Made by Robots – Challenging Architecture at a Larger Scale

In the next decade or so, the widespread adoption of robotics is set to transform the construction industry: building techniques will become increasingly automated both on- and off-site, dispensing with manual labour and enabling greater cost and operational efficiencies. Made... View Article

Hörmann HST side sliding sectional door

The Hörmann HST is an innovative and stylish garage door. Smooth, quiet and safe, the design makes this door particularly suitable for when headroom is limited. Precise and easy door travel is achieved with Hörmann’s unique twin rollers that add... View Article

Clear toughened glass benefits demonstrated for BBC Watchdog

Toughened glass features in the BBC’s new “Watchdog Test House” series next week (11.45am on Thursday 27 March) courtesy of (Sheffield-based) independent research, testing, analysis and design specialist Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS). The episode – one of a series... View Article

Technal façade systems for new riverside school campus

A series of architectural aluminium glazing systems from Technal has been used for an ambitious redevelopment project at Yarm School, an independent co-educational private day school near Stockton-on-Tees. Designed by Associated Architects and built by Miller Construction, a range of... View Article

Lightweight glazing units for architectural purposes

Set against the background of rising requirements on the energy performance of buildings, there is currently an ongoing trend toward thermal triple glazing. Although this technology is highly efficient, the glass industry is now working on lighter alternatives to counteract... View Article

Derwent Living celebrates 50th Anniversary

DERBY-based housing provider Derwent Living is this week celebrating its golden anniversary after 50 years in business. Against the backdrop of post-war optimism and change, local building society manager Francis Eric Naylor and Ilkeston solicitor Herbert Brewer founded Derwent Housing... View Article

CPD Seminar from Bona

For architects involved in the specification of new wood floors or refurbishment projects, Bona offers a 40 minute seminar entitled Specification of Finishes and Maintenance Products for Wooden Floors. Covering three main areas, the first is Preventative Maintenance, which looks... View Article

Specifying wood floor finishes – CPD Seminar from Bona

For architects involved in the specification of new wood floors or refurbishment projects, Bona offers a 40 minute seminar entitled Specification of Finishes and Maintenance Products for Wooden Floors. Covering three main areas, the first is Preventative Maintenance, which looks... View Article

Engaging new recruit for Byker Community Trust

Byker Community Trust (BCT) has reinforced its commitment to give residents a say in the future of the Byker Wall Estate with the appointment of David Jones as Head of Engagement and Community Development. David is relishing his new role,... View Article

Vectaire’s Elix 1003 and Elegance 1003

Vectaire’s Elix 1003 is a quiet, 3 speed centrifugal fan with an energy saving EC motor for wall or ceiling installation in all domestic wet rooms. It runs continuously at a choice of 2 trickle speeds, with user control for... View Article