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    Designing Flat Roofs – an interview with Stephen Cleminson in Architecture Today Designing Flat Roofs – an interview with Stephen Cleminson in Architecture Today

    Designing Flat Roofs – an interview with Stephen Cleminson in Architecture Today

Designing Flat Roofs – an interview with Stephen Cleminson in Architecture Today

Flat roofs have long held a place in architects’ hearts for reasons of aesthetics, cost and functionality.

While their conceptual and visual simplicity is undoubtedly part of the appeal, specifiers should be under no illusion as to the detailing rigour […]

By |September 7th, 2017|Flat Roof|1 Comment
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    Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice

    Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice

Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice

One of the most common questions our specification managers are asked is, ‘what should the upstand be on a flat roof?’. This question is frequently followed by, ‘what if I haven’t got 150mm?’. This article is about why upstands exist […]

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    Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

    Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

Four years ago, we published two blog posts on single ply membranes which are two of the most popular pages on our entire website. They are so popular that we’ve decided to update them, and you can visit the […]

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    Sustainability in Flat Roofing Sustainability in Flat Roofing

    Sustainability in Flat Roofing

Sustainability in Flat Roofing

From concept design to installation and eventual recycling, flat roofs provide a wide range of environmental benefits for building projects. SIG Design & Technology offers an independent choice of systems for flat, green, and hard metal roofs for all […]

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    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016 Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016

    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016

Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016

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 – […]

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    Fast Track Roofing: 48,000m2 in less than four months Fast Track Roofing: 48,000m2 in less than four months

    Fast Track Roofing: 48,000m2 in less than four months

Fast Track Roofing: 48,000m2 in less than four months

In less than four months, three companies working collaboratively successfully completed a 48,000m2 fast track roofing project for one of the biggest online grocery centres in the world.

This incredibly tight programme minimised material waste and time on site, thanks to a number of […]

  • 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.  […]

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    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 […]

  • Play Alloa
    Doing our bit for #ourweebigbuild Doing our bit for #ourweebigbuild

    Doing our bit for #ourweebigbuild

Doing our bit for #ourweebigbuild

After two decades of sterling work within Clackmannanshire providing play and social opportunities together with additional support for children and adults with disabilities, Play Alloa is finally moving into its very own premises.

The new building in Broad Street […]

By |October 29th, 2015|News|0 Comments
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    #PerfectRoof Seminar 2015 – Ideas and Resources #PerfectRoof Seminar 2015 – Ideas and Resources

    #PerfectRoof Seminar 2015 – Ideas and Resources

#PerfectRoof Seminar 2015 – Ideas and Resources

It’s a week since our seminar on 8 Steps to a Perfect Roof, hosted at the Building Centre by the RIBA Journal. We thought we’d look back at the highlights and share some additional resources with you. Towards the […]