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Accoya chosen for a private residence in Cairngorms National Park

Accoya chosen for a private residence in Cairngorms National Park

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Accoya was selected as the ideal cladding material for the residence of a home in East Scotland. Supplied by Russwood, the Accoya cladding was vacuum coated to limit the heat loss of the building. Accoya was chosen for this project due to its attractive aesthetic appearance, low maintenance and sustainable credentials. The building is laid to limit heat loss and beneficially utilise solar gain. The house also uses an extensive control system allowing users to operate the lights or adjust the room temperature from their Smartphones.
Accoya chosen for a warehouse restoration project in London

Accoya chosen for a warehouse restoration project in London

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Accoya was chosen to help transform a late Victorian property based in London. Originally built as a warehouse, the property required major renovation to become a family home. The building was in such bad condition the windows & doors were rotten & required replacement. Accoya was selected for the windows & doors due to its durability & stability. Plus, the replacement joinery had to comply with the conservation area requirements. 10 new Accoya sash & casements windows & 5 new Accoya doors were installed. Since the installation the overall look of the street has dramatically improved.
Accoya chosen for bee pollination centre

Accoya chosen for bee pollination centre

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Exterior Accoya cladding has been selected by the University of Minnesota for The Tashijan Bee Pollination Centre. Designed by Architects MSR, 8,000 square feet of Accoya Burn and Brushed Black, coated in Delta Millworks ebony SF, features on the siding of the building and was chosen due to its durability and sustainable properties. Plus, in keeping with the ecological mission of the build, Accoya was the perfect fit due to its green credentials – thereby; the building meets the National B3 Sustainability standards as well as State of Minnesota Sustainable Building 2030 requirements.
Accoya chosen for Blackwood Street apartments in Melbourne

Accoya chosen for Blackwood Street apartments in Melbourne

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Distributed by Britton Timbers, Accoya was selected for the louvres/external screening on the North Apartments, Blackwood street in Melbourne. Accoya was chosen due to its durability, stability and FSC certification. The 40 x 40 mm were coated using Woca external tinted Primer and an additional coating of Woca external Walnut oil. The louvers were then fixed from behind onto powder coated black material frames.
Accoya chosen for Niittysilta bridge in Finland

Accoya chosen for Niittysilta bridge in Finland

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The Niittysilta bridge was originally designed with a larch decorative outer layer by the famous Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa. The bridge was constructed by the Helsinki city technical department in 2002 to enable the public to easily cross over a small creek but after 14 years the Larch had decayed and had to be replaced. In need of a virtually rot free, durable and stable wood, Accoya was selected to replace the Larch. Thanks to Accoya’s stability and durability benefits it posed as the ideal material to restore the bridge.
Accoya cladding at Geosouthern Energy’s corporate headquarters

Accoya cladding at Geosouthern Energy’s corporate headquarters

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Accoya selected for the renovation of the GeoSouthern Energy’s corporate headquarters. Distributed by Mason’s Mill & lumber, the Accoya cladding was milled into a Vanish Rain Screen profile with a walnut stain for the exterior of the building. Various sizes of Accoya were used ranging widths between 5”-8”. In total 80 m3 of Accoya was used for the project. Accoya was chosen due to its stability & durability making it the perfect fit for designers Kirksey.
Accoya cladding chosen for a show home in Auckland

Accoya cladding chosen for a show home in Auckland

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Accoya was selected for the black coated weatherboards on the front of the house, due to its durability & stability benefits. Because of Accoya’s modification technique it's the ideal wood for cladding. Generally, problems occur with darker coatings on cladding, due to shrink & swell being exasperated by the solar gain. But, Accoya wood’s superior dimensional stability negates this problem & there's very little maintenance. The cladding needed to be aesthetically pleasing as well as highly durable in order to withstand the extreme climates in NZ. Accoya was also chosen due to its rot resistant & insect deterring benefits.
Accoya cladding for a KFC restaurant in Stourbridge

