Fabulous facade stonework from Haddonstone

Haddonstone, the expert in cast stone, creates exciting designs for beautiful buildings and grounds around the world. One of its integral collections, outlined here, comprises a broad range of façade stonework products, handmade by a team of specialists at the... View Article

Embracing nature’s light

Paul Trace from Stella Rooflight discusses the importance of effectively introducing light into home design for wellbeing, health and productivity. The Influence of Natural Daylight The introduction of natural light into a living or working space has far-reaching effects on... View Article

Metsec underlines commitment to accurate product information

voestalpine Metsec has become one of the earliest adopters of the Code for Construction Products Information (CCPI), introduced by the Construction Products Association in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, set up following the... View Article

What is a conservation rooflight

Paul Trace, director of Stella Rooflight discusses the unique properties of a genuine conservation rooflight What is a conservation rooflight? If you know that you need conservation rooflights for your project, the chances are that you have searched online and... View Article

Waterproofing Below Ground Structures to BS 8102:2022

Diving into the realms of structural waterproofing, we aim to provide Architects, Designers, and Specifiers with comprehensive knowledge about structural waterproofing methods, in alignment with BS 8102:2022.  This involves a detailed exploration of the critical elements and factors that a... View Article

Cladding comes of age

Rainscreen cladding has been put under immense scrutiny post-Grenfell. While manufacturers have worked hard to regain trust, architects have become much more sophisticated when it comes to material specification. Andy Thomas of Vivalda Group discusses the current key trends The... View Article

Recycled material versus design flexibility?

Nick Haughton of Sapphire Balconies delves into the concept of ‘next generation’ manufacturing, and the need for firms to account for their recycled materials’ origin,  addressing the perceived impact on design flexibility Aluminium has been instrumental in companies advancing sustainable... View Article

What lies beneath?

Julian Thurbin of Wallbarn explores the key factors to consider when specifying the infrastructure beneath decking or paving that may be hidden, but is essential A well-designed, specified and installed decking or paving area can form the crowning glory of... View Article

Govette Windows wins Best Domestic Project at the SWA Awards 2024

Govette Windows has won the Best Domestic Project category at the Steel Window Association Awards for work on a house extension in Weybridge, Surrey. John Ramshaw, Technical Editor of Architecture Today and judge for the Steel Window Association Awards, explained “Govette worked hard to ensure... View Article

Nuaire sponsors 2024 BESA Clean Air Day event

Caerphilly based UK ventilation solutions provider Nuaire is proud to be sponsoring the Building Engineering Services Association’s (BESA) Clean Air Day event on the 20th June at The Wave in Bristol. The event, which is being hosted by the BESA Indoor Air... View Article

Skilling up to design sustainable timber buildings

LISTEN HERE Andrew Orriss from the Structural Timber Association says that with the Government’s Timber in Construction Policy Roadmap pinpointing skills as one of the key themes to address, the industry needs to take a series of steps According to... View Article

Stelrad announces first sale of new green rads

Leading radiator manufacturer Stelrad Radiators has announced its first sale of the brand-new Stelrad Green Series range. Purchased online, the radiator – the first of many – was picked at the National Distribution Centre and despatched just days after new... View Article

OWA launches new website for UK market

OWA, a global leader in the design and development of acoustic mineral and metal suspended ceiling systems, has launched a new website specifically for its UK customer base. Available to view at www.owa-ceilings.co.uk the new site provides quick and easy access to OWA’s extensive... View Article

Ventilated aluminium wall cladding for data centres

More and more companies are turning to external computing power for their business. Instead of in-house servers, they rent from data centres, large buildings with lots of servers. These are both more efficient and more secure in processing and storing... View Article

Delivering safe and sustainable hot water

As spring unfolds into summer, it presents the perfect opportunity for architects to get outside to explore practical and eco-friendly shower solutions tailored for healthcare, accessible and aged care, mental health and secure, and leisure and education facilities. Horne’s Display... View Article