Case studies

Imperial Tobacco – As above, so below

Imperial Tobacco – As above, so below

The versatility of zinc is clear at Imperial Tobacco’s Bristol HQ, where it moves from roof to façade 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.

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Replacement zinc standing seam roof with solar PVs

Replacement zinc standing seam roof with solar PVs

This week we’re publishing another case study, this time featuring the replacement standing seam roofs installed by Sarnian Roofing at the Lighthouse Wards at Princess Elizabeth Hospital, Guernsey. The roofs were replaced following the failure of the tiled roofs just...

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Northbrook College – Lead by Example

Northbrook College – Lead by Example

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

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Zinc Shingles on the Amphibious House

Zinc Shingles on the Amphibious House

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.

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Zinc Shingles on a unique Cliff House in Salobrena

Zinc Shingles on a unique Cliff House in Salobrena

Since we published our blog post on shingles there’s been a huge response to the photos of the amazing cliff house, Casa Acantilado in Salobrena, Spain, so we thought we’d share more about the project with you here, together with more photographs.   The house was...

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