During the Berlin Airlift salt was a vital staple to be delivered to the beleaguered city. The floors of the DC3s were being seriously corroded and the Allies turned to Sunderland flying boats landing on the city’s lakes. A developed expertise in crevice-free design bringing aluminium and sea-water together had been found. Perhaps also the airframe was arranged to be comprehensively washed down.
We are reminded of the importance of detailing for the environment that our structures find themselves in and at the very least of providing for practical cleaning and maintenance regime.
As part of a major upgrade to this national facility we have designed structure for alterations to the main exhibition hanger, for a new building within a building and for the refurbishment of war-time ancillary accommodation as restaurant facilities