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: Roof-top screening at Dunfermline High School
    Roof-top screening at Dunfermline High School
    Lang+Fulton
    Dunfermline High School has a historic past. In 1128, when Dunfermline was the capital of Scotland, King David I endowed a school as part of Dunfermline Abbey. It was formally founded as a separate institution in 1468.
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Rafterline patent glazing system, domestic property
    Rafterline patent glazing system, domestic property
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    A very bespoke looking conservatory was formed using Rafterline non-structural glazing bars to the 4 metre deep roof element of this structure.
  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Buff sandstone walling for social housing scheme
    Buff sandstone walling for social housing scheme
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Dunhouse Quarry supplied 140mm Dunhouse Buff coursed wall stone for new social housing units near Richmond. Dunhouse Buff is a fine-grained, creamy buff sandstone extracted from Teesdale. Its blonde colouring, fine grain and...
  • Formica Group: Colourful VIVIX® façade for UK’s first Pop-Up Village
    Colourful VIVIX® façade for UK’s first Pop-Up Village
    Formica Group
    Lewisham Council is the first borough in the UK to create and implement a practical solution to house homeless families living in B&Bs with its Lewisham Pop-up Village. The Village has been developed to have a lifespan of 60...
  • Lang+Fulton: Cladding panels for plant housing - North Kent Police HQ
    Cladding panels for plant housing - North Kent Police HQ
    Lang+Fulton
    North Kent Police HQ is a four-storey landmark building of 11,500m2. Glenn Howells Architects were responsible for developing the building concept, which features a number of ‘green’ technologies including solar shading to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lang+Fulton: Kinetic stainless steel facade – H&M store
    Kinetic stainless steel facade – H&M store
    Lang+Fulton
    The frontage of the Ocean Terminal shopping centre in Edinburgh has received a radical makeover as part of a major investment to increase footfall by enhancing the visitor experience. The extension is clad with...
  • RHEINZINK: Roof and facade tile system - The Cloud House, Ormskirk
    Roof and facade tile system - The Cloud House, Ormskirk
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK's prePATINA blue-grey Flat Lock Tile system was used for both the roof and the facade of The Cloud House, a new-build house at Howards Farm, Ormskirk
  • RHEINZINK: Facade cladding system for Leuphana University
    Facade cladding system for Leuphana University
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK's Flat-Lock cladding tile system - RHEINZINK-CLASSIC bright rolled - has been used to create a striking facade at Leuphana University in Germany
  • Lang+Fulton: Architectural gratings - Buchanan Galleries, Glasgow
    Architectural gratings - Buchanan Galleries, Glasgow
    Lang+Fulton
    Buchanan Galleries is a major shopping centre and 10-storey car park in a prominent city centre location, adjacent to the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow. The west elevation of the Buchanan Galleries car park, which is...
  • 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.
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Skyline Box patent glazing - Menston Primary School
    Skyline Box patent glazing - Menston Primary School
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    A Skyline Box glazing system was used on this installation at Menston Primary School in Bradford to closely match the vertical curtain walling system below it
  • Standard Patent Glazing Co: Traditional patent glazing, Abergavenny Market Hall
    Traditional patent glazing, Abergavenny Market Hall
    Standard Patent Glazing Co
    A 600m² duo-pitched tiered roof plus other smaller areas of roof glazing were installed over the market hall using the Traditional patent glazing system and Georgian wired cast glass.
  • 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...