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CASE STUDY: Hazelwood School, Glasgow, Scotland, Gordon Murray + Alan Dunlop Architects

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Credits

Completion Date
August 2007

Gross square footage
28696.585 square feet

Total construction cost
£6.8million

Owner
Glasgow City Council

Architect
Gordon Murray + Alan Dunlop Architects
Breckenridge House
274 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow
G2 3EH
phone: 0141 331 2926
fax: 0141 332 6790
mail@murraydunloparchitects.com
www.murraydunloparchitects.com

Architecture Project Team:
Alan Dunlop (partner), Stacey Phillips (project director), Fergal feeney (Architect)
(architects and interior designers)

Engineer(s):
Buro Happold

Consultant(s)
Landscape:
City Design Co-operative

Lighting:
Buro Happold

Acoustical:
RMP Acoustic Consultants

General contractor:
Sir Robert McAlpine

Photographer
Andrew Lee : +44 141 4453799
Keith Hunter: +44 141 8864503

Renderer(s):
Gordon Brown, GM+AD Architects

Software used:
AutoCAD: Drawing Package; 3D Viz: 3D modeling

 

Product Specification

Structural System
Glu-Lam Timber Frame : BS Holz

Exterior cladding
Wood: Siberian Larch timber weatherboarding by Swift Horsemen (sub-contractor)

Roofing
Metal: Zinc Standing Seam by VM Zinc

Windows
Wood: By Scandinavian Window Systems LTD

Glazing
Glass: Toughened and Laminated Glass roof:  Haran Glass LTD

Skylights: Marvault rooflights by Brett Martin Daylight systems LTD

Doors
Entrances: Part of Glazed Screen by Scandinavian Window Systems ltd.

Wood doors: By Leaderflush LTD

Hardware
Locksets: Allgood PLC

Hinges: Allgood PLC

Closers: Allgood PLC

Exit devices: Allgood PLC

Pulls: Allgood PLC

Cabinet hardware: Hafele Ltd

Interior finishes
Acoustical ceilings: Rigitone Board by British Gypsum

Suspension grid: British Gypsum

Sliding partitions: Movawall systems LTD

Cabinetwork and custom woodwork: Sensory Wall made by Elmwood Glasgow LTD

Plastic laminate: Suprema vinyl floor covering by Altro

Special surfacing: Natural Cork Tiles (Sensory Wall)

Carpet: Floor tile by Heckmondwike FB

Lighting  
all lighting by N G Bailey & Company Limited (sub – contractor)

 

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