Awards and Accolades

2011

Batimat Design Awards - Silver trophy in the Structural category for an innovative new dual skin façade concept developed by Technal with leading French architects, Jacques Ferrier Architectures

LABC Building Excellence Awards - Best Large Commercial Building was awarded to the CitySpace scheme at the University of Sunderland. The project features three variations of the MX curtain walling system

2010

RIBA Award for Architectural Excellence - Public Building category awarded to the Snowdon Summit Visitor’s Centre (Hafod Eryri) in North Wales. Technal systems – large FXi65 casement windows

RIBA Award for Architectural Excellence - Retail and Leisure category – awarded to CitySpace at the University of Sunderland. Products supplied – Technal MX SSG structural glazing, MX Visible Grid, and MX Sloped Glazing

UK Aluminium in Renovation Award - presented by the Council for Aluminium in Building and awarded to the Castlemilk Stables in Glasgow. Technal supplied MX Trame Horizontale curtain walling

Prime Minister’s Better Building Awards – Snowdon Summit Visitor’s Centre (Hafod Eryri) in North Wales was shortlisted.

2009

RIAS Best Building in Scotland Award – awarded to the Castlemilk Stables, Glasgow, which features Technal’s MX Trame Horizontale curtain walling

Civic Trust Award for the Castlemilk Stables in Glasgow

Scottish Design Award for the Castlemilk Stables in Glasgow

Glasgow Institute of Architects Supreme Award for the Castlemilk Stables in Glasgow

Glasgow Institute of Architects – Design Award for Education for the Niddrie Mill and St Francis Primary Schools in Scotland.  Technal systems – MX Visible Grid and MX Trame Horizontale curtain walling; FXi65 casement windows

Glasgow Institute of Architects Education Award – presented to Jordanhill School in Glasgow. Technal products – GXi sliding window system and MX curtain walling.

2008

Civic Trust Award Commendation for The Arches Health Centre in Belfast.  Technal supplied FXi46 casement windows and Trame Verticale curtain walling

RIBA Award for The Arches Health Centre in Belfast

Building Control Quality Award for Best Regeneration Project – awarded to the Echo24 Apartments in Sunderland.  Technal systems – FXi65 casement windows, FXi52 balcony doors and Visible Grid curtain walling

Yorkshire’s Finest Property Awards – Best Apartment Building awarded to the Victoria Mills scheme in Shipley.  Technal supplied FXi46 casement windows, FXi52 pivot doors, Visible Grid curtain walling, concealed tilt/turn vents

2007

Irish Architecture Awards – Architectural Association of Ireland (AAI) Award won by The Source Arts Centre and Library in Thurles, County Tipperary.  Technal products – MX Visible Grid curtain walling, FXi65 casement windows

Irish Architecture Awards – The Source Arts Centre and Library won Best Public and Cultural Building

Inaugural UK Aluminium in Renovation Awards – Special Prize for Cladding and Roofing and overall winner was awarded to the University of Sunderland Gateway building. Technal systems – MX SSG structural glazing and top hung concealed vents

2006

Building Communities Awards – the Matrix in Glasgow was voted Urban Housing Development of the Year.  Technal supplied Visible Grid curtain walling, FXi52 balcony doors and FXi52 casement windows

Irish Architecture Awards – the Millstream courtyard development at the University of Limerick was shortlisted.  Technal systems – Visible Grid curtain walling and FXi65 top hung windows

2005

Transformation of the Year at the Yorkshire Residential Property Awards was presented to the Mill Royd Island Apartments.  Technal systems – GXi sliding patio doors and Visible Grid curtain walling

NHBC North of England Pride Award was awarded to the Mill Royd Island Apartments