Accoya cladding for a KFC restaurant in Stourbridge

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Accoya cladding was selected by contractor Jephsons for the new KFC restaurant in Stourbridge. Along with a new Costa and McDonalds, the £5million development is the latest venture by Guernsey-based Jumbuk Ltd. After performing well with respect to stability and retained aesthetics on a KFC concept design store over the past 18 months, Accoya was chosen for the project. Finished in a Sansin coating this Accoya cladding also offers a stunning aesthetic appearance. For this project Accoya was distributed by James Latham and installed by Protec Roofing.
Accoya cladding for Cantala apartments in Melbourne

Accoya cladding for Cantala apartments in Melbourne

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Accoya was chosen for this external application as it met all of the stability and durability requirements for the projects cladding. Accoya was also selected because it is ideal for coating. The colour was achieved using two coatings; Woca external tinted Primer and Woca external oil Anthracite. The cladding was achieved by using three different cover-width boards (119 mm cover, 69 mm cover and 49mm cover) which were all 19 mm thick, these were then attached using a secret fix application with stainless steel screws.
Accoya cladding for Eildon Housing Association, Tweedbank, UK

Accoya cladding for Eildon Housing Association, Tweedbank, UK

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21 new energy efficient homes featuring Accoya wood cladding were completed for Eildon Housing Association at Tweedbank, Melrose in the Scottish Borders in 2007. Eildon chose Accoya wood after learning of the product’s aesthetic & durable qualities. More than 11,000 linear metres was used, finished with a quality Sikkens coating by Environmental Coatings. After more than 3 years in situ, there are no signs of wood or coating degradation & colour retention is excellent. “We are delighted with the performance of Accoya, which reflects our commitment to increased sustainability levels and innovative technology.” Laurens Cox, Eildon Housing Association
Accoya cladding for residence in McCormacks Bay, New Zealand

Accoya cladding for residence in McCormacks Bay, New Zealand

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Accoya was chosen for its long-lasting benefits which are required for demanding coastal settings such as these. Accoya was also selected as the ideal weatherboard material for the Christchurch residence due to its exterior, above ground guarantee of 50 years. Accoya wood was used for all the Bevelback weatherboards which clad the building and are finished using black Dulux matt paint. Accoya was selected as the perfect fit for this type of weatherboarding, which is renowned to combine stability and durability in every project.
Accoya cladding for the Burleigh brewery.co project

Accoya cladding for the Burleigh brewery.co project

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Accoya was selected as the ideal material to clad this Burleigh Brewery project in Australia. Burleigh Brewing began on 1 July 2006 and immediately set about pioneering the craft beer movement on the Gold Coast. Distributed by Britton Timbers, Accoya was chosen because the project called for a low maintenance, sustainable external cladding with a high-end appearance. Accoya was also ideal due to its natural blonde aesthetic, which was carefully selected to ensure the Brewery logo was as prominent and distinctive as possible. Roughly 4 m3 of Accoya was used with an Integrain coating.
Accoya cladding for the first ever two-storey KFC company store

Accoya cladding for the first ever two-storey KFC company store

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This development includes large areas of external elevations & soffits cladded in Accoya. Accoya was also used for the Brise Soleil canopy detailing on the drive-through lane & the double height curtain walling pictured on the front elevations. For this natural aesthetic the pre-finished Accoya profiles were given one (natural plus-ctec) base coat & three top (sansin translucent) coats. As one of the most durable products on the market, Accoya is the ideal material for projects such as this. Accoya is 75% less likely to shrink & swell in variable weather, allowing it to retain its structural integrity.
Accoya cladding for West Lodge Primary School, UK

Accoya cladding for West Lodge Primary School, UK

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After extensive consultation with all involved, the design they created to achieve this involved an eye-catching arrangement of Russwood’s factory-coated Accoya cladding. Edd Rushton, the architect in charge of the project said, “Painted Accoya profiles provided a durable and cost-effective way of bringing new life to a tired 1970’s façade and creating a vibrant new public face for the school. Russwood supplied pre-coated Accoya cladding panels, as well as thicker profiles used in the louvred sun-screen, and offered specification and detailing advice throughout the project.”
Accoya cladding on Pipers Corner School, High Wycombe

