Senior brings a positive outlook to Hope Street Xchange  

Aluminium glazing solutions from leading fenestration designer and manufacturer Senior Architectural Systems have been specified to create a light and spacious design and meet the thermal, acoustic and aesthetic requirements of a new commercial development in Sunderland. Led by the... View Article

Vent-Axia Supports Noise Action Week 2018

Vent-Axia is delighted to be supporting Noise Action Week (21-26 May 2018) for the sixth year in a row. Co-ordinated by Environmental Protection UK, Noise Action Week aims to raise awareness of the cost of noise to the health and... View Article

Ubbink announces the end of dry verge installation problems

Ubbink has launched an all-new BS8612 compliant Universal Dry Verge System designed to provide a clear and simple installation procedure. Prior to the launch of the system, the Company undertook consultations with contractors nationwide, to fully understand widely reported issues... View Article

Form meets Function in new TEMPOMATIC 4 Urinal

Public washrooms must be able to withstand intensive and often heavy-handed use. However, this is often at the expense of aesthetics, with function taking precedence over form. DELABIE’s TEMPOMATIC 4 recessed urinal seeks to redress this balance. Specifically developed for... View Article

Danfloor’s new CPD seminar

Specifying materials for a therapeutic environment, such as a care home or mental health facility, requires great consideration. Appreciating the vulnerability of the occupants and their associated health needs means that finishing products can have an impact on their day... View Article

Stunning tiling at 16th Century “Robin Hood” gatehouse

BAL have worked in partnership with CJ Ceramics (est. 1985) and English Heritage for the stunning renovation of a Grade-1 listed 16th Century gatehouse on the site of “Robin Hood’s” Grave. Located on the historic Kirklees Estate in Calderdale, West Yorkshire,... View Article

Carl F Groupco confirms growth of high spec hardware

Hardware distributor Carl F Groupco endorses the findings of the ‘Door and Window Fittings Market Report – UK 2018-2022’ produced by AMA Research Ltd. The established fittings supplier confirms demand for both high specification products and mainstay lines. Affirming growth... View Article

Comprehensive Schöck software and BIM support

The range of online and downloadable software free from Schöck is among the most comprehensive in this market sector. It offers wide-ranging support to the design process for product selection, thermal analysis, structural analysis and BIM services. One of the... View Article

British Ceramic Tile launches new RIBA approved CPD

The UKs largest manufacturer of ceramic and glass tiles, British Ceramic Tile, has launched a new RIBA accredited CPD course within its specification channel. The new CPD programme “Considerations in the specifying of porcelain and ceramic tiles” will provide a... View Article

Gaia’s underfloor heating can benefit everyone

When specifying heating in domestic properties, underfloor heating (UFH) is increasingly seen as the system that offers the levels of energy efficiency and comfort required. In design terms, UFH provides the added benefit that, unlike radiators, it does not have... View Article

Materially Show Stopping

Sensitivity in designing offices in materials akin to their localities clinched Piercy & Company the BD Office Architect of the Year Award 2018, sponsored by GEZE UK. The London practice pipped seven other contenders to the hotly contested title with... View Article

Kingspan Tek is light on its feet at safari park

The Kingspan TEK Building System has been erected at West Midland Safari Park to provide research and educational space, with minimal impact on the site, due to the lightweight system. The 250-acre landscaped park in Bewdley, Worcestershire has continued to... View Article

Windows that make an impact

RENOLIT presents new authentic woodgrain emboss Nuremberg/Worms – Cool and cosy. At first glance these current design trends seem contrary to each other. But behind the words the two senses, touch and sight, are currents which move slowly and steadily... View Article