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...
  • A Proctor Group: External air barrier system keeps new college airtight
    External air barrier system keeps new college airtight
    A Proctor Group
    The new campus of the Southern Regional College in Armagh, Northern Ireland is set to benefit from the superior airtightness performance qualities of the Wraptite® external air barrier system. Designed by WYG Group with...
  • RIW: Our Lady’s Convent High School: waterproofing design
    Our Lady’s Convent High School: waterproofing design
    RIW
    This voluntary-aided school in Hackney was part of the BSF programme. RIW was asked by Jestico + Whiles to advise on waterproofing in the early stages of the design process. This four-storey new build project is on a...
  • RIW: Waterproofing strategy, Chetham’s School of Music
    Waterproofing strategy, Chetham’s School of Music
    RIW
    Chetham’s School of Music is the largest music school in the UK. RIW provided a waterproofing strategy robust enough for their new-build Grade 3 basement project. It was essential that the construction programme on such a...
  • RIW: Blackburn Central High School: waterproofing strategy
    Blackburn Central High School: waterproofing strategy
    RIW
    Nicholas Hare Architects asked RIW to devise a robust waterproofing strategy for Blackburn Central High School, a new secondary school for 960 pupils. The concrete retaining wall on the site was supplemented with a series of...
  • Sika : Waterproof base for state-of-the-art DfE youth centre
    Waterproof base for state-of-the-art DfE youth centre
    Sika
    As part of the Department for Education’s (DfE) £240 million myplace programme, funding 63 new youth facilities projects across England, an old hospital building in Nottingham has been transformed into a state-of-the-art...
  • RIW: Basement waterproofing for Peterhouse College, Cambridge
    Basement waterproofing for Peterhouse College, Cambridge
    RIW
    Peterhouse College, the oldest college at the University of Cambridge, commissioned John Simpson Architects Ltd to develop a masterplan for the historic area of the College and design a new building and extend existing...
  • Multiple damp-proofing treatments to refurbish a school
    Newton Waterproofing
    Miller Bourne Architects, in conjunction with Newton’s technical department, designed a scheme to provide several damp proofing treatments for St Mary’s Hall school in Brighton