Slate is often associated with heritage buildings, however today architects and forward-thinking designers are demanding slate roofs on contemporary buildings to provide a point of difference and – with a life expectancy of 100+ years – added value.
Used since Roman times, slate is one of the most versatile natural building materials available. Naturally strong, it is remarkably durable, fire resistant, waterproof and provides protection from all weather.
With sustainability becoming a real modern-day issue, the earth-friendly rock has many attributes. It is completely natural, insulates buildings and provides better energy efficiency, is very durable, and can be recycled.
Slate roofs are also aesthetically pleasing. They adapt to any architectural design and complement contemporary buildings beautifully, making fade-resistant slate roofs the ideal solution for civic and commercial buildings.
Take a look at our Civic & Commercial projects below, including the multi award-winning Tower House project, for which Slate Roofing Australia which was recognised by the Master Roof Tilers and Slaters Association as 2017 Craftsman of the Year and 2017 Best Commercial Project