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Puskás Aréna Hungary night time lights side

Puskás Aréna, Hungary

Puskás Aréna, Hungary


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Puskás Aréna Hungary side

The new Puskás Aréna stadium in Budapest utilises approximately 20,000m2 of Eiffel 20 stainless steel architectural wire mesh.

In an impressive feat of logistics, the 229no. panels, most of which are 29m long and 4m wide, were manufactured and supplied within a six-month timeframe.

Puskás Aréna Hungary top
Puskás Aréna Hungary night time lights side

The construction of the Puskás Arena stadium began in 2017 and ended in 2019. The official opening was on November 15, 2019 with its inaugural football match between the Hungary and Uruguay international teams. The stadium has a capacity for 67,889 people for sporting events, with seating for all locations. For other events such as concerts, the stadium capacity reaches 80,000 people.

Puskás Aréna Hungary full birds eye view
Puskás Aréna Hungary mesh close up

The architect and project designer was György Skardelli. The design brief was to preserve the distinctive character of the original building, the old Puskás stadium, while adapting it for modern equipment and the strict requirements of FIFA.

The oval shape of the old stadium and its decorated towers have been faithfully maintained as main architectural features. The Eiffel 20 spiral mesh was perfect for this, as it creates an impressive and dynamic façade, but effectively conforms to the underlying structure and architecture, behaving to some degree as a malleable fabric.

 

 

Puskás Aréna Hungary inside stairs entrance
Puskás Aréna Hungary inside stair case

It allows for varying degrees of transparency depending on the viewing angle of the observer and the angle of the sun in the sky. At night-time, the lighting to the rear of the mesh can be used to create some truly stunning visuals.

The mesh also contributes to acoustic attenuation and serves as sun screening.

Puskás Aréna Hungary top corner
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Photographer: György Palkó

Eiffel 20 Architectural mesh is a Codina Architectural product, supplied and distributed in the UK by Locker Architectural.

 

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Market Epito at Budapest Hungary front

Market Építo at Budapest

Market Építo at Budapest


Market Epito at Budapest Hungary front
Market Epito at Budapest Hungary inside

1,630m2 of Eiffel 40 metal mesh clads the offices of the Market Építő construction company located in Budapest, Hungary. The facade not only offers a strikingly attractive finish, it also filters the level of direct sunlight, providing comfort to the staff within.

Market Epito at Budapest Hungary corner
Market Epito at Budapest Hungary outside seating area

Until very recently our spiral meshes were only available in natural finish stainless steel material - but thanks to recent technological advances we are beginning to offer aluminium and even copper material, along with powder coated and anodised finishes.

Market Epito at Budapest Hungary close up mesh
Market Epito at Budapest Hungary close up edge

Copper is a material that provides excellent resistance to corrosion while at the same time delivering a modern and elegant, yet warm design, in both interior and exterior spaces. With this new finish, designers and planners will be able to create elegant surroundings that blend perfectly into the landscape and urban settings.

As this is a 100% recyclable material, it will help to reduce the environmental impact of their projects. In fact, studies conducted by the European Copper Institute have found that copper is a material that, during its production, handling, use and at the end of its useful life, complies with the European regulatory framework to generate the least impact on the environment and on people’s health.

 

 

Market Epito at Budapest Hungary side upwards angle
Market Epito at Budapest Hungary side

Copper is also resistant to corrosion and has great durability, even in coastal or industrial areas. When installed correctly, it does not require any maintenance or cleaning.

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Photographer: Péter Molnár

Eiffel 40 Architectural mesh is a Codina Architectural product, supplied and distributed in the UK by Locker Architectural.

 

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Ona Bookshop Barcelona Spain Hallway

Ona Bookshop

Ona Bookshop


Ona Bookshop Barcelona Spain Hallway

The Ona bookshop is a cultural facility with a contemporary and unique design. In addition to comparing books in the Catalan language, you can attend workshops and lectures to better understand their cultural significance. The 800m2 space was designed by Mediapro Exhibitions and with the technical direction of Clar Gestión de Obras. To define the different areas of the space, different colours and dividing elements were utilised, including Locker Architectural Coburg 22-16-38-14 metal mesh curtain.

