Olympic Way

Olympic Way - London - APA Facade Systems

Olympic Way

London

The Brief

System Used: 

TB50 Curtain Wall 

ST80 & ST70 Windows 

Location:  London

Client:  Donban Construction

Architect:  

HTA Design

 

 

The Olympic Way building beside Wembley Stadium in London is a mixed-use development of the highest quality, delivering much needed housing and amenity provision to the area. Designed in two phases, a 20-storey modular-built tower, above a 7-storey block of condominiums.

Pinnacle Tower is the second tallest modular building in London and offers spectacular views of Wembley Stadium and beyond. This luxury contemporary development comprises 131 new homes, including studios, 1- and 2-bedroom flats and 2/3-bedroom duplex penthouses. There’s a central courtyard area, generous balconies, and far-reaching views across the London skyline.

Pinnacle Tower - London - APA Facade Systems

The Challenge

The vibrant, busy streets surrounding Olympic Way, often transports thousands of fans to Wembley Stadium, which brings with it huge amounts of noise pollution.

The biggest challenge faced by the architects was to discover an economical solution to block out the noise and improving the internal acoustics of the building.

Our designers came up with the perfect cost-effective solution. The flexibility of our window systems meant that the ST80 window, our highest performing at the time, could be installed on the first 8 storeys.

Our ST70 window was then installed for the remaining 12 storeys when the acoustic requirements weren’t as demanding.

Our profiles have identical sightlines, meaning the aesthetic appearance of the building wasn’t affected. This provided an aesthetically pleasing finish throughout the 20 storeys.

About Olympic Way

Pinnacle Tower is a flagship development designed and located for the very best of urban living. The innovative penthouses have stunning views of Wembley Stadium and direct access to transport links leading all over London. The condominiums are state of the art, hand crafted for contemporary living. 

The bustle of Olympic Way, the awe-inspiring iconic Wembley Arch and the thrill of the world-famous Stadium, all right on your doorstep.

Olympic Way London

Sustainable Aluminum Profiles

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Vita Student Accommodation

Newcastle

The Brief

System Used: 

TB50 Curtain Wall System, ST60 Windows & Doors 

Location:  

Newcastle 

Client: 

Wates Group   

Architect: 

Ryder Architecture

Vita Student in Strawberry Place, Newcastle is a 10-storey student accommodation development consisting of 331 beds, incorporating a number of 5-bedroom cluster apartments and 271 studios, plus a large social hub with movie rooms, seating areas, study spaces and a gym.

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Vita Student Accommodation - Internal communal areas - APA Facade Systems

Systems Used

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Design Criteria

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Student Accommodation

Dublin

The Brief

System Used: 

TB50 Curtain Wall, ST80 Window & Door Systems

Certifications: BREEAM “Excellent”

Location: Dublin 

Client: BAM 

Architect:

Reddy Architecture & Urbanism

 

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Praised for creating a new prototype of what student accommodation should look like.  

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Windows Chosen for Thermal & Acoustic Performance

Our TB50 curtain wall system, ST80 high-performance windows with integrated louver panels and out ST80 rebated doors. Our ST80 window system was specifically chosen to meet the thermal and acoustic requirements outlined in the design stage of this project.

“New Mill is an extremely energy efficient building, and this is what we should come to expect from all new builds going forward. There are very exacting specifications in a project like this. From the point of view of the end users, acoustics were a major part of the design brief.”  Mr. Luke Gibbons, BAM.

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The Roy - 1650 Granville Street - Halifax

The Roy

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Brief

System Used: TB50 Curtain Wall, ST80 Windows, ST80 Door Systems, Sliding Doors

Contractor: Ellis Don

Architect: IBI Architects

System Partner: Flynn Group of Companies 

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The Roy - 1650 Granville Street - Halifax

The Design

The Roy has a beautiful contemporary style, exquisite amenities and unrivaled views across Halifax. Designed by IBI Group, the facade treatment of the tower is handled in two distinct ways. The east and south elevations are treated with undulating articulated aluminum curtain wall and the north and west elevations will be brick-clad with a fenestration pattern, like the neighboring Johnston Building.

Systems Used

APA Facade Systems worked in conjunction with Flynn Group of Companies on this prestigious project. We provided Flynn with our design-assist service and manufactured our TB50 curtain wall system and high-performance ST80 windows and doors. Our systems cover the majority of the 325,000 sq. ft. building, which was completed in July 2019.

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