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StoDeco Profiles - May 29, 2022

Sto Creates Protective Shell For London Olympia's New Energy Centre

The StoVentec R rainscreen system, StoVentec A render carrier boards and bespoke 3-dimensional StoDeco profiles have been used to focus attention on the London Olympia's new Energy Centre


BBA Certification - May 6, 2022

New BBA Certification Underlines The Quality Of The StoVentec Glass A System

The StoVentec Glass A system can be used on buildings above 18m in height and has a reaction to fire classification of A2-s1, d0.


Sto Company Founder - Apr 29, 2022

Our company founder dies in Germany at the age of 94

Obituary of our company founder Fritz Stotmeister, who is mourned by his family and the employees of the Sto Group.


Sto Render - Apr 25, 2022

New Passivhaus Development

The StoRend Flex render system was specified for use on a high-profile development of luxurious and sustainable homes built in Norfolk.


Acoustic Ceiling System - Mar 29, 2022

StoSilent Distance Brings Calm To Refurbished Museum

The StoSilent Distance acoustic ceiling system has been installed in Petersfield Museum, Hampshire to create a quiet and calm environment.


Colourful Facade Paint - Jan 18, 2022

Sto's External Wall Insulation Systems and high-performance Facade Paint helps bring new Innovation Studio to Life

A new state-of-the-art business incubation building in Dorset has been completed with the use of StoTherm Vario and StoTherm Classic insulation systems, Sto exterior render and StoColor Dryonic facade paint.


External Wall Insulation - Dec 17, 2021

Sto EWI system makes its mark on the Bournemouth skyline

One of the tallest new buildings recently added to the Bournemouth skyline has been completed with a combination of external wall insulation and render products supplied by Sto.


New Online Resource - Nov 16, 2021

New Sto Cladding Creator

Discover the endless design freedom of brick slips with the Sto Cladding Creator. You can design a unique facade visualisation to download to your modelling software.


Insulated Brick Slip Facade - Oct 22, 2021

Sto Insulation and Brick Slips Brings Pocket Living to Barking

A unique residential Pocket Living development recently completed in Barking features highly effective thermal performance and an attractive appearance thanks to an integrated package of insulation and exterior façade products provided by Sto.


Company News - Oct 22, 2021

BBA Certification Updates For Sto External Wall Insulation System

The BBA has updated two Agrément Certificates which cover the StoTherm Mineral system. The certificates now include additional mechanical fixing and the latest reinforcement render.


Sto Brick Slip Facade System - Oct 21, 2021

Sto Creates Striking Insulated Brick Slip Facade For Residential Project

A combination of external wall insulation and resin brick slips from Sto has helped create a thermally-efficient and visually striking appearance for a £7.8m residential refurbishment project in London.


Acoustic Ceiling System - Oct 21, 2021

Sto System Upgrades Acoustic Environment for London's Raphael Court

The V&A in London recently completed a landmark refurbishment of its Raphael Court where the StoSilent Distance system is now installed.


External Wall Insulation - Oct 4, 2021

Historical Landmark Receives New Lease of Life

Built in 1937, the building in Keswick originally housed the UK’s first pencil factory, and has been given a new lease of life with the installation of StoTherm Mineral K external wall insulation and StoSilco finishing render.


External Wall Insulation - Aug 19, 2021

Sto Provides Perfect Insulation Solution for Modular Hospital Accommodation

Innovative offsite construction techniques were used to create the new £15m extension to the Northumbria Emergency Hospital in Cramlington, with a combination of StoTherm Mineral external wall insulation system and Sto render finishes.


Seamless wall lining system - Aug 5, 2021

Sto and MICAM collaboration for the T2 extension at Manchester Airport

Seamless wall lining system, featuring both StoVentec Glass and MICAM composite panels were installed at the recently opened T2 extension at Manchester Airport.


Acoustic System - Jul 20, 2021

StoSilent Distance brings peace and quiet to the Prof. Lord Bhattacharyya Building

The StoSilent Distance system has been installed at the new Prof. Lord Bhattacharyya Building, home of the National Automotive Innovation Centre (NAIC), on the University of Warwick campus.


External wall insulation and rainscreen systems - Jul 8, 2021

Solutions for recladding buildings safely

External wall insulation and rainscreen systems that comply with national building codes.


Sto Brick Slip Facade Finish - Jun 23, 2021

Insulated Brick Slip Facade System Chosen For Another Major Birmingham Project

A large new residential project has been completed with the use of a Sto external wall insulation system and Sto brick slip finish, to create a visually striking new development in the heart of the UK’s second largest city.


Sto Werkstatt - May 13, 2021

Sto are proud sponsors of the British Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia

We are thrilled that the British Council and selected curators Manijeh Verghese and Madeleine Kessler’s proposal The Garden of Privatised Delights will finally open on 22 May.


Rainscreen Cladding - May 4, 2021

StoVentec Glass Creates Striking Appearance For New Scientific Centre

A major new UK centre for health-focused scientific excellence in Hull features a striking interior design created with the use of materials provided by Sto.


