All Cladding products articles – Page 6

  • Good example: York St John University’s quadrangle building
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    Knotty problem: when cladding goes bad

    2009-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Every man and his dog seem to be using timber for cladding. Well, it does look great. But without proper installation and maintenance, you could be in for a nasty surprise

  • Mountain Dwellings, an apartment block and car park in Copenhagen
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    Aluminium composite panels

    2009-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Reynobond Architecture aluminium composite panels have been used on Mountain Dwellings, an apartment block and car park in Copenhagen

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    Etched aluminium

    2009-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Cladding specialist James & Taylor has created the shimmering, high-tech facade for the £17m maternity unit at Southern General hospital in Glasgow

  • The glass and white aluminium panels give the facade a textured, dynamic quality
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    Banking, but not as we know it: 3XN's Saxo Bank

    2009-05-01T00:00:00Z

    3XN’s Saxo Bank shows a softer side of a beleaguered industry, says Dan Stewart – just stand clear of the lightning bolts…

  • Qatar National Convention Centre
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    Steel yourself: The Qatar National Convention Centre

    2009-03-27T00:00:00Z

    Creating massive organic shapes out of metal is one thing. Getting them to support thousands of tonnes of structure is quite another. Thomas Lane reports on the building of the Qatar National Convention Centre

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    Standing seam profiles

    2009-02-27T00:00:00Z

    Rigidal’s Ziplok standing-seam profile has been used for cladding on a car park in County Durham

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    Rainscreen panels

    2009-02-27T00:00:00Z

    Eurobond’s Rainspan rainscreen support panels have been used on the refurbishment and extension of the Emersons Green Sainsbury’s store in Bristol

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    Louvred panels

    2009-02-27T00:00:00Z

    Arcelor Mittal has introduced its Recif range of louvred metal cladding for facades in the UK

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    The return of the glazed terracotta tile

    2009-02-27T00:00:00Z

    Like an old punk band that reunites for one last gig, glazed terracotta tiles – famous for their early appearances on Victorian pubs and tube stations – are making a comeback. Stephen Kennett gives a big hand to two completed schemes that are shaking up the streets of London

  • Euroclad's Elite Systems, Minehead, Somerset
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    Profiled cladding

    2009-02-27T00:00:00Z

    Euroclad‘s Elite Systems have been used on the £6.4m redevelopment of the historic market site in Minehead, Somerset

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    PV rainscreen cladding

    2009-02-27T00:00:00Z

    SFS Intec has introduced the ALW fixing system to the UK. Used widely across Europe to construct glazed rainscreens, the system is now compatible with photovoltaic panels to enable the creation of a facade that generates electricity

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    Decorative aggregates

    2009-02-27T00:00:00Z

    Long Rake Spar, suppliers of decorative aggregate, has launched a new coloured natural dashing aggregate, free from iron sulphide, the usual cause of long-term discolouration on rendered walls

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    Solar shading

    2008-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Solar shading from Levolux has been used on Foster + Partners’ Folkestone Academy in Kent.

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    High-pressure laminate panels

    2008-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Specialist cladding manufacturer CEP Claddings has extended the number of finishes for its Bauclad range of high-pressure laminate panels.

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    Stone facades

    2008-11-07T00:00:00Z

    TI Dynamic Facades has launched sandstone and limestone options for its Aerolite range of facades.

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    Dressing the pinnacle

    2008-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Putting a cladding system on a shape as eccentric as the Pinnacle tower is hard enough. But how do you give it openable windows as well? Stephen Kennett found out

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    Curtain walling

    2008-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Architectural aluminium systems specialist Technal, has launched MX Acoustic – a new design option for its MX curtain walling range, for more demanding acoustic requirements.

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    What it costs: Insulated renders

    2008-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Insulated render systems save energy and look good. Peter Mayer of Building LifePlans sums up the variety of choices and highlights some topical issues and lifecycle costs

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    Profiled cladding

    2008-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Rigidal Systems, manufacturer of metal roofing and cladding, has introduced a range of profiles designed to bring a new dimension to the use of profiled cladding

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    Ventilated cladding

    2008-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Rainscreen cladding from Shackerley has been used to help transform Boston House, a former shoe factory in Leicester, into 44 apartments, including eight penthouses.