EPSE AWARD 2009
Artiste: JP MARCHESCHIwww.marcheschi.fr
"The Milky Way" work of JP Marcheschi. Reproduction of the work of John Paul Marcheschi through Lumière & Transparence© diffusing film, applied on a suspended ceiling made of polycarbonate plates. Specific technology enables a fire classification B-s2, d0 according to EN 13501-1 standard issued by LNE (National Laboratory of metrology and Testing). Metro Station Carmes in Toulouse won the award for Best Innovation awarded by European extruders polycarbonate sheet, EPSE in 2009. Sample collected in www.packagingeurope.com: "European extruders polycarbonate sheet (EPSE) organized for the second time an internal European competition in two categories (Best Project Award and award for Best Innovation) with its members to awareness of the benefits of polycarbonate in different fields of applications. The price EPSE is not a design competition, it recognizes the benefits, the characteristic of innovation and creative applications of polycarbonate sheets. In this competition EPSE wishes to emphasize the uniqueness, creative and innovative polycarbonate. This award is an opportunity for the world to recognize the industry's business practices for quality and innovation. " The Award category for Best Innovation was awarded to the company Glace Controle notably to the metro station "Carmelites" of Toulouse, France. The metro station has a composite polycarbonate roof> 600m² of General Electric. "By choosing polycarbonate sheets, designers and architects can achieve the clarity of glass while avoiding drawbacks of heavy weight, design restrictions and fragility."