Ask the Architect – gpad London

Claudia Iannantuoni from fast-growing commercial and residential practice gpad answers ADF’s questions on what makes her tick Why did you become an architect? I come from Brianza, northern Italy, an area with many interior design and furnishing workshops. My uncle... View Article

Break out of the white box

With the demand for quality rising, it is increasingly hard to stand out as a developer. Lulu Greenhalgh-Jones of Carpenter Oak explores how housebuilders can use timber to break out of the new development ‘white box.’ The market is not... View Article

ESi – heating controls for all homes

ESi offers a range of programmers that enables the installer to comply with Part L of the Building Regulations, providing separate timed heating control for living and sleeping zones in a home, while also providing timed control of hot water.... View Article

Creating a community with Kingspan TEK

Kingspan TEK Cladding Panels have provided an offsite wall solution for a unique school and leisure campus in Littleport, helping the project to achieve excellent thermal performance within a tight construction deadline. The £37.5 million development, designed by SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins... View Article

Future Watch – Back to the future

Professor Steve Goodhew of the University of Plymouth reports on the CobBauge project, which is seeking to bring a traditional sustainable building material up to date and into line with thermal Building Regulations Building using earth in its unfired form... View Article

Sustainable house benefits from copper rainwater system

If you are wanting a natural looking and eco-friendly rainwater system then Copper gutters and down pipes from the Yeoman Rainguard range, as chosen by the owners of a charming detached residence in North Yorkshire, are the solution. With solar... View Article

Grundfos MAGNA1 now with inbuilt versatility

With stacks of experience under its belt, the Grundfos MAGNA family has been on an evolutionary journey since its 2001 launch as the range offering is constantly revisited. This is to ensure that it continues to fully encompass the increasing... View Article

Piping hot

Underfloor heating combined with air source heat pumps can provide housebuilders and property developers with flexible and efficient heating solutions, as Paul Wakefield of grant UK explains. Evenly distributing heat upwards into a room, an underfloor heating system maintains optimum... View Article

Expect more quality, durability and compatibility

Hambleside Danelaw’s outstanding quality Interlocking Plain Tile Dry Verge System is designed to minimise water run-off staining on the verge and gable wall, and is guaranteed for 15 years. It eliminates the mortar installation and maintenance issues, and takes less... View Article

Königquartz – 28 colours to keep kitchens on trend

With a pedigree in supplying top quality materials with a top quality service, Königstone is proud of its growing range of quartz worktops: Königquartz. As one of the first companies to introduce quartz to the UK market, Königstone is proud... View Article

Mix and match with Keller’s Elba & Crystal models

Keller’s Elba and Crystal models are perfectly blended to create a beautiful and trendy kitchen mixing materials and textures. These models give plenty of design opportunity so kitchens can truly reflect the homeowner’s personality. They can shake it up with... View Article

Be inspired by new kitchens from Keller Kitchens

Keller has launched its brand new Kitchen Inspiration brochure for 2019 which showcases its varied range of high-quality models. To receive a copy of the stunning brochure, visit Keller’s website where a PDF version can be downloaded. Alternatively, a hard... View Article