Sto Werkstatt - Apr 15, 2021

We are excited to be opening our doors again!

Over 450 Sto material sample colours are available to view in our London showroom.


Interior Wall Finish - Apr 14, 2021

StoDecor Flex

StoDecor Flex is a mesh-reinforced system comprising of Sto interior plaster finishes onto the unique StoVentec carrier board.


Interior Plaster - Apr 14, 2021

What's behind a plaster without compromises?

The idea of combining the best properties in the formulation for StoDecosit.


StoTherm Classic - Mar 29, 2021

Hospice Project Receives Outstanding Insulation From Sto

A new hospice building in the Midlands has shone the spotlight on Sto’s ability to provide an integrated package of proven insulation products. The company’s StoTherm Classic M system was specified for the new Day Hospice building at Mary Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge.


External Wall Insulation - Mar 29, 2021

StoTherm Mineral and Sto Render were used on a mixed-use development in Edinburgh

StoTherm Mineral insulation and StoSilco render were used to provide outstanding thermal performance on the recently completed Peveril Securities King’s Stables Road mixed-use development in Edinburgh.


Acoustic System - Mar 15, 2021

StoSilent Distance Helps Restore Historic London Art Gallery

Hayward Gallery underwent a complete refurbishment, and the StoSilent Distance system helped improve the acoustic environment for this world-renowned art gallery.


Event - Mar 5, 2021

Sto Werkstatt and British Council presents 'Can we live together?'

Wednesday 24th March 2021 Reserve your free ticket for this online event


External Wall Insulation - Jan 31, 2021

Sto Brings Outstanding Thermal Insulation to 5-Star Hotel

StoTherm Classic external wall insulation, Sto render and Sto facade paint were used to finish the external surfaces of the Dunloe Hotel in Beaufort.


External Wall Insulation - Jan 19, 2021

StoTherm Mineral Chosen To Help New Care Centre Meet BREEAM Target

The StoTherm Mineral external wall insulation system was specified for the new Figbury Lodge Care Home in Poole, for its outstanding thermal insulation performance.


Acoustic Products - Dec 23, 2020

Sto Brings Acoustic Balance To A Major London Landmark

A major new landmark on the London skyline now benefits from a balanced acoustic environment thanks to the use of the StoSilent Distance system from Sto.


Acoustic Systems - Dec 7, 2020

New Acoustic systems brochure for Swimming Pools and Aquatic Centres

Download our new brochure for further information on the StoSilent Distance system.


Rainscreen Cladding System - Oct 12, 2020

Sto Helps Create Striking Appearance For New University Building

The centre-piece of a £90m redevelopment scheme on Merseyside has been given a striking appearance thanks to a comprehensive façade solution supplied by Sto.


Sto Werkstatt - Sep 22, 2020

Unseen Architecture Part 2

Musicity and Sto Werkstatt are proud to present Unseen Architecture, a sequence of two online events this Autumn that explore sound and space from the perspective of architects, designers and musicians.


StoDeco Facade Panels - Sep 17, 2020

Sto Decorative Panels Chosen To Reflect Covent Garden Heritage

A package of products from Sto has been used to redesign a prominent building in London and create a major new retail and commercial facility.


Seamless Acoustic System - Sep 17, 2020

Sto Creates Balanced Acoustics For High Profile Building

A StoSilent Distance acoustic system has been used to create a balanced and practical acoustic environment for a major London landmark building.


Company News - Sep 9, 2020

New Logistics Partner Will Create Benefits For Sto Customers

Sto Ltd has announced details of a new logistics partnership agreement which has been designed to create additional benefits for customers of the company’s external wall insulation, rainscreen cladding, render and acoustic systems.


Sto Werkstatt - Aug 25, 2020

Unseen Architecture Part 1

A series of online events exploring architecture, music and acoustics. 17th September, 12-13:30


Sto Render Systems - Aug 7, 2020

Sto Render Helps To Transform Eastgate House, One of Cardiff's Biggest Office Buildings

The 14-storey, Eastgate House in Cardiff has recently been refurbished to provide flexible office accommodation.


Sto Werkstatt - May 15, 2020

Im|materiality in The Garden of Privatised Delights

Sto Werkstatt and British Council invite you to join an online public debate celebrating The Garden of Privatised Delights exhibition at the British Pavilion for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.


Sto Werkstatt - Apr 29, 2020

Zoom Online External Wall Insulation CPD

Register for our online RIBA approved External Wall Insulation Systems CPD. Wednesday 13th May at 4.00pm. You will also have the opportunity to gain insights into the many global references Sto have been involved with.


Brick Cladding Project - Apr 17, 2020

Sto Brick Slips Used To Complete The Facade Of The Birmingham Toybox Building

StoTherm Mineral K insulation system and StoBrick were chosen for the city’s new Toybox student accommodation building for their ability to combine outstanding thermal performance with a traditional brick appearance, and blend with other construction materials.


Coronavirus - Apr 7, 2020

Sto Support Update

Sto UK is now working with a reduced number of employees with one distribution warehouse in Birmingham operating to continue the delivery of goods to site.


