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Kawneer UK TV is a resource that showcases video and film about the industry, products and trends. Videos and films will be regularly added and of course you can scroll down to see earlier films and videos.

Step-by-step guidance on Downloading and Incorporating Kawneer BIM models into a Project
This instructional film provides step-by-step guidance on downloading and incorporating Kawneer BIM models into your building design, demonstrated using the AA®541 Casement Window System model as a working example.

Duration: 9:52

Fly Through MediaCityUK's First Build-To-Rent Residency
Take a virtual fly through tour of Duet Salford Quays, Greater Manchester, MediaCityUK's first build-to-rent residency, featuring Kawneer curtain wall, window and door solutions installed by FK Group. Please click here to view our full case study on the project.
Duration 2:35

AA®100 SSG Parallel Opening Vents on the Anna Freud Centre, London
Take a closer look at the operation of parallel opening window vents by Kawneer on the £40 million London headquarters of the world-famous Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. Please click here to view our full case study on the project.
Duration 2:26

A Leading 21st Century University Library
This video takes you on a virtual tour of the University of Kent's Templeman Library project, featuring Kawneer architectural glazing systems. It provides insight into the design goals of the project and offers an excellent overview of the flow of the building and its many facilities. There is also a time lapse sequence of the build programme. Video courtesy of the University of Kent.
Duration 2:55


Kawneer at Architecture Today's High-Rise and Small Spaces Conference
Kawneer was a key sponsor at Architecture Today's conference on high rise buildings at The Building Centre in Central London and presented its new AA®110 Curtain Wall Expansion Joint. This video looks back at the event.
Duration 1:50

An Overview of Computational Foundry, Swansea University
This teaching building at Swansea Uni extensively uses Kawneer systems - AA®100 curtain walling, AA®720 doors, AA®543 tilturn windows and AA®720 casement windows. This video talks to the building users about how it makes them feel and the improvement in interaction and well being fostered by the design from AHR. Construction by Willmott Dixon and our dealer is Dudleys of Cardiff.
Duration: 4:39

Manchester Airport Transformation
Kawneer dealer Prater is working on the £1 billion transformation at Manchester Airport. Prater has designed and is currently installing the complete envelope package for Pier One and Link Bridge. The work includes the design, supply and install of the roofing, Kawneer AA®110 curtain walling,  cladding and soffits. The video contains an interview with Kawneer Architectural Sales Manager Bob Powell.
Duration: 4:29

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire - Music Box
This video by architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios shows how the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, which features Kawneer architectural glazing systems, brings together the very public world of performance and the private and intense world of rehearsal.

Kawneer's New AA®190 TB Commercial Entrance Door and Framing System
The AA®190 TB is an all-purpose door for use in high traffic areas and automatic entrances. Its robust construction means that it is suitable for use in heavy/severe applications and can be installed with a finger guard pivot stile. Click here to find out more.

Duration: 3:11

Farnborough International Air Show Exhibition Hall & Conference Centre
This video, by project architects Terence O'Rourke Ltd, explains the design rationale behind the new Exhibition Hall & Conference Centre at Farnborough. The project features Kawneer curtain wall and door solutions, installed by Leay.
Duration 3:30

Dealer Launch of Kawneer's AA®190 TB Commercial Entrance Door
This video was taken at one of our two dealer launch events, introducing our new AA®190 TB door. It contains interviews with dealers, who were very excited by what they saw.
Duration: 2:24

Achieving World Class Acoustic Excellence at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Architectural glazing systems by Kawneer helped to meet the critical acoustics for Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, the first music academy to be built in the UK for 30 years. This video by consulting engineers Hoare Lea describes how the technically demanding acoustic requirements drove the design of the building. To find out more about Hoare Lea visit www.hoarelea.com
Duration: 3:10

