What is the purpose of the structure/ project?
Refurbishment of current paint shop.
What was the brief to the architect?
Remove leaking paint shop roof and replace with a thermally efficient built up roof system.
Give a brief description of the cladding process (complexity, difficulty, innovation)
Innovation, twin skin built up metal roof system with uncompressed insulation, to correctly and accurately provide the desired R value.
Difficulty short duration on project, over Christmas period in JHB’s rainy season, no extension of times were allowed, so continuous project acceleration was required.
What is special/ unusual/ innovative/ aesthetic about the steelwork/cladding in this project?
Double skin, and larger than normal flashings. Over 75 penetrations in the roof with no back flashings.
|Cladding profile/ type used||Tufdek IBR Saflok 700|
|Cladding area/ coverage and tonnage||24000m²|
|Project Team Role||Company|
|Structural Engineer||Nyletti Structural
|Main Contractor||MRC Group|
|Cladding Manufacturer||Safintra South Africa|
|Cladding Supplier||Safintra South Africa|
|Cladding Contractor||MRC Group|
|Photographer, Photo competition||Sublime Film|