<img src="https://secure.leadforensics.com/131686.png" style="display:none;">

Maple deliver brise soleil and Strata walkway for Edinburgh’s New Waverley development

Posted by Alfie Newton on 26/10/2018, 10:03
New Waverly-484081-edited

Building on a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a challenge in itself.

And yet, it’s not the greatest challenge Maple faced when commissioned to supply and install a maintenance walkway on a new office building in Edinburgh.

Allan Murray Architects knew exactly how they wanted the walkways to look on the 200,000 sq ft New Waverley office development. However, they relied on Maple to bring their visions to reality. Our design team liaised closely with the architects and used nothing more than 3D renderings to create detailed drawings for the elevated walkways, which were based on our Strata brise soleil system.

Installed for maintenance and regular window-cleaning access, the aluminium walkways were brought to life in our Stockport factory before being expertly installed on the intricate (and expensive) concrete panel cladding with specialist fixings.

A more conventional approach was used to specify the long runs of horizontal brise soleil blades, which will be fixed to the glazed curtain wall of the entrance atrium to protect occupants from glare and reduce solar gain. Nevertheless, with long spans of aluminium blades and complex mitred corners, the project is a test for the accuracy of Maple’s design, manufacture and installation processes.

New Waverley is a modern office scheme in Edinburgh’s historic Old Town, between the main East Coast railway line and the High Street, with access providing an additional challenge.

When complete, the two interlinked office buildings will form a new UK Government hub, housing ― among others’ HM Revenue & Customs.

SHARE ON SOCIAL

Share article on Linkedin Share article on Twitter Share article on Facebook

See More Projects

Maple has delivered solar shading projects throughout the UK including architectural façades, brise soleil, climate façades, louvres and plant screens. To see more projects and find out what makes Maple different, download our showcase brochure.

 

Download it now
offer-img1.png

You might also be interested in...

Posted by Alfie Newton on 26/10/2018, 10:03

Maple have completed a prestigious Birmingham apartment project – with a promise from the contractor to work together in the future.

Read more

Posted by Alfie Newton on 26/10/2018, 10:03

With a focus on quality, innovation and attention to detail, Maple could be described as the ‘Rolls-Royce’ of architectural façade companies... Here’s new proof.

Read more

Posted by Alfie Newton on 26/10/2018, 10:03

Problem-solving will be part of everyday life at the new Chorley Digital Office Park – so Maple are proud to have played our part already.

Read more