Still at its best, Johnson & Starley warm air heating

Johnson & Starley’s WarmCair condensing warm air heating range is suitable for a wide range of applications including private residential and social housing as well as smaller commercial applications such as schools, sports facilities, nursing homes and community centres. With... View Article

Making the connections

James Parker visited Tate Harmer’s new timber building which enables a Surrey school to connect with the landscape, while opening up circulation and giving it a new ‘heart’ According to Jerry Tate, Partner at Tate Harmer Architects, the key word... View Article

Discover the unique slimness in steel at BAU 2019

Thermally insulated windows and fixed glazing with an unparalleled slim line facing width of 55 mm (window/overlapping casements) and 23 mm for glazing become a reality with the new forster unico XS profile system. Filigree sash bars and slim line... View Article

2018 Natural Stone Awards

On Friday 7th December, London’s Grange Tower Bridge Hotel welcomed over 360 architects, interior designers, main contractors, local authorities and natural stone firms to the 2018 Natural Stone Awards. Organised by Stone Federation Great Britain, the official trade association for... View Article

Awash with beauty

Neolith® places cleanliness next to good design in bathrooms Traditionally a functional space, the role of the bathroom has extended to include personal sanctuary, encouraging relaxation and tranquillity. Neolith®, a market-leading brand of Sintered Stone, achieves a balance between the... View Article

Trio of Architects Qualify at rg+p

Three newly qualified architects are celebrating at multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p. Yasmin Butler, Sarah Grocock and Rebecca Sharpe have all passed their Architectural Practice Postgraduate Diploma (Part 3) qualification after completing their academic studies at De Montfort University, Leicester. rg+p’s... View Article

Get in the frame

Steve Griffiths of Taylor Lane Timber Frame discusses why working closely with timber frame manufacturers is going to be of benefit to any architect If I had to give just one tip for architects considering timber frame construction, it would... View Article

A brand new offering for 2019 from Simpson Strong-Tie

Leading construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie has upgraded its CPD accredited seminars with a brand new offering for 2019. The culmination of decades of product development, and shaped by feedback received by their technical support team, builders and building designers... View Article

Why UFH is still a hot topic

The UK’s underfloor heating (UFH) market continues to warm up – Nigel Sanger of JG Speedfit explores what architects and specifiers need to consider when specifying UFH systems UFH is no longer just the prerogative of the wealthy. Its increasing... View Article

Taking the right steps to combat fire

Premier Loft ladders’ growing range of fire rated loft ladders offer the benefits of increased warmth retention and safe access, while offering up to 120 minutes of fire protection. 2018 marks the company’s 15th anniversary, which has included the release... View Article

Hauraton channels installed at Oldham Academy North

The new Oldham Academy North, designed by architectural practice Aedas Architects, is a spacious and colourful three storey building set in sensitively landscaped grounds. With the site being quite flat, and the building surrounded by paved and asphalted surfaces, it... View Article

Resiblock as safe as houses for Pennyfarthing Homes

Resiblock and Pennyfarthing Homes have combined to ensure the protection and stabilisation of paving and roadways at the new Alexandra Meadows development in Hampshire. Following testing by site engineers WSP, Resiblock ‘22’ was approved to be used at Alexandra Meadows... View Article

RGU architecture wins St Machar community garden project

Residents in the St Machar area of Aberdeen will soon be able to relax in a brand new community garden, after a design competition was won by a talented RGU architecture student. The competition was run by INsideOUT and set the brief of designing a community garden... View Article