Ona Bookshop Barcelona Spain Office

Some surfaces are highlighted through colour while others remain neutral. The visitor can position themselves and enjoy the complex morphology accordingly. In addition, each tonality has been defined according to the character and the target of the room. For example, in the youth children’s area, warm tones have been chosen that awaken creativity, while those for adult audiences have been dyed with cooler tones that invite reflection and serenity.

In addition to this colour proposal, there is the need to privatise some small areas, which are used for exhibitions, presentations, or events. To achieve this, Locker Architectural Coburg 22-16-38-14 metal mesh curtain was utilised to great effect.

Ona Bookshop Barcelona Spain Staircase

The Coburg 22-16-38-14 metal mesh, having a small spiral, becomes an optimal solution that reveals what is on the other side, while adding texture to the decoration and acting as a room divider in multifunctional interior spaces. The stainless steel finish lends modernity, and generates a cold and serene tone that was sought for these rooms of the Ona Bookshop.

 

Ona Bookshop Barcelona Spain Interior
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Photographer: Meritxell Arjalaguer – loaned by Ona Llibres

Coburg 22-16-38-14 Architectural mesh is a Codina Architectural product, supplied and distributed in the UK by Locker Architectural.

 

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55 Hudson Yards, New York, USA Project

55 Hudson Yards

55 Hudson Yards


55 Hudson Yards, New York, USA

2,605m2 of Paxton Spiral mesh sits atop 55 Hudson Yards on the west side of midtown Manhattan.

Full View of 55 Hudson Yards, New York, USA Project

The self-cleaning stainless-steel mesh offers an aesthetically pleasing contrast to the cast-iron and glass façade, while screening plant machinery and services.

Front View of 55 Hudson Yards, New York, USA Project

As the viewing angle varies, so to do the levels of transparency and reflectivity. From ground level, where the mesh appears before the sky, it appears translucent, like a semipermeable crown. When viewed from the adjacent skyscrapers of the Hudson Yard development, the mesh sits in front of unattractive plant machinery, and is much more opaque.

 

Close up of 55 Hudson Yards, New York, USA Project

Designed by Kohn Pederson Fox associates, 55 Hudson Yards is a LEED Gold Certified building with a height of 238m and a total floor space of 120,700m2.

If you are interested in the Hudson Yards development, watch Crash Test World’s episode – “Making Space in a Crowded City.”

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Photography by Colin Miller.

Paxton Spiral Architectural mesh is a Codina Architectural product, supplied and distributed in the UK by Locker Architectural.

 

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Completed Mini ES Heathshield with Image Perf

Lakeside Developments

Lakeside Developments


Lakeside Image Perf Heatshield Development

Locker Heatshields used as an amazing façade.

Locker Radiant Heatshielding is now available with potentially limitless visuals by way of partnership with Locker Architectural. The perfect marriage of Locker Heatshielding functionality and Locker Architectural aesthetics, with engineering collaboration from both.

With over 40 years successful use in the offshore industry to protect people and equipment from radiant heat, Locker were approached by Galliford Try (now Vistry Partnerships) to provide a bespoke solution that would provide protection for personnel and infrastructure from the effects of a fire scenario at the adjacent processing plant, whilst also providing something that would also be aesthetically pleasing to look at.

The desired protection could easily have been provided with Lockers standard Heatshield range of panels but would have been unsightly, being a purely industrial product.

Completed Mini ES Heatshield with Image Perf
Heatshield for Housing Estate Protection

With a vast amount of experience in Architectural facades Locker were able to incorporate our standard offshore product the Mini ES Heatshield with a layer of image perf to provide a decorative architectural image perforated façade with a practical application.

Standing at 4m in height the Heatshield fence which replaced the existing 2m high acoustic fence provides an excellent practical solution allowing for safe occupation of the new housing estate whilst also providing an attractive feature for the occupants.

The engineering ensure that the Locker offshore heatshields could be used with ‘image perf’ panels was challenging. The correct open area had to be found so as to ensure that the performance of the Heatshields was not compromised.

