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Zinc clad windows in contemporary build

Fakro GB Ltd

Westhill Community Church was a new, green field project in Aberdeenshire. Its highly contemporary style was designed for maximum functionality and to encourage use by the wider community. Natural light and climate controllability were the central considerations for the clients of McLean Architects during initial discussions - a common request for high ceiling, large space developments.

elZinc Rainbow Brown - Church Walk

SIG Zinc & Copper

Six large townhouses have been developed by Bluecroft and Hanover Housing Association to help meet the need for larger houses in the area. The use of elZinc Rainbow Brown zinc for roofing and cladding met the planning requirements and gives the houses a crafted, highly detailed feel.

NedZink NOVA Pro-Tec - NATO HQ

SIG Zinc & Copper

The new NATO headquarters in Brussels has the largest zinc roof in Europe. The roof spans a total surface of no less than 35,000m2 of NedZink NOVA Pro-Tec standing seam bays in seemingly unmanageable lengths of 26 metres. A challenging project in many respects.

NedZink Nova - Imperial Tobacco as above, so below

SIG Zinc & Copper

The versatility of zinc is clear at Imperial Tobacco’s Bristol HQ, where it moves from roof to facade to become a smart coat that will withstand all weather. Crisp lines, generous bright spaces and high quality natural materials define the £18m Imperial Tobacco HQ in Bristol.

elZinc Slate Advance - Coast Bournemouth

SIG Zinc & Copper

A new development of luxury seafront apartments known as ‘Coast’ is the first in the UK to take advantage of elZinc Slate Advance. Specifically designed for use in marine environments, elZinc Slate Advance has a protective coating which provides a barrier to salt damage .

NedZink NOVA - Bolton College STEM Centre

SIG Zinc & Copper

Bolton College has opened the doors of a brand new state-of-the-art STEM Centre to provide support for learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. The new 1800m2 centre completes the Deane Road campus and aims to increase aspiration and motivation amongst the town’s young people by offering different options following secondary school.

KME TECU Patina - The Grove Hotel

SIG Zinc & Copper

When the Grove Hotel, as part of an ongoing developement programme, created the Cedar Suite they wanted an oval copper-clad structure that will act as a stand-alone wedding and events space for the hotel with its own unique quality and relationship to the garden.

NedZink NOVA - Northbrook College

SIG Zinc & Copper

A bold addition to Northbrook College’s West Durrington campus has provided new facilities for students and staff and improved the visibility of the college in the local community. The new Learning Resource Centre forms the social heart of the redesigned campus, with its new entrance, three-storey atrium, library and refectory.

The Paper Mill, NSW

Fairview Architectural

The Paper Mill is located on the Georges River in Liverpool NSW and features 2,800m2 of Vitracore G2 in Zinc Light and Zinc Dark. Builder: MN Builders, Architect: Woods Bagot

elZinc Slate Advance - Coast Bournemouth

SIG Design & Technology

This group of seafront apartments on the site of the former Bournemouth International Hotel is perched right on the cliff side. The modern aesthetic of white render and glazed balconies is offset with crisp elZinc zinc cladding supplied by SIG Zinc & Copper and installed by the specialist cladding team at ICEE. The project for Taylor Wimpey Southern Counties was designed post-planning and managed on site by architects WADP.

Bilco Roof Access Hatches & Smoke Vents Chosen for the Glasgow Transport Museum

Bilco UK

Bilco UK’s special zinc-clad Roof Access Hatches and Smoke Vents chosen for the Zaha Hadid designed Glasgow Transport Museum, Scotland. The roof specification included Smoke Vents and Roof Access to blend with the roof finish. Bilco supplied modified units with zinc cladding to achieve the desired look. To enable safe roof maintenance, a modified E-50T Hatch was supplied and installed to the 46 degree sloping roof enabling maintenance staff to gain easy, safe access to roof equipment

Zintek Mediterranean Blue Standing Seam – Property Development, Edinburgh

Metal Solutions Limited

Secreted within the grounds of a Victorian villa these 2 new Mews properties and 3 new Townhouses replaces demolished 1980’s office facilities. A strong masonry base envelopes a timber clearstory and gables, aluminium dormers and a Zintek Mediterranean Blue zinc roof, to give a truly contemporary interpretation of a traditional mews building. The Townhouses are formed with complex twisted geometries. As with the adjacent mews, materials were selected incorporating a solid masonry base, timber cladding to the projecting cantilevered boxes, aluminium glazing systems, white render and topped with blue zinc mono-pitched roofs.

