FIA announces seminars at FIM Expo Leeds

The next FIM Expo takes place on Wednesday, 27th April at the Leeds United FC ground in Elland Road in Leeds. Organised by the Fire Industry Association (FIA), FIM Expo features many of the UK’s leading fire detection and alarm... View Article

Meet Kalsi Group at Housing 2016

Kalsi Group will be introducing its products and services to a new sector this summer.  In a first for the low maintenance building product specialist it will be exhibiting at Housing 2016 at Manchester Central (28-30 June 2016).  The Birmingham-based... View Article

Researchers to analyse superabsorbent polymers in construction

A Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) expert in intelligent construction materials has been invited by the Institute of Concrete Technology to host a conference examining the potential for new ‘smart’, crack-free concrete and mortars for the construction industry. Despite their worldwide popularity... View Article

NASC & CISRS success at the Health & Safety Event

The NASC and CISRS shared a successful stand at last week’s The Health & Safety Event- aka ‘Three days to save a life’ – at the NEC in Birmingham (March 22nd-24th). Their trade stand #C66, directly opposite the main conference... View Article

Green light has been given for sustainability jury at WAN Awards

A progressive award requires progressive judges. Therefore WAN has assembled a panel of industry leaders to recognise projects that minimise environmental impact and maximise design integrity. This year’s WAN Sustainable Buildings Award 2016 jury includes: Chris Castle – Managing Director, EPR Architects Jon... View Article

2016 RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships open for entries

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the architects’ professional indemnity insurance mutual, The Wren Insurance Association Limited (the Wren), have today announced the launch of the 2016 RIBA Wren Insurance Association Scholarships to support talented students during the... View Article

Winners announced at the BD Architect of the Year Awards

More than 800 of the architectural community packed the ExCel in east London on 9th March for BD’s Architect of the Year Awards 2016, hosted by writer and broadcaster Stephen Fry. During the awards ceremony Stephen Fry praised architects for their... View Article

GGF hails Fensterbau a great British success

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) hailed the UK Pavilion at Fensterbau Frontale (16-19 March) a great success after the GGF and five other British companies co-exhibited at the world’s largest international fenestration exhibition. Following the show, James Lee, Head... View Article

designjunction show announces new London home in King’s Cross

Critically acclaimed international design show designjunction today announces its relocation to an exciting new long-term home in King’s Cross, one of most exciting urban redevelopments in the UK. With the support of the King’s Cross development partnership, designjunction will take... View Article

Unlearn ‘Double Glazing’

Paul Godwin, managing director of The FIT Show, appeals to the architectural community to take another look at the domestic home improvement window market. We in the ‘double glazing’ market know that you shun us; that you liken us to Blackpool holidays, TOWIE, and... View Article