Senior delivers a new look for Leicester’s New Walk

A landmark new mixed use development in the heart of an historic part of Leicester has been given a modern makeover thanks to a range of high performance aluminium fenestration solutions from Senior Architectural Systems. Designed by Franklin Ellis Architects,... View Article

Restaurant Gütsch is shortlisted at WAF 2018

Restaurant Gütsch will be presented to the international jury at World Architecture Festival 2018 to be held in Amsterdam between 28th and 30th of November. The project is shortlisted for the Leisure Led Development category in this year’s architecture festival. Restaurant Gütsch is... View Article

The open and shut case for bi-folds

Homeowners are increasingly looking for glazed extensions, light-filled rooms and the additional space needed for versatile living. Steve Bromberg of Express Bi-folding Doors discusses why aluminium glazing products are the answer for opening up conservatory build plans Providing that it’s... View Article

Shingles made simple

Daniel Redfern of manufacturer Marley Eternit says that installing a timber shingle roof is not as hard as you might think, and offers a step-by-step guide From summer houses and self- builds, through to holiday homes and heritage projects, the... View Article

Viiu’s ultra-slim door named finalist at glazing Oscars

Ultra-slim sliding door brand Viiu is celebrating after its ground-breaking product was named as a finalist at glazing’s most prestigious and longest- standing awards event. The G Award’s New Product of the Year is a particularly sought-after accolade and despite coming... View Article

Craibstone Estate is here, and is yours to discover

A new dream home set within a unique woodland setting could become a reality for homebuyers in search of luxury, natural beauty and a lifestyle that blends adventure with tranquillity. Ready and waiting to be discovered, the landmark Craibstone Estate... View Article

Creating the perfect acoustic ambience

The Experimentarium museum in Hellerup, Denmark has been listed as one of the ‘Greatest Places to visit 2018’ by Time Magazine. Following an extensive renovation, guests can now dive into a virtual submarine safari, zoom in on the world of... View Article

Three in a row

Despite settling down in their previous self-build home in a Herefordshire village, the opportunity to build a new one next door was too good to resist for Mark and Sharon Young. Roseanne Field reports Alane in the small Herefordshire village... View Article

Safety first

Doug Skins, former police officer and now with the national police crime prevention initiative Secured by Design (SBD), answers self-builders’ queries on how to make your home more secure SBD has been a staunch campaigner for improved security in buildings... View Article

Sleek stainless steel tap for kitchen elegance

BLANCO UK continues to offer kitchen elegance with the beautiful LANORA-S stainless steel tap. The L-shaped spout is practical as well as fashionable; it allows for plenty of space to fill and wash larger saucepans or vases and can be turned by... View Article

Paint with added protection from Crown Trade

Specifiers looking to minimise maintenance requirements yet maximise cleanliness need look no further than Crown Trade’s innovative Clean Extreme Anti-Bacterial Scrubbable Matt paint, which has been specifically developed to inhibit bacterial growth and withstand rigorous cleaning and scrubbing without any detriment... View Article