NedZink NOVA Shingles - Amphibious House

SIG Design & Technology

One of the most innovative private houses to be completed recently in the UK is this amphibious house, featured twice on Channel 4’s Grand Designs. We spoke to Robert Barker of Baca Architects about how the project came about, and why they chose to use zinc shingles to clad it.

NedZink NOVA - Bolton College STEM Centre

SIG Design & Technology

Bolton College has opened the doors of a brand new state-of-the-art STEM Centre to provide support for learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. The STEM Centre features a futuristic angled façade to Deane Road, which forms a distinctive corner to the campus. This feature is articulated through the use of angled standing seam zinc cladding completed in Nedzink NOVA.

AVENHAM PARK PAVILION, LANCASHIRE

Technal

The £1m centrepiece in the restoration of a historic park in Lancashire has been completed, incorporating innovative use of the MX curtain walling system from Technal. The dramatic sculptural pavilion in Avenham Park was the winning design in an RIBA competition. The building has a strong geometric design, which includes a complex zinc-clad ‘saw tooth’ roof and extensive use of timber, aluminium and glass.

Clement steel windows, doors and screens used throughout this fabulous new build

Clement Windows Group

Just at the edge of Somerton in Somerset you will find The Long House, a 350 sq m concrete frame, new build house designed by Neil Choudhury Architects. Clement bespoke steel windows and doors were chosen for their beautifully slim frames, in keeping with the design of the building. All the new fenestration was coated with Signal Black polyester powder paint in a matt finish which perfectly complements the blue lias stone walls, charred timber cladding and dark grey zinc roof.

Unite Building

Briggs Amasco Ltd

Spectraplan Fleece back Lead Grey with Spectra TPE standing seam profile, the Spesctraplan fully adhered to ply board facade with low foaming PU adhesive. The Architect choose the Spectraplan facade as a valued engineered option for cost and speed of essence of installation against his other option of Zinc standing seam Cladding.The main roof area was installed using a 159 structural deck with an 18mm ply board mech fixed to it and Spectraplan TPE fully adhered onto insulation and a self adhesive vapour barrier.

Blacon Crematorium

Briggs Amasco Ltd

A distinctive feature of a new state-of-the-art £5 million crematorium in Chester is a stunning 1000m² geodesic roof which has been installed by a skilled team of craftsmen from UK’s leading waterproofing and roofing specialist BriggsAmasco. With a span of 25m x 45m, the impressive roof structure was designed by Jacobs Architecture for client Cheshire West and Chester Council using single ply to give the appearance of lead/zinc roof but offered the client a more economical and speedier installation on site as well as long term waterproofing integrity.

West Lakes Academy

Briggs Amasco Ltd

At a new build £26 million academy project in Cumbria, BriggsAmasco have supplied and installed a spectacular curved single ply roof system which had to give the appearance of a lead or zinc roof whilst combining long term waterproofing integrity with a fast application. For the extreme curve of this unusual roof to work, the insulation had to be installed in 3 layers of 40mm to make up the 120mm specification. Offering a twenty year guarantee and to ensure an excellent finish, the system was topped off with the versatile IKO Armourplan P slate grey single ply membrane.

Port Glasgow Shared Campus - Port Glasgow

Dryvit UK Ltd

Dryvit Outsulation external wall insulation (EWI) system incorporating Dryvit's cost effective metal effect speciality finish, Reflectit, was utilised to clad to large feature pods within atrium spaces in the Port Glasgow High School and St Stephens’s High School. Completed in 2013. Outsulation was used in place of the originally specified zinc cladding which proved to difficult and costly to install. Dryvit speciality finishes often provide cost alternatives to metal, stone, brick or wood facade systems while delivering energy efficient walls compositions.

