Contemporary tiling

Interest in tiling as a stylish, hygienic and durable finish for domestic walls and floors has never been stronger. Here the Tile Association (TTA) outlines some of the issues which housebuilders and developers need to be aware of. Driven by... View Article

Plan your visit to Grand Designs Live this October

Grand Designs Live, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, is gearing up for its biggest and most inspirational show yet! Whether starting out on your first renovation, building a new home, redecorating a room, looking for ideas for a small... View Article

Executive: New design manual to shape new homes

A ground-breaking design manual for 600 new homes to be delivered across York has been developed. It will set the standard of the new housing from City of York Council’s Housing Delivery Programme, and has been published alongside a progress... View Article

High demand training courses offered by Mapei

Mapei’s purpose-built training facility, located opposite the UK Headquarters in Halesowen, West Midlands, cements the company’s commitment to providing ongoing support to its customers and construction professionals through courses across various product lines and specialisms. Situated at Mapei’s Midland House,... View Article

Clark-Drain introduces Technodrain into UK construction

Light, robust HD-PE linear drainage technologies Clark-Drain Ltd unveils Technodrain®, a new addition to its popular linear drainage range that broadens the choice for UK construction. Designed for surface water management, the versatility of Technodrain® enables it to be used... View Article

Work underway on the first of over 1,000 new NE homes

In just six summer weeks, regeneration and housing specialist, Galliford Try Partnerships North, has started construction on four North East sites that will deliver 230 new homes and announced the partners it will work with to build 375 more. Projects... View Article

Foster + Partners to design Shanghai Luye Lilan Hospital

Luye Medical, Cleveland Clinic and Foster + Partners are coming together to create a new state-of-the-art general medical hospital in Shanghai’s New Hong Qiao International Medical Center (IMC) campus. The project will create the world’s first ‘Cleveland Clinic Connected’ project... View Article

A sporting advantage

Navjot Dhillon and Nick Egan of Gerflor discuss why specifying better quality flooring will give architects a key advantage in sports facilities A key function of sports flooring is to help protect players from injury, and enhance their athletic performance.... View Article

Demystifying ventilation

With the growth of whole house ventilation systems, ducting products and systems abound, specifying and installing them has become considerably more complex. Penny Jones of Domus Ventilation answers the most commonly asked questions when it comes to domestic ventilation ducting.... View Article

The HALO appoints Morrison Construction as Phase 1 contractor

The HALO Urban Regeneration Company, announces Morrison Construction as its main contractor for Phase 1 of the HALO development in Kilmarnock – its Enterprise and Innovation Hub. After a comprehensive procurement process, Morrison Construction was awarded the multi-million pound contract... View Article

Another capital quarter, another Armstrong Ceiling solution

Manufacturer’s systems now feature on all five Cardiff office buildings by JR Smart. Ultra-green ceiling tiles from Armstrong Ceiling Solutions feature again on the fifth and latest office building to rise in Cardiff’s Capital Quarter redevelopment. Specified by M2M Architects,... View Article