Small Steps puts its best foot forwards thanks to Forbo

When charity, Small Steps, secured its new home in the heart of Richmond, it required a warm and welcoming interior environment that would support children living with physical disabilities and their families. Providing the perfect natural canvas, Forbo Flooring Systems’... View Article

Quality. Faster. Greener.

When it comes to construction efficiency, modular building is quickly becoming the new industry standard. As designers look for more sustainable designs for improved environmental impact, modular construction is inherently a natural fit.     Environmentally-friendly projects that don’t sacrifice... View Article

Yotel Case Study

An internal and external platform lift was required for YOTEL, a stylish new modern hotel situated on Clerkenwell Road, London. The Platform Lift Company was engaged to provide a solution which blended in with the prestigious development. The construction of... View Article

Reynaers Aluminium frames sea view for minimalist home

Nestled away on the Isle of Wight, Island Rest is a contemporary home which makes for the perfect hideaway to enjoy the surrounding views. Supporting the building to seamlessly connect with its environment while equipping occupants with everyday functionality, aluminium... View Article

BLANCO launches new user-friendly Partner Area

The next generation of BLANCO UK’s Partner Area has been launched to make life easier for the company’s valued, busy customers. Allowing quick and easy access to pricing, the portal also provides retailers with simple online product ordering processes, the latest details of... View Article

Traditional is the new modern

Tom Wright of George Barnsdale explores the use of timber in ‘minimalist’ designs “We must recognise the importance of timber in overcoming our climate challenge,” David Warburton wrote to his fellow MPs recently. On paper, politicians are making the right... View Article

Water savings in the balance

Richard Bateman at RWC UK looks at how thermal balancing valves help minimise water waste in larger buildings, as the pressure grows to save resources Wasting water is a particular problem in big buildings that use recirculating hot water systems... View Article

Access best practice

Alastair Stannah from Lifts Distribution & Service (UK) discusses best practice specification for making public buildings fully accessible for all users Driving best practice for accessibility in commercial and public buildings are the legal framework; the Building Regulations, Part M... View Article

Test data in the frame

Steve Griffiths of Taylor Lane Timber Frame and the Structural Timber Association looks at the latest developments on fire test data in the timber frame industry, post-Grenfell For many years, the construction industry – not least the timber frame sector –... View Article

Domus Ventilation Revit® BIM files now available as direct download from www.domusventilation.co.uk

Domus Ventilation, manufacturer of market-leading mechanical ventilation systems that save energy and improve indoor air quality, is pleased to announce that its full range of Revit BIM (Building Information Modelling) files can now be downloaded directly from its website, www.domusventilation.co.uk, free of charge. BIM is a government driven shared knowledge... View Article

Studio Moods Wins at the SBID International Design Awards

IVC Commercial’s Studio Moods modular vinyl design floor has won another award, this time in the Flooring and Floor Coverings category in the SBID (Society of British & International Interior Designers) International Design Awards. The prestigious accolade joins Studio Moods’... View Article

Acoustic panels can embrace the extreme

Recent tests have shown that Troldtekt acoustic panels withstand moisture levels up to 98%, even when combined with high temperatures up to 40°C. These latest tests were carried out by the accredited Danish Technological Institute to the European product standard... View Article