Project Scotland

Cladding

Steel-clad building in Chernobyl safety role

WORK is expected to start later this year on a new solar energy park near the former Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine after a new steel-clad building …

Cladding solution for Edinburgh ‘fortress’

SCOTLAND’S oldest youth club has undergone a makeover with the help of a fortress-like facade. FetLor Youth Club in Edinburgh, which dates back to 1924, now …

Education proves a hot topic for Lakesmere

LAKESMERE Group has been appointed to deliver the roofing and cladding packages on several education contracts across Scotland, including the new Windmill …

Ticking all the boxes

A striking cladding solution has helped a self-build home on the Isle of Skye blend in seamlessly with its surroundings. Marley Eternit’s corrosion-resistant …

A towering triumph

Brian Newell, founder and chief executive of ventilated façade specialist, Shackerley, discusses the SureClad® engineered stone façade specification for the …

The Shingle life

A luxury hotel in Dumfries and Galloway has used Marley Eternit’s JB Shingles to create a “stunning” cottage annex. Architect John Murray specified the …

Energy efficiency must play vital role in new build plans

Simon Wild, European category marketing manager at Formica Group, discusses the importance of building envelopes in combating CO2 emissions and their role in …

Kay checks in at EJOT

BRYAN Kay has been named sales engineer for Scotland at EJOT UK. He has been tasked with developing the firm’s customer base north of the border. EJOT …

Accoya helps bring new Highland building to life

ACCOYA has been used to clad the £3 million life sciences building in Inverness. The modified wood produced by Accsys Technologies was selected for the …

Passivhaus made simple

By Matthew Evans, technical manager Kingspan TEK ONE of the most important aspects of any new build today is to get the energy efficiency of the building …