Charlemont Exchange

Charlemont Exchange - LEED Gold

Charlemont Exchange

Dublin

The Brief

System Used:  TB50 SG Curtain Wall, TB50 SG CFA, Glass Fins

Location:

Dublin City 

Client: 

Walls Construction

Architect: 

BKD Architects 

 

The Charlemont Exchange building is located on the banks of the Grand Canal and offers 360-degree views of Dublin. Since its completion in 2019, the seven-storey building has been home to the world’s biggest provider of flexible workspace, WeWork.

This 123,000 sq. ft, grade A office space is a refurbishment and extension of the existing commercial office block, completed to the highest standards. It features seven storeys and a penthouse terrace for outdoor working and socialising.

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Structurally Glazed Curtain Wall System with Integrated Ventilation & Glass Fins

As you walk into the reception area on the ground floor, you are met with an impressive 20-foot high curtain wall screen with a circular rotunda feature that exudes quality and leaves a marked impression on occupiers and visitors alike.

Our TB50 SG facade system, complete with bespoke fins and integrated concealed frame awnings transforms the look of every elevation of the building.

LEED Gold Certification

Charlemont Exchange was been awarded a LEED Gold Certification by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), for outstanding environmental performances.

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), is the most widely-used green building rating system in the world, with Platinum and Gold the highest levels of accreditation awarded.

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System Used: 

TB50 Curtain Wall ST70 Doors

Location:  

Westport, Mayo

Client:  

Sisk Group

Architect:  

Taylor McCarney Architects 

Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland, a subsidiary of Allergan plc., is based in Westport, Co. Mayo. Established in 1977, the current facility has grown to over 750,000 sq. ft on a 61-acre campus. The Westport Campus is a Sterile Pharmaceutical Ophthalmic and Biologics plant.

The state-of-the-art Manufacturing, Filling & Packaging operation, producing close to 800 million units of product on an annual basis. The campus also accommodates Chemistry, & Microbiology laboratories and some R&D support activities employing over 300 highly experienced science graduates.

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System Used: TB50 Curtain Wall

APA Facade Systems worked in conjunction with Season Master Double Glazing on this 172,000 sq.ft pharmaceutical facility in Westport. 

Season Master installed our thermally enhanced TB50 curtain wall system to every elevation of the main office facility and the glazed link corridor that connects the two buildings.

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Wellington Place Office Development

Leeds

The Brief

System Used: 

TB50 Curtain Wall & TB60 Curtain Wall

 ST70 Doors, Solar Shading & Louvers. 

Location:  Leeds

Client:  Wates Group

Architect:  

CJCT (Carey Jones Chapman Tolcher)

 

 

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The innovative, energy-efficient buildings are purposefully designed to bring out the best in people, more than just a collection of buildings, they are a dynamic Leeds neighbourhood, designed to shape the city and transform the way people work.

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3 Wellington Place

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Our TB50 curtain wall system and ST70 doors were installed to meet the high demands on this development. No.3 achieved a BREEAM excellent rating.

5 Wellington Place

5 Wellington Place is located at the gateway to this exciting business district. It was the second building we worked on in this complex. A 75,252 sq. ft. five-storey office space with ancillary retail space, it benefits from a BREAAM excellent rating.

Featuring our TB50 curtain wall, ST70 doors, solar shading and louvers. Inside, 5 Wellington Place is flooded with natural light thanks to the floor to ceiling glazing. It stands as an exemplar of future office design, with modern, open-plan spaces.

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7 & 8 Wellington Place

The combined office space at 7 & 8 Wellington Place is designed over 378,000 sq. ft. The stand-out building in this high-grade office park, it has made history as the biggest ever office pre-let in Leeds. It is the new home for the Yorkshire Government Hub which will include the HM Revenue and Customs and NHS Digital on a 25-year lease.

Featuring over 194,000 sq.ft. of our TB60 curtain wall system, with three substantially impressive atriums and 6400 sq. ft. of rooflights. Our ST70 doors and louvers also feature on this building.

BREEAM Excellent

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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.

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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.

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Sustainable Aluminum Profiles

The eco-friendly aluminum glazing profiles used on Olympic Way were produced from recycled materials and manufactured to conform with industry environmental standards.

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