Accoya cladding on Pipers Corner School, High Wycombe

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Accoya was selected as the ideal material to clad the new Performing Arts Centre for Pipers Corner School, High Wycombe. Over 1200 m2 of Accoya cladding, soffits and trims were used throughout the project for phase 1 of the build. Designed by Nichols Brown Webber Architects and Landscape Planners, Accoya was chosen due to its Class 1 durability and low maintenance upkeep. Accoya was also used due to its sustainability credentials as the building has been targeted to achieve a BREEAM ‘very good’ rating.
Accoya curved folding sliding doors

Accoya curved folding sliding doors

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Designed and Manufactured by Simplicity Timber Solutions Accoya was chosen as the ideal wood for these curved folding sliding doors in a project called The Hermitage. Accoya was selected due to its aesthetic appearance and ability not to shrink or swell during seasonal weather changes. Keep a look out as The Hermitage project is set to be featured in the December 2016 issue of Grand Designs.
Accoya deck selected for Chaumont-sur-Loire International Garden Festival

Accoya deck selected for Chaumont-sur-Loire International Garden Festival

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Accoya® wood has been selected to provide decking for one of just twenty six gardens on display at Europe’s most renowned garden events the Chaumont-sur-Loire International Garden Show. The garden includes stone monoliths which represent the seven deadly sins and seven heavenly virtues connected by wooden decked paths, crafted from Accoya wood. There are also ‘see-saw’ structures of Accoya which connect different sides of the garden and which symbolise the need for balance in life.
Accoya decking at Catch Beach Club Surin beach in Phuket, Thailand

Accoya decking at Catch Beach Club Surin beach in Phuket, Thailand

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Thermography tests assessed the differences & compared the thermal gain of uncoated Accoya decking to thermally modified wood & wood plastic composites. Results showed Accoya is superior having a low thermal gain while the other materials attained significantly higher surface temperatures; the Accoya decking remained cool to touch despite being in direct sunlight on a day with an ambient temperature of 32 degrees. This particular Accoya decking benefit is very crucial to the visitors of the Thai resort & further contributing to the barefoot friendly credentials, Accoya decking’s surface remains smooth, resists splintering & grain raising, despite the high ambient temperatures.
Accoya decking selected for a floating jetty in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Accoya decking selected for a floating jetty in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Accoya has been selected as the ideal decking material for the Oosterdokseiland in Amsterdam. Designed by engineers IPV, Delft in the Netherlands, 300 metres of Accoya was used in total for the project. Each of the Accoya deck planks for the Jetty measured 145x35mm. The benches, (130x150mm) are also made of Accoya wood. After researching Oak and other wood species for the Jetty, De Boer and De Groot civil works chose Accoya due to its dimensional stability, long service life and sustainability credentials. The Accoya planks were screwed onto purlins which were then connected with anchors to the concrete floats.
Accoya facade for Applebee's store in Palmhurst, South Texas

Accoya facade for Applebee's store in Palmhurst, South Texas

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The eatery was designed to be both comfortable and full of natural light, while also serving as a highly functional building. Accoya was chosen for the siding of the project as it offers unrivalled environmental advantages that far outweigh the use of alternative products such as scarce, slow growing unsustainable hardwoods. As one of the most durable and stable products on the market, Accoya is 75% less likely to shrink and swell as it faces cold and wet winters, while in the summer its structural integrity remains intact as temperatures rise.
Accoya fins selected for the Royal Arena in Denmark

Accoya fins selected for the Royal Arena in Denmark

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Instigated in 2015, the Royal Arena in Copenhagen is now complete. Specified by Danish Architecture firm 3XN, roughly 250 cubic metres of Accoya was used to create the entire façade. Accoya was selected for the fins due to its elegant aesthetic appearance which gives the building an eye-catching & bespoke style. The arena is able to seat 12,500 people with additional capacity for 15,000 standing. Accoya was also chosen due to its durability & worldwide environmental standards. 3XN are known for adhering to the principles of sustainable development, so Accoya was the ideal material for the project.
Accoya floating bridge

