Monday September 10, 2012
Brick Services have been nominated as brick supplier for the “Portland Green Development” in central Newcastle, a large scale student village with complementary mixed uses. The scheme will comprise of 1933 student beds in 9 buildings incorporating retail, cafe, restaurant and health centre uses. The scheme embodies many highly sustainable features such as green roofs, solar thermal energy collection to provide hot water to showers, a “living wall” which embodies principles of encouraging local micro climate diversity, habitat creation and retention.
The facing materials are a mixture of traditional masonry supplied by Brick Services Limited, high performance render, coloured rainscreen cladding panels and high quality curtain walling systems.