Subtle angles and folded, cantilevered canopies, glazing, and external Espan® 340 walls from Metalcraft Roofing all reflect the site’s aviation past, explained Gavin Gillson, an Associate at Buchans who project managed the build.
The large canopy is supported on a steel V-column and gives a covered drop-off point that’s visible from the high street.
The Buchan Group designed the medical centre at Wigram Skies Town centre consisting of approximately 1100m2 over two levels. The building sits on the back of the high street retail and office building however was positioned to align with the covered southwest walkway through the retail building to allow a strong connection to ‘the runway’.
The building design reflects a material pallet in keeping with the remainder of the Wigram Skies Town Centre development.
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The vertical Espan® 340 cladding provides elegant lines along the building’s profile until mid-span, when it’s interrupted by an angled feature window and solar shade before continuing to the structure’s peak.
The soffit was also dressed in Espan® 340 giving a bold finish between the Espan® 340 and concrete cladding below.