Coronavirus - Mar 24, 2020

Sto Warehouses - Open for Distribution

Deliveries will recommence from our two warehouses from 7am on Wednesday 25th March 2020.


Coronavirus - Mar 18, 2020

An Update On Our Business Continuity

At Sto Ltd, we strongly believe that we play a critical part in helping to do whatever we can to support government policy to reduce the spread of COVID-19 infection. With immediate effect, all office and field based staff have now been advised to work from home.


Facade Paints - Feb 28, 2020

New Additions Extend The Range Of Sto's Intelligent Facade Paints

The introduction of two new products has extended the range of applications that can now benefit from the StoColor Dryonic® family of iQ - Intelligent Technology - façade paints.


External Wall Insulation - Feb 12, 2020

Major Scottish Housing Development Benefits From Sto Insulation Solution

A major residential refurbishment project in Glasgow has highlighted Sto’s ability to provide a fully integrated insulation and render solution for major projects.


External Wall Insulation - Jan 20, 2020

Insulation Solution Achieves Excellent Marks On Cardiff School Projects

A trio of Welsh schools have received major upgrades to their thermal insulation thanks to an integrated package of products provided by Sto.


Acoustic Solution For Auditorium - Jan 16, 2020

StoSilent Distance Proves Beneficial For A Royal College Auditorium

An acoustic solution from Sto has been used to create a balanced acoustic environment for a major Scottish medical training establishment.


External Soffit Solution - Dec 4, 2019

Sto Products Provide The Ideal Solution For The Sweeping Curved Soffits At London's Coal Drops Yard

StoVentec boards with a StoColor metallic paint finish have been used in the design of a unique new building which has revitalized part of London’s industrial heritage.


Sto Werkstatt - Oct 25, 2019

Designing Specific Buildings in a Globalised World by ACME

November 07, 2019 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM Duarte Lobo Antunes, Associate at ACME London takes us through a series of recent projects to demonstarte how the practice's design thinking is shaped by the specific geographical and cultural contexts while also welcoming cross-fertilization.


New Cladding Solution - Oct 7, 2019

StoBrick Launch Extends Options For Architects And Building Designers

The launch of a new cladding product for externally insulated building façades has expanded the wide range of design options available from Sto UK.


StoVentec Glass Rainscreen Cladding - Oct 3, 2019

Sto Goes Back To School On A Major Midlands Project

The tremendous design possibilities offered by the StoVentec Glass rainscreen cladding system have been highlighted by a recently completed project at a leading Midlands school.


Facade Refurbishment - Sep 20, 2019

Sto Restore - Building Facade Refurbishment Made Easy

Sto have launched Sto Restore - a series of product and system solutions for the cleaning, repair, recoating and protection of building façades with existing external wall insulation or render.


EWI Refurbishment for Housing Estates - Sep 6, 2019

Sto Cladding Specified To Upgrade Housing Stock Insulation

A major project to refurbish and upgrade housing stock has seen a BBA-certified external wall insulation system from Sto applied to 135 homes in Basildon.


Innovative Facade Paints - Jul 14, 2019

Sto Products Help Restore Spanish City To Its Former Glory

A century-old landmark building in the north east has undergone extensive refurbishment using a portfolio of products provided by Sto.


Acoustic Systems - May 31, 2019

Sto Acoustic Solution Hits The Right Note At The Royal Opera House

Sto has helped to create a balanced acoustic environment at the world-famous Royal Opera House in Convent Garden.


Sto Group - May 9, 2019

Operation Smile Centre, Oujda, Morocco, Building for a better world

In April, a special clinic for treating children suffering from cleft lip and palate was opened in the Moroccan city of Oujda.


Three dimensional facade profiles - May 2, 2019

Sto Helps Refurbish A Major West End Theatre

Sto provided a combination of bespoke architectural profiles, external wall insulation, external render and paint finish for the project, which has seen the Victoria Palace Theatre undergo a major programme of extension and refurbishment works costing over £60 million.


Event - Apr 23, 2019

Sto are proud sponsors of the British Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia


Flexible StoVentec R - Apr 17, 2019

Sto Helps Create Innovative Design For ICON Outlet At The O2

External wall insulation and render from Sto has been used to insulate an impressive architectural design featured on a major new London shopping mall.


External Wall Insulation - Mar 7, 2019

Sto Helps Provide Warm Welcome For Families Of Sick Children

External insulation and render were chosen for use on a major new £5.5 million facility constructed at a leading Welsh hospital.


EWI and Brick Slip Facade Finish - Jan 10, 2019

Sto Provides Integrated Product Package For Major Student Development

A carefully integrated package of building façade products provided by Sto has been used to create attractive new elevations for a building which has undergone extensive refurbishment.


Acoustic Systems - Nov 29, 2018

Sto Proves To Be The Perfect Ingredient For Major Restaurant Project

An acoustic attenuation solution provided by Sto has helped create a new acoustic environment at a leading London restaurant.


