Projects and case studies featuring external wall / rainscreen cladding on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Formica Group: Vibrant, energy-efficient rainscreen cladding for school
    Vibrant, energy-efficient rainscreen cladding for school
    Formica Group
    Ellis Williams Architects (EWA) were appointed to undertake the design of a new primary school in Warrington and specified VIVIX® by Formica Group for the external cladding of the new build. Engagement meetings were held...
  • Silva Timber: Western Red Cedar cladding - The Cedar Club
    Western Red Cedar cladding - The Cedar Club
    Silva Timber
    Lane End Conference Centre completed a new purpose-built sports and leisure centre in High Wycombe - The Cedar Club. The double-storey building has been clad in Western Red Cedar, offcuts of which were then used to create an...
  • Marshalls: Sandstone for exterior facade - Adagio Hotel, Edinburgh
    Sandstone for exterior facade - Adagio Hotel, Edinburgh
    Marshalls
    A new Accor Adagio Aparthotel was commissioned as part of the £200m development of Edinburgh’s historic old town. Overlooking the Royal Mile, the exterior facade of the new building had to seamlessly integrate old with new.
  • RHEINZINK: Zinc square tile cladding gives home diamond effect
    Zinc square tile cladding gives home diamond effect
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK supplied its square tile system - RHEINZINK-prePATINA blue-grey - for the roof and facade of a new-build home in Stuttgart, Germany. These tiles were installed diagonally to create a striking diamond design effect
  • RHEINZINK: RHEINZINK artCOLOR cladding brightens external facade
    RHEINZINK artCOLOR cladding brightens external facade
    RHEINZINK
    Station House is a student accommodation development situated opposite Leamington Spa railway station. AT Architects specified RHEINZINK products for the facade of the study space and terrace, which sits on the existing...
  • 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.
  • Formica Group: Colourful VIVIX® panels used to re-clad London nursery
    Colourful VIVIX® panels used to re-clad London nursery
    Formica Group
    Newham Council selected Formica Group’s VIVIX® exterior façade panels to structurally re-clad Scott Wilkie Nursery in the London Borough of Newham. The exterior of the nursery had lost its lustre over time and required an...
  • 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...
  • Formica Group: Colourful high pressure laminate facade for apartments
    Colourful high pressure laminate facade for apartments
    Formica Group
    This colourful Helsinki apartment block was a social housing project with a very limited budget. Architect Pentti Kareoja was looking for the best freedom aesthetically but needed to take into consideration ecological...
  • RHEINZINK: Seamed RHEINZINK cladding for curved facade
    Seamed RHEINZINK cladding for curved facade
    RHEINZINK
    RHEINZINK supplied Angled Standing Seam System - RHEINZINK-prePATINA blue-grey - for the cladding of a residential building in Utrecht, Netherlands. The seamed zinc cladding was used to cover the entire external facade of...
  • Lang+Fulton: STEREO-KINETIC cladding, Olympia car park
    STEREO-KINETIC cladding, Olympia car park
    Lang+Fulton
    A massive continuously moving public artwork covers the face of the five-storey Olympia car park in Dundee. The design, which incorporates hundreds of freely-moving stainless steel sheets, is said to create the impression of...
  • RHEINZINK: Flat lock tile facade and roofing system for apartments
    Flat lock tile facade and roofing system for apartments
    RHEINZINK
    Located in Chur, Switzerland, this apartment building features the RHEINZINK prPATINA flat lock tile facade and roofing system in graphite-grey. RHEINZINK prePATINA is zinc alloy material suitable for a wide range of...
  • 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
  • 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...
  • RHEINZINK: Corrugated profile roofing and cladding for office block
    Corrugated profile roofing and cladding for office block
    RHEINZINK
    This administration building in Bonn, Germany, features the RHEINZINK prePATINA roofing and cladding system. A corrugated profile system was used for both the roof and facade, and has a blue-grey finish. RHEINZINK prePATINA...