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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  • Lang+Fulton: Terra-34 grating for Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
    Terra-34 grating for Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
    Lang+Fulton
    The Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop is at the forefront of a productive and exciting Scottish visual arts industry, providing key elements of the visual arts infrastructure through a range of facilities and professional...
  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Harwood Rubble stone cladding - residential development
    Harwood Rubble stone cladding - residential development
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Harwood Rubble stone from Dunhouse Quarry was used on a large housing development near Chester-le-Street in County Durham. Completed in 2019, the chopped stone was used to face the walls on this residential development.
  • RHEINZINK: Seamed zinc cladding for lecture theatre facade
    Seamed zinc cladding for lecture theatre facade
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK supplied 1400m2 of Angled Standing Seam System - RHEINZINK-prePATINA blue-grey - for the external facade of the lecture theatres of the University of Johannesburg in South Africa
  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Cop Crag sandstone, The Rutland Building, Edinburgh
    Cop Crag sandstone, The Rutland Building, Edinburgh
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    A total of 750m² of Cop Crag sandstone was supplied to Lilley Construction in 2002 for the Rutland Building in Edinburgh. The building was a mixed use office development in the West End of the city, which formed a major...
  • Lang+Fulton: Plant trellis screening - Nokia R&D, Farnborough
    Plant trellis screening - Nokia R&D, Farnborough
    Lang+Fulton
    Nokia required a new R&D building, to be located in Farnborough. To comply with planning approval, the project architect suggested the concept of a steel trellis for climbing plants to hide the building. The screen was...
  • Formica Group: Vibrant, energy-efficient rainscreen cladding for school
    Vibrant, energy-efficient rainscreen cladding for school
    Formica Group
    Ellis Williams Architects (EWA) were appointed to undertake the design of a new primary school in Warrington and specified VIVIX® by Formica Group for the external cladding of the new build. Engagement meetings were held...
  • Vulcan Cladding Systems: VulcaTuf cladding for new sports pavilion
    VulcaTuf cladding for new sports pavilion
    Vulcan Cladding Systems
    VulcaTuf external rainscreen cladding was used on the new Sports Pavilion at Hiltingbury Recreation Ground, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire. The superb new Sports Hall opened its doors in July 2019 and has been growing in...
  • Silva Timber: Siberian Larch cladding, Fledglings nursery
    Siberian Larch cladding, Fledglings nursery
    Silva Timber
    Fledglings Nursery operates three childcare centres in the Greater Manchester area, specialising in the care of children from birth to eleven years. Fledglings needed to renovate their existing nursery building in Irlam, to...
  • Lang+Fulton: Pressure-locked grating panels - The Centre, Livingston
    Pressure-locked grating panels - The Centre, Livingston
    Lang+Fulton
    Livingston boasts one of the largest indoor shopping and leisure complexes in Scotland. After major refurbishment and development, The Centre was recently reopened as a contemporary-styled, modern complex, accommodating over...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Traditional glazing, Victoria Quarter shopping centre
    Traditional glazing, Victoria Quarter shopping centre
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    As part of a major refurbishment project, The Standard Patent Glazing Company replaced over 1000m2 of patent glazing in the Victoria Quarter shopping centre, using its Traditional BL type aluminium glazing bars
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Skyline Box patent glazing system, Cromlix Hotel
    Skyline Box patent glazing system, Cromlix Hotel
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    Surrounded by 34 acres of secluded woodlands and garden, Cromlix Hotel near Dunblane, owned by tennis star Andy Murray, offers luxury bedroom suites, a venue for weddings and corporate events, and includes a restaurant run...
  • 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...
  • Lang+Fulton: Caledonian University: plant housing and waste storage
    Caledonian University: plant housing and waste storage
    Lang+Fulton
    A £32 million campus redevelopment at Glasgow Caledonian University, designed by Page/Park Architects, included a screened area within an undercroft. The plant housing and waste storage bays utilised DeltaWing-90 louvres to...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Skyline Box patent glazing installation – Roslyn Works
    Skyline Box patent glazing installation – Roslyn Works
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    Roslyn Works is a classic Victorian ceramics factory in Stoke-on-Trent, complete with bottle kilns in the courtyard. A Skyline Box patent glazing system was installed as part of the refurbishment with the building being...
  • Silva Timber: Western Red Cedar cladding, eco house, Orkney
    Western Red Cedar cladding, eco house, Orkney
    Silva Timber
    Ambitious self-builder, Erik Tait wanted to create an eco home within the natural beauty of mainland Orkney. Located on the northern tip of Scotland, where the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean meet, the property would be...