Projects and case studies featuring facades on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Formica Group: Colourful VIVIX® façade for UK’s first Pop-Up Village
    Colourful VIVIX® façade for UK’s first Pop-Up Village
    Formica Group
    Lewisham Council is the first borough in the UK to create and implement a practical solution to house homeless families living in B&Bs with its Lewisham Pop-up Village. The Village has been developed to have a lifespan of 60...
  • RHEINZINK: RHEINZINK artCOLOR facades for Bath Riverside apartments
    RHEINZINK artCOLOR facades for Bath Riverside apartments
    RHEINZINK
    Located in Bath's western riverfront, these apartment buildings are part of a regeneration project to transform the area into a modern residential quarter. The apartments feature 4000m2 of RHEINZINK artCOLOR, a flat lock...
  • RHEINZINK: Zinc standing seam roof and cladding system for museum
    Zinc standing seam roof and cladding system for museum
    RHEINZINK
    The Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg, South Africa, uses the RHEINZINK prePATINA roofing and cladding system in graphite-grey. The roofing system covers an area of 677m2, using a double standing seam. The facade extends to...
  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Natural stone cladding - Premier Inn, Edinburgh
    Natural stone cladding - Premier Inn, Edinburgh
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Catcastle Buff natural stone was selected for cladding the facade of the Premier Inn, York Place in Edinburgh city centre. Generix Facades completed the installation in 2016. Extracted near Blackburn in Lancashire, this buff...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Rafterline patent glazing system, domestic conservatory
    Rafterline patent glazing system, domestic conservatory
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    A very deep glazed conservatory roof with opening roof vents was installed on this domestic dwelling using the Rafterline patent glazing system.
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: House of Heroes recovery centre built with MTX panels
    House of Heroes recovery centre built with MTX panels
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    Hjältarnas Hus (House of Heroes), a hospital facility in Norrland, Sweden has been renovated extensively with wood-based products, owing to the universal belief that natural materials help people heal better. This serene and...
  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Catcastle Grey sandstone cladding, Glasgow Sheriff Court
    Catcastle Grey sandstone cladding, Glasgow Sheriff Court
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Glasgow Sheriff Court, originally built in 1985, and located in the Gorbals area of the city, is clad with Catcastle Grey sandstone. In 2014 it was granted B-listed status.
  • Marshalls: Sandstone facade - Latitude Red office development
    Sandstone facade - Latitude Red office development
    Marshalls
    Latitude Red is an eight storey development close to Leeds city centre which was designed to provide headquarter office buildings. The build combines natural light and contemporary architecture to create a striking working...
  • RHEINZINK: Zinc roof and facade for school canteen
    Zinc roof and facade for school canteen
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK roofing and facades systems were selected for the construction of the new canteen at the Ville de Villers-Cotterêts in France. B.A.U. Architectes specified the products and they were installed by Ets Bourgogne...
  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Catcastle Grey sandstone, Buchanan Galleries, Glasgow
    Catcastle Grey sandstone, Buchanan Galleries, Glasgow
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Catcastle Grey sandstone cladding was supplied in 1998 for the Buchanan Galleries in the centre of Glasgow. It was the largest city centre development in Scotland, built next to the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and Queen...
  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Bearl sandstone, Morrisons supermarket, Granton
    Bearl sandstone, Morrisons supermarket, Granton
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Bearl sandstone was used for the facade of a major shopping development at Granton near Edinburgh that included a flagship Morrisons supermarket. Its creamy white colouring and consistency have led to its use for restoration...
  • Lang+Fulton: Car park screening - Marischal College, Aberdeen
    Car park screening - Marischal College, Aberdeen
    Lang+Fulton
    Marischal College is situated in a prime location in the historic city centre of Aberdeen. The City Council have leased and fully redeveloped and refurbished the Grade A listed building from the University for use as office...
  • RHEINZINK: Zinc facade for 33-35 Commercial Road, London
    Zinc facade for 33-35 Commercial Road, London
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK was chosen to achieve a maintenance-free facade which looks attractive from all angles and creates interesting effects as light reflects off the surface of the panels. RHEINZINK-prePATINA blue-grey material was...
  • Silva Timber: Western Red Cedar cladding fits in with surrounding area
    Western Red Cedar cladding fits in with surrounding area
    Silva Timber
    Architect Brian Young, from Liverpool-based BYA Architects, approached Silva Timber for Western Red Cedar cladding for his ambitious plan to design a beautiful house for his family that blends in with the surrounding area.
  • RHEINZINK: Facade cladding system for Leuphana University
    Facade cladding system for Leuphana University
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK's Flat-Lock cladding tile system - RHEINZINK-CLASSIC bright rolled - has been used to create a striking facade at Leuphana University in Germany