s East Ham, is a high quality ‘Built-to-Rent’ development offering an equal mix of affordable and market rent apartments. Project information Name: The Didsbury, in London’s East Ham Sector: Built-to-rent accommodation (mix of affordable and commercial rental) Client: Populo Living Architect:...
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Case study: Greenfield Place

May 5, 2023
Contemporary design, adaptability and sustainability are key drivers for Greenfield Place, Hayes, a group of 14 eco-homes from homebuilder Latis Homes. As ‘light and spaciousness’ were fundamental to the overall concept, VELFAC windows were specified for the project, chosen both for the system’s impeccable...
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