Projects and case studies featuring insulation on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • A Proctor Group: Thermal insulation for refurb of high-rise apartments
    Thermal insulation for refurb of high-rise apartments
    A Proctor Group
    Spacetherm® SLENTEX® A2 Aerogel insulation has been chosen for its superior thermal performance, flexibility and suitability for space-critical applications in the refurbishment of 146 high-rise apartments in Poplar, East...
  • A Proctor Group: Spacetherm insulation for waterfront apartments, Bristol
    Spacetherm insulation for waterfront apartments, Bristol
    A Proctor Group
    A. Proctor Group’s Spacetherm Aerogel Blanket has been selected for its superior thermal performance, flexibility and suitability for space-critical applications for a project in Brandon Yard, an impressive £14m development...
  • Knauf Insulation: Room-in-Roof Roll 37, Victoria Crescent, Chester
    Room-in-Roof Roll 37, Victoria Crescent, Chester
    Knauf Insulation
    Insulating pitched roofs at rafter level has long been an intricate and complex job and the private developers on this project in Chester were looking for a solution which was not only cost-effective but more importantly...
  • Knauf Insulation: Kalzip Roll, Farnborough Airport
    Kalzip Roll, Farnborough Airport
    Knauf Insulation
    The transformation of Farnborough airport was a £45m development by TAG Aviation who were determined to establish Farnborough as the UK’s leading airport for business aviation. Decisions were made to depart from the...
  • Knauf Insulation: Insulation, Denby Dale PassivHaus
    Insulation, Denby Dale PassivHaus
    Knauf Insulation
    The Denby Dale PassivHaus in West Yorkshire, was an ambitious project, as one of the first certified PassivHaus homes in the UK. The house had to to use 90% less energy for space heating than the average UK dwelling, with a...
  • Knauf Insulation: Royal Shakespere Theatre - Earthwool® FactoryClad 32
    Royal Shakespere Theatre - Earthwool® FactoryClad 32
    Knauf Insulation
    In 2010, the Grade II listed Royal Shakespeare Theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon was transformed to create a new 'thrust stage' main auditorium, as well as to remodel public and back-of-house spaces. The challenge for the...
  • Knauf Insulation: Roof insulation, London Aquatics Centre
    Roof insulation, London Aquatics Centre
    Knauf Insulation
    CLM, the consortium responsible for delivery of the London 2012 Olympic Games, had to provide infrastructure on time and on budget, as well as create a valuable legacy for London. The acquatic centre was designed by Zaha...
  • Knauf Insulation: Insulation, Manchester lower energy terraced house
    Insulation, Manchester lower energy terraced house
    Knauf Insulation
    Andrew Gill, who is a self-builder and low energy retrofitter, recognised the need for affordable, low-energy housing, and undertook an ambitious project to prove that the cost-effective refurbishment of existing housing...
  • Knauf Insulation: Knauf Insulation PPD labs - ThermoShell® EWI System
    Knauf Insulation PPD labs - ThermoShell® EWI System
    Knauf Insulation
    The Knauf Insulation Process and Product Development (PPD) Laboratory building has undergone a refurbishment programme, which has resulted in a highly insulated and thermally efficient building fabric. Knauf wanted to make...
  • Knauf Insulation: Rocksilk RainScreen Slab insulation, Westfield London
    Rocksilk RainScreen Slab insulation, Westfield London
    Knauf Insulation
    Westfield London was opened in 2008 by Westfield Group, the world’s largest listed retail property company. The flagship £1.6 billion development combines over 150,000m2 of retail, restaurants, cafes, bars and leisure...
  • Knauf Insulation: Low energy whole house refurbishment, private residence
    Low energy whole house refurbishment, private residence
    Knauf Insulation
    This private rental property, an 1890s Victorian mid terrace, had been damaged by a tenant and required renovation. Knauf Insulation assisted the landlord and his builder to enable a ‘whole house - low energy’, refurbishment...
  • Knauf Insulation: Insulation, Riverside Museum of Transport, Glasgow
    Insulation, Riverside Museum of Transport, Glasgow
    Knauf Insulation
    The complex, heavily engineered design for Glasgow’s Riverside Museum of Transport is the first major UK project for Zaha Hadid Architects. The museum provides a new home for Glasgow’s transport collection. The development...
  • Knauf Insulation: Crown® DriTherm Cavity Slab 32, EcoHomes, Upton
    Crown® DriTherm Cavity Slab 32, EcoHomes, Upton
    Knauf Insulation
    Many housing developments fail to deliver high standards of energy efficiency and sustainability. However, at Upton, a southwest district of Northampton, an eight-year £41.5 million project is underway to extend the town in...