Projects and case studies featuring structural protection on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Construction Specialties: High performance coatings for basement laboratory areas
    High performance coatings for basement laboratory areas
    Construction Specialties
    CS Wallglaze perfomance coatings were used for the laboratories of the Bristol Life Sciences building to ensure the strict hygiene and cleaning regimes required within a laboratory could be achieved, without the risk of...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Flood restoration of a seaside property
    Flood restoration of a seaside property
    Delta Membrane Systems
    A new seaside property was damp-proofed and waterproofed using specialist membranes and pumping systems to protect against damage from floods and extreme winter weather. The new structure features thick reinforced concrete...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Flood resilience solution for historic cottage
    Flood resilience solution for historic cottage
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems provided a complete service including CSSW qualified specialists for design advice, a full range of structural waterproofing products, and a network or Delta registered installer for an historic stone...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Damp-proofing flood-damaged hall and dance floor
    Damp-proofing flood-damaged hall and dance floor
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Bourne Hall Community Centre in Ewell, Surrey is used for a number of community activities, including dancing. Substantial flooding to the subterranean hall and dance floor resulted in severe damage where water had seeped...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Robust waterproofing solution for historic property
    Robust waterproofing solution for historic property
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Val Des Portes, a substantial 4 floor Georgian house in Alderney, was built around 1790 and required full refurbishment and general updating. This historic property required a robust waterproofing solution for fail-safe...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Basement waterproofing of luxury London residence
    Basement waterproofing of luxury London residence
    Delta Membrane Systems
    This luxurious residential project incorporated a double level basement with the lower level extending out underneath the garden. Knowles & Associates Ltd undertook the following works to the below-ground structure:...
  • Newton Waterproofing: Waterproofing luxurious country home basement extension
    Waterproofing luxurious country home basement extension
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Specialist Contractor Stonehouse was brought onto this large residential project in Berkshire to waterproof a basement extension that includes a swimming pool and sauna. The impressive countryside home, designed by...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Barrier membranes create fully functional basement
    Barrier membranes create fully functional basement
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Westminster City Council's planning department granted The Portman Estate planning permission in 2015 to redevelop the 90,000 sq ft site of the old Marylebone Police Station at 1-9 Seymour Street to create a new 7-storey...
  • A Proctor Group: Airtight exterior barrier for award-winning eco house
    Airtight exterior barrier for award-winning eco house
    A Proctor Group
    'Tighétébhu', constructed by SIPs Scotland Ltd, was chosen as the winner of the Best SIPs Home in the Build It Awards 2018. The new self-build property utilised Wraptite, the only self-adhering external vapour-permeable air...
  • Addagrip Terraco: Plastering solution for Manchester Royal Exchange
    Plastering solution for Manchester Royal Exchange
    Addagrip Terraco
    The Manchester Royal Exchange Building, a Grade 2 listed former cotton trade building in the city centre, has undergone a complete renovation and has been converted into ultra-modern offices and shops. Chris Jones of CP...
  • Newton Waterproofing: Waterproofing prestigious mixed-use development, London
    Waterproofing prestigious mixed-use development, London
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton waterproofing solutions were used to provide protection at Lillie Square in Earls Court, one of the top commercial and residential developments in London, which transformed a 7.4-acre car park into over 800...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Basement waterproofing for a grade 1 listed museum
    Basement waterproofing for a grade 1 listed museum
    Delta Membrane Systems
    The new 3-storey basement being created at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London will include a purpose-built subterranean gallery for temporary exhibitions to showcase the best of contemporary design. Effective...
  • Hydron Protective Coatings: Energy efficient coating systems improve tower blocks
    Energy efficient coating systems improve tower blocks
    Hydron Protective Coatings
    William Pike House and Thomas England House in Waterloo Gardens date back to the 1960s and required upgrading. Both buildings were re-decorated with Nu-Guard® NRG Clear and Nu-Guard® NRG Colour energy efficient coating...
  • Construction Specialties: Wall and ceiling coatings for Francis Crick Institute
    Wall and ceiling coatings for Francis Crick Institute
    Construction Specialties
    The Francis Crick Institute in London is one of the largest biomedical research facilities of its kind and incorporates a range of grades of laboratories to enable studies on organisms falling under different hazard groups.
  • Newton Waterproofing: Structural waterproofing for new luxury hillside home
    Structural waterproofing for new luxury hillside home
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Specialist Contractor Stonehouse was called in to install a robust waterproofing system to the entire structure of a luxury new-build home in Barnet. Built into the hillside, the property was partially retaining and...