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Back to the future with Terracotta

Meaning ‘burnt earth’ in Latin, terracotta was first used by the ancient Greeks and Egyptians as an architectural material. However, this historic clay product is now showing off its sustainable credentials with a number of recent UK remediation projects. James Butler, commercial director of natural cladding specialist Pura Facades, highlights the positive role this often-overlooked […]

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Corniche Hampton House, Fibre C
01
May
2015
Hampton House / Corniche
Hampton House / Corniche Construction is fully underway on the Hampton House / Corniche project using 3,500 m2 of curved and 1,500 m2 of standard Concrete Skin panels in Polar White, Ferro light finish, being installed by Lindner for St. James, Berkeley Group.  
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Elephant Road, Elephant & Castle, London
16
Jan
2015
Elephant Road, Elephant & Castle, London
Elephant Road Elephant & Castle  – 1,000 m2 of unitised façade panels in white Fibre C, being installed now for Laing O’Rourke / Oakmayne   Cladding product: Fibre C by Rieder   Colour: Polar White   Panel types: flat GRC panels   Thickness: 13mm   Fixing system: Unitised system   Quantity: 516.44 sq.m   Architect: McBains Cooper   Main Contractor: Mc Mullen Facades
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Pura Facades Supplies FibreC for the Newcastle University Science Park
04
Nov
2014
Pura Facades Supplies FibreC for the Newcastle University Science Park
Newcastle University has unveiled plans to invest £50m to make the city a world-leading example of urban sustainability. Based in the heart of Newcastle, the university yesterday revealed proposals to build a pioneering research centre at Science City’s Science Central site – the former home of Scottish and Newcastle brewery – which aims to create […]
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SSC Student Service Centre – University Cologne
24
Sep
2014
fibreC – for a unique Student Service Centre
SSC Student Service Centre – University Cologne The new Student Service Centre at the University in Cologne was built by Schuster Architekten from Dusseldorf. The SSC combines all the administrative services for the students, which were previously located in various buildings across the campus.   The architecture – a play with cuboids: On the front […]
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Concrete with Character: The University of Vienna
16
Sep
2014
Concrete with Character: The University of Vienna
Designed by Zaha Hadid – The University of Vienna’s Library and Learning Centre is dominated by fibreC and fibreC 3D elements & forms.   The Library & Learning Centre rises as a polygonal block from the heart of the University Campus. The interior of the LLC is informed by the external landscape of the masterplan […]
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