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Townhouse Privacy Using Lourve Screens from Open Shutters

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OpenShutters recently worked on this custom-designed solution for townhouses in Queenscliff, Sydney. Creating louvres screens with extra wide 250mm blades.

Motorised, so the view and privacy can be completely controlled. "This was an exciting project from the get-go. We love the challenge of this bespoke approach, collaborating with people who have a clear vision. It's what we do best and we're proud the result does everything Simon asked for." - Bruce Cottrill, OpenShutters Project Manager

When architect Simon Vaughan first came to OpenShutters, he quickly learned that he could have it all: A customised solution to fit with council requirements to provide complete privacy for occupants as well as neighbors, without interfering with the grand Northern Beach views.

The solution is ingenious but simple. Aluminium shutters, with extra wide (250mm), vertical fins, fixed . The same is repeated on the full height windows, with slightly narrower fins (200mm), motorised and remote-controlled, so angle, view and privacy can be adjusted as needed.

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The extra wide fins (or blades), produce an amazing result for maintaining views - a lot less blades to interfere in your field of vision. And the straight vertical arrangement underpins the clean lines of the design.

"Bruce from OpenShutters was recommended to me by a builder I trust, who only ever recommends quality tradesmen. We met Bruce on site and his enthusiasm to consider various options gave us confidence he could meet the specific requirements we had. We were impressed by the options and advice OpenShutters gave us in order to customise the louvers to suit our design. The result - screens of elliptical large louvre blades that compliment the architecture, spaced specifically to optimise vision and privacy, customised finishes that match the house and a highly resilient grade of finish to suit the ocean-side setting and salt water environment. We are really pleased that all our objectives could be achieved." - Simon Vaughan, Architect

Simon Vaughan was the architect, Buildability project managed the construction, and OpenShutters manufactured the louvre screens in their factory on the Central Coast. A truly Australian solution - and a natural fit for Australian living.

KEY FACTS ABOUT OPENSHUTTERS

  • Over the last 20 years, OpenShutters has designed and manufactured quality shutter solutions for literally thousands of Australian homes, apartments, workplaces, resorts, restaurants, and other buildings. The company has won a number of awards.
  • With our team of specialists, and our network of business partners, we offer expert planning, design, manufacture, home installation, and commercial project management.
  • We have 30 people at the OpenShutters manufacturing site at Berkeley Vale, Central Coast NSW. Many of our staff have trade qualifications or higher. On average, our staff have been with us for eight years. We are loyal to employing local. Our commitment is to retain skills and services in Australia. b OpenShutters / Press Release / Sydney Townhouses / 10 September 2012 Page 2 of 2
  • OpenShutters are sold through a select network of quality independent specialists, who are all trained in our products. Installation is also done by independent specialists, all trained and certified by us.
  • We are also committed to a low impact on the environment. Our sourcing program requires us to think sustainability, for example with timber sourced from managed forests, and we run a comprehensive recycling program.

OpenShutters will be at Grand Designs in Melbourne (Stand K10) and Sydney (Stand E22).



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