The Cineworld New Mersey Retail Park is a multi-million pound complex, comprising 11 cinemas, including one with Super-screen, as well as six restaurants. Located on a major access road into Liverpool, this building looks set to become a landmark.

Richard Besant, Director, Powdertech (Corby) Ltd, describes how powder coating on metal makes a significant contribution to the quest for sustainability in architectural construction. This it achieves in various ways, through powder properties, method of application and surface designs.

Two important public buildings, defined by Nordic Copper cladding, have recently received accolades following previous awards.

A Dutch manufacturer of fireproof flat roof coatings is recommending IPP Limited’s Magply boards as the ideal substrate on which to install its liquid applied treatments: based not only on their fire rating and stability, but also because of the material’s flatness.

In response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the Government brought into force new Building Regulations on 21 December 2018 banning all combustible materials in external walls of new high-rise buildings over 18 metres for certain residential applications. Furthermore there are still many high-risk residential buildings with some form of dangerous cladding which needs to be replaced.

Roofing and cladding fastening systems specialist EJOT UK has developed a new mechanical fastener solution to help installers save time and money when installing flat roofing with tapered insulation.

This you can now do, for the first time, with Freeform™, Powdertech’s latest innovative powder coating, launched at London Build Expo in November 2021.

A striking rooftop extension, clad in Nordic Copper from Aurubis, announces the new teaching and learning centre for Birkbeck, University of London, housed in a prominent, refurbished corner building. Architectural practice Penoyre & Prasad, a studio of Perkins&Will, discusses its design.

For one New Zealand family, ‘forever home’ meant just that when they and their architect chose Nordic Copper for the external skin of their new house on the foreshore of Cass Bay, near Christchurch. The house’s organic design is an exemplar for copper in contemporary architecture while celebrating a strong tradition of craftsmanship.

Fire performance, chemical composition and resistance to pull-out loads were all factors considered by one of the leading national contractors in the selection of Magply MgO boards for the cladding build-up on four apartment blocks in Bristol.

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