Innovative architecture helps keep people moving

Social trends in sports are changing. Urban activities traditionally consigned to the urban landscape are now being embraced by the mainstream and incorporated into the interior sports environment. Sports such as parkour, street football and street basketball have been adopted... View Article

Kingspan helps Passivhaus development to meet the standard

A development of 13 homes in the Bedfordshire village of Sharnbrook has been certified to the rigorous requirements of the Passivhaus Standard, with a specification combining Kingspan’s premium performance insulation boards and the Kingspan TEK Building System of Structural Insulated... View Article

Create a dream kitchen with Keller’s Terracotta Dreaming

Keller’s latest creation, Terracotta Dreaming, offers homeowners the opportunity to enjoy an elegant kitchen with all manner of trendy accessories; an example is pictured here with open shelving and copper highlights such as lighting or bowls (as pictured). The muted... View Article

Storey unveils 6 Orsman Road by Waugh Thistleton Architects

Storey has officially unveiled 6 Orsman Road, its latest building located on the banks of Regent’s Canal in the creative hub of Haggerston. The sustainably focused office building comprises 34,000 sq. ft. across five floors and has been designed to enhance productivity.... View Article

Earthborn doubles silicate colours

Exterior masonry is probably the toughest test of all for a paint. It needs to be durable and weatherproof, as well as good looking and not all masonry paints were born equal. Ecopro Silicate Masonry Paint is a highly durable, breathable... View Article

SALTO Releases New Neo Cylinder

SALTO Systems, a leading manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has released the SALTO Neo Cylinder – a new electronic cylinder that offers more features and better functionality than any other cylinder on the market. The compact SALTO Neo Cylinder... View Article

Over 80,000 new homes will be lost in one year to Covid chaos

Shocking new analysis predicts the pandemic will see 84,000 fewer homes delivered this year – with overall output dropping from 255,000 last year to just 171,000 homes in 20/21. Without urgent government action, the research carried out by Savills for Shelter, estimates 116,000... View Article

New director appointed for Barratt West region

Barratt Developments has appointed Ian Menham as its new regional managing director for the company’s west region, replacing Chris Burton who is retiring after more than 30 years in the business. Ian Menham will be responsible for Barratt’s operations in... View Article

Birmingham’s first co-housing projects underway

Birmingham City Council, in partnership with Housing 21, a leading not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people of modest means, has identified land in Lozells and Saltley to provide the city’s first co-housing projects for older people. The... View Article