Design Guidelines
Macquarie University Property
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Window coverings

Blinds

Holland Roller Blinds

Holland Roller Blind where listed in the rooms and spaces data are to be included as follows:

  • Installed to external windows only to provide brown out function, or for internal privacy.
  • Width of blinds to align with window framing mullions, or glazing joints.
  • Blinds less than 1m wide and with a head height of less than 2.2m may be non‐chain operated (sprung pull mechanism), otherwise are to be chain operated.
  • Blinds to be not less than 700mm wide unless matching full window opening.
  • Blind material colour is to be as agreed by Project control group.
  • In large office areas a single colour is to be used for the entire office area is required.
  • A light blind material colour blending with the adjacent wall colour is preferred.
  • Alternate blinds may be included subject to approval by MQP.

 

Blinds


LocationsRequirementsPreferred MaterialPreferred Supplier
Generally to inside face of external Windows to Office areas.Manual translucent roller blind
Light Transmission; 5%
Spring or chain operated
System: System 4900 or 4910
Material: Fabric Series Multiscreen
5% light transmission
colour: as agreed MQP
Silent Glis
Conference Room
Microscope Room
Manual brownout roller blind
Light Transmission; 0%
Blockout
spring or chain operated
System: System 4900 or 4910
Material: Fabric Series 6000
(Blockout.)
colour: as agreed by MQP
Silent Glis
Meeting / Seminar / Conference where Brownout function required.Motorised double roller blinds (translucent / brownout)
Light Transmission; 5% + Brownout
System: System 4960 for motorised dual blinds
Material: Fabric Series Multiscreen
5% + Series 6000
colour: as agreed MQP
Silent Glis
- HoD officeManual double roller blinds (translucent / brownout)
Light Transmission; 5% + Brownout
Chain operated
System: System 4910 for dual blinds
Material: Fabric Series Multiscreen
5% + Series 6000
colour: as agreed by MQP
Silent Glis
Theatres / Auditoriums where blackout function requiredMotorised roller blinds (Blackout)
Light Transmission; 0% (Blockout)
System: System 4960 for motorised blinds
Material: fabric series Deep (Blockout).
colour: as agreed MQP

Vertical Blinds

Vertical blinds where listed in the room and spaces data to be installed to internal glazed partitions, to be:

  • Supply and Installation to be funded by department.
  • maintenance cleaning and repair to be funded by department.

 

Paper Towel Dispenser

LocationMaterial RequirementsPreferred FixturePreferred Supplier
To internal Office side of internal glazed partitions for privacyPlain Woven 100% polyester fabric (370 g/m2).
Include Two year warranty.
Material - Hunter Douglas Twilight or Seclusion fabric
Colour - Chalk (or project specific as agreed with MQP)
Australian Window Furnishings
338 Victoria Rd
RYDALMERE 2116
Phone (02) 9848 4710

Venetian Blinds

Venetian blinds where listed in the room and spaces data to be installed to internal glazed partitions, to be:

  • As Approved by MQP
  • Supply and Installation to be funded by department.
  • maintenance cleaning and repair to be funded by department.

Curtains

Standard Specification:

Curtains may be included as an alternative to holland blinds for external windows as agreed with the Project Group and MQP.

‐ Note; Supply and installation of curtains is to be funded by Department.

Theatre Curtains

Theatre and stage curtains may be required to auditorium stages and the like, on a Project specific basis.

All theatre and stage curtains are to meet the requirements of BCA specification C1.10 and the requirements for inclusion in an Entertainment Venue.

Shower Curtain

Include the following shower curtains to all accessible showers.

 


LocationRequirementsPreferred Supplier
Shower curtain and railAccessible shower90 Degree Fabricated of Aluminium, Powder-coated White. 'L' shape with hooks.
Dimension to suit shower –
Curtain: Fabricated of Box Stripe Polyester,  white and weighted
Installation height: as per manufacturer's specifications
Installation to comply with AS1428.1-2009
JD Macdonald
t: 1800 023 441