Category Archive for: Current Projects

Retro fitting new building envelopes to existing building stock will help meet new legislation in place to cut net emissions of greenhouse gases - 100% relative to 1990 levels by 2050 from public buildings, schools and hospitals. The Horton Building at the University of Bradford is an exemplar of how best to sustainably reduce carbon
This evocative image was captured as the final scaffolding was removed from the refurbished Natural History Museum’s Palaeontology Building, Kensington, revealing the reflection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in the replaced curtain walling and set against the now pristine concrete facade.
d+b facades is pleased to announce it has been awarded the contract to undertake fire-safety and recladding works to Mulvany Court, Portsmouth. The project on this occupied residential block comprises removing flammable high-pressure laminate (HPL) cladding and all flammable insulation, installing non-flammable insulation to all elevations, replacing the HPL with non-combustible aluminium cladding and re-installing
d+b facades is pleased to announce it is to undertake pre-construction works prior to refurbishing ‘K’ block, Harlow College. Building  ‘K’  is a  three-storey former  Secondary  School  Science Laboratory block,  constructed circa  1970’s.  The building’s appearance and character have become out–of-keeping with the majority of the College Campus following recent upgrades to the building stock
d+b facades is pleased to announce that its £2m project for the Natural History Museum, Tring, which houses one of the largest ornithological collections in the World, was Highly Commended beating challenging competition from some of the UK’s leading museums including the Imperial War Museum, The British Museum and the National Museum of Wales.  The
d+b facades is pleased to announce that works have commenced to replace the existing curtain walling at the Natural History Museum’s Palaeontology Building, Kensington. Additional works include concrete repair and concrete cleaning. The Palaeontology Building was constructed in two phases starting in 1970. The building was completed in October 1975. The additional space provided by
d+b facades is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract to undertake fire safety and re-cladding works to two 13 storey tower blocks, Byron House and Linden House, Slough for Radian Group, one of the South’s largest Housing Associations.   This major contract worth £5.5m forms part of c.£20m of orders so
d+b facades is pleased to announce that is has aligned itself with Procurement Hub, an OJEU-compliant direct appointment framework for provision of its specialist design and build overcladding services which deliver projects from concept to completion assuring customers of certainty of outcome. Procurement Hub is an important way for public bodies to acquire capital projects