No. 1 destination

Located in the centre of Mayfair, London, No.1 Grosvenor Square is set to open early next year – after having the former US Embassy’s historic facade painstakingly removed and re-constructed. Charlie Walsh, sales director at Lodha UK, spoke to Housebuilder &... View Article

Grand Designs Live is the must-visit event

Whether you’re starting out on your first renovation, building a new home, adding the finishing touches or simply looking for inspiration, Grand Designs Live proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements is the must-visit event. Presented by design guru Kevin McCloud,... View Article

New Luceco LED Lighting Specification Website

Luceco has recently launched a brand-new website demonstrating the range and diversity of their LED luminaires. They have also showcased many new fittings, serving applications across varied industry sectors including healthcare, education, retail, hospitality, industrial and commercial lighting. One of... View Article

Transforming the look and feel of a business park

Waterfront Estate, Cardiff PBME Series Bin Screen System Futuristic-style screening was used on a commercial estate to turn unloved bin stores into neat and tidy areas. The Waterfront Estate, Cardiff had a series of damaged and vandalised wheelie bin enclosures,... View Article

Dot Dot Dot marks 140 years’ worth of volunteering

Dot Dot Dot, a social enterprise which enables people to live in buildings that would otherwise be empty, has today announced that more than 140 years’ worth (or 229,060 hours) of volunteering has been carried out by its residents since... View Article

Improving your home in the winter period

Jason Orme, property expert for the London Homebuilding & Renovating Show (4-6 Oct, ExCeL, www.homebuildingshow.co.uk/london), says: “We’re going into the first autumn and winter season since the Government announced a desire to get the UK to achieve a zero carbon target within a... View Article

100% Design at 25

The major design event 100% Design brings a wide range of features to London this September for its 25th birthday celebrations, including ‘a sense of Finland’ This year marks the 25th anniversary of 100% Design, the UK’s leading design trade... View Article

ICF – sense and sustainability

Robin Miller of Beco Wallform gives his views on why insulating concrete formwork (ICF) is the ideal practical choice for self-builders concerned about sustainability and climate change There is growing recognition – now almost universal – that unless significant action... View Article

Senior’s healthy mix of solutions are better by design

Ideally suited to the healthcare sector, aluminium fenestration systems can offer huge benefits in terms of aesthetics, durability and efficiency and thanks to Senior Architectural Systems, specifiers can access a full range of solutions from one sole supplier. With a... View Article

Kingspan TEK sports centre is fit for King’s

Students at the renowned King’s College School in Cambridge are enjoying getting active in their new Sports & Cultural Centre, constructed with the use of the offsite Kingspan TEK Cladding Panels. The school previously lacked a dedicated indoor sports area,... View Article

Let the light flow with stunning steel screens

Broken-plan homes are popular as they give the appearance of more space while still maintaining separate areas. This can be often achieved through the use of internal screens. Steel is the perfect material for these internal screens as it is strong... View Article

TeknosPro for professional paints

National Painting and Decorating Show, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, 26 – 27 November 2019. Stand 23. TeknosPro will once again display and demonstrate their portfolios of innovative and high-tech quality paints at the National Painting & Decorating Show 2019. The ranges have been developed for specifiers... View Article

Create a dream kitchen with Keller’s Terracotta Dreaming

Keller’s latest creation, Terracotta Dreaming, offers homeowners the opportunity to enjoy an elegant kitchen with all manner of trendy accessories; an example is pictured here with open shelving and copper highlights such as lighting or bowls (as pictured). The muted... View Article

Marano Fencing

Our aluminium fencing is a long lasting, low maintenance, easy to work with solution that is also lightweight. Slats are available in three different finishes, a realistic golden oak wood effect, contemporary anthracite grey and mill/raw finish. The slats can... View Article