• Branch Place London Hybrid Green Blue Roof
    Blue Roof – what if you must have one? Blue Roof – what if you must have one?

    Blue Roof – what if you must have one?

Blue Roof – what if you must have one?

Over two years ago we published a post by Ross Finnie called Blue Roof: Why it is a Bad Idea’. It created a lot of interest and some controversy. Ross’ message was that there are better places to […]

  • Mastic Asphalt Roofing Thiepval Memorial
    When to Use Mastic Asphalt When to Use Mastic Asphalt

    When to Use Mastic Asphalt

When to Use Mastic Asphalt

Following our introduction to the topic of Mastic Asphalt last week, today we’re writing about when you might come across mastic asphalt and which types of roofing and other projects it should be considered for. We’ll also look at […]

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    Mastic Asphalt – an Introduction Mastic Asphalt – an Introduction

    Mastic Asphalt – an Introduction

Mastic Asphalt – an Introduction

In this post we introduce mastic asphalt, a centuries old roofing material that is still in use today in both traditional and more modern forms. In the next post we’ll introduce some build-ups and describe some applications for the product.

 

What […]

  • Green Roof Guide GRO Green Roof Code
    The GRO Green Roof Code – a Green Roof Guide to Best Practice The GRO Green Roof Code – a Green Roof Guide to Best Practice

    The GRO Green Roof Code – a Green Roof Guide to Best Practice

The GRO Green Roof Code – a Green Roof Guide to Best Practice

Green roofs are now one of the ‘must haves’ amongst architects, homeowners, commercial developers and office owners seeking to enhance the environment or simply tick a sustainability box on a planning proposal. But despite the fact that the market […]

  • SIG Rooflines March 2016 Front Cover
    SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal March 2016 SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal March 2016

    SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal March 2016

SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal March 2016

This week the March 2016 issue of RIBA Journal is published, complete with our sixth technical guide: SIG Roof Lines.

SIG Design & Technology partner with the RIBA Journal to help supply architects with impartial, useful advice on designing flat, green […]

  • 5 Broadgate - the completed roof
    5 Broadgate: Hot Melt Roofing at a ground scraping scale 5 Broadgate: Hot Melt Roofing at a ground scraping scale

    5 Broadgate: Hot Melt Roofing at a ground scraping scale

5 Broadgate: Hot Melt Roofing at a ground scraping scale

When Make Architects needed a waterproofing solution for their latest project in the City of London they turned to IKO ParmaTEC hot melt. In this case study we set out why and share with you some pictures of this particularly […]

  • RCi Show 2016
    RCi Show 2016 – Photoblog RCi Show 2016 – Photoblog

    RCi Show 2016 – Photoblog

RCi Show 2016 – Photoblog

We’re taking photos and posting reportage about the RCi Show at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry on 27th and 28th January. We’ll be meeting people, watching the demonstrations and generally sharing whats happening at the show. Bookmark this page to check […]

  • Flat Roofs on Modernist Houses - Grand Designs Edge Detail
    Flat roofs on modernist houses: a Grand Design in West Sussex Flat roofs on modernist houses: a Grand Design in West Sussex

    Flat roofs on modernist houses: a Grand Design in West Sussex

Flat roofs on modernist houses: a Grand Design in West Sussex

 

The first project to kick off the 2015 season of Grand Designs was an enormous modern house inspired by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s German Pavilion in Barcelona.  […]

  • RCi Show SIG Roofing
    RCi Show 2016 Preview RCi Show 2016 Preview

    RCi Show 2016 Preview

RCi Show 2016 Preview

Just two weeks to go until the RCi Show 2016 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The RCi Show is the UK’s only dedicated Roofing, Cladding and Insulation exhibition. We thought we’d give you a preview of what you […]

  • Zinc Shingles Cliff House Spain Salobrena
    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2015 Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2015

    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2015

Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2015

Last week we kicked off our top ten roofing design blog posts with numbers ten to six. Here are the top five most read roofing design blog posts this year – is […]