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  • MMA Architectural Systems: Green wall to shade and conceal sports hall, Harrow
    Green wall to shade and conceal sports hall, Harrow
    MMA Architectural Systems
    This newly built sports hall at St Dominic's College in Harrow required a shading solution as well as a visual shield to disguise it from neighbouring properties. The school had included a green wall in its brief as part of...
  • RODECA Ltd: Rodeca cladding panels light up new AMRC training centre
    Rodeca cladding panels light up new AMRC training centre
    RODECA Ltd
    The luminous four-storey teaching block, affectionately known as “The Iceberg”, focuses on high-level practical and academic apprentice training in sectors such as aerospace, energy and Formula One. Some 1,800m² of Rodeca’s...
  • Taplanes: Bespoke shower and changing pods for Winchester College
    Bespoke shower and changing pods for Winchester College
    Taplanes
    Winchester College recently redeveloped New Hall and the project required ensuite solutions in the performers’ changing rooms. The £4m scheme included the refurbishment of a listed building and construction of a new...
  • Bailey: Prima rainscreen cladding, London South Bank University
    Prima rainscreen cladding, London South Bank University
    Bailey
    The new Student Centre at London South Bank University has been designed as a hub for social and educational interaction. The innovative use of space brings the student centre to the heart of the Central London Campus by...
  • RIW: Waterproofing strategy, Chetham’s School of Music
    Waterproofing strategy, Chetham’s School of Music
    RIW
    Chetham’s School of Music is the largest music school in the UK. RIW provided a waterproofing strategy robust enough for their new-build Grade 3 basement project. It was essential that the construction programme on such a...
  • Whitesales Group: Em-Dome and Em-Vault rooflights for college building
    Em-Dome and Em-Vault rooflights for college building
    Whitesales Group
    The Scottish Agricultural College had been experiencing water ingress in the Peter Wilson Building for months. The roof membrane was old and in need of replacement, but the biggest challenge were the 31 rooflights. They were...
  • MMA Architectural Systems: Stainless steel mesh to provide safe rooftop play space
    Stainless steel mesh to provide safe rooftop play space
    MMA Architectural Systems
    As part of the Government’s Sure Start initiative, Furze Primary School in Dagenham had a requirement to accommodate 50 additional children into the existing school. With the school site unable to accommodate a new building,...
  • Vtec Group Ltd: Acoustic ceiling panels for education hub
    Acoustic ceiling panels for education hub
    Vtec Group Ltd
    Connah’s Quay sixth form hub is part of a new development by Coleg Cambria offering state-of-the-art facilities for students. Vtec’s Supacoustic wall panels were used in the auditoriums and main reception spaces to improve...
  • RIW: Blackburn Central High School: waterproofing strategy
    Blackburn Central High School: waterproofing strategy
    RIW
    Nicholas Hare Architects asked RIW to devise a robust waterproofing strategy for Blackburn Central High School, a new secondary school for 960 pupils. The concrete retaining wall on the site was supplemented with a series of...
  • Aggregate Industries: LytaScreed top of the class in £10m UCL revamp
    LytaScreed top of the class in £10m UCL revamp
    Aggregate Industries
    As part of UCL’s £1.2 billion refurbishment programme, main contractor Balfour Beatty was tasked with building a terrace next to the 19th Century Grade 1 listed Wilkins Building, providing a vital passage through the...
  • Pudlo Waterproof Concrete Systems: INTO Newcastle University New Building
    INTO Newcastle University New Building
    Pudlo Waterproof Concrete Systems
    INTO Newcastle is a collaboration between Newcastle University and INTO Partnerships that provides a new overseas student teaching facility. The complex features two new halls of residence and a brand new four-floor academic...
  • RODECA Ltd: Translucent panels bring original touch to school
    Translucent panels bring original touch to school
    RODECA Ltd
    Architects 'Original Field of Architecture' were commissioned to design a two storey roof top extension linking three existing school buildings. The extension was to include a multi-purpose sports hall, classroom and support...
  • RODECA Ltd: Rodeca helps LICA achieve BREEAM 'Outstanding' rating
    Rodeca helps LICA achieve BREEAM 'Outstanding' rating
    RODECA Ltd
    According to project architect James Jones of Sheppard Robson, it was clear in the early design concepts of the project that the client wanted to achieve an image of transluscence in the new contemporary arts HQ at Lancaster...
  • Sika : Waterproof base for state-of-the-art DfE youth centre
    Waterproof base for state-of-the-art DfE youth centre
    Sika
    As part of the Department for Education’s (DfE) £240 million myplace programme, funding 63 new youth facilities projects across England, an old hospital building in Nottingham has been transformed into a state-of-the-art...
  • Q-railing: Railing installation lights up Leeds University
    Railing installation lights up Leeds University
    Q-railing
    Architects at Fuse Studios added a heavy-duty Easy Glass Max glass railing with an LED handrail from Q-railing to a new access ramp as part of a refurbishment of the Fine Arts building at Leeds University