November 5, 2013 Jason Selwyn

First Site Colchester – Doors within Doors

The brief from the architect was to create a glass facade that included a main entrance vestibule that had the day to day entrance doors, set within a larger pair of doors to enable large exhibits in and out of the building as required.


This all glass structure comprises a of triple oversize 15mm toughened glass panels giving an overall thickness of 48mm. The vestibule ‘pierces’ the main facade and the door configuration is repeated inside the building creating a draught lobby.

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