The ‘Larch House’

Millworks Ltd

Seen in Grand Designs, the ‘Larch House’ is part of a professional development that sits next to the ‘Zinc House’. The complete envelope of this building is wrapped in Siberian Larch. Millworks supplied extra long lengths to set sizes. Therefore, the roof and walls have no joints – leaving the cladding clean and clinical. Millworks supplied the ‘Grade A’ Siberian Larch manufactured to exacting standards. The layout of cladding is planed all round (PAR) with a 10mm shadow gap – for added detail. Summary: Grade A (Unsorted) Width. 20x90mm Length. 6m+ (custom sourced) Profile. PAR

Granite Wharf, Greenwich, London

Proteus Facades LTD

Three variations of Proteus HR panels – VM Quartz (grey) and VM Anthra (black) in zinc and polyester powder coated aluminium in anthracite grey – feature as rainscreen cladding elements on the first two phases of Greenwich Wharf. Architecture has played an important role in the life of Greenwich since Tudor times when Henry Vlll and his two daughters who followed as monarchs, Mary and Elizabeth, were born at Greenwich Palace. When this fell into disrepair, Queen Anne commissioned Sir Christopher Wren to build a refuge for naval men.

Coal Drops Yard - Kings Cross London

AATi (Antislip Antiwear Treads International)

AATi Commercial supplied over 1500 metres of cast metal anti-slip stair nosings for the Coal Drops Yard project. Historically this site was used to store coal (London’s only available energy source at the time), On the discovery of electricity the use of coal was challenged and electricity prevailed driving the coal sheds into deterioration. Staircases are perfectly poised throughout this re-developed retail quarter providing access to shops and restaurants on all levels. With the vast amount of heavy pedestrian footfall expected, the AATi stair nosing product ref: SN9/55 in Cast Iron (zinc plated black) was chosen.

99 Eclisse pocket doors installed in exclusive Islington Square Development

Eclisse UK

17 Esther Anne Place in Islington, originally a post office building, has been converted into luxury flats and warehouse style apartments. It is a development that builds on the richness and variety of the area, mixing Edwardian flair with modern living. It retains the redbrick facade of the sorting office at ground level, combined with a zinc-clad frame on the upper floors making it an eye catching centre piece to Islington Square. Product: Classic 99 Eclisse pocket door systems Location: Upper Street, Islington Developer: Sager / Cain Hoy Architect: CZWG Development: 169 private units Completion: Q4 2017

Two Rundum Original doors deliver specialist vehicle access at Belfield House

Rundum Meir (UK) Ltd

Two bespoke, 8m-spanning Rundum Original side sliding garage doors have played a key role in enabling Evans Vettori architects to deliver on their thoughtful, sensitive vision for the modern new premises of a well-established firm of funeral directors in Buxton. The building’s high quality design and excellent build standard by NSJ Contractors, which resulted in it making the shortlist of the East Midlands RIBA Regional Awards 2020, blends key aspects of the local vernacular with modern design and material choices, including a zinc standing seam roof that extends to form the outward-facing façade.

Cedar cladding for Powers House

Vastern Timber

Powers House in Devon features cedar cladding, Brimstone ash decking along with stone walling and a pitched Zinc roof. Camillin Denny Design chose Canadian Red cedar from for the external cladding; specifically 95mm x 20mm boards with half lap detail. For the extensive decking around the building they chose Brimstone ash. As Mark Camillin explains “We’ve used cedar previously because we love the way it looks and the way it gradually fades. We wanted the building to be fully clad and we chose a narrower 95mm half-lap board to give us the texture of the shadow gap."

Hamilton International Park

Briggs Amasco Ltd

BriggsAmasco has completed the installation of an intensive and high performance green roof system for the EcoCampus at Hamilton International Park, a sustainable business community located south east of Glasgow. With environmental considerations at the forefront of this design, the 7,500m2 roofing system had to provide more than just traditional protection from rainwater. Having been used on other parts of the Business Park, HFD Group’s design team specified the durable and self-healing monolithic waterproofing membrane Hydrotech Monolithic MM6125 and an intensive ZinCo green roof system featuring planter zones, small plants, shrubs and bushes.

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