Over 13 Schöck product variants at Hendon Waterside

Minimising energy use in buildings by improving building envelope thermal performance is increasingly important in the drive for sustainability and energy efficiency. And the prevention of thermal bridging is critical with structural attachments such as balconies. Ineffectual insulation at the... View Article

Back to nature

The world of home improvement is nothing new to Athena and Mark, but their latest project renovating a house to help it nestle into a Sussex nature reserve proved a challenge For some, a major renovation or self-build project is... View Article

Three benefits of smart housing

It’s time to kick back, relax and embrace the idea of a smart home. If you’re bored of carrying out the same old dull – yet necessary – activities that come with owning a home, it might be time to... View Article

Live web chat for Waterloo

Waterloo Air Products plc, leading UK manufacturers of ventilation grilles, diffusers, weather louvres and VAV systems, has added a live chat function for website visitors. Within the two-week initial trial, Waterloo’s live chat proved popular with customers, and now it... View Article

Need for a planned approach to drainage maintenance

When it comes to drainage maintenance, many organisations are still adopting a shorted-sighted strategy which is costing them in the long-term. Contractors and facilities management professionals need to make the case for a planned approach, as Clark Williams of Jet... View Article

Benefits of using CaberShieldPlus in the build process

What is CaberShieldPlus? CaberShieldPlus is a chipboard flooring panel, available in 18mm or 22mm, with a permanent waterproof, protective layer on the top and bottom of the panel. What are the benefits of using a product like CaberShieldPlus? It has been... View Article

Resiblock is the sealer of choice for Waltham Cross

Resiblock have batted away the competition to become the sealer of choice for Waltham Cross, New Town Square. The project sees the transformation of the vehicular turning areas, south of the Eleanor Cross monument, into a high quality, family friendly... View Article

Recycling bins redesigned to make a difference

Method have redesigned recycling bins for modern spaces to be visible, consistent and effective. Method’s bins have won numerous awards for their innovative, modern design and ability to increase recycling rates. Organisations are spending more on office design and fitouts,... View Article

Metal Technology delivers global standards for local HQ

Antrim-based architecture aluminium systems company, Metal Technology became an integral factor in development of the newly constructed Cookstown headquarters for engineering firm, CDE Global. Contracted by Felix O’Hare, Metal Technology were chosen to deliver its specialist glazing systems for the... View Article

Pattern and colour

New collections from CTD Architectural From hotel lobbies and restaurants to residential projects, encaustic and colourful tiles are being increasingly favoured by designers, specifiers and developers. New for 2019, CTD Architectural Tiles has introduced two new ranges to its extensive... View Article

Graven Hill answers demand with release of two new home designs

Graven Hill, the UK’s largest self and custom build development in Bicester, Oxfordshire will be showcasing two brand new custom build home options at an open evening on Thursday 15 August. Due to the popularity of Graven Hill’s terraced homes, the development has launched... View Article

LK2 expands architectural team with new hire

Architecture, sports and leisure specialist, LK2 Group has appointed a new architect to join its team to support the delivery of a number of high-profile projects. David Foster – who has six years’ experience in architecture – has taken up the... View Article

A new life in Newquay

It was a decade in the making, but ex-Londoners Jeff and Wendy East finally created their idyllic family home on Cornwall’s Atlantic coast, which started from a crumbling bungalow As well as surfing, the humble pasty, and piracy, Cornwall is... View Article