Operable skylights, glass facade & roofs, & sun tracking heliostats: work from Australian industrial designers, TILT. See Blogroll for a link.

All text has been taken from the TILT site /

One Central Park

One Central Park

One Central Park

One Central Park, Sydney

TILT was contracted to Watpac to Design & Construct the 42 x 6.25 sqm Sun Tracking Heliostats (on the rooftop), the 320 x 1.5 sqm Reflector Panels (suspended beneath the main cantilever) each with 9 LED clusters within the surface, lighting plan development and risk minimisation strategies. Installation of the Heliostats and Reflectors commenced October 2012 with One Central Park launched December 3. Client: Frasers Property, Architects: PTW /

Bunurong – Operable Façade

Bunurong – Operable Façade

Bunurong – Operable Façade

Bunurong, Melbourne – Operable Façade

TILT was engaged to design, manufacture and install an operable glass façade for a chapel in Bunurong Memorial Park, Melbourne. The façade consists of three large curved windows which form a floor to ceiling glass window in the ‘closed’ position, then subsequently slide down to waist height, creating a balustrade in the ‘open’ position. Architect: BVN, Builder: Hansen Yuncken /

Glebe – Skylight

Glebe – Skylight

Glebe – Skylight

Glebe, Sydney – Skylight

The 3.5m TILT skylight was installed with a 1m void and includes a Viridian Thermotech IGU glass panel.’ Architect: Nicholas Tang Architects /

Wangfu, Beijing – Automated Ceiling Panels

Wangfu, Beijing – Automated Ceiling Panels

Wangfu, Beijing – Automated Ceiling Panels

‘TILT is developing a series of automated ceiling panels for a footbridge in ‘WFJ International Luxury Center’ in Beijing, China. Thirty automated/suspended roof panels will slide away to reveal Audio/Visual equipment concealed above the panels.’ /

Birchgrove – Skylight

Birchgrove – Skylight

Birchgrove – Skylight

Birchgrove, Sydney – Skylight

‘TILT delivered this operable skylight for a residence in Birchgrove, Sydney, enabling roof terrace access and unveiling panoramic city views. The TILT Skylight, installed with a standard staircase, enables the roof terrace to become a seamless extension of the home.’ Architect: Howard K Smith & Associates /

Lower North Shore – Operable Hatch

Lower North Shore – Operable Hatch

Lower North Shore – Operable Hatch

Lower North Shore – Operable Hatch

‘As part of extensive renovations completed at a private residence, an operable hatch was designed to provide access to the subfloor wine cellar and entertainment area. The control synchronises automation of both the gate and the hatch to provide safe access to the cellar area.’ Architect: Peter McGregor – McGregor Westlake Architecture. Builder: Buildcore Constructions /

Hornsby RSL – Sliding Roof

Hornsby RSL – Sliding Roof

Hornsby RSL, Sydney – Sliding Roof

‘As part of the Hornsby RSL Club refurbishment, a custom retractable roof was designed to provide a solution to the establishment’s alfresco dining requirements.’ Client: Hornsby RSL

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