Architects create gem in central London with EQUITONE

London-based Piercy & Co architects have specified a fibre cement EQUITONE facade on the 1 Baker’s Row development in Clerkenwell Green Conservation Area. Anthracite-coloured EQUITONE was specified because the architects felt that the matt surface appearance created a contemporary aesthetic... View Article

Hidden treasure

Hardware specialist HOPPE UK, has launched a new overhead concealed door closer – the ARRONE 7383 – the answer on high use doors that require a reliable closer that is hidden away for maximum aesthetic appeal. The new closer –... View Article

Profloor meets requirements

Once again, Crest Nicholson has selected PROFLOOR Acoustic Systems for installation at their prestigious dockside development at Port Marine, Portishead. This development is one of the largest mixed use property developments in the South West of England. The A. Proctor Group supplied 5000 square... View Article

Brass quays in Sweden with Aurubis Architectural

Recent renovation of the Strömkajen quayside – one of Stockholm’s most iconic and busiest areas – included a range of new terminal buildings, serving local ferries and sightseeing boats, and characterised by Nordic Brass cladding. Swedish architects Marge Arkitekterhe designed... View Article

Affordable apartments launched in commutable Canning Town

Genesis is pleased to announce the launch of their Fords’ Park Road development in in Canning Town, E16. This striking collection of brand new affordable apartments and maisonettes are available through shared ownership, giving first time buyers the perfect opportunity... View Article

Swish Building Products holds CPD seminars

Swish Building Products is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of PVC roofline and cladding. This includes fascias, bargeboards, window boards and trims, internal and external cladding, and rainwater. Located centrally, Swish have established themselves as the pre-eminent name in... View Article

GGF pleased with TrustMark relaunch

The GGF was pleased to see TrustMark – the Government-backed quality mark for reputable tradesmen – relaunched last week by Consumer Minister Jenny Willott, with new improved standards of consumer protection under a renewed master licence from the Department of... View Article

Glasgow School of Art’s Reid Building officially opens

The latest addition to the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) campus, a stunning new £50 million purpose-built academic facility has officially opened today. The Reid Building – named after Professor Seona Reid, the former GSA director – is situated opposite... View Article

Freefoam announce new cast iron style rainwater range

Freefoam, a leading manufacturer of a wide range of innovative products for the building industry in UK, Ireland and Mainland Europe, announce the addition of a new cast iron effect range to the Freeflow rainwater system. Manufactured with long lasting... View Article

New €14 million Metro Station completed in Amsterdam

London and Rotterdam based architecture firm, Maccreanor Lavington has completed a major new metro station in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The new 550m² station and 1,880m² platform in the neighbourhood of Bijlmermeer started on site in 2010 and sits on the site... View Article