Architects have specified Horiso product for Football NSW’s new flagship building at Valentine Sports Park, Glendale NSW.
“This building orientation calls for a high performance facade to stop glare and heat penetrating the building,” commented Gustavo Thiermann, architect – Valentines Sports Park.
Thiermann, a director with HBO+EMTB, invited Horiso national specifier Greg Petterson to present the range of Horiso shading and control systems at an introductory meeting. He believed the Specialty Venetian Blinds would be ideal for the building facades and was keen to recommend the Horiso product for a number of reasons. The quality, performance and longevity of the system were vital from an architectural point of view and to the integrity of the overall project.
At a follow-up meeting at Sydney’s iconic No. 1 Bligh Street, Greg Petterson and Neil Krotzsch, Horiso’s engineering director, demonstrated the versatility and features of the motorised Horiso Specialty Venetian Blinds installed in the building’s multi-storey double facade.
Also present was the CEO of Football NSW, Eddie Moore, along with Gustavo Thiermann. All were impressed with the tight retraction and operating flexibility of the blinds, particularly as the slats tilted, the views were retained. This was an important factor, specific to the second floor spectator seating areas overlooking the eastern and western playing fields.
“Horiso product proved invaluable for this project, due to its ability to deliver a view from inside without compromising on the building’s shading requirements.”