Roca is a company engaged in the design, production and commercialisation of products for the bathroom space, as well as ceramic floor and wall tiles for architecture, building and interior design. Its origins date from 1917, when the Roca family started building their first production plant in Gavà (Barcelona). In the centenary of its establishment, the company employs over 22,600 workers and has 78 production plants, with presence in more than 170 markets in five continents.
Roca’s flagship showroom, Roca London Gallery was designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and is located within the city’s interiors-hub, the Chelsea Design Quarter. The Gallery’s unique interior features Roca’s extensive range of products immersed in the curvaceous bathroom environments. Roca works with creative professionals to commission cultural and industry-related events, including lectures, discussions, guided tours and CPD presentations accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects and the British Institute of Interior Designers. The Gallery’s team of experts can provide technical advice for architects, developers and interior designers specifying for commercial bathroom projects.
Lapitec was born in Veneto, Italy in 1989 from an entrepreneurial idea of Marcello Toncelli. After more than 20 years of scientific research, testing and certifications, it is now marketed in over 70 countries worldwide. Lapitec is 100% Made in Italy and has a sustainable focus, as regards both the raw materials used and the stages of the production process. The technological partnership with parent company Breton, a world leader in the production of plants for machining stone materials and natural agglomerates, guarantees the reliability of the production chain, creating a product with unique performance qualities.
Since 1966, Schlüter-Systems has provided market-leading solutions for the protection and enhancement of tile and natural stone. With innovation at its core, the company has built up a comprehensive product portfolio which now encompasses underfloor heating, waterproofing & uncoupling and complete wetroom systems, as well as the original edge protection profile that marked its foundation over half a century ago.
Education is a cornerstone of the Schlüter-Systems’ philosophy and the UK subsidiary has worked in partnership with architects and specifiers for over 20 years, providing RIBA approved CPD seminars and trusted advice for projects both large and small. A complete specification service is available and offers advice and flexibility from start to finish, providing bespoke drawings and designs for clients and ensuring that products are utilised to their full potential. They also have NBS Clauses and BIM Objects available on NBS Plus, National BIM Library and at www.schluter.co.uk
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VMZINC has been producing zinc for building envelopes since 1837. Widely used in the re-design of Paris in the middle of the 19th century, VMZINC has continuously innovated in not only the production of zinc but also in the wide range of surface aspects and systems now available to architects. Whilst the visual aesthetic of zinc remains critical, the added durability, low maintenance and eventual easy recyclability make VMZINC a material that is now used on all continents of the globe for projects ranging from house extension roofs to facades on major developments.