Abode Theorem sink & edge tap

Theorem, a creatively designed sink collection introducing simple shapes, plain expanses of stainless steel and tightly radiused angles. There are six interestingly shaped sinks within the range which all come complete with the unique Abode Orbit waste, fittings, overflow, fixing... View Article

Dickies has it all wrapped up

When working in the great outdoors it is important to ensure you have the correct outer and inner layer clothing for the task in hand. Dickies work coats and jackets have been developed over decades and tested in the toughest... View Article

A-class office for Telecoms HQ opens in Warsaw

Warsaw’s new office complex for Miasteczko Grupy Orange, Poland’s largest telecommunications company, was officially opened. Arup worked with architect Stanisław Fiszer on the development of the eight-storey, 44,000m² complex which includes two underground car parks. The A-class commercial building, which... View Article

VIPs seal the deal

By Tony Millichap, technical manager of Kingspan Insulation Limited. Ensuring a high level of building fabric performance has become increasingly important in recent years as new regulations and the rising cost of energy lead to a greater demand for more... View Article

Lead roofing and its modern replacements

Theft of lead flashings from roofs and concerns over the health and safety implications of working with the material generally has prompted the launch of lead-free solutions. Kevin Ley, technical manager of UK roofing manufacturer Redland, explores the issues. Increasing... View Article

How to design in solid fuel

Addressing the challenges of designing solid fuel into the modern built environment, experts from the Solid Fuel Association (SPA) reports on three issues which can leave architects scratching their heads. The SFA offer expert technical guidance to the consumer and... View Article

Below ground waterproofing for new build farmhouse

Landmarks (UK) Ltd, a Yorkshire based developer, has used Triton waterproofing systems in the construction of a traditional two storey farmhouse. The property sits on a natural gentle slope, so the basement is fully buried to the rear with a... View Article

Opulence from Abode

Opulence, a new traditional style bathroom collection from Abode – true classic styling with a very modern twist. Opulence is the epitome of classic design with smooth curved spouts and voluptuous body design which will look equally at home, in... View Article

Simply SIPS

Tony Millichap, technical manager, Kingspan Insulation Limited discusses the reasons for choosing SIPs. Many people dream of building their own home and, whether it is to be a futuristic timber clad construction or a traditional looking brick faced house, the... View Article

Back to our roots

The Stone Federation delves into the history of using stonework and masonry within building structures. The crafts of stonework & masonry are some of the earliest trades in civilisations’ history and have always played a well-respected part within the natural... View Article

Embrace the best of British style with Charlton & Jenrick

Charlton & Jenrick, the leading UK manufacturer and supplier of stylish fires, fireplaces and stoves, offers a wide range of products to suit different interiors and requirements. From a cutting-edge look such as a ‘hole in the wall’ fire for... View Article

NHBC raises the standard for MVHR systems

NHBC is setting a new standard for Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) systems following recent research which raises issues about the performance of the technology. Analysis by the UK’s leading standard-setting body and warranty provider has found that the... View Article