More Gate models achieve LPS1175

Bi-parting Bi-folding, Hinged (single and double leaf) and Pedestrian Gate models join the Sliding and Bi-folding Gate models in successfully achieving LPS1175 Security Rating two & three. As the Market Leader of perimeter security equipment, Frontier Pitts are constantly identifying... View Article

Baffle ceiling for Rome Airport extension

The recent refurbishment of Italy’s Fiumicino airport in Rome has seen the design and specification of a vast sweeping ceiling canopy incorporating Hunter Douglas Architectural’s Tavola Baffle ceiling system. The ceiling canopy, which has been designed to let in great... View Article

Osmo UK sprays the way to hardwearing and durable protection

Osmo UK, the eco-friendly wood and finishes expert, has expanded its Spray-Wax range with the introduction of a new 3010 Natural option. Developed with professional users in mind, Spray-Wax provides a durable, low maintenance and hardwearing surface for all interior... View Article

How a WC is helping one man get his privacy back

When electrician Kyle McAdam Whyte arranged to go out with friends four years ago, he little realised the consequences: it would involve him losing even his ability to go to the loo without help. The car in which he was... View Article

New disability access course being staged by BSRIA

BSRIA is delighted to be staging a new and exciting three day industry course: Disability Access Legislation & Surveys which will ensure you are up to speed with all current legislation and guidelines to gurantee your building fully conforms with... View Article

Finalists announced for the Surface Design Awards 2019

The shortlist for this year’s Surface Design Awards, includes Zaha Hadid Architects, Steven Holl Architects, Studio Egret West and Chris Dyson Architects from the UK, Rockwell Group from the USA, and Kengo Kuma & Associates from Japan. The shortlist consists of an... View Article

Designing a smoke control system

Steve Knight of Whitesales explains the challenges of smoke control in multi-occupancy buildings. With 53 per cent of fire-related fatalities resulting from individuals being overcome by smoke or toxic fumes, smoke heat exhaust vent systems (SHEVs) make a critical difference... View Article

Thakeham and Radian form joint venture

Thakeham has formed a significant joint venture with housing provider Radian to develop more than 600 new homes in Pease Pottage, West Sussex. The development will also provide a  home for locally based charity St Catherine’s Hospice, a new primary... View Article