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  • Formica Group: VIVIX® panels for high-rise residential block, Sweden
    VIVIX® panels for high-rise residential block, Sweden
    Formica Group
    In Bohus-Malmön, Sweden, the municipal housing company MKB, together with Midroc Project Management, have completed a tower block consisting of 54 apartments over 15 floors. It has been built in the yard of an existing...
  • Silva Timber: Siberian larch for Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
    Siberian larch for Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
    Silva Timber
    The Malvern Hills is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) with a rich architectural heritage and an abundance of forts, castles and priories. Homeowner Martin Gloster was carrying out a new build in this area, and...
  • Silva Timber: Siberian Larch cladding for garden observatory
    Siberian Larch cladding for garden observatory
    Silva Timber
    Taking advantage of a natural hillside slope in his back garden, Nick Tanton asked Home Farm Observatories to create an observatory for him. The location gives low horizons and an elevated position to observe celestial...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Traditional patent glazing, Fulham Railway Station
    Traditional patent glazing, Fulham Railway Station
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    1000m² of new traditional patent glazing was installed to this station building with double glazing to the Booking Hall and bespoke 11.5mm thick toughened laminated glass to the main areas of the glazed roofing
  • 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...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Skyline Box patent glazing, Golcar J&I School
    Skyline Box patent glazing, Golcar J&I School
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    The Standard Patent Glazing Company's self-supporting Skyline Box hipped skylights were installed at Golcar Junior and Infants School in Huddersfield. These products are suitable for commercial and domestic applications and...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Skyline patent glazing system, Hook Primary School
    Skyline patent glazing system, Hook Primary School
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    The Standard Patent Glazing Co carried out another of many successful replacement roof glazing installations for Hampshire County Council, this time at a primary school in Hook. The Skyline patent glazing system with high...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Traditional patent glazing, York Railway Station
    Traditional patent glazing, York Railway Station
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    3,000m² of new roof and vertical 'D' end patent glazing were replaced by Traditional patent glazing during the major refurbishment of York railway station. The Traditional patent glazing system was used in conjunction with...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • Elefant Gratings: Balustrade panels, Leicester Theatre, West Midlands
    Balustrade panels, Leicester Theatre, West Midlands
    Elefant Gratings
    Elefant Gratings' grilles were used to create bespoke infill panels for a cantilevered balustrade at the Curve Theatre in Leicester, West Midlands. Based in the cultural quarter in Leicester city centre, the theatre was...
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Traditional patent glazing, Borough Market, London
    Traditional patent glazing, Borough Market, London
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    Borough Market in Southwark, Central London is one of the largest and oldest food markets in London. A major refurbishment programme was undertaken which included the complete replacement of the 850m² of roof patent glazing...
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: MTX and MR for high-quality garden buildings
    MTX and MR for high-quality garden buildings
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    Bakers Timber Buildings specialises in manufacturing high-end, custom-made garden rooms which can be used all-year-round thanks to their insulation and durability – qualities they gain from two MEDITE MDF solutions: MEDITE...
  • 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...
  • RHEINZINK: Cladding for the University of Surrey
    Cladding for the University of Surrey
    RHEINZINK
    Rheinzink's Angled Standing Seam System was used to clad the University of Surrey. Colour selected: preweathered blue-grey Area covered: 15,000m2