GEZE doors hit the right note

GEZE’s automatic doors have hit just the right note in the development of a London building which is the new home of Universal Music. Two automatic circular sliding doors create a chart-topping entrance to 4 Pancras Square – one of... View Article

Study shows soffit savings with Kingspan Insulation

New research from quantity surveyors, Rider Levett Bucknall, has shown that the physical properties, specifically the enhanced thermal performance, of Kingspan Kooltherm K110 FM Soffit Board can allow installers to fit an additional 5.25 m² of insulation every thirty minutes when compared with the closest... View Article

CCL Wetrooms launch tilesure waterproofing & decoupling membrane

Tilesure is a new Waterproofing and Decoupling Membrane, suitable for waterproofing timber and solid wetroom floors. It is a 1.4mm self-adhesive membrane containing a copolymer layer and polypropylene top fleece. With decoupling properties of 12mm, Tilesure accommodates any movement in... View Article

Crown Trade launches new Fastflow Quick Dry Eggshell

Leading paint brand Crown Trade has extended its popular water-based Fastflow Quick Dry range of trim products to offer even greater design flexibility and provide specifiers with a classic low-sheen eggshell finish. As the latest addition to Crown Trade’s popular... View Article

New Mastic Asphalt RIBA Approved CPD Presentation

The Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) has launched its first ever RIBA-approved CPD presentation entitled ‘Black to the Future’. The presentation covers: What mastic asphalt is, its history and its relevance in today’s market Performance benefits of mastic asphalt in terms... View Article

A vertical STEM

A new science and maths building at Charterhouse school in Surrey provides an appropriately ‘vertical’ form of chimneys and roofs to tie in with the historic architecture on the site, but also one with key functional benefits, as James Parker... View Article

What really happened back in June 2016?

The verge of an all-important general election, that will determine how the UK will leave the European Union, is perhaps a good time to reflect on why the UK got itself into its current, tragic mess. The result of the... View Article

New data released from unique housing project

Initial findings from one of the UK’s most innovative pilot projects looks to be pointing the way forward for future housing developments. After early statistics from the construction element of the MMC homes built at the Gateshead Innovation Village project... View Article

Orbit scoops top industry housing awards

UK housing provider Orbit has received national recognition for its market-leading regeneration and build for rent developments In the week that Orbit completed the delivery of its 10,000th home, the firm’s Erith Park was named ‘Best Regeneration Project’, while Fordham... View Article

Sontay brings the power to a new generation of sensors

Sontay takes its passion for innovation to the next level with its new Multi-Sensor technology Sontay, the market leading manufacturer of field control devices, has launched a new generation of devices for Air Quality, CO2, CO, Relative Humidity and Temperature... View Article

A guide to reducing ligature risks

A new guide on anti-ligature solutions in mental health and secure sectors is now available to download. A need has arisen for psychiatric wards, high-security units, and prisons to reduce ligature risks, which is currently accounting for 77 per cent... View Article