Roller shutters

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about roller shutters

Project • By GKD Metal FabricsPrivate Houses

Stuttgart Private Residence

For this private residence, an external, electrically operated solar protection system provides a high degree of transparency and effective sun protection. More

Project • By GKD Metal FabricsBanks

Rabobrank, Geldern

The architects specified a GKD spiral fabric that boasts excellent solar protection properties without restricting outward views for this modernized bank building. The 47 aluminum mesh panels were anodized in silver which allows them to blend seamlessly with the overall aesthetic. More

Project • By GKD Metal FabricsRestaurants

Plant Canteen, Munster

GKD created a multifunctional roller shutter in this cafeteria using Tigris stainless steel mesh. The electrically controlled metal mesh elements made of stainless steel, each 13 feet wide and 4 feet high, provide security and protection for the space when the cafeteria is not in operation. More

Project • By GKD Metal FabricsEstates

Caledonian Clock Center

Islington Council sought an architectural solution to secure the municipal center, home to London’s historic Caledonian Clock. This was achieved using GKD custom roller shutters in Tigris weave that provide durability, security during closed hours and a look that matched the surrounding environment. More

Product • By GradhermeticSupergradhermetic

Supergradhermetic

Supergradhermetic is a roller shutter with tubular tilting slats, made with a highperformance aluminium alloy, coated with maximum quality paints and thermoset in a continuous process. The blind allows perfect light regulation, air circulation, and protection of privacy thanks to the placement of the slats.  Gradhermetic's roller shutter can goes up and down till reaching the full opening or a perfect blackout. At night, closed shutters provide a valuable contribution to building insulation from outside.  Slats orientation can be chosen up to 120º. By night cool air is avoided, getting an efficient insulation with the blind in closed position. Supergradhermetic is an environment-friendly product: With proper use savings o... More

Project • By SHHRestaurants

Twickenham Stadium

Twickenham Stadium, the home of English rugby,was looking to upgrade the customer experience at its food and beverage retail offers in order to be truly world-class across all areas of its offer in time for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, which England is set to host after winning the 2009 selection bid. At the same time, the stadium’s owners - the RFU (Rugby Football Union)- had changed a number of its core branding elements and these also had to be incorporated into any new designs. The result is the Twickenham Experience – a joint venture between the RFU and operatorLevy Restaurants(the sports and leisure division of Compass UK & Ireland).SHH worked as the design partner for Levy Restaurants on the new project,tasked withcreati... More