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: Louvred screening of roof-top plant at Glasgow hotel
    Louvred screening of roof-top plant at Glasgow hotel
    Lang+Fulton
    Dakota Glasgow is a remarkable conversion of a redundant office block. The hotel is situated within the old financial and commercial centre of the city, and is surrounded by many listed Georgian buildings. Planning...
  • Lang+Fulton: Piazza screening for BAA Heathrow Academy
    Piazza screening for BAA Heathrow Academy
    Lang+Fulton
    The Heathrow Academy is situated adjacent to the busy A4 and is home to a small exhibition space. In order to create a calmer environment for the public a 7.0m high screen projects on either side of the building. The lower...
  • Marshalls: Sandstone exterior facade - Premier Inn, Edinburgh
    Sandstone exterior facade - Premier Inn, Edinburgh
    Marshalls
    The £200m New Waverly development of Edinburgh’s historic old town includes a new Premier Inn. The hotel is situated within the Old Town’s UNESCO World Heritage site and overlooks the historic Royal Mile – it was therefore...
  • RHEINZINK: Cladding and standing seam roof, Diploma Learning Centre
    Cladding and standing seam roof, Diploma Learning Centre
    RHEINZINK
    The Department for Children, Schools and Families announced £60 million in funding to create showpiece projects for the new Diploma scheme. Rheinzink supplied a 1500m2 double lock standing seam zinc roof for the Diploma...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Traditional patent glazing, Wells House, Ilkley
    Traditional patent glazing, Wells House, Ilkley
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    This glazing was part of a £7.5 million project for Magellan Residential, which involved the design and build refurbishment of a former spa hotel to create 24 high-quality apartments. The development surrounded a newly...
  • Lang+Fulton: Robust railway bridge cladding, London Borough of Newham
    Robust railway bridge cladding, London Borough of Newham
    Lang+Fulton
    The London Borough of Newham specified a Lang+Fulton design and supply package to provide a robust grating solution for a pedestrian railway bridge at Lettsom Walk, which previously suffered from vandalism.
  • Lang+Fulton: Car park screening - The Lowry Centre, Manchester
    Car park screening - The Lowry Centre, Manchester
    Lang+Fulton
    The Lowry Centre is a theatre and gallery complex with adjacent restaurants, cafes and shops occupying a prestigius water-front location at Salford Quays. The name was adopted in honour of the local artist L S Lowry.
  • Elefant Gratings: Gratings for Waters' Edge Visitor Centre, Humberside
    Gratings for Waters' Edge Visitor Centre, Humberside
    Elefant Gratings
    Waters’ Edge Visitor Centre is one of the ‘greenest’ buildings in the UK. Set in an 86-acre park, the curved-glass building sits on the waterfront close to the Humber Bridge. Elefant Gratings' grating panels were used for...
  • RHEINZINK: Stylish, robust zinc cladding for remote tourist cabins
    Stylish, robust zinc cladding for remote tourist cabins
    RHEINZINK
    Zinc seamed cladding was used for the roof and walls of a group of tourist cabins in rural Norway. Double Standing Seam System - RHEINZINK-prePATINA graphite-grey - was used for the roof areas. Angled Standing Seam -...
  • Marshalls: Large format sandstone rainscreen cladding -  Glasgow
    Large format sandstone rainscreen cladding - Glasgow
    Marshalls
    Marshalls provided Locharbriggs sandstone in extra-large elongated portrait format for the exterior facade of a student accommodation block in Glasgow. These were mechanically fixed to a rainscreen cladding system, creating...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Skyline Box patent glazing system, domestic dwelling
    Skyline Box patent glazing system, domestic dwelling
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    Standard Patent Glazing's self-supporting skylights and lanterns are suitable for commercial and domestic applications. They can be formed into several different patent glazing bars to suit clients' needs.
  • 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...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Traditional patent glazing, Leicester Railway Station
    Traditional patent glazing, Leicester Railway Station
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    The Standard Patent Glazing Co replaced over 2,500m² of new roof patent glazing during major refurbishment of this Leicester railway station. The company's Traditional patent glazing system was used in conjunction with 6mm...
  • Silva Timber: Western Red Cedar cladding - The Cedar Club
    Western Red Cedar cladding - The Cedar Club
    Silva Timber
    Lane End Conference Centre completed a new purpose-built sports and leisure centre in High Wycombe - The Cedar Club. The double-storey building has been clad in Western Red Cedar, offcuts of which were then used to create an...
  • Lang+Fulton: Green wall cladding to MSCP, New Covent Garden
    Green wall cladding to MSCP, New Covent Garden
    Lang+Fulton
    The refurbishment of the car park was one of the first steps in the regeneration of New Covent Garden Market; a project which is projected to take 10 years at a cost of £2 billion. Appropriately for a flower and fruit...