Towering success for Simonswerk

Architect Broadway Malyan selected concealed TECTUS hinges from Simonswerk for its ‘The Tower’ prestigious new 180m tall, 50 storey, tallest UK residential project, in London’s Vauxhall, containing 223 deluxe apartments. The luxurious interiors feature extensive use of highly polished wood... View Article

Planning permission granted for student accommodation

Architectural designs for the new post-graduate student accommodation for the University of Cambridge at the North West Cambridge Development have been approved by the local planning authorities. Designed by the Cambridge-based architectural firm, RH Partnership, the student accommodation buildings for... View Article

Eurobond launches BIM library

Eurobond Laminates has launched BIM files for its range of stone wool cored internal and external wall and ceiling composite panels. It includes material colours and COBie datasheet parameters and the designer is supported by a wide range of construction.... View Article

GEZE UK releases glass fittings product guide

The UK’s leading door and window control system manufacturer, GEZE UK, has released a new illustrated product guide and price list for its comprehensive range of glass fittings. The Solutions for Toughened Glass guide provides detailed descriptions of GEZE’s range... View Article

Kemperol 2K-PUR keeps Guildhall Library in business

Kemper System’s Kemperol 2K-PUR waterproofing system has been used on a further phase refurbishment of London’s historic Guildhall, this time to provide a new roof surface for the Guildhall Business Library. The scheme follows the recent roof refurbishment of the... View Article

Powdertech (Corby) – Facing up to the environment

Powdertech (Corby) Ltd is applying its extensive knowledge in powder coating to a demanding marine coastal environment. Such an environment creates some of the most challenging conditions for corrosion resistance. Powdertech was commissioned to coat steel balconies for a development... View Article

Edenhall Brick used for Development of the Year

Edenhall facing brick has been extensively used by Bellway Homes and Mace for an award-winning housing development beside the River Thames at Barking. Designed by Sheppard Robson, Barking Riverside has been awarded Development of The Year in the The Sunday Times... View Article

New Aurora monobloc from Abode

The new Abode Aurora temperature indicating monobloc kitchen tap has been designed to demonstrate accurately the temperature of the water exiting the spout. The unique LED base ring changes colour with the temperature of the water passing through the tap. ... View Article

Designing a dementia friendly environment

Interior design can improve quality of life. Layout, light, colour schemes and furniture are, therefore, important considerations when trying to make a sheltered housing scheme attractive and practical for its older residents. However, additional thought needs to be given when... View Article

Hundreds of affordable homes built ahead of schedule

More than 240 affordable homes in west Wiltshire have been built ahead of schedule as a £77million Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contract is hailed a huge success. The contract brought together housebuilders Persimmon Homes and its sister company Westbury Partnerships... View Article