Roofing applications

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Product • By sofSURFACES Inc.duraSTRONG® Rubber Walkway Pads

duraSTRONG® Rubber Walkway Pads

duraSTRONG® Rubber Walkway Pads are a safe, simple and economical utility surface option for roofing membrane protection. Designed for all high-traffic areas, including access doors, roof hatches, HVAC units, and anywhere access is needed to service rooftop equipment, duraSTRONG has you covered. The patented KROSLOCK design connects all tiles together ensuring that they stay in place while increasing ease and speed of installation. By utilizing 100% recycled rubber and performance proven in the harshest climatic conditions, duraSTRONG Walkway Pads provide an extremely durable and economical solution to protect your rooftop from damage due to foot traffic and maintenance work. For nearly three decades we have set the standard for safety... More

Project • By Firestone Building Products EMEAOffices

Cougnaud Campus

French company specialized in industrial modular buildings chose Firestone’s RubberGard EPDM membrane to waterproof the roof of the ‘Cougnaud Campus’ on the west of France. With an area of ​​5,000 m², the prefabricated modular building houses Cougnaud Construction’s 250 employees since January 2019 and is a true manifesto in favor of eco-responsible construction.    Why RubberGard EPDM ? Cougnaud Construction imagined a new generation roof that would contribute to the reduction of the building’s overall carbon footprint. With a service life of more than 50 years, Cougnaud was convinced to use RubberGard EPDM thanks to its compatibility with green and photovoltaic systems and its chemical inert... More

Project • By RockpanelPrimary Schools

Les Trèfles Primary School

The new Les Trèfles primary school in Anderlecht, Belgium seamlessly blends educational innovation, sustainable design, and attractive architecture. The exceptional design, by architectural firm Árter of Brussels, was therefore selected for the ‘Exemplary Buildings 2012’ call for projects of the public authority Brussels Environment-IBGE/BIM. The school, which accommodates 750 children from ages 4 to 12, consists of four partially overlapping circles connected by wide walkways and an adjacent gymnasium. The three largest circles have classrooms in the 'skin' and sheltered round playgrounds in an open core. A two storey circular building provides the entrance, technical areas and a caretaker’s lodge. A new kind of primary schoo... More

Project • By Foster + PartnersOffices

McLaren Technology Centre

The McLaren Group is a collection of high-tech companies involved in the design and development of Formula One cars, high-performance road cars, electronic systems and composite materials. Since McLaren began competing in Formula One in 1966, it has established a global reputation as one of the most successful teams in the history of the sport.The McLaren Technology Centre provides a headquarters for the majority of the groups staff. It includes design studios, laboratories and testing and production facilities for Formula One and road cars, including the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. Viewed on plan, the building is roughly semi-circular, the circle being completed by a formal lake, which forms an integral part of the buildings cooling syst... More