Rainscreen cladding - Nov 27, 2018

StoVentec Glass Chosen For National Museums Scotland Project

The StoVentec Glass Rainscreen System supplied by Sto UK was chosen for a museum collections centre extension project in Edinburgh, thanks to its outstanding aesthetic properties and its durable nature.


External Wall Insulation - Nov 27, 2018

StoTherm System Keeps Things Warm For Belfast Residents

A prominent Northern Ireland apartment block has been given a new lease of life with the installation of a combination of products supplied by Sto.


StoDeco Profies - Nov 27, 2018

Sto Solutions Help To Create Stunning Residential Development in St John's Wood

One of the most prestigious residential development projects in the UK has recently been completed using a number of different products from Sto.


Seamless Acoustic System - Oct 31, 2018

Sto provides perfect Acoustic Solution for major Garden Museum project

The need for a proven acoustic solution, and a high ambition for the aesthetics, has led to an acoustic system from Sto being specified for a £7.5 million museum redevelopment project in London.


Large, Smooth Facade Surfaces - Sep 19, 2018

Sto Helps Create The Right Impression For Major New Scottish School

One of the largest-ever UK projects to be undertaken using StoTherm Classic M insulation and the Sto-Rotofix Plus fixing system has now been completed in Scotland.


External Wall Insulation - Aug 23, 2018

Sto provides robust External Wall Insulation for new Rugby Club Building

StoTherm Classic and StoSilco render have been used on the new Canal Parks Rugby Club Pavilion building in Inverness.


StoTherm Classic External Wall Insulation - Jul 16, 2018

EWI Provides The Perfect Finish For Striking New Dwelling

A project to create a striking new domestic dwelling in London has highlighted the creative possibilities offered by the Sto range of external wall insulation systems.


Exhibition - Jun 20, 2018

Housing 2018

StoCretec is exhibitiing at Europe's largest Housing event at Manchester Central, 26-28 June 2018.


Acoustic Solution - May 31, 2018

StoSilent Direct chosen to balance and calm London Architectural practice

Over 200m2 of the StoSilent Direct acoustic system from Sto has been installed in the offices of a major architectural practice in London.


StoCretec - Apr 19, 2018

New Concrete Repair Products Expand the StoCretec Range

StoCretec has introduced two new quick-repair mortars - StoCrete SM and StoCrete SM P - which offer a number of advantages for smaller concrete repair projects.


Acoustic Solution - Apr 16, 2018

Sto Helps to Keep Things Quiet For New Landmark Building

StoSilent Distance has been installed to assist with the acoustic challenges of attenuation and reverberation and also enhance speech clarity within a major new London landmark building.


Façade Solution Surgeries - Apr 10, 2018

Working together to achieve excellence in façade design

Informal drop-in surgery, organized jointly by Sto, AluK and St Gobain Glass. Wednesday 2nd May 2018, AluK Design Studio, London.


External Wall Insulation - Mar 19, 2018

Sto Helps Bring Vibrant Artwork To Life On Prominent Re-Development In Leeds

What is believed to be the UK’s tallest piece of street art has been created on a Leeds office development, with help from an external wall insulation system supplied by Sto.


StoCretec - Mar 2, 2018

Concrete Repair Solution Ensures A Long Life For Brandy Bridge

A package of StoCretec concrete repair products recently introduced into the UK market have provided the perfect solution for the refurbishment of a major road bridge in Wales.


External Wall Insulation - Jan 15, 2018

Sto Takes Insulation To New Heights For A Re-Developed RAF Tower

Residents of a prestigious new home created in a former WWII RAF control tower will enjoy a warm and comfortable environment, thanks to the use of external wall insulation from Sto.


External Wall Insulation - Dec 8, 2017

Sto Helps New Health Care Centre Win Architectural Awards

A palette of different materials, provided by Sto, has helped transform a successful architectural design competition entry into an award-winning community healthcare centre in Northern Ireland.


Sto Renders - Nov 10, 2017

Traditional Brick House Transformed With An Attractive Looking Facade

A recent refurbishment project of a traditional brick house showcases StoRend Flex Cote, a reinforced render system.


Ventilated Rainscreen Cladding System - Nov 8, 2017

Sto Helps Bring The Written Word To Life On A Major Development Project

A ventilated rainscreen cladding system from Sto has been used to form the crowning section of a major new library and cultural centre in South Shields.


StoCretec - Oct 19, 2017

StoCretec Launches A New Surface Coating For Concrete Protection

StoCretec has introduced a new product into the UK which provides a proven method of keeping concrete structures dry and protected against the threat of corrosion.


EWI Project - Sep 26, 2017

Sto Helps Restore Nursing Accommodation to Full Health

The benefits of an external wall insulation system have been highlighted yet again by a major refurbishment project in Cambridge.


Acoustic Solution - Aug 10, 2017

Sto Helps To Keep Things Quiet For London Library

The StoSilent Distance system has been installed throughout the Marcus Garvey Centre in South Tottenham for Haringey Council.


