Case Study 25 – Tesco Banchory

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Project Name: Tesco Banchory

Building Type: Retail

Location: Hill of Banchory, Banchory, Aberdeenshire

Architect: Manson Architects

Project: This 4,500 sqm bespoke superstore on the eastern edge of Banchory was designed to reflect the wooded setting of the area by using timber. Most large supermarkets use a steel skeleton for their internal structure. lnstead, in this case a glue-laminated (Glulam) structural frame was used, made up of massive spruce timber beams and joists to support the walls and roof.

Materials Featured: Glue –Lam, Siberian Larch, prefabricated timber cassette panels.

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