Building wrap installation is an effective way of disguising scaffolding whilst necessary construction work is being carried out.
Design and Artwork for building wrap installation
The design is the most important element on any print and scaffold wraps are no different. Poor design then the overall job is ruined and pointless. Its worth spending a little extra time to ensure its right first time. A reprint is of course very expensive and might not even possible within the required time, like for an exhibition.
Partnering with a reputable company like Project Print Management gives you peace of mind that your building wrap installation will be delivered right first time.
Scaffolding is a necessary component whilst renovation work is being undertaken. This building wrap was for Somerset House. An impressive Neoclassic grade 1 listed building and was once the home of the General Registry Office (GRO) which was responsible for the recording of vital records such as births, deaths, and marriages.
Why have a building wrap installation
Have a printed building wrap covering the scaffolding or construction site will enhance the building or renovation area. Disgusting these unsightly areas reassures paying customers that the building owners are conscious on how the building looks and have done everything possible to ensure customers experiences is not impeded.
The building wrap was digitally printed high resolution onto a solid PVC material to ensure the best quality image and to ensure the scaffolding could not be seen. Normally we would print onto a mesh material as its lighter in weight. However often you can still see the scaffolding and if the sun is behind the building wrap installation the image on the wrap become silhouetted.
What is Somerset House?
Somerset House is now mainly open to the public, with exhibitions, restaurants, Cafes, open space and concert performances. Also, used as a popular filming location with numerous big budget films including two James Bond movies.
The original building was built in the 16th century (1776) and has been expanded over the centuries to the building you see today. Being such a long-standing building maintenance and renovation is a constant.
But like many great historical buildings they must be viable to ensure they are a kept a legacy. Therefore, they are often run like businesses and public facing. This makes renovation work difficult as paying tourist are often there to see the buildings architecture.