Wednesday, 26 January 2011

New French School, Update

Recent photographs of steelwork and prefabricated concrete lift shaft for the new circulation core inserted into the heart of the existing building and the new entrance colonnade concrete columns which will be clad in brickwork.

The classrooms have received new suspended mass-barrier ceilings to protect against impact noise from floors above. Metal studwork has been erected along the old brick walls to support high impact plasterboard with new insulation behind. The single glazing in the existing sash windows is replaced by slim double glazed units to improve thermal and acoustic performance while keeping up the external (listed) appearance.


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