Achieving World Class Acoustic Excellence at Royal

A Fly Through Tour of Birmingham’s New Conservatoire
Kawneer architectural systems have helped reduce sound transmission into the new Royal Birmingham Conservatoire from a busy city centre road. The brief was to provide a building with one of the highest levels of acoustic attenuation in the world. This video features a fly through of the entire complex.
Duration: 2:38

Understanding the Kawneer Pedigree and History
Building innovations for more than a century, we are a global leader offering dynamic solutions across many markets. With Kawneer architectural products, endless design possibilities and innovative solutions help give your inspiration life. Together, we build infinite possibilities for today, for tomorrow, for life.
Duration: 3:16

Drone fly-through showcases University of Kent Sibson Business School
The light and airy feel to this university hub building in woodland grounds is just one of the aspects enthused about by students and tutors alike in this video. They are also impressed by its holistic design which incorporates vertical Kawneer fins for solar control. Function as well as form!
Duration 2:43

Introducing Kawneer's New AA®720 Juliet Balcony
Kawneer’s Juliet Balcony is an integrated solution that suites with the AA®720 window system and which differs significantly from alternative systems/methods as it is created as part of the ‘window package’, saving cost and time on site and eliminating the need for additional sub contractor trades.
Duration: 1:35

Swinton Insurance celebrate the completion of their new Manchester HQ
This video exudes Swinton Insurance's excitement at taking possession of their new Manchester headquarters at 101 Embankment, Salford, designed by architects Flanagan Lawrence. Installed by Prater, Kawneer’s AA®201 unitised or off-site manufactured curtain walling with curved corners and feature bands clads the first to tenth floors of the Grade A office building and car park development.
Duration: 1:08

Kawneer's new racking system improves operational flexibility
Following hard on the heels of a move to chrome-free paint pre-treatment, and as part of a continuing investment programme, a new and innovative high-density mobile cantilever racking system enables Kawneer to maximise both storage capacity and warehouse footprint. In this video you can see how it operates.
Duration 2:29

Local Community Award Recognises Kawneer for Responsible Business Practice
Kawneer is the 2017 winner of the Cheshire High Sheriff's Award for Responsible Business Practice. In this video reflecting on this accolade, we describe the pride we take in our environmental sustainability and reducing our impact and carbon footprint. We also look at the project work of the Arconic Foundation in supporting the local community.
Duration: 1:36

Understanding BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing - Why This Is Critical to Kawneer UK
We talk to Dr Shamir Ghumra, Director, Centre for Sustainable Products at BRE, the operating body for the BES 6001 Framework Standard for Responsible Sourcing about evolving trends in construction products and the importance and advantages of specifying products and systems made by BES 6001 accredited manufacturers, such as Kawneer.
Duration: 4:47


Kawneer UK End to End Manufacturing Process
At Kawneer, we have developed leading-edge production techniques to ensure that manufacturing efficiency is optimised and environmental impact is minimized. At our Runcorn manufacturing facility we extrude, add thermal breaks and finally powder coat the aluminium systems – watch this short film to see the ‘end to end’ process.
Duration: 4:48

The Kawneer AA®3720 Aluminium Bi Fold Door System
The AA®3720 Folding/Sliding Door has been developed as a solution for projects that demand the highest levels of thermal and weathering performance at a competitive price. Our video demonstrates how the AA®3720 uses advanced thermal break technology, ensuring thermal efficiency and full compliance with Approved Document L.
Duration: 0:00

Specifying the Kawneer UK AA®3110 Window for Mental Healthcare Buildings
This video outlines the role of AA®3110HW horizontal window in secure recovery units for mental health patients, explaining how it satisfies both environmental and security concerns in this and other critical NHS applications.
Duration: 5:20

How Good Design Improves Medical Outcomes – Alder Hey Hospital Case Study
Kawneer architectural glazing has been delivered by our special projects team on Liverpool's multi award-winning new Alder Hey Hospital, designed by BDP, which sets a blueprint for next-generation healthcare. This video includes interviews with senior clinicians and gives BDP's overview of the design of the hospital.
Duration: 4:56

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