Senior’s supply chain success

Leading aluminium fenestration solutions provider Senior Architectural Systems has received a supply chain award from main contractor Morgan Sindall in recognition of the manufacturer’s commitment to offering a consistently high and reliable level of service and support. Senior was named... View Article

The art of render

Strong colours, silicone technology, textured effects and brick slip combinations – James Ormerod of Aliva UK sets out the ‘art of the possible’ with insulated render When looking for a cost-effective cladding option that can be applied quickly and easily,... View Article

2020 ended with fragile growth in confidence

In the latest set of results (December 2020), the RIBA Future Workload Index returned the highest balance score (+10) since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Whilst 20% of practices expected a decreasing workload in the coming three months, 29% expected... View Article

Lifelike surfaces with UNILIN Evola

The synchronised surface structures of the Evola surface collection from UNILIN Panels, deliver unparalleled realism, bringing an authentic look and feel. With the advantages of durability and easy maintenance for improved hygiene, HPL surfaces are a practical solution to the... View Article

Hot and sophisticated

Steve Birch of Vogue (UK) discusses how the market for radiators and towel warmers has become increasingly sophisticated, and how greater attention is being paid to the look as well as the functionality of heating solutions In a world where... View Article

Site Lines: Affordable homes-on-sea

Lee Davies of architects Conran and Partners explores how an East Sussex council’s initiative produced an exemplar partnership which employs an innovative design solution to tackle the local housing crisis Last year marked 100 years since the introduction of the... View Article

Property – what buyers are looking for in 2021

It’s no surprise that our relationship with our homes has changed over the last year. In 2020, many of us were at home more than we have ever been. The property market has changed too. With the stamp duty holiday... View Article

Overview of construction in the UK throughout 2020

This year, construction companies across the United Kingdom have experienced unanticipated growth. Although this industry is usually steadfast, the rates of growth have fluctuated greatly throughout the year. At the beginning of the pandemic, many companies halted projects because of... View Article

Create a spectacular kitchen with Königstone’s Smoky Light

Königstone, with an impressive reputation for high-quality surface materials and worktops, now supplies stunning semi-precious materials for spectacular kitchens. Königstone has access to beautiful materials from across the globe and these breath-taking surfaces will truly set the kitchen apart from... View Article

Future Fires introduces new installation service

Future Fires has introduced a new installation service for their contemporary wood burning stoves. The company has a dedicated team of installers that are Hetas registered that travel the whole of the UK. Making over 95% of installs to be... View Article

A guide to bespoke staircases

Antonia Harding of British Spirals and Castings discusses the various factors architects and specifiers need to bear in mind when selecting a bespoke staircase A staircase provides a key focal point in a property and its design can have a... View Article

Sustainable aluminium rainwater systems CPD

Marley Alutec, the UK leader in innovative aluminium rainwater and eaves solutions offers RIBA accredited CPDs for all architectural professionals! Our new online seminar content includes information covering: Aluminium and the Environment Fascia, Soffit and Coping Systems Sustainable Aluminium Rainwater... View Article