Teaching and Learning Facility
Planet Partitioning has a great relationship with BAM and is recognised as a Tier 1 supplier. That’s why BAM asked Planet Partitioning to put together the specification for a new four-storey teaching and learning facility and a four-storey office building at Glasgow’s Southern General Hospital.
The teaching and learning facility would provide training to medical staff and required laboratories, with sliding glass doors, plus offices. The office block also needed offices and meeting rooms for medical and administrative staff.
In both facilities, Planet Partitioning worked with Boswell Mitchell Johnston, using p20 single glazed demountable partitioning and Eclipse sliding doors to create laboratories and offices. Several atrium glass screens also feature throughout the building.
The glass partitioning was kept in place using a frameless, fire-resistant, hardwood system, spray-painted to match the other aluminium framework. Work completed in 2015.
Initially, deflection heads were required throughout both buildings but, by working with the architect and contractor, Planet Partitioning found a way to avoid using deflection heads and save the client money in the process.
The Teaching and Learning building required some acoustic timber doorframes and doors. Planet Partitioning created frames that allow the glass partitioning panels to slide into the back of the frame, complementing the timber doors beautifully.
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