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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  • 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...
  • Marley: Acme double camber clay plain tiles for private home
    Acme double camber clay plain tiles for private home
    Marley
    One of the largest private homes ever to be built in Cheshire features Marley's Acme double camber clay plain tiles. An important consideration was the fact that planning officials had specified that the roof covering needed...
  • RHEINZINK: Standing seam cladding for roof and facade of Alpine hut
    Standing seam cladding for roof and facade of Alpine hut
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK supplied double standing seam system RHEINZINK-CLASSIC bright rolled, and angled standing seam RHEINZINK-CLASSIC bright rolled for the roof and facade of an Alpine hut in Lower Tatra, Slovak Republic
  • Lindum Turf: Wildflower and Meadow Grass green roof mats, Landhouse
    Wildflower and Meadow Grass green roof mats, Landhouse
    Lindum Turf
    The Landhouse concept was designed by Mark Merer following a Land Art project in Seattle to develop a housing scheme in a rural area that blends into the landscape. A prototype of the concept has been constructed in...
  • 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...
  • Silva Timber: Western Red Cedar shingles - Durham University
    Western Red Cedar shingles - Durham University
    Silva Timber
    The Palatine Centre at Durham University was designed and built with sustainability very much in mind. Four years in the making, the £50m development programme created a hub at the heart of the city. Western Red Cedar...
  • Marley: Historic school re-roofed with Acme Double Camber tiles
    Historic school re-roofed with Acme Double Camber tiles
    Marley
    Acme Double Camber clay plain tiles in Antique were used to re-roof historic Monks Risborough Church of England Primary School in Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire. Acme Double Camber tiles have both a longitudinal and...
  • 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: 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: Shingles for historic Greek Theatre, Berkshire
    Shingles for historic Greek Theatre, Berkshire
    Marley
    JB Shingles were specified for the Greek Theatre at Bradfield College, Berkshire, a world-renowned amphitheatre for hosting plays in Ancient Greek. In 2009 it was condemned after falling into disrepair causing safety issues...
  • Silva Timber: Western Red Cedar Shingles, Douglas Macmillan Hospice
    Western Red Cedar Shingles, Douglas Macmillan Hospice
    Silva Timber
    For patients requiring palliative care, Douglas Macmillan Hospice aims to provide the very best quality of life possible. As the hospice has grown in recent years, the organisation required three new care units for patients...
  • Lining Systems GRP: Fibreglass treatment for large flat roof
    Fibreglass treatment for large flat roof
    Lining Systems GRP
    Lining Systems GRP completed the installation of 100m2 of fibreglass to renovate an existing flat roof, creating a seamless, durable and non-porous surface
  • Marley: Interlocking roof tiles for private housing in Windsor
    Interlocking roof tiles for private housing in Windsor
    Marley
    Kebbell Homes has used Ashmore interlocking double plain tiles on a small private housing development in Windsor. Ashmore was chosen because of its ability to provide a plain tile appearance with all of the performance...
  • Marley: Western red cedar shingles for Elmswell eco-housing
    Western red cedar shingles for Elmswell eco-housing
    Marley
    Marley supplied 930 bundles of Shingles and 245 kilos of nails for use on a development of 26 affordable eco-homes commissioned by Orwell Housing Association and the Suffolk Preservation Society. The project increased the...
  • Marley: Fire-retardant cedar shingles, Shornewood Country Park
    Fire-retardant cedar shingles, Shornewood Country Park
    Marley
    Marley supplied 147 bundles of Fire Retardant (FRT) Western Red Cedar shingles to this project. A complete new build, the centre acts as a country park and restaurant alongside a children’s activity centre. The building is...