Accoya floating bridge

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Accoya has been used to create a unique “floating” bridge in the Dutch city of Bergen op Zoom. The deck of the bridge, which is made entirely from Accoya, sits close to the water at Pielekenswater. Exceeding the high-quality and aesthetic attributes of tropical hardwoods, Accoya also boasts excellent environmental credentials; it is sourced from FSC® certified forests and certified at Gold level by the Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute. The bridge was built by Alldlex Watersports, from neighbouring Halsteren.
Accoya helps save a heritage building in Bermuda

Accoya helps save a heritage building in Bermuda

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Accoya was chosen for the heritage building No.9. Uncoated Accoya products were installed by the BS&R Group. Accoya was chosen for the sash windows & exterior millwork due to its ability to last 50 years above ground & the fact that it can be left to weather, requiring minimal maintenance. Accoya was also selected as its long-lasting even in the most extreme weather environments. BS&R were delighted to be involved with saving such a historical piece of heritage & were also happy to use Accoya as it’s a green building material.
Accoya helps transform suburban bungalow into stunning contemporary home

Accoya helps transform suburban bungalow into stunning contemporary home

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In an ambitious 12-month building project, the property was stripped to its ground-floor walls with a first-floor being completely reconstructed as a spectacular rectangular wooden box, with raw Accoya boards used for external cladding & fine sawn boards for internal decoration. Around 8 cubic metres of Accoya was used for both the external and internal cladding, supplied by Accoya distributor James Latham. Taking just over a year to complete, the renovation project has created a five-bedroom and four bathroom home for the Treasurers and their two children, delivered on a budget of less than £175,000.
Accoya is the environmental choice for Italian alpine villa

Accoya is the environmental choice for Italian alpine villa

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Designed by Camillo Botticini Architetto, Accoya was selected to fulfil the owner’s requirement for an eco-friendly property. Accoya was used for the for cladding & was chosen because it is one of the most durable & stable products on the market. Building materials such as Accoya offer an opportunity to build something which had little impact on the environment and would help it to blend in. Accoya works both by supporting the environmental objectives of the build, while also providing a strong, cladding which is able to withstand wet winters & hot summers with little maintenance compared to competitor products.
Accoya paves the way with spectacular walkway in Norway

Accoya paves the way with spectacular walkway in Norway

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Named the Stavanger Boardwalk, the project comprises two bridges & paths, one is 45 metres & the other is 30 metres. The project was commissioned by the Stavanger region in 2011. Their task was to find a solution that would preserve as much of the natural surroundings & terrain as possible, while also creating an innovative & remarkable structure. For this project, the foundations were fixed into the seafloor, which is 45 metres long & was cladded with a geometrically patterned cover of Accoya, with recessed diagonal stripes to make it extra slip-resistant in colder periods when ice is likely.
Accoya screen facade on German retail store

Accoya screen facade on German retail store

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A leading European mail-order company for work wear and protective equipment, wanted to use a building material that was ultra durable and therefore reflected and complemented their brand image. Accoya® wood, used as screening for the building, illustrates to perfection the hard-wearing and practical elements of this work wear brand. Roggemann, Accoya’s German and Polish distributor, supplied 500 m2 of Accoya® for the project. The Accoya wood was additionally coated with a transparent stain to highlight its natural beauty.
Accoya selected as Super Chix cladding of choice

Accoya selected as Super Chix cladding of choice

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This new store was the first of its kind in the country, tested in the Central Arlington location (612 W. Park Row). With over 3,000 Arlington High School students just across the street and over 34,000 UTA Mavericks under a mile away the store is perfectly situated for big sales. Conceived as a kid-friendly yet upscale environment, the restaurant marries a fast-casual vibe with modern details. Therefore, Accoya was the ideal choice for this exterior application due to its superior aesthetics, sustainability and class 1 durability.
Accoya selected for beautiful cottage doors

Accoya selected for beautiful cottage doors

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Designed and Manufactured by Simplicity Timber Solutions this curved folding sliding door system was crafted for an opening of 9 linear meters. This was designed to enable a 10 door leaf system to be effortlessly opened, plus it folds and slides in the same direction. To seamlessly bring the room together, Accoya was also used for the 16 sided hex decagon lantern light ceiling feature. Dimensional stability is key for large joinery installations such as this.
Accoya selected for exclusive hotel in Israel

