Projects and case studies featuring roof finishes on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Marley: Acme Double Camber clay plain tile - award-winning roof
    Acme Double Camber clay plain tile - award-winning roof
    Marley
    Marley's Double Camber clay plain tiles were used for the award winning, technically challenging roof of Quintain House, a unique two-bedroom house in rural Gloucestershire designed by Kirkland Fraser Moor. The expansive...
  • Marley: JB Shingles for Llwynderw School
    JB Shingles for Llwynderw School
    Marley
    JB Shingles made from Western Red cedar with FRT Exterior® fire retardant treatment (AA Rating) provided this primary school in Swansea with feature cladding to the curved external walls, in order to create what the...
  • Marley: Cedar shingles for award-winning homes - Norfolk Broads
    Cedar shingles for award-winning homes - Norfolk Broads
    Marley
    A custom-built detached home situated on a peninsula in a secluded lagoon, which won a number of leading industry awards, features Western Red Cedar shingles from Marley. Located in the Norfolk Broads, Britain’s largest...
  • Marley: Roofing battens for new development at Eton College
    Roofing battens for new development at Eton College
    Marley
    The Bekynton Field development is part of the renewal and conservation project to protect and improve Eton College. JB-RED batten was chosen by specialist sub-contractor Attley’s as the preferred roofing batten for the...
  • Marley: Handmade Clay plain tiles for conservation area cottage
    Handmade Clay plain tiles for conservation area cottage
    Marley
    Marley supplied Canterbury clay plain tiles for a new build cottage in a conservation area to adhere to the traditional, heritage look demanded by local planning. These blended in well with the rafters and open eaves on the...
  • Silva Timber: Western Red Cedar shingles, Western Energy HQ, Mold
    Western Red Cedar shingles, Western Energy HQ, Mold
    Silva Timber
    West Coast Energy, a renewable energy business, had outgrown its previous office space in Mold, Flintshire and wanted to move to a new building, built using sustainable methods and materials to reflect the corporate ethos.
  • Marley: JB graded roofing battens for BRE, Victorian Terrace
    JB graded roofing battens for BRE, Victorian Terrace
    Marley
    Marley's JB-RED, the first fully strength compliant roofing batten factory pre-graded to BS 5534:2003 +A1: 2010, has been used on the Building Research Establishment’s (BRE) Rethinking Housing Refurbishment initiative. The...
  • Marley: Roofing battens and cedar shingles, James Hayward Estate
    Roofing battens and cedar shingles, James Hayward Estate
    Marley
    JB-RED® BS5534 roofing battens and JB Western Red Shingles® were used to deliver a sustainable roof and wall solution on the James Hayward Estate in London
  • Harrowden Turf: Green roof creates interest for nursery children
    Green roof creates interest for nursery children
    Harrowden Turf
    Little Jungle Nursery in SE London has strong environmental and ecological ideals and wished to bring plants, pollinators and other wildlife into its environment. A green roof was installed on a small storage shed at the...
  • RHEINZINK: Zinc seamed cladding covers circular planetarium roof
    Zinc seamed cladding covers circular planetarium roof
    RHEINZINK
    The digital planetarium in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic was opened in 2015. It has a circular hall, a sloped auditorium for 100 people and a projection surface shaped like a hemisphere. The RHEINZINK Double Standing Seam...
  • Marley: Maintenance-free cedar shingles for Woburn Center Parcs
    Maintenance-free cedar shingles for Woburn Center Parcs
    Marley
    Marley JB Shingles were specified for the new Center Parcs Village, Woburn Forest, by David Gallimore at Holder Mathias Architects. Gallimore previously specified Marley JB Shingles at Whinfell Forest, in Cumbria, and was...
  • Marley: Shingle roof solution for school in conservation area
    Shingle roof solution for school in conservation area
    Marley
    JB Shingles made from Red Cedar were specified for the new performing arts space at Frensham Heights School in Farnham. This was to help the building blend into its natural environment as the courtyard looks over a woodland...
  • RHEINZINK: School canteen clad in RHEINZINK Angled Standing Seam
    School canteen clad in RHEINZINK Angled Standing Seam
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK supplied its Double Standing Seam System - RHEINZINK-artCOLOR, RHEINZINK-prePATINA graphite-grey - for the roof a new build school canteen in Villers-Cotterêts, France. The walls of the building were clad in Angled...
  • RHEINZINK: Zinc used for University of Cambridge sports centre roof
    Zinc used for University of Cambridge sports centre roof
    RHEINZINK
    The new sports centre at Cambridge University was designed by Arup Associates. The RHEINZINK-prePATINA Double Standing Seam System in graphite-grey was used to cover the roof, which measured 5000m2 and weighed 3.5 tonnes.
  • Marley: JB Shingles for new-build Passivhaus archive centre
    JB Shingles for new-build Passivhaus archive centre
    Marley
    Hereford Archive Centre is the UK’s first archival storage building to be designed and built to the Passivhaus standard. The main storage building is an unperforated concrete structural box with JB Shingle cladding. It holds...