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Dublin Airport Terminal 2

Public buildings

2010

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Address : Swords
Dublin
Ireland
Contact person : David Forde
david.forde@wicona.com
+353 1 4105766 - Ireland

Architect : Pascal and Watson Architects - SW15 2NQ - London - United Kingdom - http://www.pascalls.co.uk/

Project details : Dublin Airports 75,000m2 Terminal 2 has been designed with the traveler's needs in mind. The visually striking building makes maximum use of natural daylight, creating bright and airy spaces that are both calm and rel;axing. The building sets new sustainable terminal design standards by achieving a 17% reduction in CO2 emissions compared with statutory compliant designs. The terminal was awarded the CMG building design awards Public Building of the Year 2010 as yoted by the general public.

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Facade systems

WICTEC 50

Filigree look without any change in appearance to the inner mullion and transom gaskets Ideal for vertical and polygon façades, sloped glazing and spatial structures Individual design thanks to a wide range of profile geometries for the structural and glazing profiles Uf for standard version up to 1.2W/m²K infill thickness 3 - 51mm Reliable glass load transmission (up to 4 kN), with adapted transom-joint technology Overlapping and secure drainage at the cross point, without mechanical mullion processing, ensures tried-and-tested impermeability Broad selection of profiles enables economic adaptation to structural requirements, with the additional option of internal reinforcement Glazing from outside featuring single- and/or two-part pressure and cover profiles Design options with concealed or visible screw fixture Extensive solutions for structure junctions and conservatories
Built:: - Fixed glazing