All Cladding products articles – Page 5

  • News

    Specifier 29 January 2010

    2010-01-29T00:00:00Z

    Specifier 29 January 2010

  • Features

    Terracotta-look solar shading

    2009-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Sotech has supplied a bespoke extruded aluminium baguette sunscreen system that replicates the appearance of traditional terracotta for a multistorey car park at the Almondvale shopping centre near Edinburgh

  • Features

    Integrated solar thermal panels

    2009-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Luvata has developed Nordic Solar, which discreetly incorporates renewables into a building by integrating a patinated copper facade with a solar thermal system

  • Features

    Sliding glass facade with PV

    2009-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Austrian firm M-systems has launched the EV3000, an aluminium framed glass sliding panel designed to provide solar shading on facades and which also incorporates thin film photovoltaics for power generation

  • Features

    Marble cladding

    2009-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Stonespec has introduced Agglotech to the UK

  • Features

    Steel cladding

    2009-10-30T00:00:00Z

    SAS International’s bespoke cladding system was installed at the lower areas of Waterloo station, where they cover 3.5m thick Victorian brick arches

  • Features

    Aluminium facade panels

    2009-10-30T00:00:00Z

    This residential complex in London used almost 5,000 anodised aluminium rainscreen panels

  • The aluminium panels create a front elevation somewhat reminiscent of a badly played game of Tetris.
    Features

    Grosvenor Waterside by Make: Don’t tell Charles …

    2009-08-07T00:00:00Z

    Within spitting distance of the notorious Chelsea Barracks site is this startlingly modern block of flats by Make Architects. Yet, so far, the good burghers of Belgravia haven’t uttered a word against it. And nor has you-know-who. What’s going on?

  • News

    Sealing foam for timber frames

    2009-07-31T00:00:00Z

    Foam tapes manufacturer Iso-Chemie has introduced a sealing tape aimed at the timber-frame housing market

  • News

    Floor and roof system

    2009-07-31T00:00:00Z

    Finnforest has introduced Kerto-Ripa, an open or pre-insulated closed-panel construction system for a range of applications including schools, commercial and leisure buildings

  • News

    Eco-friendly load-bearing walls

    2009-07-31T00:00:00Z

    Contractor Morgan Ashurst is using Durisol’s eco-friendly wall forming system to reduce the carbon footprint of a new extension to the Caen Community primary school in Devon

  • News

    Timber closed-panel system

    2009-07-31T00:00:00Z

    Masonite engineered timber I-Joists, used as part of the Tradis closed-panel wall and roof system, have been selected for a development of four luxury low-energy homes near Penrith by the developer Eden Frame

  • The exterior of the arts centre might look confusing but is intended to inspire creativity. The main performance space is on the other side of the glazed wall – this can be opened up so the carnival can spill out into the courtyard
    Features

    Party Tricks: Ash Sakula's Luton Carnival Arts Centre

    2009-07-24T00:00:00Z

    Ash Sakula’s Carnival Arts Centre is Luton’s answer to Notting Hill – buzzing with life and invention and a haven for stiltwalkers and other forms of streetlife

  • Features

    Crazy angles, soaring steel: Zaha Hadid’s Guangzhou opera house

    2009-07-17T00:00:00Z

    As the Chinese city of Guangzhou races to build a new district in time for the 2010 Asian Games, the designs of two British architects enter the spotlight. Thomas Lane charts the trials, tribulations and triumphs of Zaha Hadid’s opera house and Wilkinson Eyre’s West Tower

  • Features

    Super-insulated facades

    2009-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Two of Schüco’s most popular facade systems, the FW50+ and FW60+, are now available in super-insulated (SI) versions with lower U-values for the frames, enabling architects and specifiers to exceed existing insulation regulations

  • Features

    What it costs: curtain wall glazing

    2009-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Curtain wall glazing can do many things: control temperature and light levels, and even clean itself. Peter Mayer of BLP Insurance looks through the available options

  • Features

    Timber-effect cladding

    2009-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Rockpanel has introduced a collection of board materials for external cladding that are claimed to have the appearance of wood but the durability of stone

  • Features

    Coloured glass cladding panels

    2009-07-03T00:00:00Z

    The Glass Wall Company has launched Chromatics, which it claims to be the world’s first cuttable, totally opaque, coloured glass cladding panel

  • Elementix Express
    Features

    Rainscreen cladding

    2009-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Ibstock has extended its Elementix rainscreen cladding system with the Express and Freedom ranges

  • Features

    Cement cladding panels

    2009-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Marley Eternit has launched two high-performance fibre-cement cladding panels, Natura Pro and Pictura