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: 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: 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 to provide the fixing flexibility needed for the complex roof design, as well as to blend in with the adjacent...
  • 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: JB Shingles roof for All Saints Medical Centre
    JB Shingles roof for All Saints Medical Centre
    Marley
    Marley 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: Western Red Cedar shakes for new ride at Alton Towers
    Western Red Cedar shakes for new ride at Alton Towers
    Marley
    Marley's Western Red Cedar shakes were specified for the huts on Alton Towers Resort’s latest attraction, Wicker Man, which opened in April 2018. Wicker Man is the UK’s first new wooden rollercoaster to be built in over 20...
  • Lindum Turf: Wildflower green roof for oak garden house
    Wildflower green roof for oak garden house
    Lindum Turf
    A private client in Stirlingshire, Scotland commissioned an oak garden house for his property. Craftsman James O’Keefe wanted to naturalise the roof so that it would blend in with the surrounding garden. Lindum’s Wildflower...
  • Marley: JB Shingles in church renovation
    JB Shingles in church renovation
    Marley
    Marley supplied JB Shingles as an effective roofing solution for the restoration of All Saints Church spire in Cartmel, Cumbria. The conservationists specified rustic-looking JB Shingles as the project needed a long-life...
  • 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: 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
  • 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...
  • 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: 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: 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...
  • Harrowden Turf: Living green roof for historic windmill home
    Living green roof for historic windmill home
    Harrowden Turf
    Harrowden supplied its premium grade turf for the green roof on an extension to a 300-year-old windmill as part of a home renovation. A grass mound was excavated to make room for this semi-submerged extension with grass...
  • 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.