Dome (The Trafford Centre) Manchester
client requirement was to create an office and new boardroom
beneath a glass dome, in which the Chairman would be based.
we supplied 12 blinds for the dome, plus one for the glass
stairwell. Not only are the blinds shaped, but also follow
the curve of the windows.
of the blinds is 100% blackout and elevates from bottom
to top, rising from a hidden shelf.
blinds operate in groups of three to track the sun. They
also work as a group of 13 for total blackout.
acoustics reasons, the motors operating the blinds are hidden
more than three metres above the blinds. They produce no
measurable noise level when operating.
fabric we used for the blinds was Mermet Flocke, chosen
for its soft look, tensile strength and acoustic value.
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