Mosaic Architecture + Design has prepared plans for a new production plant for spray painting, engraving and vibration testing on vacant ground off Acre Road within the West of Scotland Science Park, Glasgow.
Purpose-built for Polaris Vision Ltd the facility will be finished in buff brick with timber glulam columns under a zinc roof on a two-acre site overlooking the River Kelvin.
Combining testing rooms, storage and production, as well as a research and development space, the headquarters will take the form of an interconnected series of spaces providing 14,844sq/ft of accommodation arranged over two levels.
The new building will be formed of a two-storey office and manufacturing facility, with an observation deck at roof level forming a partial second floor.
There is a colonnade to the south elevation of the building, formed with Glulam posts, supporting a section of roof overhanging the main elevation.
Employing 17 people Polaris is currently based in the Helix building within the Kelvin Campus.