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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  • 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...
  • Lang+Fulton: DeltaBox/SS louvred screening - Spitalfields
    DeltaBox/SS louvred screening - Spitalfields
    Lang+Fulton
    Noted for its fruit and vegetable market, first recorded near the church of St Mary Spittal in the 13th century and until 1991 in the Victorian Market Halls, Spitalfields is now reinventing itself. The Steward Building is an...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Heritage steel glazing system for Royal Exchange Theatre
    Heritage steel glazing system for Royal Exchange Theatre
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    In June 1996, the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester was badly damaged by a lorry bomb. Heritage glazing systems were used to replace 3 large glazed domes
  • RHEINZINK: Angled standing seam facade for office building
    Angled standing seam facade for office building
    RHEINZINK
    Designed by Paragon Architects and used by Alexander Forbes Insurance, this office building in South Africa features a facade which uses 4200m2 of RHEINZINK prePATINA cladding. The cladding uses RHEINZINK's angled standing...
  • Formica Group: VIVIX® exterior facade panels for college facility
    VIVIX® exterior facade panels for college facility
    Formica Group
    VIVIX® exterior cladding panels from Formica were specified by Baily Garner LLP for a new facility at Etone College in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. The designer wanted to add a vibrant colour to the building's exterior, which...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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 walling for housing development
    Catcastle Grey sandstone walling for housing development
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Catcastle Grey pitched-face walling was supplied for a new housing development in Lancaster by Wrenman Homes. Catcastle Grey is a course-grained sandstone cladding material with occasional large quartz inclusions and...
  • RHEINZINK: RHEINZINK artCOLOR cladding brightens external facade
    RHEINZINK artCOLOR cladding brightens external facade
    RHEINZINK
    Station House is a student accommodation development situated opposite Leamington Spa railway station. AT Architects specified RHEINZINK products for the facade of the study space and terrace, which sits on the existing...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Heritage patent glazing system, Veranda, domestic house
    Heritage patent glazing system, Veranda, domestic house
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    A smart example of the unique Heritage lead covered steel patent glazing system which has been used to create a period looking glazed veranda.
  • Silva Timber: Pre-finished Thermowood cladding protects outdoor centre
    Pre-finished Thermowood cladding protects outdoor centre
    Silva Timber
    Set in 12 acres of lawns and woodland, Tower Wood, Lancashire County Council's Outdoor Educational Centre in Windermere, provides outdoor adventure experiences for a wide range of ages and groups. ThermoWood® cladding was an...
  • Lang+Fulton: STEREO-KINETIC cladding for Basingstoke car park refurb
    STEREO-KINETIC cladding for Basingstoke car park refurb
    Lang+Fulton
    Festival Place in Basingstoke, a 102,000sqm shopping centre was acquired by AEW in Dec 2015 with a vision to modernise and create an improved shopping environment. Investment in the infrastructure has included the...
  • Platipus Anchors Ltd: G-WALL living wall for private garden
    G-WALL living wall for private garden
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    The new Platipus G-WALL green wall system was used by Conquest Creative Spaces to create a stunning centrepiece for this private domestic garden in Keymer, West Sussex. The 4x4m green wall was quick and easy to install...