Hunter Douglas showcases Sedes™ baffle system in major Canary Wharf project
An extruded aluminium baffle technique was showcased in the United kingdom for the initially time, thanks to Hunter Douglas Architectural’s involvement in the refurbishment of a critical Canary Wharf place of work creating in London.
25 North Colonnade was one of the initially office buildings to be designed in the capital’s fiscal district, accomplished in the 1990s.
Now it has gone through a key transformation, enabling it to satisfy the requires of 21st century firms.
Hunter Douglas Architectural was very pleased to perform its section in the revitalisation of this waterfront Grade A business developing, found adjacent to the Canary Wharf Crossrail Station, after becoming specified to provide 375m2 of its SedesTM baffles for the lift lobbies on all 15 flooring.
Kevin Taylor, specification profits manager, mentioned the designer at architect Gensler, which led the refurbishment, selected SedesTM since the sharp corners on the baffle complemented the general structure ethic all through the constructing.
“It is a good light-weight baffle procedure that functions well in industrial spaces such as 25 North Colonnade,” he reported.
“The designers were impressed with the sharp seem and I’m pleased the technique has been utilised to these kinds of fantastic result in this recently refurbished building.”
The Baffles SedesTM Straight method enables designers and architects to generate a vast array of ceiling patterns with variable baffle spacing. It is out there in widths of 20, 30, 40 and 55mm, heights of 50mm to 300mm and lengths up to 6000mm as regular, despite the fact that for a longer period baffles can be provided on request.
The program can be tailored to personal design and style requirements, many thanks to the range of unique paint colours, moreover powder-coated wooden search for each inside and exterior and laminated wood selections. Custom color matching is also readily available.
“The choices we have for the SedesTM method provides a considerable style and design flexibility,” mentioned Kevin. “For this unique job, we were being specified to offer a bespoke size baffle area that meant we had to manufacture a new extrusion die.”
Paul McDonagh, director at set up contractor CIM Ltd, additional: “We labored carefully with Hunter Douglas to assure that our group was equipped to put in the ceiling effortlessly and speedily and I’m happy to say they did a terrific career on this impressive plan.”
For 25 North Colonnade, the world wide architectural products and solutions organization provided the baffles that measured 50x150x2800mm and these were put in with 100mm gaps.
Hunter Douglas Architectural also copied the British isles brand color reference for the anodised end colour, matching to Anolok 547 to the architect’s approval.
The procedure utilizes a regular angle profile as carrier and its style suggests it is simple to entry the plenum.