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

Freefoam, working to help roofing merchants grow

While Freefoam building products have traditionally been available from specialist PVC suppliers the more ambitious roofing and general builders merchants are now seeing the potential and benefits of stocking fascia, soffit and gutter alongside their existing ranges. Skyline Roofing are... View Article

Strength and style with SILGRANIT® from BLANCO UK

Designed to meet the demand for strong, sturdy and stunning sinks, BLANCO’s SILGRANIT® PuraDur® portfolio boasts contemporary trendy styles which are made to last. Made of up to 80 per cent granite, SILGRANIT® PuraDur® is incredibly strong. The engineered stone-like... View Article

A new hope

A pioneering cancer treatment centre in Manchester saw international architects HKS harnessing high-tech methods for attacking tumours using proton beams, while providing a human-centred facility. James Parker reports Proton beam therapy is an advanced and highly precise form of radiotherapy... View Article

New contracts to repair and maintain council homes

New contracts have been signed by City of York Council to help improve and maintain the 7,520 homes of its tenants. Following a rigorous procurement process, seven contractors have been secured to deliver ongoing work to repair and prevent damp... View Article