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TECHNAL SPECIFIED FOR NEWCASTLE STUDENT LIVING DEVELOPMENT

Specified for their long-term durability and visual impact advanced aluminium window, curtain walling and door systems, from the Technal brand, have been installed at The Shield, a high-end student accommodation development close to Newcastle city centre on Stoddart Street. Technal is a part of the Hydro Group, a world leader in the building systems sector.

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TECHNAL GOES RETRO AT THE DOCK OFFICE SALFORD

A residential refurbishment of the iconic 1920s Dock Office in Salford Quays has included a stunning two-storey steel framed structure at roof level, incorporating Technal MX Toggle curtain walling, fabricated by Quest Solutions (UK) Ltd, to all sides to achieve panoramic views across the city. Technal’s FY65 windows were also specified, providing an aesthetic in-keeping with the original art-deco design.  

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TECHNAL SPECIFIED FOR UNIVERSITY HEALTHCARE BUILDING

The University of Lincoln invested £19m in the construction of the Sarah Swift Building with Technal supplying its MX Visible Grid curtain walling, PY 55 doors and FY 65 windows to the project, specified due to their versatility and aesthetic qualities.

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TECHNAL SYSTEMS SHOWCASED ON MATERIALS INNOVATION FACTORY

Advanced glazing systems from the range of Technal have been employed by Dortech Architectural Systems Ltd for the construction of the new Materials Innovation Factory (MIF) located within the University of Liverpool’s ‘Knowledge Quarter’ – helping create an important research facility for the development of new technologies.

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ACHIEVE LARGER GLASS SPANS WITH NEW TECHNAL MY CURTAIN WALLING SYSTEM

With increasing demand for 60mm curtain wall systems, architectural aluminium systems specialist Sapa has launched the Technal MY Curtain Walling System. Offering real architectural versatility, this new facade range will allow architects, specifiers and fabricators to create curtain walls with larger glass spans than ever before.

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INNOVATIVE USE OF TECHNAL SYSTEMS FOR STUNNING SHEFFIELD ACADEMY

In answer to a daylight, ventilation and health and safety conundrum, the design team for a new 21st century academy in Sheffield has used Technal’s aluminium systems to create an innovative, multipurpose architectural highlight that features across the Academy’s stunning facade; a standardised detail that will doubtless be used in future educational settings.

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TECHNAL SYSTEMS CHOSEN FOR BREEAM RATED RETAIL CONVERSION OF CAR WORKS

The regeneration of the once huge Longbridge works in the Midlands, where many famous British motor cars were originally built, has seen the area transformed into a vibrant new retail district, with MX Grid Curtain Walling as well as doors and windows from the Technal range proving equal to the demands of the project team and the high profile national retail chains due to occupy the buildings.

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OUT WITH THE 70s BROWN IN WITH CONTEMPORARY TECHNAL

Bringing a tired 1970s landmark office building back to life, architectural aluminium systems from Technal have been installed at Nine Bond Court in Leeds to create the high specification and contemporary exterior this prestigious commercial address deserves.

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