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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  • 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: 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...
  • RHEINZINK: Zinc roof for house in Farnham
    Zinc roof for house in Farnham
    RHEINZINK
    For this project, over 2 tons of RHEINZINK-prePATINA blue-grey were used to cover a roof area of 340m2. The double standing seam system was specified by designers M2 Design Ltd. The project also used RHEINZINK-prePATINA...
  • 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: 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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
  • 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: 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: Dorothy House Hospice: double standing seam roofing
    Dorothy House Hospice: double standing seam roofing
    RHEINZINK
    Dorothy House Hospice provides free, high-quality care and support to people with life-threatening illnesses. Since its foundation in 1976, the Dorothy House Foundation had been housed in Bath, but by 1990 – with a...
  • Marley: Interlocking concrete roof slates for exposed housing
    Interlocking concrete roof slates for exposed housing
    Marley
    Marley supplied Edgemere concrete interlocking roof slates for a luxury housing development by AJC Homes Scotland. Edgemere interlocking slates in a Smooth Grey colour provided an aesthetic, slate-like roofing solution that...
  • Marley: Shakes make sustainable roof for Archerfield Links
    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...
  • Marley: Shingles roof for All Saints Medical Centre
    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...