Sto-Color X-Black Facade Paint - Aug 10, 2017

Sto-Color X-Black Puts Other Paint Solutions In The Shade At Newcastle School

The technical and scientific nature of a specialist school in Newcastle has been underlined by the use of a ground-breaking render paint from Sto.


StoCretec - Jul 28, 2017

StoCretec Has Launched Three Innovative New Products

StoCrete SM, StoCrete SM P and StoCrete RM F offer quick, proven and reliable solutions which save both time and money for a wide range of concrete repairs.


Company News - Jun 23, 2017

Regarding the recent fire at Grenfell Tower in London

Our thoughts remain with all those affected by the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower and we are awaiting the full facts of the incident.


Project Reference - May 31, 2017

Sto Solution Ensures A Warm Welcome For Guests At A New Luxury Hotel

A complete external wall insulation solution from Sto is now helping residents at a new luxurious four-star hotel receive a warm welcome.


StoVentec Glass Project - May 31, 2017

Sto Brings Viennese Landmark To Life With A Stunning Glass Façade

The completion of a major apartment block refurbishment project in Austria has shone the spotlight on the tremendous range of design possibilities offered by StoVentec Glass.


Werkstatt Exhibition - May 18, 2017

The Glass Chain

16th June - 15th December 2017 "The Glass Chain by Space Popular", a unique installation for the Werkstatt’s gallery space, exploring an alternative future for glass in architecture.


StoCretec - May 15, 2017

StoCretec Makes its mark in the UK with a range of Concrete Repair Solutions

StoCretec is a market leader for concrete restoration and protection systems in many European countries, and is now introducing its product portfolio to the UK market.


Sto Werkstatt - Apr 13, 2017

A Material Approach

We are pleased to announce the second lecture in our ongoing series 'A Material Approach' focusing on architects’ use of materials.


EWI Project - Apr 12, 2017

Sto Solutions chosen to protect major New Scottish Hospital

20,000 square meters of external wall insulation provided by Sto have been used on the largest new hospital campus in Europe, along with a range of different Sto render finishes.


Façade Paint - Mar 9, 2017

StoColor Dryonic Guarantees a Smart New Appearance for Refurbished Office Buildings

A large office development in Newcastle has become the latest UK building to benefit from being protected by Sto’s recently launched StoColor Dryonic façade paint.


StoDeco Profile Project - Feb 3, 2017

Sto Provides Dramatic Opening Act for Refurbished Theatre

Visitors arriving at a recently refurbished London theatre are now greeted by the venue’s dramatic new appearance, which has been created by the use of StoDeco Profile panels from Sto.


See, Inspire: Exhibition - Jan 24, 2017

Building Images

The Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 10th February - 31st March 2017


Acoustic Project - Jan 22, 2017

Sto Puts On A Strong Performance For Major Theatre Refurbishment Project

A StoSilent seamless acoustic ceiling system was used to dramatically improve the acoustics in the foyer of York Theatre Royal.


Sto Order News - Dec 6, 2016

Sto announces news of a major external wall insulation order

Sto has announced details of a major new contract to supply external wall insulation for a prominent residential refurbishment project in Glasgow.


Glass Project - Nov 18, 2016

StoVentec Glass puts on a striking performance at new theatre venue

A new £5m theatre and community arts centre in Devon has been given an imposing appearance thanks to the use of a dramatic rainscreen cladding solution from Sto.


Acoustic Systems - Sep 20, 2016

Scottish Aquatics Centre Benefits from Sto Acoustic Solution

The lastest phase of a major sports village development has been completed with the inclusion of a highly effective acoustic attenuation system from Sto.


Werkstatt Event - Sep 9, 2016


An installation exploring intelligent façade surfaces by Bureau de Change


Glass Facade Solution - Jul 1, 2016

Sto Glass Facade Solution helps create New London Archway Premier Inn

The use of an eye-catching rainscreen façade solution from Sto has created the focal point for a major new £12million refurbishment project in London.


New Facade Paint - Jun 29, 2016

New StoColor Dryonic Paint Raises the Standard for Façade Finishes

Sto UK is set to revolutionize the UK façade market with the launch of its new StoColor Dryonic paint which allows water from rain, dew and fog to run off building façades almost instantly.


New Starter - Scotland - Jun 19, 2016

Sto Expands Its Presence in Scotland

A key appointment by Sto Ltd in Scotland has highlighted the importance that the company places on this growing market for its external wall insulation, renders and rainscreen cladding products.


Award Winner - Jun 1, 2016

Islands Project wins INCA Project of the Year 2016

A comprehensive external wall insulation (EWI) system provided by Sto UK has helped Chester Zoo's 'Islands’ exhibit win two awards.


Award Winner - May 13, 2016

Sto Brings new Life to Refurbishment Project

A project to bring new life to a landmark building in London’s Covent Garden has won two awards and turned the spotlight on Sto's products and technical expertise.


Werkstatt Event - May 10, 2016

One Thing After Another: An installation by Sam Jacob Studio

A series of projects that explore the possibilities of digital inputs and outputs for Clerkenwell Design Week 24th - 26th May 2016


Relocation - Mar 9, 2016

Sto Dublin has moved

Please note, Sto Dublin has now moved to a new office. The full address and contact information can be viewed here.


