GEZE UK sets new standards

GEZE UK is setting new standards having achieved the ISO 45001:2018 accreditation for Health and Safety – one of the first in the industry to gain the new award. The company is also the first of GEZE’s worldwide subsidiaries to... View Article

A safe clean sweep with LTP ECOPROTEC® treatments

LTP’s ECOPROTEC® range includes a variety of treatments for safe and effective maintenance of outdoor surfaces – from stone and porcelain patios, to swimming pool mosaics and surrounds. Spanning heavy-duty cleaners and sealers, to removers and restoration treatments, the British-made... View Article

Top architecture university utilises Heradesign in New Studios

Northumbria University’s Grade II Listed Sutherland Building, home to its Architecture and Built Environment Department, now boasts a sympathetically designed, state-of-the-art studio extension (part of a £250m development programme). The new architecture studios, complete with a high performance Knauf AMF... View Article

Senior gets creative at the Confetti Institute

Combining sleek and slim sightlines with enhanced thermal performance, Senior Architectural Systems’ SF52 aluminium curtain walling has helped to create the stylish façade of a new creative industries college in Nottingham. Created as part of Nottingham Trent University’s Creative Quarter... View Article

Centaur salutes contractors at inaugural awards

It was all aboard for the Centaur Technologies’ Annual General Meeting, which this year took place on the luxury Sunborn London Yacht Hotel. Moored at the Royal Victoria Docks, the 102-metre long vessel was also the spectacular setting for the... View Article

Firestone launches V-Gard AVCL

Firestone, the EPDM roofing system specialist, has launched V-Gard; a next generation air & vapour control layer (AVCL) system suitable for use as part of all Firestone warm roof build-ups. Developed to combine exceptional levels of vapour control with excellent... View Article

Royal Docks Charrette

A design charrette, organised by the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) and The Royal Docks Team (RDT) in partnership with Newham Regeneration, has produced a series of proposals to inform the development of new connections in the Royal Docks, as the area’s transformation into... View Article

Managing compliant changing places

As NHS Trusts prepare to implement new funding to provide specialist accessible toilets – aka Changing Places – one company is reminding them of the need to ensure the facility delivers on its promise. The Department of Health & Social... View Article

Flexible, fascinating, and fitting

Jordan Perlman of Newground Architects explains that although a time-honoured material, brick has limitless possibilities for designers, illustrated by a recent mixed use scheme in London In the six years since our practice was founded, we have used brick in... View Article

Accessing improvements

The lack of access into commercial and public buildings is still a key issue affecting disabled people in the UK. Christian King of Kee Systems looks at the current regulations and explores how premises should be built or upgraded to... View Article