Project Description

INSPIRED DESIGN

Exeter College

Client: Exeter College
Contractor: MACE Construction
Architect: Alison Brooks Architects
Sector: Education
Project Value: £1.4m
Location: Exeter

Project Scope:

Aluminium Windows
Aluminium Curtain Wall
Steel Curtain Wall
Aluminium Rooflights
Aluminium Doors

Systems:

COMAR Aluminium Curtain Wall Screens
Wrightstyle’s Steel Curtain Wall Screens
Roofglaze roof lights
Protec curved windows

Opportunity:

NACWL were appointed to design, supply and install various aluminium and steel curtain walling systems, roof lights and curved windows to a new building in Exeter College’s 700 year old campus in the heart of Oxford

Awards:
World Architecture Festival – Higher Education & Research Completed Building of the Year 2018
Civic Trust Awards Regional Finalist 2021 2020

Proposal:

Due to the limited space at the site, NACWL had to overcome many installation challenges relating to the extreme size and weight of the steel-reinforced Mullions. This includes unloading and distribution, along with assembling and erection of framework and glass due to the various scaffolding constraints.