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Published on:Wednesday 23 May 2018
The new terminal at the West Port of Helsinki in Finland, designed to streamline and speed up transfers of the growing number of passengers, is now operational.
This building, placed facing the sea and fully glazed to give pride of place to natural light, had, in use, shown to suffer from strong direct and indirect glare. A real challenge, since it was necessary to find a solution that would simultaneously have minimal impact on the architecture and total efficiency.
Successful bet for Mermet: thanks to its unequalled performance, the choice of its fabric SV 3% KoolblackTM fabric, the first indoor dark screen combining visual and thermal comfort, has once again naturally imposed itself in a country where, in summer, the sun never sets!
Maria Sillman – Studio Dekosol OY. : « ...Our main goal was to ensure a comfortable work environment for employees in the check-in area. But this need to reduce direct and indirect glare should not affect the architecture. The answer is based on:
Thanks to its dark Charcoal colour (reference 3535), the SV 3% KoolblackTM fabric, a transparent heat shield, is invisible on the glazed facades seen from the outside and meets all our expectations"...
By improving the solar reflection of dark fabric, Koolblack technologyTM guarantees:
© PES Architects Ltd - UK Sunsystems OY - Studio Dekosol Oy - Port of Helsinki Ltd - YIT Rakennus OY - Mermet SAS