Home ideas for 2020

To celebrate Homebuilding & Renovating’s 30th anniversary, the magazine is sharing a selection of design ideas, products and innovations to inspire people’s building project in 2020. 1. THE NEW INDUSTRIAL STYLE Forget minimalist interiors — industrial style finishes, such as the Bulkhead 8-inch... View Article

Future-proofed design

John Alimi of Stiltz Homelifts explains why it’s imperative self-builders think ahead when designing their home in order to create a ‘home for life’ It is now far easier to be presented with options for a self-build project or major... View Article

CALA Homes and Social Bite launch landmark new partnership

A leading homebuilder has announced it is joining forces with one of Scotland’s most prominent charities to help tackle homelessness through a series of initiatives.   CALA Homes (West) has kicked off a partnership with Social Bite, beginning with a pilot... View Article

Norcros Pro DPM strengthens floor preparation range

Norcros Adhesives is strengthening its range of paint-on floor preparation products with the launch of Norcros Pro DPM. The product is a solvent-free epoxy-based surface DPM and moisture vapour suppressant, designed for use on concrete or sand: cement screed floors,... View Article

New ‘Airtech Solutions’ app provides a solution in your pocket

Ventilation specialists Airtech has launched its ‘Airtech Solutions’ app to help social housing providers, landlords, installers, and households find the answer to their condensation, mould and radon problems. The app provides users with access to the Airtech brochure, product datasheets,... View Article

Unique Carrara™ from COMPAC. Let there be light

Unique Carrara™ is an exciting new addition to COMPAC’s renowned Unique Collection – a distinctive and elegant range of quartz worksurfaces whose designs have been inspired by the textures, beauty and durability of nature’s rivers, forests, lakes, mountains and landscapes... View Article

Getting to the environmental truth

Construction is one of the biggest contributors to climate change: around 10 per cent of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions are directly associated with construction according to the UK Green Building Council. Most architects are fully aware of this fact... View Article

Focus on customer care

Now that “Brexit is done”, there is renewed focus by the Government on house builders’ customer care and the New Homes Ombudsman. Get ready for new regulations with NHCC, experts in aftercare management, working in partnership with clients to provide... View Article

Quality. Faster. Greener.

wedi modular construction elements – the best way to build today. When it comes to construction efficiency, modular building is quickly becoming the new industry standard. As designers look for more sustainable designs for improved environmental impact, modular construction is... View Article

Guangfa Securities Headquarters by Jaeger Kahlen Partners

Guangfa Securities Headquarters is a 308-meter tall super high rise located in the Zhujiang New Town district of Guangzhou. The tower engages the surrounding cultural context while creating a distinctive form on the skyline that establishes a robust presence for... View Article

Tallest tower in London’s tech city completes

The Atlas Building, the tallest tower in London’s Tech City area has completed. Delivered by Design Delivery Unit, with a concept design by Make, the 40-storey residential tower and adjacent 10-storey commercial building sit on a prominent site on City... View Article

Outdoor living and exterior scaping

Katy Harris, Marketing Director for Verona, discusses how developers can create an extra room in the home with attractive outdoor spaces Gardens and outdoor spaces have always served a range of different purposes in the home. For some, gardens are... View Article