Projects and case studies featuring building cladding and finishes on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Lang+Fulton: STEREO-KINETIC cladding for Basingstoke car park refurb
    STEREO-KINETIC cladding for Basingstoke car park refurb
    Lang+Fulton
    Festival Place in Basingstoke, a 102,000sqm shopping centre was acquired by AEW in Dec 2015 with a vision to modernise and create an improved shopping environment. Investment in the infrastructure has included the...
  • Phi Group: Gabion retaining walls and cladding for retail park
    Gabion retaining walls and cladding for retail park
    Phi Group
    Gabion retaining walls along with free-standing gabion walls for visual barriers and gabion cladding, were specified for a new retail park in Rugby. Phi Group provided the full design, supply and installation package. Gabion...
  • Elefant Gratings: Balustrade panels, Leicester Theatre, West Midlands
    Balustrade panels, Leicester Theatre, West Midlands
    Elefant Gratings
    Elefant Gratings' grilles were used to create bespoke infill panels for a cantilevered balustrade at the Curve Theatre in Leicester, West Midlands. Based in the cultural quarter in Leicester city centre, the theatre was...
  • RHEINZINK: Seamed zinc cladding for lecture theatre facade
    Seamed zinc cladding for lecture theatre facade
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK supplied 1400m2 of Angled Standing Seam System - RHEINZINK-prePATINA blue-grey - for the external facade of the lecture theatres of the University of Johannesburg in South Africa
  • CUPA PIZARRAS: Rainscreen cladding for modern and sustainable new home
    Rainscreen cladding for modern and sustainable new home
    CUPA PIZARRAS
    The CUPACLAD® 201 VANGUARD slate rainscreen cladding system features on the upper level of Split House, a contemporary private residence in Sussex. Designed by architects Alma-nac, the home combines sustainability with an...
  • Lang+Fulton: Architectural grating screens - Suffolk New College
    Architectural grating screens - Suffolk New College
    Lang+Fulton
    Suffolk New College, which is associated to the University of East Anglia, is a £70 million project to provide 22,000m² of extra accommodation, purpose-designed to meet the needs of the twenty first century. Its form is...
  • Silva Timber: Pre-finished Thermowood cladding protects outdoor centre
    Pre-finished Thermowood cladding protects outdoor centre
    Silva Timber
    Set in 12 acres of lawns and woodland, Tower Wood, Lancashire County Council's Outdoor Educational Centre in Windermere, provides outdoor adventure experiences for a wide range of ages and groups. ThermoWood® cladding was an...
  • CUPA PIZARRAS: French second homes complex innovate with natural slate
    French second homes complex innovate with natural slate
    CUPA PIZARRAS
    Damgan, in the French Brittany, has developed an important seaside tourism growth since the 1950s. Taking advantage of its geographical location, close to the Vilaine estuary, the city has many villas and hotels to...
  • Marshalls: Period style manor house uses buff sandstone ashlar
    Period style manor house uses buff sandstone ashlar
    Marshalls
    Sydenhurst is a luxury manor house built near Godalming. The build objective was to create a building with the appearance of a 200-year-old manor house - this required the use of natural stone for the project. The buff...
  • Silva Timber: Siberian larch for Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
    Siberian larch for Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
    Silva Timber
    The Malvern Hills is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) with a rich architectural heritage and an abundance of forts, castles and priories. Homeowner Martin Gloster was carrying out a new build in this area, and...
  • Lang+Fulton: Car park screening - Marischal College, Aberdeen
    Car park screening - Marischal College, Aberdeen
    Lang+Fulton
    Marischal College is situated in a prime location in the historic city centre of Aberdeen. The City Council have leased and fully redeveloped and refurbished the Grade A listed building from the University for use as office...
  • Marshalls: Sandstone facade - Latitude Red office development
    Sandstone facade - Latitude Red office development
    Marshalls
    Latitude Red is an eight storey development close to Leeds city centre which was designed to provide headquarter office buildings. The build combines natural light and contemporary architecture to create a striking working...
  • Ecochoice: Cladding improves aesthetics at Exeter Flood Defence
    Cladding improves aesthetics at Exeter Flood Defence
    Ecochoice
    Ecochoice sourced FSC-certified Siberian larch cladding for installation at the Exeter Flood Defence scheme, which is managed by the Environment Agency with the aim of protecting over 3000 homes and businesses in Exeter.
  • RHEINZINK: Rheinzink cladding for Bishop Challoner Catholic School
    Rheinzink cladding for Bishop Challoner Catholic School
    RHEINZINK
    Bishop Challoner Catholic Collegiate School presented the unique challenge of preserving the view of an historic church from the perspective of a modern school building. The project comprises new and upgraded accommodation...
  • Silva Timber: Larch cladding helps give Maggie's centre a natural feel
    Larch cladding helps give Maggie's centre a natural feel
    Silva Timber
    The Robert Parfett Building of Maggie's Manchester, which offers free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their families and friends, was designed by leading architect Lord Norman Foster.