Vita Student Accommodation

Vita Student accommodation

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.

This 115,400 sq. ft. development is located beside Newcastle United’s football ground, St. James Park. It is one of many Vita student accommodations by Select Property Group, a specialist in delivering all-inclusive student accommodation with a focus on building student communities.

Vita Student was the first of three phases in a new development scheme for Strawberry Place with a huge mixed-use development with offices and a hotel also being built.

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Systems Used

Speedclad Ltd installed our TB50 curtain wall system and ST60 window systems at every elevation of this $32.6 million development. Our ST60 rebated door systems were also installed. 

Design Criteria

The scheme was carefully designed by Ryder Architecture in relation to Leazes Park Conservation Area to the north and alongside existing and proposed buildings to the south, west and east.

The development is focused around a central landscaped courtyard that spills out from a double-height, light filled student hub space.

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New Mill
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

 

New Mill is a 160,000 sq. ft. mixed-use student living accommodation, located in the heart of Dublin’s historical Liberties. It features 400 bedrooms across 61 cluster flats in a 4-7 storey courtyard block, as well as shops, a cafe and commercial space for local businesses.

The primary goal for the $37 million New Mill development was to create a functional, sustainable, beautifully designed residence for students.

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

The standards and design outlined at New Mill paved the way for many new developments around Dublin City.

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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.

Sustainable Aluminium Profiles

The APA Facade Systems team is committed achieving a greener, more sustainable built environment. Our aluminum glazing profiles are designed and manufactured to conform with industry environmental standards.

Manufactured using recycled aluminum (saving 95% on energy costs) they can help you achieve a silver, gold or platinum LEED certification on your next project.

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