‘Image perf’ has almost limitless possibilities and can replicate most pictures, company logos or photographs purely by using hundreds or even thousands of varying sized hole diameters and pixilation and is available from 0.5mm to 3mm thick.

Close up Image Perf Design
Bespoke Designed Architectural Structure

Working with their Architectural counterparts Locker Heatshielding were able to offer a full turnkey solution, supplying not only the vast amount of 3m long Heatshield panels, but also providing the design of a bespoke support structure and installation of the panels.

The Heatshield wall is constructed in 3m wide sections, supported by 200mm SHS sections with a mounting flange plate which is bolted back to the cast in anchors. The support structure has been designed and verified by our engineers to accommodate both the weight of the panels and the associated wind loads. The structural integrity of the proposed Heatshield fence was independently verified by a structural engineer.

Locker Heatshields have undergone extensive testing at independent N.A.M.A.S. approved laboratories and, with a front face radiant heat up to 60kW/m², the resultant radiant heat reduction recorded at a distance of 150mm behind the Heatshield was in excess of 83%.

Further details are available on request.

The combination of the Locker Heatshield and Architectural façade has huge potential for use in both industrial and commercial applications such as service stations and fuel storage / power generator enclosures to name but a few.      

Extensively Tested Heatshield with Image Perf
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First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal

First Street, Manchester

First Street, Manchester


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First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
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First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
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Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
Reception at First Street Manchester Mancunia Expanded Metal
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About the Project

Number 8 First Street is the landmark multi-use building on the edge of Manchester’s busy University Quarter. Its light-responsive building façade is achieved with a custom-designed expanded metal mesh, carefully set out to form a cladding with a continuous geometric pattern and refined by a hard wearing bronze anodised surface treatment.

The mesh’s spatial texture continues to the building’s interior decorative metalwork forming the walls and ceilings to the Winter gardens and reception, where its surface is enhanced with bright gold anodised finish.

View PDF Project Sheet: First Street, Manchester

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Tees Transporter Bridge

Tees Transporter Bridge, Middlesbrough

Tees Transporter Bridge, Middlesbrough


Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
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Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
Tees Transporter Bridge
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About the Project

Rope diamond ferruled mesh installed as decorative and safety balustrade infills on the recently refurbished, world famous Transporter Bridge over the Tees in Middlesbrough.

As well as providing strength and security, this modern design pattern aesthetically blends perfectly with the Edwardian architectural metalwork.

The stainless steel Rope diamond ferruled mesh was customized for this project to 80mm aperture and 50mm aperture.

View the Tees Transporter Bridge visitor leaflet:

 

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Ivy Brasseries (Various)

Ivy Brasseries, London


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Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
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Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Ivy Bath Brasseries
Ivy Bath Brasseries
Ivy Bath Brasseries
Ivy Bath Brasseries
Ivy Bath Brasseries
Ivy Bath Brasseries
Ivy Bath Brasseries
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Ivy Bath Brasseries
Ivy Bath Brasseries
Ivy Bath Brasseries
Ivy Bath Brasseries
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Ivy Bath Brasseries
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About the Project

Locker Architectural Churchill 14/14 Pre-crimped woven mesh fabricated in brass, supplied for various Ivy Brasseries.

The brass mesh has been cut on the diamond and installed in several locations including staircase balustrading and bar grilles, where it adds beautifully to the classic opulence associated with the Ivy brand.

Credit to Hopefield Fabrications for the pictures and installation.

 

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Cheltenham-Racecourse-Fence

Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham

Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham


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Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham Racecourse
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Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham Racecourse
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About the Project

Brocklebank 20/5 architectural mesh installed as a balustrade at Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham.

 

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Belfast School of Art

Belfast School of Art


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Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Turtle Bay Restaurant ceiling infill
Belfast Arts Centre
Belfast Arts Centre
Belfast Arts Centre
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Belfast Arts Centre
Belfast Arts Centre
Belfast Arts Centre
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About the Project

Gladstone PC 80/10 pre-crimped mesh balustrading and lift enclosures at Belfast School of Art.

 

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