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Excellence in ironmongery showcased in GAI Yearbook

A
new publication containing the latest door hardware advice for
architects and specifiers and showcasing best practice internationally has been
launched by the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI). 

The
GAI Yearbook contains architectural ironmongery and technical standards advice
and has been created to recognise the importance of the professional
partnership between architects and architectural ironmongers. 

There
is guidance for sourcing door and window hardware
professionals, including a list of all Registered Architectural
Ironmongers (RegAI) who can help put together a?compliant and robust
hardware schedule.? 

Angie
Corkhill, director of the GAI, says:

“When
it comes to architectural ironmongery, even the smallest error can impact the
performance of the door, the fire integrity and flow of the building. It’s a
complex industry and a hard subject to master, so we hope that
this publication will encourage architects to use a RegAI on all
future projects.”

RegAIs are fully
qualified?architectural ironmongery professionals who have completed their
GAI Diploma and have committed to maintaining a high level of knowledge,
keeping?fully?up-to-date with the latest?legislation, industry standards
and?products through the GAI’s CPD programme.

Within
the Yearbook, Jonathan Hall, director of architectural
practice AHMM, has given an exclusive interview talking
about AHMM’s projects and award wins, architectural
ironmongery and the specification process. Jonathan also was also
a judge for this year’s Architectural Ironmongery Specification
Awards, organised by the?GAI?in association with the?Royal Institute
of British Architects (RIBA).

The GAI Yearbook showcases
the winning projects of the Architectural
Ironmongery Specification Awards from the UK and
internationally, giving an overview of each project and the
ironmongery specification. It also includes
a comprehensive update on ironmongery standards from
GAI technical manager, Douglas Masterson.   

If you would like
a free copy of the 2019 Yearbook, please contact info@gai.org.uk

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