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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  • RHEINZINK: RHEINZINK prePATINA roofing and cladding for airport
    RHEINZINK prePATINA roofing and cladding for airport
    RHEINZINK
    This airport in Bydgoszcz, Poland, features the RHEINZINK prePATINA blue-grey roofing and cladding system. The double standing seam roof system covers 2200m2, while the facade uses a reveal panel system and extends to 600m2.
  • Lang+Fulton: Cladding panels for plant housing - North Kent Police HQ
    Cladding panels for plant housing - North Kent Police HQ
    Lang+Fulton
    North Kent Police HQ is a four-storey landmark building of 11,500m2. Glenn Howells Architects were responsible for developing the building concept, which features a number of ‘green’ technologies including solar shading to...
  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Catcastle Grey sandstone cladding, Glasgow Sheriff Court
    Catcastle Grey sandstone cladding, Glasgow Sheriff Court
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Glasgow Sheriff Court, originally built in 1985, and located in the Gorbals area of the city, is clad with Catcastle Grey sandstone. In 2014 it was granted B-listed status.
  • 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...
  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Harwood Rubble stone cladding - residential development
    Harwood Rubble stone cladding - residential development
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Harwood Rubble stone from Dunhouse Quarry was used on a large housing development near Chester-le-Street in County Durham. Completed in 2019, the chopped stone was used to face the walls on this residential development.
  • Formica Group: VIVIX® panels for high-rise residential block, Sweden
    VIVIX® panels for high-rise residential block, Sweden
    Formica Group
    In Bohus-Malmön, Sweden, the municipal housing company MKB, together with Midroc Project Management, have completed a tower block consisting of 54 apartments over 15 floors. It has been built in the yard of an existing...
  • RHEINZINK: Zinc facade for 33-35 Commercial Road, London
    Zinc facade for 33-35 Commercial Road, London
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK was chosen to achieve a maintenance-free facade which looks attractive from all angles and creates interesting effects as light reflects off the surface of the panels. RHEINZINK-prePATINA blue-grey material was...
  • 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...
  • Elefant Gratings: Screening and fencing for CSC Data Centre, Kent
    Screening and fencing for CSC Data Centre, Kent
    Elefant Gratings
    Elefant Gratings manufactured and supplied galvanised steel louvres for use as screening / fencing for CSC Data Centre, Maidstone in Kent
  • Outdoor Design: Green wall metalwork, private garden, Kensington
    Green wall metalwork, private garden, Kensington
    Outdoor Design
    Elaborate free-standing metalwork was designed and developed for the construction of this beautifully finished green wall system for a townhouse in Kensington. The design of this living wall worked around an 8-way party wall...
  • Lang+Fulton: Terra-34 grating for Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
    Terra-34 grating for Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
    Lang+Fulton
    The Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop is at the forefront of a productive and exciting Scottish visual arts industry, providing key elements of the visual arts infrastructure through a range of facilities and professional...
  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Cop Crag sandstone, The Rutland Building, Edinburgh
    Cop Crag sandstone, The Rutland Building, Edinburgh
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    A total of 750m² of Cop Crag sandstone was supplied to Lilley Construction in 2002 for the Rutland Building in Edinburgh. The building was a mixed use office development in the West End of the city, which formed a major...
  • Silva Timber: Cedar shakes and shingles, Cloverbank Organic Farm
    Cedar shakes and shingles, Cloverbank Organic Farm
    Silva Timber
    Brian and Jane Clarkson, the owners of Cloverbank Organic Farm, embarked on a challenging project to build themselves a round house at their farm in the beautiful Cheshire village of North Rode. Cloverbank Organic Farm's...
  • Lang+Fulton: Plant trellis screening - Nokia R&D, Farnborough
    Plant trellis screening - Nokia R&D, Farnborough
    Lang+Fulton
    Nokia required a new R&D building, to be located in Farnborough. To comply with planning approval, the project architect suggested the concept of a steel trellis for climbing plants to hide the building. The screen was...
  • RHEINZINK: Angled standing seam facade for office building
    Angled standing seam facade for office building
    RHEINZINK
    Designed by Paragon Architects and used by Alexander Forbes Insurance, this office building in South Africa features a facade which uses 4200m2 of RHEINZINK prePATINA cladding. The cladding uses RHEINZINK's angled standing...