AT Awards: 2019 winners

The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) is delighted to announce the winners for its annual AT Awards. Presented by CIAT President Alex Naraian on 13 September 2019, the Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in Architectural Technology for both students and... View Article

Kenneth Frampton to receive the 2019 Soane Medal

Sir John Soane’s Museum has announced that Kenneth Frampton, renowned British architect, critic, historian and Professor of Architecture at Columbia University, New York, will be the recipient of the 2019 Soane Medal. Awarded annually, the Soane Medal recognises architects and... View Article

The importance of energy efficiency

For homebuilders and homeowners, energy efficiency should be at the top of the list of considerations when selecting windows and doors. From helping your customers save money on energy bills, to growing your business, it’s surprising the benefits that energy... View Article

Raising the standard

Jack Wooler explores the architects’ strategy behind a social housing scheme in Much Wenlock, Shropshire – a project which shows how Passivhaus can be achieved in a design that also worked with difficult terrain On the steeply sloping site of Callaughtons... View Article

Stotherm system keeps things warm for Belfast residents

A prominent Northern Ireland apartment block has been given a new lease of life with the installation of a combination of products supplied by Sto. The 15-storey Carnet House building on Belfast’s Ardcarn Estate, owned by the Housing Executive, now... View Article

Flexconsole Plus gets rave reviews

One of Flamco’s ‘hidden secret’ products is receiving accolades from installers up and down the country. The Flexconsole Plus contains a mounting bracket for an expansion vessel, a Flexvent auto air vent, a Prescor pressure relief valve and a pressure... View Article

Easy Stair – site staircase

Easy Stair is a temporary site staircase which is now extremely popular and in widespread use across the UK housebuilding industry. Easy Stair increases productivity by allowing SAFE, FAST access to upper floors from the very earliest stages of construction,... View Article

Fully tanked, one-step solution that lasts decades

When choosing tileable construction elements, common sense dictates to look for products that provide protection against mould and fungus, offer 100 per cent watertightness, thermal insulation as well as decoupling and at the same time are also ready-to-tile. Such products... View Article