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[4 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

This may look like a top-secret spy bunker, carefully camouflaged amongst its surroundings. But the chameleon properties of this dome-shaped dwelling was the only way Southern Water could get the go-ahead to build it. It is in fact the company’s newest state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant. The £300m Peacehaven facility is scheduled for completion early next […]

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[4 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

Education is the heart of all learning but how do you visualise this concept in a brand new school building? Simple – you clad it in tones of reds and browns. This cardiac-coloured cladding on the new Het Perron School, meaning ‘The Platform’ is designed to represent the trace of the beating heart of Veenendal’s […]

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[30 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

Can you guess what this jagged building is used for? With a glossy, seemingly-slippery façade, it could only be something really cool. Welcome to the Ondrej Nepela Arena, the home of ice hockey in Bratislava and the venue of the International Ice Hockey Federation 2011 World Championship. Completely remodelled on the historic site of what […]

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[11 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Jaguar Land Rover Deck 92 project is a new 10,000m2 material, planning and logistics centre. The Centre incorporates Colorcoat Renew SC® enabling the building envelope to play an active role in the building’s environmental performance. Using Colorcoat Renew SC® has achieved a low cost source of renewable energy Using Colorcoat Renew SC® on this […]

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[23 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]

It’s not just the students who are bright in Roermond, Netherlands. This school goes straight to the top of the class for this dazzling display of colour. The unique exterior of the Niekee School for Education is the design of Haag architects LIAG. Inspired by many different colours, the challenge was to bring their colourful […]

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[1 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

It’s played host to some of the biggest pop and rock stars on the planet, and with £164m ploughed into its creation the award-winning Arena and Convention Centre (ACC) at the Kings Waterfront development in Liverpool’s historic dockside has certainly topped the charts as the entertainment hub of the North West. Image source Multi-talented building […]

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[28 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

The iconic art deco Wallis Building in Birmingham may date back to 1920 but the structure is a true modern day example of how the innovative use of Colorcoat® pre-finished steel can ensure strict planning and conservation regulations are met. Grade II listing presented unique refurbishment challenge The building was originally the HQ of GEC […]

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[3 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

This state-of-the-art distribution warehouse in Newcastle Under Lyme isn’t just green on the outside thanks to the use of Colorcoat Prisma® and Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® pre-finished steel , the whole building is so environmentally-friendly it’s one of the most sustainable buildings in the UK. Image source First in the UK to achieve ‘Outstanding’ BREEAM status […]

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[1 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, the biggest stadium of its kind in the world, kicked off a new era in sporting and entertainment venues when it launched in 1999 for the Rugby World Cup. Scoring awards for its innovative design, the stadium – which is the spiritual home of Welsh Rugby Union – also won […]

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[23 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

When construction began on one of the largest distribution centres in the UK, providing a whopping 127,210m² of industrial, storage and distribution facilities. Colorcoat® pre-finished steel helped this major new £77 million distribution centre in Swindon make a dramatic aesthetic statement whilst achieving environmental excellence. Striking blue facade Gazeley Park, which was completed by Gazeley […]