Technal façade systems for new riverside school campus

A series of architectural aluminium glazing systems from Technal has been used for an ambitious redevelopment project at Yarm School, an independent co-educational private day school near Stockton-on-Tees. Designed by Associated Architects and built by Miller Construction, a range of... View Article

Lightweight glazing units for architectural purposes

Set against the background of rising requirements on the energy performance of buildings, there is currently an ongoing trend toward thermal triple glazing. Although this technology is highly efficient, the glass industry is now working on lighter alternatives to counteract... View Article

CPD Seminar from Bona

For architects involved in the specification of new wood floors or refurbishment projects, Bona offers a 40 minute seminar entitled Specification of Finishes and Maintenance Products for Wooden Floors. Covering three main areas, the first is Preventative Maintenance, which looks... View Article

Specifying wood floor finishes – CPD Seminar from Bona

For architects involved in the specification of new wood floors or refurbishment projects, Bona offers a 40 minute seminar entitled Specification of Finishes and Maintenance Products for Wooden Floors. Covering three main areas, the first is Preventative Maintenance, which looks... View Article

Permo® air for £3 million school extension

The £3m development of two blocks for sixth-form boarding in Housman Hall at Bromsgrove School will create 49 new en-suite study bedrooms. The first building was completed in October 2013 with the second due to be finished by the end... View Article

Willmott Dixon confirmed for £45m hospital transformation

Willmott Dixon’s role as one of the largest constructors of health and wellbeing accommodation was underlined when it was confirmed as main contractor on the £45 million redevelopment of benenden hospital in Cranbrook, Kent. benenden hospital is a flagship independent... View Article

SECUREFAST acquires Innovative Electronic Technology Limited

SECUREFAST PLC one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and distributors of access control and locking products has acquired Innovative Electronic Technology Ltd. (IET), a UK manufacturer of access control systems incorporating building management software and hardware. The technology is supported... View Article

Klober air-open membrane for Duchy of Cornwall project

Permo® Air is being used by Morrish Builders on 70 new homes at Tregunnel Hill, near Newquay. Due to the NHBC’s endorsement of air-open underlay without supporting high level ventilation Permo air will ventilate roofs effectively while maintaining an uninterrupted... View Article

Beko signs research partnership with top UK University

Beko, the UK’s best-selling large home appliance brand, has inked a research partnership with Newcastle University to develop new ways to improve energy efficiency and performance in its appliances. The deal will see Beko’s parent company Arçelik Group, which manufactures... View Article

Go-ahead given for Middlesbrough Sports Village

Willmott Dixon has followed up its recent Queen’s Award for Enterprise by being appointed by Middlesbrough Council to build a £18m sports village that will become an “iconic sports destination” according to Mayor Ray Mallon. The village will be a... View Article