Glass - Jan 5, 2016

StoVentec Glass Resistant to Blasts

Extremely stringent air-blast tests prove the StoVentec Glass system remains intact, making the system suitable for high profile public buildings.


Training - Apr 20, 2015

New Sto Training Centre & Courses for 2015

As part of its ongoing commitment to providing technical support to applicators, Sto has invested heavily in its facade installation training programme and facilities.


Newsletter - Mar 5, 2015

'In the Know' Applicator Newsletter Available Now

The second issue of the 'In the Know' newsletter for Sto applicator customers is out now.


Werkstatt - Dec 18, 2014

Werkstatt Events (Jan-Feb 2015)

Find out about events taking place at the Sto Group's London showroom in the new year.


Werkstatt - Nov 28, 2014

Werkstatt Events this December 2014

Find out about events taking place at the Sto Group's London showroom this December.


Newsletter - Oct 13, 2014

New 'In the Know' Newsletter for Applicator Customers

Coming soon to our applicator customers: 'In the Know', a new newsletter containing Sto product information, news and more.


Awards - Jul 25, 2014

The SSE Hydro Wins AIS Project of the Year

The SSE Hydro in Glasgow has recently been awarded 'Project of the Year' in the Association of Interior Specialists (AIS) 2014 Contractor Awards.


Project - May 8, 2014

London School of Economics

A new student centre at the London School of Economics relies on Sto acoustic solutions to attenuate echo and create better speech intelligibility for its vibrant student community.


Project - Apr 30, 2014

Open Door Health & Social Care

An iconic health and social care building built on the site of a former school in the East Marsh area of Grimsby. StoTherm Classic was used to produce the striking angles, inspired by local terraced housing and "dazzle camouflage" in honour of Grimsby's maritime history.


Interview - Apr 14, 2014

Sto Render as Art

Contemporary artist Alison Turnbull won a competition to design one of the country's largest public artworks at Barratt London's Great West Quarter (GWQ) development.


Technical - Apr 14, 2014

It's In the Fix

The StoVentec Glass rainscreen cladding system has many points of difference, but one of the most significant is its unique fixing system.


Project - Mar 28, 2014

The SSE Hydro

StoSilent Panel Robust has been specified in the SSE Hydro, Glasgow. One of the very few venues in the world designed especially for concerts, the iconic building designed by Foster + Partners aims to become one of the top three global arenas.


Werkstatt - Mar 4, 2014

Sto 'Werkstatt' Opens in London

Sto is pleased to announce the opening of our new showroom & event space, the 'Werkstatt', in the heart of Clerkenwell, London.


Project - Feb 25, 2014

Stonehenge Exhibition and Visitor Centre

The StoSilent acoustic ceiling system from Sto is providing acoustic control throughout the stunning Stonehenge exhibition and visitor centre.


Project - Jan 8, 2014

Reading Railway Station

One of the busiest train stations in the UK, Reading railway station is undergoing a major refurbishment. As part of the refurbishment, Grimshaw Architects has specified 1,200 m² of StoVentec Glass.


Project - Oct 31, 2013

Wake Green Road

A 1920s house refurbished to Passivhaus standards without altering the appearance. Seymour-Smith Architects specified Sto external wall insulation and render systems to meet the brief, along with some special detailing to protect the building's classic look.


Interview - Oct 14, 2013

Building Sustainable Communities

Westfield Avenue is a sustainable mixed use scheme designed by 7N Architects in response to the need for affordable housing and small business space in Edinburgh.


Technical - Oct 14, 2013

Glass Rainscreen Cladding

The unmistakable appearance of glass fascinates and offers the finest of all possible facade finishes. For any specifier, the aesthetic of a building is a key consideration.


Technical - Jun 14, 2013

Protecting the Facade From Water Staining

Sto external wall insulation (EWI) systems protect the facade from the elements, but if water is present then it may be susceptible to staining.


Interview - Jun 14, 2013

High Hopes for High Rise

Once lauded as the answer to our housing needs, tower blocks soon gained a reputation for crime and social alienation. With the current shortage of space, homes and funding, Councils and Housing Associations are once again considering high-rise.


Product News - Jun 5, 2013

Extended Colour Range Available for StoSilco Render

Following a product development programme, StoSilco render is now available in an extended colour range of 764 colours from the StoColor System.


Technical - Mar 14, 2013

Are We Heading For a Condensation Crisis?

Gary Bundy, Technical Director of Sto, looks at the issue of condensation in buildings.


Interview - Mar 14, 2013

Why Passivhaus Makes Sense

Gale and Snowden is an architectural practice based in the South West. The RIBA award winning practice exclusively focuses on delivering ecological designs, with an emphasis on buildings that use as little energy as possible.


Project - Feb 14, 2013

Plymouth Life Centre

Plymouth Life Centre is the city's brand new leisure and sports centre, which opened in 2012 as a base for several international 'London 2012' hopefuls. The project seamlessly combines the StoVentec Glass rainscreen cladding system with a StoTherm Classic external wall insulation system for a stunning appearance.


