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: Zinc roofing, Maggie's Centre, Swansea
    Zinc roofing, Maggie's Centre, Swansea
    RHEINZINK
    Maggie's Centre in Swansea, designed by Kisho Kurokawa and commissioned by James and Garbers, sits in the grounds of Singleton Hospital. It provides support for anybody affected by cancer. Zinc was chosen for its rawness and...
  • Marley: Western red cedar shingles for Elmswell eco-housing
    Western red cedar shingles for Elmswell eco-housing
    Marley
    Marley Eternit supplied 930 bundles of JB 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...
  • Lindum Turf: School roof transformed with wildflower matting
    School roof transformed with wildflower matting
    Lindum Turf
    Cranbourne School had a felt roof with air-conditioning units on top in an area of their building. This was visible from school windows and deemed to be unattractive. The school decided to disguise their air conditioning...
  • Marley: Fibre cement slate cladding - Police Training Centre
    Fibre cement slate cladding - Police Training Centre
    Marley
    Birkdale fibre cement slate has been specified on a new and prestigious police training centre project in Birmingham. It was chosen as the perfect answer to fulfil part of a complex and challenging rainscreen design.
  • Marley: JB graded roofing battens for BRE, Victorian Terrace
    JB graded roofing battens for BRE, Victorian Terrace
    Marley
    Marley Eternit'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...
  • Harrowden Turf: Enviromat sedum roof for shepherd hut
    Enviromat sedum roof for shepherd hut
    Harrowden Turf
    Enviromat sedum matting from Harrowden Turf was installed by a private client on the roof of their shepherd hut to create a living green roof
  • Marley: Clay Single interlocking pantiles for new build cottage
    Clay Single interlocking pantiles for new build cottage
    Marley
    The owner of a one off new build home in Lincolnshire has used a new clay interlocking single pantile from Marley Eternit to provide the fixing flexibility needed for the complex roof design, as well as to blend in with the...
  • RHEINZINK: RHEINZINK cladding - residential building, Australia
    RHEINZINK cladding - residential building, Australia
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK supplied: double Standing Seam System RHEINZINK-prePATINA blue-grey; angled Standing Seam RHEINZINK-prePATINA blue-grey. for the roof and facade of a residential building in Bondi North, Australia.
  • RHEINZINK: Dover seaside shelters: zinc roof cladding
    Dover seaside shelters: zinc roof cladding
    RHEINZINK
    Halliday Meecham Architects won a competition in conjunction with Crest Nicholson for the mixed redevelopment of Weston Docks, Dover. The objective was to reconnect Dover Town Centre to the waterfront with a development to...
  • Marley: JB Shingles roof for All Saints Medical Centre
    JB Shingles roof for All Saints Medical Centre
    Marley
    Marley Eternit supplied 450 bundles of treated Western Red cedar shingles, 35 bundles of treated Western Red cedar ridge cappings and 120kg nails for the All Saints Medical Centre, Kingsheath. Cottrell & Vermeulen Architects...
  • Marley: Slate effect concrete tiles for exposed homes
    Slate effect concrete tiles for exposed homes
    Marley
    A luxurious housing development by AJC Homes Scotland in one of the most exposed parts of the UK has used Edgemere interlocking tiles and a full dry fix system from Marley Eternit, to meet the demands of extreme weather and...
  • 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: Interlocking roof tiles for new housing development
    Interlocking roof tiles for new housing development
    Marley
    Llanmoor Homes specified Modern Interlocking Tiles for the roofs at one of their newest private housing developments, located in Bridgend, South Wales. Moderns were chosen in order to satisfy local planners who sought a...
  • Marley: JB Shakes make sustainable roof for Archerfield Links
    JB Shakes make sustainable roof for Archerfield Links
    Marley
    The Nike Performance Fitting Centre at Archerfield Links is a world-class golf facility built on the Archerfield estate. The main challenge for Aitken Turnbull Architects was to combine the clean, contemporary feel of the...
  • 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...