Instastop demonstrates leading products at Healthcare Estates

Intastop, leading innovator of door, wall and anti-ligature protection for the healthcare industry will be featuring its unique Door Top Alarm at this year’s Healthcare Estates Exhibition. Also showcased on stand D30 will be the company’s renowned Antibacterial Impact Protection... View Article

Simonswerk leading the field

Leading hinge manufacturer SIMONSWERK will again be exhibiting at this year’s 100% Design Exhibition, showcasing the latest developments in its comprehensive hinge portfolio including a new fire-rated hinge and a range of products with a new PVD corrosive resistant finish.... View Article

Hardware suppliers for Healthcare projects

It was with great sadness that we read the headlines recently about yet another instance of falling from height due to serious health and safety breaches within a hospital environment. The case I refer to is that of Southend University... View Article

New build Diocesan Education Centre in Wilton

Alu-Timber and their approved fabricator, Alliance Design Services, worked on a new build Diocesan Education Centre in Wilton, Wiltshire. This new centre will be the home for the Board of Education who will be supporting 200 church schools across the... View Article

Citideck solution for library street housing development

The Library Street housing development in South East London was designed to provide high specification living and outdoor space, but as affordable housing. The build, which was constrained by the budget requirements regulating affordable housing, set out “to remove the... View Article

Brise soleil

Amy Revell, sales manager at LouvreSol Specialist Projects Ltd explores the characteristics of modern solar shading. Brise soleil, originating from the French meaning ‘Sun Breaker’ has evolved immensely over the last 20 years, and has become a credible addition to... View Article

Introducing blue roofs: sustainable engineering drainage

Alumasc has pioneered the development of blue roofs in the UK – a new concept in stormwater management at roof level that allows attenuation of rainwater rather than instantaneous runoff. Simon Poë, technical director for Alumasc Roofing Systems, explains the need... View Article

What’s new for the UK’s largest design show?

This September sees 100% Design, the UK’s largest and longest running contemporary design event for industry professionals and the public, come to Earls Court for four days, from 18 – 21 September­. Following unrivalled success in 2012, 100% Design is... View Article

Assael trio earn promotion

Leading practice of architects, Assael has recognised three of its architectural staff with promotion. Assael‘s Senior Architects Tim Chapman-Cavanagh and Rory O’Hagan have both become Associate Directors and Liz Wilks becomes a Senior Architect with the practice. Tim Chapman-Cavanagh has... View Article

JIS Europe at 100% Design 2013

JIS Europe will be displaying their extensive range of stainless steel heated towel rails at the 100% Design Exhibition at Earls Court from 18th to 21st of September 2013 on Stand K20. Their Sussex Range is available in polished or... View Article

GEZE UK closer range conforms to new CPR

Distributors, specifiers, architects and end users are now able to download essential documentation for every door closer direct from GEZE UK’s website. Under the new Construction Products Regulation (CPR), it is now mandatory for manufacturers and distributors to ensure that... View Article

Designing playgrounds and playground equipment

Sheila Rockingham, commercial director of Wicksteed Playscapes, explores the reality of employing dedicated playground equipment manufacturers to design exceptional outdoor play spaces and denounces the myth that they are unable to create bespoke and innovative playgrounds. Essentially all playgrounds are... View Article

The best in low carbon construction and innovation

Timber Expo will be taking place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham this September. Now in its third year, over 5,000 visitors are expected at the UK’s leading timber trade show including architects and designers, engineers and contractors, local... View Article