Accoya selected for exclusive hotel in Israel

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Accoya was selected as the ideal material for decking in the Royal Beach Hotel Tel Aviv in Israel. Accoya was chosen for the decking in the Penthouse suite on the 23rd floor. Accoya was selected due to its aesthetics, which perfectly compliment the exclusive, high-end feel of the hotel as the wood grain, texture and natural colour create a very cosy and contemporary atmosphere. As well as being aesthetically pleasing and extremely durable, Accoya also provided the ultimate solution for the project due to the varying temperatures, Accoya is able to withstand the country’s extreme climates.
Accoya selected for St Johns Wood, London

Accoya selected for St Johns Wood, London

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Supplied and Manufactured by SB Joinery, Accoya was chosen for the windows, doors and French doors for these luxury apartments in St Johns wood. Coated using Teknos, Accoya was selected for the project due to its durability and stability. Accoya wood windows and doors are guaranteed to last for 50 years. Accoya was also chosen because it’s the ideal wood for the production of bespoke, classic or contemporary wooden windows and doors. Thanks to simple ease of use, tailoring the shape and finish of bespoke joinery is efficient and reliable.
Accoya selected for stunning split-level West Vancouver home

Accoya selected for stunning split-level West Vancouver home

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Accoya was selected as the ideal material for this breathtaking home in West Vancouver. Accoya was used for the railing, siding, fencing and soffits throughout the property. In addition, an Accoya handrail was specifically custom designed by Upper Canada Forest Products. Unlike anything surrounding it, this home’s irregular shape and atypical residential building materials are more akin to modern-day South American projects that stem from their surroundings to showcase concrete’s versatility. This is why the Accoya was left in its rough state, to accentuate the minimalist and harmonious aesthetics of its natural environment.
Accoya selected for the Bradford Royal Infirmary

Accoya selected for the Bradford Royal Infirmary

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Accoya was chosen as the project required a striking facade which complimented the existing traditional stone Temple Bank House. Accoya was also selected due to the fact it is low maintenance & provides warmth & natural textures. 15 mm planks were chosen for the cladding to ensure minimum wastage in the manufacturing making it as cost effective as possible. The client was very impressed with how well the cladding cloaks, shields and invites, addressing the road facing elevations and drawing the occupants around the building to its entrance which sits in relief.
Accoya selected for the National Institute of Forest Science, Korea

Accoya selected for the National Institute of Forest Science, Korea

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Accoya selected for the cladding & decking of the new Forest of Genetic Resource Department, Korea. To date, this project marks the largest wooden scale structure in the whole of Korea. Because of this iconic status the construction had to ensure that the most advanced materials such as Accoya were chosen. Due to the project being 4 storeys high Accoya was selected for its extreme durability & stability. Designed by IDS architects, Accoya was also chosen because of its natural & bespoke aesthetic. Due to Accoya’s light appearance the cladding could be painted to satisfy the designers requirements.
Accoya supports eco-friendly Bachillerato Campus, Barcelona

Accoya supports eco-friendly Bachillerato Campus, Barcelona

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Accoya was used by architects Ignacio Capapé and Justo Orgaz, because of its durability and impressive environmental credentials, which appealed to the School’s objective to use sustainable materials throughout the project. The school also required a wood which would withstand an external environment with very variable weather conditions, requiring minimum maintenance or treatment of which Accoya is known for. A total of 15 m3 of Accoya was distributed by Elaborados y Fabricados Gámiz for the project, and was prepared by the carpentry firms Perez Massot, S.L. and Gradhermetic.
Accoya tested to its limits with a poolside deck in Israel

Accoya tested to its limits with a poolside deck in Israel

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Distributed by Vertex in Israel Accoya has been used for a swimming pool decking area and under water deck. Raised grain, splitting and rotting of wood is greatly reduced if not eliminated with Accoya compared to other woods. Accoya was coated in a Blanchon oil with the Accoya underwater left natural to go grey over time.

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