Specifying curved curtain walling: The Island Manchester

Curved curtain walling

With more than 50% of the scheme delivered, we’re now progressing the curtain walling elements of Bowmer + Kirkland’s landmark ‘Island’ development in the centre of Manchester.  With defining curved elements we outline some of the considerations in specification and delivery.  

Acoustic specification

Hotel Indigo, Coventry

UK city centre housing stock has increased by 16 per cent since 2011, nearly three times more than the increase in the suburban housing stock, making acoustic insulation key to development. Paul Stevens, Managing Director, Acorn Aluminium discusses.

Team profile: Rukinder Dhanda

Rukinder Dhanda

With a background in project management and mechanical engineering, Rukinder Dhanda, Pre-Construction Coordinator, brings a practical and versatile skill set to his role at Acorn Aluminium.

Heritage detailing

Perforated panels by Acorn Aluminium

Acorn Aluminium has successfully brought Victorian-period detailing to the design of a contemporary student accommodation scheme in the heart of Leeds.

Sound thinking for the SEN sector

St Marylebone School - Acorn Aluminium

Acorn Aluminium has been appointed to deliver the curtain walling and window and door elements of a high-profile project in the centre of Leicester.

Cinematic quality

We were appointed to manufacture and supply a diverse range of products from Senior Architectural Systems and Pilkington United Kingdom Limited for the new ARC Cinema, Daventry.

Nuclear Option

In Review: Hinckley Point C – Workers Accommodation Campuses