Projects and case studies featuring boards on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: Architect's utilitarian office created with exposed OSB3
    Architect's utilitarian office created with exposed OSB3
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    Creating a simple, uncluttered, clean space with a utilitarian look and feel was the goal for the re-design of Hanson Architect’s Office space. Having first come across SMARTPLY OSB3 at a RIBA CPD Roadshow in 2017, the...
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: SHED project offers solution to London housing crisis
    SHED project offers solution to London housing crisis
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    An innovative project to help combat London’s housing crisis has been unveiled from Lowe Guardians and Studio Bark architects. Modular SHEDs (taken from the word SHarED), which are manufactured offsite and can be installed...
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: SMARTPLY PATTRESS PLUS reduces install time on project
    SMARTPLY PATTRESS PLUS reduces install time on project
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    SMARTPLYPATTRESS PLUS, an innovative factory-prepared oriented strand board (OSB), has greatly reduced the time spent on the latest big build project for contractor SD Plastering. The project, at Surrey Quays, Canada Water,...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Open Source Wood winner: Kokoon modular housing system
    Open Source Wood winner: Kokoon modular housing system
    Metsä Wood UK
    Open Source Wood is Metsa Wood's collaboration platform for architects and engineers to share their innovations in modular wood construction and the Kokoon modular building system was a recent winner of its award. Kokoon has...
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: Flame-retardant MDF panels for bank renovations
    Flame-retardant MDF panels for bank renovations
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    In 2018 Ireland’s most iconic new building, the Central Bank of Ireland on the banks of the River Liffey in Dublin, was renovated into the showstopping demonstration of success it is today, after sitting for years as an...
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: MDF panels used to create roof terrace and BBQ area
    MDF panels used to create roof terrace and BBQ area
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    A once neglected roof terrace on the top of a luxury private residence in South Kensington has been transformed by Paul Newman Landscapes, using MEDITE® TRICOYA® EXTREME (MTX) in two exciting applications. The...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Laminated veneer lumber for alpine SPA-Bungalow
    Laminated veneer lumber for alpine SPA-Bungalow
    Metsä Wood UK
    Building in Switzerland is extremely expensive. Swiss designer and wellness facility developer Roger Bernet has worked with numerous five-star hotels that have extensive budgets. Bernet wanted to create a unique,...
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: Shopfronts created using engineered wood panels
    Shopfronts created using engineered wood panels
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    Yes, you read that correctly MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME (MTX) now adorns the shopfronts of over 30 high-end retail and design spaces at the new Eccleston Place hub near Victoria station, central London. However, it’s far from an...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Prefabricated Kerto LVL wavy panels for office interior
    Prefabricated Kerto LVL wavy panels for office interior
    Metsä Wood UK
    One Main Office in Boston, USA is set within a 1970's concrete slab building. It has been refurbished with a wavy wooden interior that showcases Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber). The timber curves are built entirely from...
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: MTX MDF panels decorate exterior of Gingerbread House
    MTX MDF panels decorate exterior of Gingerbread House
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    Quite possibly one of the most unique building projects that MEDITE SMARTPLY has been involved in for a long time, the Savalen Hotel and Spa’s life-sized Gingerbread House in the Norwegian mountains sets a precedent for...
  • Norbord: SterlingOSB panels create industrial look for hair salon
    SterlingOSB panels create industrial look for hair salon
    Norbord
    The team at Urban Creative hairdressing salon in Seaham wanted to create an interior scheme in keeping with the former warehouse location. A cost-efficient, solid and hardwearing material was required for work stations.
  • Norbord: SterlingOSB Zero panels for cycling-themed cafe
    SterlingOSB Zero panels for cycling-themed cafe
    Norbord
    Cycling-themed pop up café, Velo Life, has been decked out in sturdy and stylish SterlingOSB Zero panels from Norbord. Lee Goodwin expanded his Henley-on-Thames bicycle repair shop into the old pub next door to create a...
  • Norbord: SterlingOSB boards help transform restaurant and bar
    SterlingOSB boards help transform restaurant and bar
    Norbord
    Stripped, a popular restaurant and bar in Ventnor, a coastal town on the Isle of Wight, has undergone a complete transformation from its previous use as a bank. SterlingOSB boards have been used in the conversion giving a...
  • Norbord: Roofing boards for surf life saving clubhouse
    Roofing boards for surf life saving clubhouse
    Norbord
    The corrugated roof of Crantock Surf Lifesaving Club’s clubhouse had deteriorated and was letting in increasing quantities of water and sand. The Newquay branch of builders’ merchant Travis Perkins and wood panel products...
  • Norbord: CaberDek P5 particleboard flooring for Croudace Homes
    CaberDek P5 particleboard flooring for Croudace Homes
    Norbord
    Norbord has teamed up with leading builders merchant, Jewson, to supply Caberdek P5 particleboard flooring to the regional housebuilder Croudace Homes. The supply deal means that the Norbord product is now installed in every...