SIGs of the best

It’s been a busy year for roofing specialist SIG. In case you missed them, here’s six of the best stories run in 2016.

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Timing is everything

Green roofs don’t like being kept waiting for installation


 

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Joined up thinking

Stephen Chapman, technical consultant of rolled architectural zinc specialist elZinc, explains how to achieve best practice standing seam roofing


 

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Lead by example

A glass and zinc facade inspired by lead flashing on existing buildings has given students at Northbrook College clean lines on a contemporary building


 

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Choosing a flat roof

Ross Finnie, sales director, SIG Design & Technology explains the rules of thumb for making the right choice


 

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Shingles’ might

Architects will never tire of the diverse textures, colours and forms made possible by the humble metal shingle


 

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It’s got to be green

With real copper unlikely to patinate, verdigris copper sheet forms the roof of The Grove hotel’s new event space, with single overlaps for delicacy of detailing


 

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Work-life balance is at the core of this Future Winner 2020 practice in rural Scotland, a husband and wife team that is very selective of its projects – and its clients

This husband and wife Future Winner 2020 team is very selective of its projects – and its clients

As BDP rapidly turns London’s ExCel Centre into a hospital for coronavirus patients, Hugh Pearman talks to Architects for Health chair Christopher Shaw about the priorities and practicalities of emergency conversions

The people supplying 20,000 more acute beds in three to six weeks

This Corsham-based practice, our third Future Winner 2020, is determined to maintain its balance of interesting projects and high quality of life

Interesting projects and high quality of life – can these Future Winners keep the balance as they grow?

Ruth Ramsden’s perceptive appraisal of the role and design of the shopping centre by way of Watford’s latest example, netted her third place in the RIBAJ/Future Architects writing competition

Ruth Ramsden’s RIBAJ/Future Architects essay on the architecture of shopping centres

Generative residential design tool commissioned by Make Architects automatically produces floor layout options by assessing building mass

Generative residential Revit plug-in will make feasibility studies faster