Blackfriars’ stunning “Miner on the Moon” building is clad in Sterling OSB

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Architecture, Design & Innovation

Celebrated artist Alex Chinneck’s latest amazing project “Miner on the Moon” is a remarkable upside down house in London. The last one was his sliding house in Margatehttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2440080/Margate-sliding-house-created-artist-Alex-Chinneck.html.

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Just south of Blackfriars Bridge, the project was completed as the finale to Merge Festival 2013 and Norbord’s Sterling OSB once again proved invaluable to Alex, a fan of the OSB panel product.

Built in 1780, the site was originally used as livery stables housing horses and carriages for hire.

Alex Chinneck explains “We built the entire structure off the existing building. This involved the erection of a scaffold bolted to the original facade. Onto this scaffold, we installed a grid using 800 metres of timber, which was then clad in 45 sheets of 18mm Norbord OSB3. On the right side of the façade featuring brickwork we then installed an insulation/cladding system. The bricks were sealed…

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One Response to Blackfriars’ stunning “Miner on the Moon” building is clad in Sterling OSB

  1. Candia says:

    Thanks for liking my post. Flattered to be recognised by ‘a man of letters’.
    Do visit again soon.

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