Circa Casings For Liverpool University Laboratories

Circa Casings For Liverpool University Laboratories from Encasement Ltd

By: Encasement Ltd  10/01/2014
Keywords: Column, Column Cladding, Column Casings

Circa pre-formed and pre-finished plywood column casings from Encasement have been installed at Liverpool University as part of a £multi-million refurbishment and upgrading of its Donnan Laboratories building for the study of chemistry. The University of Liverpool’s department of chemistry is internationally known for its research in fields such as materials chemistry, medicinal chemistry, surface chemistry and nanosciences and significant investment has been made in the Donnan & Robert Robinson Building to upgrade the facilities available for students. Encasement’s Circa casings are used extensively in the laboratory’s ground floor café and multi purpose area to not only conceal existing features located around the perimeter, but also help provide a practical solution by their use as part of a high level table design built around existing structural columns in the centre of the café area. The eight perimeter column casings are 450mm diameter extended circles and incorporate 250mm flat panels on each side to provide an optimum solution to conceal the building’s existing structure. While these casings are finished in purple Formica F6903 laminate, the nine 250mm diameter centrally located column casings are finished in a red Formica K2046 laminate with contrasting black collars and stand 3 metres high. The laminated finish on the column casings not only integrates fully with the interior design scheme of the café area, but is also highly resistant to impact, scuffs and other damage, which makes it ideal for busy environments in education, public spaces and other high traffic applications, such as retail and hotels. You can see more images from the Liverpool University’s Donnan Laboratories installation in our Column Casing gallery. You can also view our Circa plywood casings range in more detail or alternatively explore our full range of column casing products.

Keywords: Column, Column Casings, Column Cladding

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