Fast Access for Cyclists

Fast Access for Cyclists

Encouraging the cycling ethos, TORMAX was specified to install two full-glass automatic sliding doors to the new Gravesend Cycle Hub, providing fast access for busy commuters looking to drop off their bikes before catching the train. The entrances are both powered by low-energy, TORMAX iMotion 2202 operators which are have a reputation for exceptional reliability in the long-term, even in a hectic location such as this. A million-pound development, the Cycle Hub is a gleaming…

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VIVIX® by Formica Group Delivers a Natural Touch to School Façade

VIVIX® by Formica Group Delivers a Natural Touch to School Façade

When David Turnock Architects were commissioned to design the new Silsoe Church of England VC Lower School layout, a compact building plan was requested to keep construction costs to a minimum. With a fabric first approach and emphasis on energy efficiencies, VIVIX® by Formica Group panels were specified for the facade. The design brief called for a blend of natural woodgrains to be placed in a random pattern on the building to complement the white…

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Call of the Wild

Call of the Wild

Biophilic design can create better working and learning environments It could be argued that, perhaps without deliberate intent, domestic interiors have a well-established history of biophilic design – simply because they reflect our natural preferences, as animals, to be connected to the biosphere that sustains us. Still in its relative infancy, biophilic design is gaining momentum in workplace and educational environments, following on from successful implementation in the healthcare, retail and hospitality and public spaces….

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