Slack's office is located on the top two floors of the former BBC Radio 1 broadcasting building and is now the company's second European base, spanning 540 sq metres.
Following the first project for The Discovery Channel, i Wall were asked to complete a second, more complex project. This project, very different from the first, involved producing and installing eleven acoustic pods in the colours of the Olympic Rings.
Cadence a leading provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and hardware for chip, package board and system design as well as semi conductor intellectual property (IP). Due to substantial business expansion, the Cadence team required a larger office space which provided an environment where staff have access to a range of agile working environments. The space needed to reflect the vibrant and internationally recognised brand and the values it upholds, whilst also being an inspirational space that fosters new ways of working, enables productivity and supports collaboration.
Cundall, One Carter Lane is a multidisciplinary consultancy providing sustainable design solutions for the build environment. Because they wanted to provide the team with space for research, testing and development, the focus was on lighting, acoustics, health and sustainability.
Due to a new office relocation for Ashby Capital's new headquarters i Wall was appointed to install a first class partitioning solution from their double glazing glass product range.
The design featured open plan office space, meeting room and main board room.
Due to business growth i Wall was asked to provide a number of acoustic pods in new offices for the UK division of Deltek, the enterprise software and information solutions provider for professional services firms and government contractors.
Due to substantial business expansion, Area Sq needed a larger office space for their London team. i Wall needed to create a number of meeting rooms and flexible working areas which would encourage a fluid style of working and reflect the Area Sq value of open communication. The space also needed to cater for semi-private conversations with acoustically-sound pods.
The project was to produce a number of frameless meeting rooms across two floors within the head office of this leading tool manufacturer. Acoustic performance and overall aesthetics were key in this project. This five week project was completed on time and within budget.
By the provision of the aesthetically pleasing, leading edge 47Rw dB i Wall double frameless glazed partitioning and 40Rw dB double glazed door sets, we were able to achieve the clients criteria and transform the two floors within their head office.
Superior acoustic performance was achieved giving them the ability to make confidential calls using the speakerphone. The sense of space and aesthetics blended well within the existing office space and exceeded expectations.
Due to business expansion i Wall was asked to create a first class partitioning solution, over two floors, within Seco Tools' new offices.
We provided a mixture of single and double glazed screens throughout this office design. We had to incorporate the build within a prebuilt timber lined structure.
As part of the design one of Seco Tools' pre requisites was that they wanted Swarf to be integrated into the glass screens. This was completed and created a unique effect to the glass screens of their main meeting room. Sliding doors were utilised to maximise the space within the meeting room.
Following receipt of order the design was developed to include two sets of automatic sliding doors complete with access control. We were able to accommodate this requirement within the package with little effect on the overall installation programme. The sliding doors were each 3metres wide and were self-supporting from a “goal-mouth” structure.
The key to the overall look was to maintain the seamless look of the circular glass bowl and be able to incorporate 3-way abutments with the automatic sliding doors and the double glazed offices. Detailed setting out information was provided to ensure that the interfaces between curved single glazing, curved double glazing, straight double glazing and the automatic sliding doors all fitted correctly at the first time of asking. To ensure that the front elevations maintained sound performance and aesthetics we used our flush double glazed door sets.
The circular glass bowl was created with curved 12mm toughened safety glass and minimal head and base channels. i-Bar curved sliding glass door sets ensured a frameless look whilst the pivot door was installed in an aluminium door frame to accommodate an electric strike release for access control. Diahatsu automatic sliding doors were used within the scheme.
The client brief was to design, supply and install, flexible modulated meeting / quiet room pods with a high acoustic performance. The pods had to be sympathetic to the existing partitioning system and be pre-manufactured off site, to keep installation time to a minimum. Each module had to be fully independent and fully relocatable.
The project for one of the largest American owned companies in the spirits and wine sector, featured various solutions from the i Wall partitioning portfolio. All offices and meeting rooms utilised i Wall's frameless double glazing and universal aluminium doorframes complete with walnut veneer leafs and satin stainless steel lever lock ironmongery sets. The installation also included i Wall's frameless single glazing within the Town Hall facility and incorporated frameless pivoting glass door sets and iRail sliding glass door sets respectively. All door sets within drywall openings formed part of the works package with leafs fitted within joinery frames. Each office workstation incorporated i Wall's Applied Workwall solution complete with shelving accessories.
A combination of frameless single glazing and Vision Wall Ghost Posted Double Glazing was utilised to provide meeting room and conference spaces as well as breakout areas. `frameless glass doors completed the single glazed rooms whereas framed glass doors were installed alongside the double glazed for enhanced acoustic performance.
The client brief was for the provision of collaboration rooms incorporating dry-wipe surfaces. The design was developed with the architect to utilise the i Wall Workwall solution inclusive of back printed glass white boards. The installation was completed with double glazing and double doors to maintain a high level of acoustic performance.