Interview - Jan 14, 2013

Living Sustainable Design, Professionally and Personally

"Sustainable design is definitely becoming more mainstream."


Project - Jan 8, 2013

Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (SLCU)

The Stirling Prize winning Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University is a stunning, two-storey facility on the edge of Cambridge University's botanic gardens. StoSilent acoustic systems were specified on the project to help maintain the sense of peace and tranquility at the centre of the project's design.


Interview - Nov 14, 2012

EnerPHit Retrofit Project Relies on EWIS

Prewett Bizley architects received a 'Highly Commended' in the AJ Retrofit Awards 2012 for the refurbishment of a terraced house in Balham.


Project - Oct 29, 2012

Private House in Balham Meets Passivhaus Standard

A pilot project funded by the Technology Strategy Board has been set up at a typical Edwardian terraced property in Balham, South West London. The two-year project is designed to reduce the energy consumption of an Edwardian terraced property by 90% while maintaining an internal temperature of 20°C.


Awards - Oct 29, 2012


Sto Ltd. has quite the pedigree when it comes to awards, and the INCA awards are no exception. Every year, INCA members vote for outstanding projects constructed using external wall insulation, cladding and render.


Project - Sep 30, 2012

Bedford Farm

When Tony Kelly bought Bedford Farm it was leaking heat. A thermal survey revealed that the cavity wall insulation had failed and that the double glazing had been poorly fitted. StoTherm Classic offered the most cost-effective and best possible technical solution.


Technical - Sep 14, 2012

A Simple Approach to Passivhaus

"The beauty of Passivhaus is that it is simple." Gary Bundy, Technical Director at Sto Ltd., discusses the benefits of building to Passivhaus standard.


Interview - Sep 14, 2012

Passivhaus with Helen Seymour-Smith

Our first comment interview is with Helen Seymour-Smith of Seymour-Smith Architects.


Project - Jul 11, 2012

EAT., St. Martin's Lane

Looking for an acoustic solution to bring tranquility to their noisy coffee shop, EAT. on St. Martin's Lane in London turned to a bespoke StoSilent Modular system.


Project - Apr 2, 2012

Westfield Avenue

Long term sustainability was a key objective for Westfield Avenue, a mixed use development in Edinburgh. Seeking a quality facade insulation system with proven sustainable credentials, 7N Architects specified 5000m² of StoTherm Classic.


Project - Mar 21, 2012

Turner Contemporary

David Chipperfield Architects specified seamless StoSilent Panel acoustic ceilings at the world-class Turner Contemporary art museum in Margate, helping to create an atmosphere of tranquility to complement the seafront views that inspired JMW Turner's work.


Project - Nov 16, 2011

Broxbourne Housing Association Wraps Up For Winter

An external wall insulation system from Sto has improved the energy efficiency of two estates owned by Broxbourne Housing Association.


Project - Sep 9, 2011

Glencullen House

A certified passive house in the Wicklow Mountains sets a striking example for buildings in Ireland. Shunning conventional passive design in favour of a modernism-inspired approach, the house fits neatly into its mountain landscape.


Project - Sep 2, 2011

Sto Lends a Hand (and Head) at the Bregenz Festival

The strength and flexibility of Sto products and systems has been remarkably demonstrated in a colossal sculpture and operatic stage in Austria.


Project - May 27, 2011

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

The realisation of the dramatic new Waterside Theatre building in Aylesbury posed certain challenges for RHWL Architects. Needing effective thermal insulation and clean, bold aesthetics, specifying Sto was easy.


Certification - Apr 18, 2011

StoTherm Systems Receive NSAI Approval

Sto Ltd. is proud to announce all of our StoTherm systems are now approved by the NSAI for both new build and refurbishment projects in Ireland.


Project - Apr 12, 2011

Dartford Bridge Community Primary School

Architects HazleMcCormackYoung specified a Sto external wall insulation system to encase The Bridge, a purpose built primary school and community hub, completed in March 2010.


Project - Feb 7, 2011

Glasnevin Museum

Designed by A&D Wejchert & Partners, the Glasnevin Museum makes extensive use of StoSilent Acoustic panels to maintain an atmosphere of tranquillity.


Project - Sep 14, 2010

Underhill House

An ambitious Passivhaus built in an area of outstanding natural beauty, designed by architect Helen Seymour-Smith. While the Sto external wall insulation system meets the strict Passivhaus requirements, a number of Sto facade, interior and acoustic solutions were used throughout this Grand Design.


Project - Sep 9, 2010

The Walbrook

The high-tech, suspended acoustic ceiling system, StoSilent Top A-Tec, is specified in the Walbrook, the highly prestigious new office and retail development in the city of London, designed by Foster + Partners.


Project - Sep 9, 2010

Stobhill Hospital

The impressive new extension to the RIBA Award winning Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow uses a Sto external wall insulation system to provide excellent thermal performance and the clean modern aesthetic.


