Scottish Ballet - Case Study

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Scottish Ballet - Case Study

  1. 1. Gooding Aluminium Limited CASE STUDY SCOTTISH BALLET Project: Scottish Ballet Location: Tramway, Glasgow Product: Aluminium Ceiling Trays, CP1 Finish: Ano-Sil Anodised Specifier: Malcolm Fraser ArchitectsGooding Aluminium Limited1 British WharfLandmann WayLondon SE14 5RSUnited KingdomT: + 44 (0)20 8692 2255 F: + 44 (0)20 8469 0031 Email: sales@goodingalum.com
  2. 2. About the Project:Project OverviewGooding Aluminium’s perforated ceiling trays have been used to assist with acoustic control in the new head quarters building for Scottish Ballet. Thenew HQ has been awarded two prizes at the prestigious Scottish Design Awards: ‘Best Public Building’ and the ‘Architecture Grand Prix’.Seemingly floating en l’air the suspended perforated aluminium ceiling trays are filled with absorbent material to control and manage the acousticswithin the technically demanding dance rehearsal studios.Gooding Aluminium’s ceiling trays, effectively combining with florescent battens, produce a contemporary, elegant and simplistic solution to theoverhead detailing in these exciting award-winning studio spaces.Project BriefThe new headquarters building for Scottish Ballet replaces a derelict section of the Tramway arts centre on the Southside of Glasgow. The brief forthe building comprised of three distinct areas - large technical workshops at ground floor, administration, wardrobe and music departments on thefirst floor, with three large rehearsal studios situated at the very top of the building. A large concrete stair connects Tramways existing foyer up to anew wood lined social space at the heart of Scottish Ballets building.Gooding Aluminium Limited1 British WharfLandmann WayLondon SE14 5RSUnited KingdomT: + 44 (0)20 8692 2255 F: + 44 (0)20 8469 0031 Email: sales@goodingalum.com
  3. 3. Project Outcome:Project OutcomeThe external elevations of the building had a textured, pigmented concrete cladding panel applied at ground level, designed to deal with therobustness of the day-to-day life of the street. Above this, the remainder of the building has been clad in an aluminium profiled sheet which hasvarying profiles and colour (from dark grey to silver and gold), all intended to achieve a subtle layering that gives proportion and scale to the building.The sustainable project has been delivered in partnership with Glasgow City Council, Scottish Enterprise Glasgow, the Scottish Government and theScottish Arts Council (National Lottery Fund).Gooding Aluminium Limited1 British WharfLandmann WayLondon SE14 5RSUnited KingdomT: + 44 (0)20 8692 2255 F: + 44 (0)20 8469 0031 Email: sales@goodingalum.com
  4. 4. Who we are and what we do:About Gooding AluminiumGooding Aluminium was established in 1979, continuous growth and innovation has led GA to become an established andrespected national and international supplier of a wide range of high quality aluminium sheets, aluminium profiles and made toorder aluminium products with invisible fixing solutions.We are dedicated to providing a highly responsive service to match the requirements of each ‘made to order’ customerand alternatively in providing a quick and easy on‐line facility for those wishing to purchase aluminium stock materials andproducts for immediate dispatch.Gooding Aluminium is based in the rejuvenated Docklands development area of London, about 3 miles from the OlympicPark, reflects the dynamic nature of an industry that is in the midst of continuous change to meet the commercial, environmentaland social challenges of the 21st century.Our products and services are continually recommended by leading Architects, Interior Designers and Contractors havingsuccessfully been incorporated in many outstanding projects and applications.You can see more images of this award winning project by visiting www.goodingalum.comGooding Aluminium Limited1 British WharfLandmann WayLondon SE14 5RSUnited KingdomT: + 44 (0)20 8692 2255 F: + 44 (0)20 8469 0031 Email: sales@goodingalum.com

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