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  • Formica Group: VIVIX® cladding for air traffic control tower
    VIVIX® cladding for air traffic control tower
    Formica Group
    VIVIX® panels from Formica were used as cladding on the Kristiansand Airport control tower, in Kjevik, Norway. Roald Bakke, Architect said: “VIVIX® panels are the ideal solution for this project. The panels are easily...
  • 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...
  • Formica Group: VIVIX panels for unique facade at Spa resort
    VIVIX panels for unique facade at Spa resort
    Formica Group
    When the Quality Spa and Resort Son in Norway was designed, the architects looked for a façade solution that would be both maintenance-free and harmonise with its surroundings without imitating the colour and design...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Traditional patent glazing, Darlington Railway Station
    Traditional patent glazing, Darlington Railway Station
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    Darlington mainline railway station underwent a major refurbishment in the summer of 2005. The Standard Patent Glazing Company replaced over 6200m2 of patent glazing using its anodised Traditional BL type aluminium glazing...
  • Lang+Fulton: Architectural grating screens - Suffolk New College
    Architectural grating screens - Suffolk New College
    Lang+Fulton
    Suffolk New College, which is associated to the University of East Anglia, is a £70 million project to provide 22,000m² of extra accommodation, purpose-designed to meet the needs of the twenty first century. Its form is...
  • Silva Timber: Walnut stained cladding – Rotherham Older People’s MHU
    Walnut stained cladding – Rotherham Older People’s MHU
    Silva Timber
    The Woodlands project, designed by Devereux Architects, is part of Royal Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust’s modernisation programme for adult and older people’s mental health services in Rotherham. The...
  • 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: 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...
  • RHEINZINK: Seamed RHEINZINK cladding for curved facade
    Seamed RHEINZINK cladding for curved facade
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK supplied Angled Standing Seam System - RHEINZINK-prePATINA blue-grey - for the cladding of a residential building in Utrecht, Netherlands. The seamed zinc cladding was used to cover the entire external facade of...
  • Lang+Fulton: Car park cladding - Silverburn shopping centre, Glasgow
    Car park cladding - Silverburn shopping centre, Glasgow
    Lang+Fulton
    Silverburn is a new 100,000m2 shopping centre, anchored by Tesco, Next, Marks & Spencer and Debenhams located in the Pollock area of Glasgow. The centre has convenient motorway access and provides parking for 4,500 vehicles.
  • 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...
  • Silva Timber: Western Red Cedar cladding, Jessie Hughes Village Hall
    Western Red Cedar cladding, Jessie Hughes Village Hall
    Silva Timber
    When a village hall in Eaton (nr Tarporley), Cheshire reached the end of its life, its replacement was named after Jessie Hughes, a key member of the fundraising committee that raised £400 for the original hall in 1926.
  • 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...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Traditional patent glazing - Marylebone railway station
    Traditional patent glazing - Marylebone railway station
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    The Standard Patent Glazing Co manufactured and installed 1,200m² of Traditional patent glazing as part of a major refurbishment phase of Marylebone railway station. The glazing system was used in conjunction with clear...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Traditional patent glazing, Hull Paragon Railway Station
    Traditional patent glazing, Hull Paragon Railway Station
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    5,000m2 of Traditional patent glazing was installed by the Standard Patent Glazing Company during the major refurbishment of this large railway station. The Traditional patent glazing system was used in conjunction with...