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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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    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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    Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned

    Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned

Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned

We recently reported on the RIBA Journal interview of the business manager at Layfield Primary School in Yarm, which was having ongoing problems with leaking roofs on its new Foundation Stage and Children’s Centre building.

The interview has now been […]

  • Flat Roof Aesthetics and Structure
    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost

In this post, we’re covering the final two design factors on our checklist for flat roof specification: flat roof interfaces and cost. These factors round up the design stage of the checklist and we can then move on to […]

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    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands

We’re well into our checklist of questions to ask when you’re choosing and designing the right flat roof system. Whilst the preliminary questions on client requirements, aesthetics and structure set the broad parameters, the questions we are now going […]

By |February 23rd, 2017|Flat Roof|0 Comments
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    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure

Last time we introduced our Flat Roof Specifier Checklist and looked at the requirements your client might have. This week we begin talking about the design factors, starting with Aesthetic requirements and Roof Structure.

Would you like a copy of […]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Flat Roof|0 Comments
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    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 1: Employers Requirements Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 1: Employers Requirements

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 1: Employers Requirements

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 1: Employers Requirements

Choosing the right flat roof system can be a challenge, but ask the right questions and you’re half way there.

At our seminar in November we launched a new tool for architects – a Flat Roof Specifier Checklist. Our checklist […]

By |January 19th, 2017|Flat Roof|0 Comments
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    Live Blog: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What We Know Live Blog: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What We Know

    Live Blog: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What We Know

Live Blog: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What We Know

Wednesday 23 November, 08.50 to 11.45am
This time next week we’re holding our third annual #PerfectRoof Seminar, entitled ‘Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What we Know’. You can still join us in person (BOOK HERE) but if […]

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    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist to be Launched at RIBA Journal Seminar Flat Roof Specifier Checklist to be Launched at RIBA Journal Seminar

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist to be Launched at RIBA Journal Seminar

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist to be Launched at RIBA Journal Seminar

We’re really looking forward to our autumn technical seminar this year, on the theme ‘Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What We Know’. We’re excited to be hearing about Birmingham New Street Station and Barratt London’s The Courthouse SW1P […]

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    RIBAJ Morning Seminar: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What we Know RIBAJ Morning Seminar: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What we Know

    RIBAJ Morning Seminar: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What we Know

RIBAJ Morning Seminar: Quality in Flat Roofing – Sharing What we Know

Wednesday 23 November, 08.50 to 11.45am
The Building Centre, Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

Join us at this free-to-attend RIBA Journal and SIG Design & Technology morning briefing as we share our expertise and discuss key issues […]