first_imgFulton Limited has marked 50 years of manufacturing heat transfer solutions in the UK by hosting a ceremony at the M-Shed museum in Bristol.The celebrations had started with a tour of the manufacturing facility that housed Fulton’s largest ever plant room building featuring two of the company’s fuel-fired horizontal boilers.Distributors and current and former employees attended the event, including Ronald and Bramley Palm (son and grandson of Fulton’s founder Lewis Palm), managing director Carl Knight and former sales and marketing director Gordon Bareham.Speaking at the event, Knight said the company’s Bristol-based manufacturing and design facility “makes it possible to design, engineer and manufacture products more efficiently and assemble completed units for whenever and wherever they are needed for domestic and export customers.”Fulton’s UK facility has been responsible for designing and manufacturing some of the corporation’s highest-quality steam boilers and heat transfer systems.“The company has a solid reputation with great products and many more on the way,” says Bramley “and we’re looking forward to our future with the UK facility.”Fulton Limited is in the corporation’s global network that also includes production facilities in the USA, Canada and China.last_img read more

first_imgOn Sept. 25 the Faculty Council nominated a Parliamentarian for the 2019–20 academic year and previewed the Dean’s Annual Report to the Faculty. They also heard a legislated review of course scheduling and a report on course scheduling in Allston.The Council next meets on Oct. 16. The next meeting of the Faculty is on Oct. 1. The preliminary deadline for the Nov. 5 meeting of the Faculty is Oct. 22 at noon.last_img

first_imgThis house, named Laurent, at 44 Reading St, Paddington, was designed by Joe Adsett and recently sold for nearly $4m. Picture: Scott Burrows. BEFORE: The front of Brisbane architect Joe Adsett’s house at 18 Kitchener Rd, Ascot, before he redesigned it. Photo: BEFORE: Brisbane architect Joe Adsett’s house at 18 Kitchener Rd, Ascot, before he redesigned it. Photo: AFTER: The new indoor/outdoor living area after the house was redesigned.The house is almost finished, but Mr Adsett said it would take another few months for the finishing touches to be made to the fit-out.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus12 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market12 hours agoRecords show Mr Adsett and his wife, Hayley, bought the property for $2.665 million in November, 2017. MORE: Broncos skipper signs new agent Joe and Hayley Adsett with their son Julian. They now have two children. Picture: Claudia Baxter.It was originally a mid-century home on a huge 1200 sqm block comprising three lots, but has now been transformed into a three-level, six-bedroom masterpiece with the help of Graya Construction.“There was a lovely house there, but it was just orientated in the wrong direction and we just couldn’t work with it,” Mr Adsett said.“We’ve certainly designed it to be very particular to our own brief.“I’ve designed houses for myself which were stepping stone houses, but this was really looking at the 10 year play.” BEFORE: The living area leading to an outdoor balcony at Brisbane architect Joe Adsett’s house at 18 Kitchener Rd, Ascot, before he redesigned it. Photo: AFTER: The kitchen in the house after it was redesigned.With two kids aged three and five, Mr Adsett said he and his wife wanted a family home.“It’s not designed to be a trophy house — it really is a family home,” he said.“It is a big house, there’s no mistake about that, but it’s designed for lifestyle.”The Adsetts spent a few years looking for the right property before they found 18 Kitchener Road.“We really wanted a block of land that was elevated, flat, large and a square block,” Mr Adsett said.“It’s very rare to find a big, square block. Rectangular blocks are limiting, whereas a square block allows for these types of houses.” The new Boyd residence, as envisioned by Joe Adsett, will be built by Graya Construction. Source: Facebook/Graya.But for the past year, Mr Adsett has been working on his biggest project yet — his dream home in Ascot called ‘Boomerang’ after its signature ‘L’ shape.The three-level home is currently being filmed to appear on the Foxtel television series ‘Grand Designs Australia’.“When you’re advising for clients or a developer, it’s very easy to be objective and … make decisions, but when it’s yourself you can sit there and say; ‘what is it I actually want?’” Mr Adsett said.“I could do it 10 different ways — which way do I like the best?”center_img AFTER: An aerial shot of the house at 18 Kitchener Rd, Ascot, before it was redesigned. Photo: BEFORE: The outdoor area at the original house. Photo: The house at 18 Kitchener Road after the rebuild.ARCHITECT JOE ADSETT’S TIPS FOR MAKING A HOUSE A HOME*Orientation – design the living spaces to face north-east*A flexible floorplan – the Adsett house has six bedrooms, but all could be converted to other spaces if preferred*Privacy – Separate the master bedroom from the kids’ bedrooms*Man cave – a big garage underneath the house*Emphasis on family lifestyle – indoor/outdoor living areas to make the most of Brisbane’s climate and put pools and tennis courts close to the house so that they are easy to access. AFTER: The front of Brisbane architect Joe Adsett’s house after he redesigned it.Other recent projects include ‘Laurent’ at 44 Reading St, Paddington, which recently sold for $3.98 million, a house on a 215 sqm block in Small St, Teneriffe, which fetched $1.9 million despite the tiny lot and another property at 192 Baroona Rd, Paddington, which has just gone under contract for $2.35 million. Brisbane architect Joe Adsett’s new house at 18 Kitchener Rd, Ascot.HE has designed showstopping houses for some of Queensland’s fussiest clients, but Joe Adsett’s toughest brief yet has been his own. As one of Brisbane’s leading architects, Mr Adsett is renowned for bringing Queenslander homes into the 21st century with his multimillion-dollar, contemporary creations for high profile clients.He is currently designing a new dream home for NRL star Darius Boyd and his wife, Kayla, that will be minutes from Suncorp Stadium. RELATED: Buyers swooping in to snap up dream homes fast AFTER: The outdoor area and tennis court at the new house.The ‘L’ shape of the house is a trend Mr Adsett has been incorporating in many of his new projects because of the emphasis it places on indoor/outdoor living.“It’s a very classic kind of style,” he said.“The Romans were doing courtyards, so it’s been around a long time, but definitely the contemporary interpretation of these kind of old housing forms is something we look to run with.“We’ve gone with a lightweight timber box floating over a stone base and the upper level is really light like a nest.”Intricate baton work has been used to recreate the Queenslander style.Mr Adsett said his wife, Hayley, had been instrumental in helping him design their dream home. “So many of the decisions around the materials and the experience of the house have come from her input,” he said.last_img read more