eco friendly windows

6 Impressive Window System Projects

Following our previous blog, “6 Extraordinary Curtain Wall Designs”, we are looking at 6 super window projects featuring our profiles across Ireland, the UK and North America.  We also discuss the benefits of installing thermally enhanced window systems. Gansevoort Row, Meatpacking District, New York City Year Completed:  2021Awards:                […]

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Carriglea Apartment Development

Carriglea apartment development will feature 358 apartments ranging in height from 4 to 7 storeys. Inclusive of 76 one-bedroom (576sq ft), 219 two-bedroom (915sq ft), and 63 three-bed homes (1,140sq ft). It will also include four commercial and community buildings, a creche, gym and residents lounge. These properties will be spread across 10 blocks. Following […]

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South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork

Ophthalmology Outpatients’ Department Building at South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork The Ophthalmology Outpatients Department building at South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital in Cork is complete. APA worked alongside West Architectural Facades on this building. Our TB50 curtain wall and ST70 Hi thermally enhanced tilt & turn windows, and door systems were installed by West. […]

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Why Choose Aluminium Windows?

The discussion around what window systems should be installed on new developments, particularly apartments or multi-level residential developments, is never-ending. With aluminium, PVC, timber, fibreglass, aluclad and steel, Architects and Specifiers have multiple choices when making that all-important decision. So why choose aluminium windows? Here are some key benefits. Thermally Efficient Aluminium windows have come […]

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Clonakilty Community College

Clonakilty Community College underwent a state-of-the-art extension, made possible by a significant investment of €10.5 million by the Cork Education and Training Board (Cork ETB). The new two-storey 3,195 m² building was built by West Cork builders, Cahalane Brothers and designed by KOBW Architects. The extension provides 10 additional classrooms, as well as a variety […]

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Gansevoort Row – Historic District – New York

60 – 74 Gansevoort Row, New York City The award-winning Gansevoort Row project is located in the Historic District of New York City.  The old meatpacking buildings have been beautifully preserved and extended by BKSK Architects. BKSK kept the historic style of the meatpacking district, while adding a luxurious modern twist. This project required a high-performance, […]

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Gaelscoil Chill Mhantáin, Rathnew

Gaelscoil Chill Mhantáin’s long search for a permanent home came to an end in November 2020,  when they moved into the brand new, state of the art school in Rathnew, Co Wicklow. Formerly located on the grounds of the former Abbey Community College in Wicklow town, the new school is now sharing the 2.7-acre site […]

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ST90 Window Undertakes CWCT Sequence B Test

Our ST90 Window System is fully compliant with CWCT Sequence B Weather Test On the external rig in BET Arklow, our ST90 window system was put through rigorous weather testing which included the following: Air Leakage: Designed to test the amount of air that will travel through the window system. It is tested in two […]

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