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Zinc Makes Sustainability Child's Play at Falmouth School

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 by VM ZINC®

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The striking new saw-tooth shaped Design and Technology Block of Falmouth School utilised standing seam zinc roofing and cladding in VM Zinc’s unique, pre-weathered Anthra-Zinc® colour.

The 95m² structure was designed with the involvement of a student client team throughout the project. David Pierce of Architects Urban Salon explained, “We wanted the building to appear as a series of folded planes, with the walls and roof clad in the same material. It was crucial that the product we specified worked as well on both surfaces, and the zinc meant that we didn’t need to compromise on the design.” Zinc was also chosen because sustainability was the primary requirement of the client’s brief.