Sustainable Ductwork System for S I Sealy and Lampton School

Lampton School (Education Sector)

Brief : The engineering team at Lampton school in west London engaged with GatorDuct to create a sustainable ductwork solution for their academy’s new Sixth Form building. GatorDuct was selected to provide a sustainable and creative ductwork solution for Lampton Read More

Ductwork System Installation for AG Barr

AG Barr Project (Food & Drink Industry)

Brief: AG Barr engaged with by paradigm group to provide a sustainable design & build solution to their overheating problem experienced in three of their sites located in the UK, Milton Keynes, Cumbernauld and Strathmore. All projects incorporated evaporative cooling Read More

GatorDuct Brocure Shoot

GatorDuct brochure photo shoot

Directed by: The Chase Photography: Emily Dennison Location: NQ Studios Manchester Starring: 250mm Square GatorDuct System Quote of the day: “Oh Matthew, I think we have it, Sexy Duct!” Looking forward to the big reveal. Thanks to all at NQ Read More

GatorDuct featured in CIBSE

GatorDuct features in CIBSE

There are alternatives to galvanised steel ductwork, including lightweight products made from fabric and even cardboard. Optimise system design Ductwork is a major component of ventilation systems and is typically made of steel, which has a high embodied energy impact. Read More

As recommended by CIBSE

A collaboration between CIBSE and the WRAP to reduce resource waste has identified industry initiatives that could lead to changes in the way that building services are designed and delivered. CIBSE is working with WRAP ‘to increase awareness of the Read More

The Little Green Book

“When people use more paper, suppliers plant more trees. If we want bigger commercial forests, then we should use more paper not less. Our policies should directly protect important wildlife habitats, not try to reduce our demand for paper” Edward Read More

Transporting fish through space

One particularly interesting example of Tri-Wall’s wide-range of applications proving its strength and durability, is its adoption by NASA for transporting carp fish in space during Space Shuttle experiments. It is also extensively used in the aeronautics industry for packaging Read More

Are cardboard buildings the future?

Cheap, environmentally friendly and easy to manufacture, the temporary cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand is being built out of it. So is flatpack housing the way forward? Cardboard? Really? It’s the common reaction to the idea of making buildings out Read More

Cardboard Centre for Culture

While OMA is busy finalising designs for a new home for the Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture in Moscow, the arts organisation has temporarily moved into a pavilion with cardboard columns by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban. Garage will occupy the Read More

Cardboard Vase Designs

These jewel-like vases from German design duo are assembled from flat sheets of cardboard. The Snug Vases come as a flat-pack, ready to be folded into shape and placed over a glass or bottle of water. The vases come Read More