Think Architecture & Design
Bailey Johnson Hayes
A design and build contract comprising of the construction of a 15,000ft2 office, training & demonstration facility to create “The Blum Experience”.
The external elevations will be comprehensively amended to include new structural glass display areas, motorised Brise Soleil will be installed to feature glazing elements to afford controllable solar shading and new Eternit boarding detail panels will be used to accentuate key building features.
Internally the new training and display areas will feature specialist structural glass walls which at the flick of a switch will act as media walls, exposed soffits with floating lighting rafts will form the ceilings and all services will be expressed as features. The highest quality fitting out materials are specified on this contract from the accessible tiled floors throughout , glass toilet cubicles to floating glass bridges and walkways transitioning across the full height atrium which sits below a new glazed roof light.
Externally new car parking and drop off facilities will be installed together with sweeping Camomile lawns, Granite feature paving and a reflection pool.
All of the works will be undertaken in a series of phases whilst the client continues to operate their business “as usual”, detailed programming together with close co-ordination between the clients building management team will ensure that all interfacing and overlapping runs as smoothly as possible.
The contract will run for 38 weeks and has a value of £2.9 million