Project - Jun 9, 2010


StoRend Cote was chosen for the UK's first social housing PassivHaus development. The 'Tigh-Na-Cladach' development consists of 15 semi-detached houses and one workshop overlooking the Firth of Clyde in Dunoon.


Project - Apr 28, 2010

Private Pool, Buckinghamshire

A contemporary interior pool designed by Paul + O Architects to sit in context with the surrounding red brick buildings. The StoSilent Panel acoustic system was used to improve the acoustics while also resisting the resulting humidity.


Project - Apr 28, 2010

Queensbridge Quarter

The ventilated rainscreen cladding system StoVentec Glass creates a stunning effect on the penthouse level of the Queensbridge Quarter apartment building in the London borough of Hackney.


Project - Mar 18, 2010

338 Euston Road

338 Euston Road showcases StoVentec Glass in stunning fashion as the UK's first interior project to reflect on the benefits of the glass panel system.


Project - Mar 11, 2010

Beechwood Business Park

The first Passivhaus office development in the UK has been completed by NB Renders in Dover. Beechwood Business Park achieves an 80% saving on running costs in comparison to similar buildings built to current regulations.


Project - Feb 2, 2010

Douglas Close, Roundshaw

The Roundshaw estate in Croydon has undergone a major transformation using StoTherm Classic supplemented with Sto Brick Slips at ground floor level.


Project - Dec 17, 2009

European Investment Bank

The old Cornhill office building housing the European Investment Bank required an interior renovation to better meet the needs of staff and visitors - but it had to be completed during the summer break! The quick-to-install StoSilent Modular acoustic system was up to the challenge.


Project - Nov 25, 2009

Westfield London Shopping Centre

Westfield London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham was developed by the Westfield Group at a cost of £1.6bn on a large brownfield site. They required a curved acoustic solution for the impressive interior.


Project - Nov 25, 2009

Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre

The Stirling Prize for RIBA Building of the Year 2009 was awarded to Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners for the Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre at Charing Cross hospital, London.


Project - Sep 28, 2009

Oasis Academy

StoTherm Classic has been used to spectacular effect on the facade of the new state of the art Oasis Academy in Enfield. This sophisticated building required a versatile system that could provide the necessary levels of thermal insulation and make its own aesthetic statement.


Project - Aug 20, 2009

Travelodge, Fort Dunlop

Award winning architects shedkm were given the task of transforming the old Fort Dunlop building into a landmark office and hotel development. The design features the largest expanse of seamless external wall insulation in Europe.


Project - Aug 20, 2009

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Designed by Edward Cullinan architects, the new wing of the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens includes a herbarium, library, office space, meeting and training rooms, archives and decontamination facilities.


Products - Jul 29, 2009

"Facing the Future" Richard Dimbleby Lecture

HRH The Prince of Wales discusses sustainable solutions for the future of mankind, including Lotus-Effect® facade paint


Project - Jun 29, 2009

St. Pauls and Piper Hill Schools

An external wall insulation system from Sto has been used in the dramatic black and white facade of the St Pauls and Piper Hill Schools in Manchester.


Certification - May 11, 2009

Sto EWI systems receive IAB Certification

StoTherm Classic, StoTherm Mineral and StoTherm Vario are the first cement-free render systems to be awarded Irish Agrément Board (IAB) certification.


Project - May 7, 2009

Hart's Hotel

For years, a derelict building occupied the area where Hart's Hotel now stands in Nottingham. Hotel owners Tim and Stefa Hart who hit on a winning formula when they approached architects Marsh Grochowski, a Nottingham-based practice that prides itself on design solutions that are sympathetic to place and context.


Project - May 7, 2009

Our Dynamic Earth

A major urban regeneration plan has transformed the former industrial site at Edinburgh's Royal Mile, steered by Scottish Enterprise Edinburgh & Lothians.


Interview - Aug 27, 2008

Interview with Sunand Prasad

Sunand Prasad is the President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). He talks to Sto about the world-famous architect Le Corbusier, and the exhibition of his works.


Project - Feb 27, 2007

Seaham Hall Hotel

The StoRend Flex render system and StoTherm Classic external wall insulation have been used as part of the refurbishment of the historical Seaham Hall Hotel to provide an extremely durable facade that is able to withstand the area's variable weather conditions.


Project - Feb 27, 2007

Butlins Shoreline Hotel

The £10m Butlins Shoreline hotel is designed to resemble a luxury cruise liner. PWP Architects required an external wall insulation system that seamlessly follows the building's curves and would withstand the seafront environment.


Project - Feb 27, 2007

Arsenal Emirates Stadium

Designed by HOK Sport Architecture, and colour-themed on Arsenal's famous red and white strip, the 60,000 capacity stadium required robust finishes to withstand high traffic. High performance systems from Sto proved a perfect solution.


Project - Feb 27, 2007

London Metropolitan University Graduate Centre

The London Metropolitan University Graduate Centre, designed by Studio Daniel Libeskind, has taken inspiration from the constellation Orion in its unique, angular design.